Nigerian acts Davido and Wizkid to slug it out in the Best African Act category along with South Africa’s Babes Wodumo and Nasty C, Angola’s C4 Pedro and Kenya’s Nyashinksi at the MTV Europe Music Awards. One of them will carry the honor of being dubbed the best in the category.
By Idoko Salihu
The SSE Arena in Wembley, London will on November 12th be the venue for this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards with Rita Ora as the host of the ceremony.
This edition would see two of Nigeria’s hottest music act, Wizkid and Davido, battle it out to win the highly coveted “Best African Act” category.
Other African acts contending to earn the title include Babes Wodumo and Nasty C from South Africa, C4 Pedro from Angola and Nyashinski from Kenya.
On the world scene, pop singer Taylor swift leads with six nominations while Ed Sheeran and Kendrick Lamar have four nominations.
This would be the second time London will host the ceremony; the first was in 1996 at Alexandra Palace.
2017 MTV EMA NOMINEES
– Clean Bandit (featuring Sean Paul and Anne-Marie) — “Rockabye”
– DJ Khaled (featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller) — “Wild Thoughts”
– Ed Sheeran — “Shape of You”
– Luis Fonsi (featuring Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber) — “Despacito (Remix)”
– Shawn Mendes — “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”
– Foo Fighters — “Run”
– Katy Perry (featuring Migos) — “Bon Appétit”
– Kendrick Lamar — “Humble”
– Kyle (featuring Lil Yachty) — “iSpy”
– Taylor Swift — “Look What You Made Me Do”
– Ariana Grande
– Ed Sheeran
– Kendrick Lamar
– Miley Cyrus
– Shawn Mendes
– Taylor Swift
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