Super Junior has been invited to perform at the music festival “that reaches beyond Asia’s borders,” the “MTV Asia Awards 2008.”
According to MTV Korea, Super Junior (Korea), singer-songwriter Leona Lewis (England), alternative band One Republic (USA), are some of the performing artists at “MAA 2008”, to be held in Malaysia on August 02.
“Super Junior is the only group from Korea to be invited as part of the MAA’s performing artists,” said a representative of MTV Korea.
The artists are also nominees for several awards at the ceremony. Super Junior is a nominee for “Favorite Artist Korea”, Leona Lewis and One Republic are up for “Best New Artists”, and Panic! At the Disco will be competing for “Video Star”.
Super Junior has also been nominated for “Artist of Asia”, along with other familiar K-pop groups such as Big Bang, Wonder Girls and Girls’ Generation.
The MTV Asia Awards 2008 will be hosted by Jared Leto, an actor and member of the alternative rock band 30 Seconds to Mars, and Karen Mok, a Hong Kong singer/actress.