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
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
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