Davido Leads With 5 Nominations

Davido represents West Africa with his impressive nominations for the track “Aye” which dominated in four categories Most Gifted Male Video, Most Gifted Afro Pop Video, Most Gifted West Video and Most Gifted Video of the Year, while “Skelewu” earned him a comfortable spot in the Most Gifted Dance Video category.

Nigerian singer, Davido leads this year nominations at the Channel O Africa Music Video Awards. The 'Aye' singer is tied with South African Cassper Nyovest; Mr “Caracara” who also have five nominations.

Davido represents West Africa with his impressive nominations for the track “Aye” which dominated in four categories Most Gifted Male Video, Most Gifted Afro Pop Video, Most Gifted West Video and Most Gifted Video of the Year, while “Skelewu” earned him a comfortable spot in the Most Gifted Dance Video category.

Other Nigerians also up for the awards include, Don Jazzy who is up for 4 categories. Burna Boy also shines brightly with 4 nominations, and Tiwa Savage with 2. Olamide, Phyno, Wizkid, Jesse Jagz, Flavour, 2face Idibia, Seyi Shay, Patoranking, Kcee, Psquare, Orezi. Niyola & Dr Sid also are in for various categories.

K.O, the man behind one of the most popular tracks that’s blazing radio and television stations alike at the moment, “Caracara”, makes his Channel O Africa Music Video Awards nominee debut as a solo artist in the categories Most Gifted Male Video, Most Gifted Duo, Group or Featuring Video, Most Gifted Hip Hop Video, Most Gifted Southern Video and Most Gifted Video of the Year.

Spread across a staggering 14 categories, this year’s Channel O Africa Music Video Awards nominees are a showcase of Original.African music from all corners of the continent – befitting to the dashing 17 year old music channel that has and continues to consistently be a pioneer for Africa’s musicians and music for well over a decade.

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The Channel O Africa Music Video Awards are the only public voted annual music video awards show broadcast around the continent that exclusively feature African artists and now in their 11th year, 2014 will see the awards taking place on Saturday, 29 November at Nasrec Expo Centre in Soweto.

Will these nominations equal wins? Only YOU the voting public can decide! Check on the full list below.

MOST GIFTED MALECASSPER NYOVEST – DOC SHEBELEZADAVIDO – AYERIKY RICK FT OKMALUMKOOLKAT – AMANTOMBAZANEK.O. FT KID X – CARACARASARKODIE – ILLUMINATI

MOST GIFTED FEMALETHEMBI SEETE – THUNTSHA LEROLEBUCIE FT HEAVY K – EASY TO LOVELIZHA JAMES FT UHURU – QUEM TI MANDOUTIWA SAVAGE FT DON JAZZY – EMINADOSEYI SHAY – IRAWO

MOST GIFTED NEWCOMER DREAM TEAM FT TAMARSHA, AKA & BIG NUZ – TSEKEDECASSPER NYOVEST – DOC SHEBELEZAEMMY GEE FT AB CRAZY & DJ DIMPLEZ – RANDS AND NAIRASDIAMOND – NUMBER ONEPATORANKING – GIRLIE O (REMIX)

MOST GIFTED DUO, GROUP OR FEATURINGUHURU FT OSKIDO & PROFESSOR – Y-TJUKUTJADJ CLOCK FT BEATENBERG – PLUTO (I REMEMBER)R2BEES FT WIZKID – SLOW DOWNK.O. FT KID X – CARACARAKCEE FT WIZKID – PULL OVER

MOST GIFTED DANCEUHURU FT OSKIDO & PROFESSOR – Y-TJUKUTJADAVIDO – SKELEWUDJ CLOCK FT BEATENBERG – PLUTO (I REMEMBER)P SQUARE – PERSONALLYBUSISWA FT VARIOUS – NGOKU

MOST GIFTED RAGGA DANCEHALLBUFFALO SOULJAH – BASAWINEOREZI – RIHANNAJESSE JAGGZ FEAT WIZKID – BAD GIRLPATORANKING – GIRLIE O (REMIX)SHATTA WALE – EVERYDOBY LIKES MY TING

MOST GIFTED AFRO POPDAVIDO – AYEMAFIKIZOLO FT MAY D – HAPPINESSDIAMOND – NUMBER ONEFLAVOUR ADA ADAIYANYA – JOMBOLO

MOST GIFTED KWAITOUHURU FT OSKIDO & PROFESSOR – Y-TJUKUTJACHARACTER FT MONO T & OSKIDO – INXEBA LENDODABIG NUZ FT KHAYA MTHETHWA – INCWADI YOTHANDODJ VETKUK VS MAHOOTA – KHABA LENJADJ CNDO – YAMNANDI INTO

MOST GIFTED R&B2FACE FT T PAIN - RAINBOWJIMMY NEVIS FT KWESTA – BALLOONGB COLLECTIVE FT BRIAN TEMBA & REASON – CHOCOLATE VANILLADONALD – CRAZY BUT AMAZINGNIYOLA – TOH BAD

MOST GIFTED HIP HOPCASSPER NYOVEST – DOC SHEBELEZAKHULI CHANA FT DA L.E.S & MAGESH – HAPE LE HAPE 2.1PHYNO – ALOBAMK.O. FT KID X – CARACARAAKA – CONGRATULATE

MOST GIFTED SOUTHERNDJ CLOCK FT BEATENBERG – PLUTO (I REMEMBER)CASSPER NYOVEST – DOC SHEBELEZAAKA – CONGRATULATEZEUS – PSYCHK.O. FT KID X – CARACARA

MOST GIFTED WESTR2BEES FT WIZKID – SLOW DOWNDAVIDO – AYEBURNA BOY FT D’BANJ – WON DA MOOLAMIDE – TURN UPDR SID FT DON JAZZY – SURULERE

MOST GIFTED EASTSAUTI SOL – NSHIKEDIAMOND – NUMBER ONENAVIO – NO HOLDING BACKEDDY KENZO – SITYA LOSSELANI – KOOKOO

MOST GIFTED VIDEO OF THE YEAREMMY GEE FT AB CRAZY & DJ DIMPLEZ – RANDS AND NAIRASDAVIDO – AYEK.O. FT KID X – CARACARABURNA BOY – RUN MY RACETIWA SAVAGE FT DON JAZZY – EMINADODR SID FT DON JAZZY – SURULERERIKY RICK FT OKMALUMKOOLKAT – AMANTOMBAZANECASSPER NYOVEST – DOC SHEBELEZASARKODIE – ILLUMINATIDJ CLOCK FT BEATENBERG – PLUTO (I REMEMBER)AKA – CONGRATULATEDIAMOND – NUMBER ONE

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