Adele Voted Best UK & Ireland Act

Talented singer will compete with several other acts to represent Europe at the EMAs

The fans have spoken! MTV have announced that smash-hit singer-songwriter, Adele, has been voted Best UK & Ireland Act of the 2011 MTV European Music Awards.

Adele will now compete with 22 fellow winners from across Europe for the chance to represent the continent in the 2011 MTV EMA World Wide Act category, which celebrates diversity and the breadth of all the music that MTV has to offer from all corners of the world.

Going head to head with other European winners including Swedish House Mafia from Sweden, Russian Red from Spain and Modá from Italy, starting today, fans from across Europe can vote for their favorite European act via

The artist representing Europe at the 2011 MTV EMAs will be announced the week of October 24 along with nominees from Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa/India/Middle East.

The five regional nominees will then battle for votes for the 2011 MTV EMA Worldwide Act distinction, and the winner will be named live at the 2011 MTV EMA in Belfast on November 6.

Hosted by multi-talented singer and actress Selena Gomez, the 2011 MTV EMAs will premiere Sunday, November 6 at 9pm from the Oydssey Arena.