Yesterday, the International music channel MTV revealed that six top African acts have been nominated for the 2017 MTV EMAs, which will air in London in two weeks.
The Best African Act nominations include Babes Wodumo, (South Africa), Nasty C (South Africa), Wizkid (Nigeria), Davido (Nigeria), C4 Pedro (Angola) and Nyanshinski (Kenya), while only one of them will have the honor of being dubbed the best in the category.
Monde Twala who is the Vice President for BET, Youth & Music for Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa stated: “The 2017 MTV EMAs feature some of the globe’s most talented entertainers, the annual awards celebration is watched by millions worldwide and provides the perfect platform to showcase Africa’s most talented musicians through our MTV EMA Best Africa Act category.
“This year our nominees reflect an exciting musical diversity and are an amazing representation of authentic African culture. Congratulations to all our Africa nominees, we continue to be proud of the important role they play in projecting the best of Africa to the world.”