Davido, Wizkid listed for MTV Europe Music Award

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    Two of Nigeria’s biggest music stars Davido and Wizkid have been shortlisted for the Best African Act in this year’s edition of the MTV Europe Music Award (EMA).

    Davido and Wizkid will however have to compete for the Best African Act award with four other African artistes include C4 Pedro of Angola, Nyashinski of Kenya and just like Nigeria, there are two nominees from South Africa being Babes Wodumo and Nasty C.

    The Nigerian pair have had very eventful year in which they have featured in top concerts and videos.

    The nomination for the award is a back-to-back for Wizkid who was among the shortlists last year alongside Black Coffee, Cassper Nyovest, Olamide and eventual winner Ali Kiba of Tanzania.

    This is the fourth time Wizkid is being nominated in this category of the award while Davido is listed for the third time.

    The other nominees C4 Pedro, Nyashinski, Babes Wodumo and Nasty C are in the mix for the first time.

    The winner of the Best African Act will be announced at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on 12 November.

    2017 MTV EMA NOMINEES

    BEST AFRICAN ACT
    Babes Wodumo – South Africa
    C4 Pedro – Angola
    DaVido – Nigeria
    Nasty C – South Africa
    Nyashinski – Kenya
    WizKid – Nigeria

    BEST SONG
    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

    BEST ARTIST
    Ariana Grande
    Ed Sheeran
    Kendrick Lamar
    Miley Cyrus
    Shawn Mendes
    Taylor Swift

    BEST LOOK
    Dua Lipa
    Harry Styles
    Rita Ora
    Taylor Swift
    ZAYN

    BEST NEW
    Dua Lipa
    Julia Michaels
    Khalid
    KYLE
    Rag’n’Bone Man

    BEST POP
    Camila Cabello
    Demi Lovato
    Miley Cyrus
    Shawn Mendes
    Taylor Swift

    BEST VIDEO
    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 LIVE
    Bruno Mars
    Coldplay
    Ed Sheeran
    Eminem
    U2

    BEST ELECTRONIC
    Calvin Harris
    David Guetta
    Major Lazer
    Martin Garrix
    The Chainsmokers

    BEST ROCK
    Coldplay
    Foo Fighters
    Royal Blood
    The Killers
    U2

    BEST HIP HOP
    Drake
    Eminem
    Future
    Kendrick Lamar
    Post Malone

    BEST ALTERNATIVE
    Imagine Dragons
    Lana Del Rey
    Lorde
    The xx
    Thirty Seconds To Mars

    BIGGEST FANS
    Ariana Grande
    Justin Bieber
    Katy Perry
    Shawn Mendes
    Taylor Swift

    BEST PUSH
    Hailee Steinfeld
    Jon Bellion
    Julia Michaels
    Kacy Hill
    Khalid
    KYLE
    Noah Cyrus
    Petite Meller
    Rag’n’Bone Man
    SZA
    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
    Tomorrowland 2017
    DNCE – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
    The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
    Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017

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