The 24th annual MTV Europe Music Award is here and the recently released nominees’ list includes the category of Best African Act, and Africans are repping!
This category seems to be a tough one and from all songs released in the past one year by our African artistes, three African countries made the list and they are Nigeria(2), South Africa (2), Angola (1) and Kenya (1).
Among these six nominated artistes are Wizkid and Davido and we all know this is another opportunity for fans to compare and fight over them but let us not forget that this category has other great artistes such as Babes Wodumo and Nasty C from South Africa, C4 Pedro from Angola and Nyashinski from Kenya, but of course the winner will be determined by your votes, so don’t just be a fan, go straight to mtvema.com to vote for your favorite African artistes and let’s see who comes out winner on Sunday, November 12 when the 2017 MTV EMA will be broadcasted live around the globe from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London.
Check out the full list of nominees below.
2017 MTV EMA NOMINEES
BEST AFRICAN ACT
Babes Wodumo – South Africa
C4 Pedro – Angola
DaVido – Nigeria
Nasty C – South Africa
Nyashinski – Kenya
WizKid – Nigeria
Clean Bandit – Rockabye ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee – Despacito (Remix) ft. Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes – There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back
Foo Fighters – Run
Katy Perry – Bon Appétit ft. Migos
Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.
KYLE – iSpy ft. Lil Yachty
Taylor Swift – Look What You Made Me Do
BEST HIP HOP
Lana Del Rey
Thirty Seconds To Mars
The Head And The Heart
BEST WORLD STAGE
Steve Aoki – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2016
Kings of Leon – Live from Oude Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016
DNCE – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017