Friday, 12 June 2015

Davido, Wizkid, Yemi Alade Lead MTV MAMA 2015 Nominations

MTV Base has just unveiled the nominations for the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards.  

At a star-studded reception at Harem, Johannesburg, South Africa attended by MAMA 2015 nominees, Seyi Shay, Black Motion, Bucie, Cassper Nyovest and Diamond Platnumz and a host of artistes, a total of 70 nominees were revealed across 13 different categories. 

Competing in the prestigious Best Male act category are AKA (SA), Davido (Nigeria), Diamond (Tanzania) and Wizkid (Nigeria), Sarkodie (Ghana) while artistes making their mark in the Best Female category include Bucie (SA), Busiswa (SA), Seyi Shay (Nigeria), Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania) and Yemi Alade (Nigeria). 
The enduring popularity of Hip Hop on the continent is captured in the hotly contested Best Hip Hop category in which Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) is battling it out with K.O. (South Africa), Olamide (Nigeria), Phyno (Nigeria) and Youssoupha (DRC). Recognising the contribution of new talent on the continent, Best New Act: Transformed Today by Absolute gave nods to nominees from around the continent including Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Anna Joyce (Angola), Duncan (South Africa), Patoranking (Nigeria) and Stonebwoy(Ghana).... 

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