Wizkid, Olamide, Cassper, Seyi Shay get nominations

After many months of wait, the organisers of the MTV Africa Music Award announced nominees for the categories of the awards ceremony scheduled to hold later this year.

 

After many months of wait, the organisers of the MTV Africa Music Award announced nominees for the categories of the awards ceremony scheduled to hold later this year.

The announcement which took place in South Africa had performances from Diamond Platnumz and Seyi Shay amongst other performers.

Some of the top showbiz personalities spotted at the event include Senior vice-president of Viacom Africa, Alex Okosi, Cassper Nyovest, Jessica Nkosi amongst several others.

Personality Of the Year

Trevor Noah

Bonang Matheba

OC Ukeje

Basketmouth

YayaToure

Best Male nominees are

AKA

Davido

Diamond Platnumz

Sarkodie

Wizkid

Best Female

BUCIE

Busiswa

Seyi Shay

Vanessa Mdee

Yemi Alade

Best New Act

Cassper

Duncan

Patoranking

Stonebwoy

Anna Joyce

Best Live Act

BigNuz

Diamond Platnumz

2niteFlavour

MiCasa

Toofan

Best Lusophone

Ary (Angola)

B4 (Angola)

Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)

NGA (Angola)

Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)

Best Pop & Alternative

Fuse ODG (Ghana)

Jeremy Loops (South Africa)

Jimmy Nevis(South Africa)

Nneka(Nigeria)

Jeremy Loops(South Africa)

Best Collaboration

AKA, Burnaboy, Da Les & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/Nigeria )

Davido, Uhuru & DJ Buckz: “The Sound” (Nigeria/SA)

Diamond Platnumz & Iyanya: “Bum Bum” (Kenya/Nigeria)

Toofan & DJ Arafat: “Apero Remix” (Togo/Ivory Coast)

Stanley Enow & Sarkodie1 : “Njama Njama Cow Remix” (Cameroon/Ghana)

Best Hip Hop

Cassper

Phyno

Olamide

K.O

Youssoupha

Video of the year

The Sound - Davido feat Uhuru and DJ Buckz

Crazy - Seyi Shay feat Wizkid

Nafukwa - Ricky Rick

Love you everyday - Bebe Cool

Doors - Prime Circle

Best Francophone

DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast)

Jovi (Cameroon)

Laurette Le Pearle (DRC)

Tour 2 Garde (Ivory Coast)

Toofan (Togo)

Best Group

B4 (Angola)

Beatenberg band (South Africa)

Black Motion (South Africa)

P-Square (Nigeria)

Sauti sol (Kenya)

Song of the Year

Casspernyovest Nyovest: “Doc Shebeleza” (South Africa)

Euphonik featuring Mpumi: “Busa” (South Africa)

DJ Fisherman & NaakMusiQ featuring DJ Tira, Danger & Dream Team: “Call Out” (South Africa)

Mr cashtime featuring kidxsa “Caracara” (South Africa)

Lil kesh featuring Olamide & Davido : “Shoki Remix” (Nigeria)

Mavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria)

Sauti Sol: “Sura Yako” (Kenya)Toofan: “Gweta” (Togo)

Wizkid: “Show You The Money” (Nigeria)Yemi Alade: “Johnny” (Nigeria)

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