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MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 Nominees Announced, Nigeria and South Africa dominate.
A few weeks ago, MTV Base Africa recently announced that it’s music awards show would be back this year after a three-year long absence. Last night, they revealed the full list of nominees ahead of the Durban-hosted June 7th show.
Best Male Anselmo Ralph (Angola) Davido (Nigeria) Diamond (Tanzania) Donald (South Africa) Wizkid (Nigeria)
Best Female Arielle T (Gabon) Chidinma (Nigeria) DJ C’ndo (South Africa) Efya (Ghana) Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Best Group Big Nuz (South Africa) Mafikizolo (South Africa) Mi Casa (South Africa) P Square (Nigeria) Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Best New Act Burna Boy (Nigeria) Heavy K (South Africa) Phyno (Nigeria) Stanley Enow (Cameroon) Uhuru (South Africa)
Best Live Act 2face (Nigeria) Fally Ipupa (DRC) Flavour (Nigeria) Dr Malinga (South Africa) Zakes Bantwini (South Africa)
Best Collaboration Amani ft Radio and Weasel – ‘Kiboko Changu’ (Kenya/Uganda) Diamond feat Davido – ‘Number One’ (Remix) (Tanzania/Nigeria) Mafikizolo feat May D – ‘Happiness’ (South Africa/Nigeria) R2bees feat Wizkid – ‘Slow Down’ (Ghana/Nigeria) Uhuru feat DJ Buckz, Oskido, Professor, Yuri Da Cunha – ‘Y-tjukutja’ (South Africa/Angola)
Artist of the Year Davido (Nigeria) Mafikizolo (South Africa) Mi Casa (South Africa) P Square (Nigeria) Uhuru (South Africa)
Song of the Year Davido- ‘Skelewu’ (Nigeria) DJ Clock feat Beatenberg – ‘Pluto’ (Remember Me) (South Africa) DJ Ganyani feat FB – ‘Xigubu’ (South Africa) DJ Kent feat The Arrows –‘Spin My World Around’ (South Africa) Dr Sid feat Don Jazzy – ‘Surulere’ (Nigeria) KCee – ‘Limpopo’ (Nigeria) Mafikizolo feat Uhuru ‘Khona’ (South Africa) Mi Casa- ‘Jika’ (South Africa) P Square – ‘Personally’ (Nigeria) Yuri Da Cunha -‘Atchu Tchu Tcha’ (Angola)
Best Hip Hop AKA (South Africa) Ice Prince (Nigeria) Khuli Chana (South Africa) Olamide (Nigeria) Sarkodie (Ghana)
Best Pop Danny K (South Africa) Fuse ODG (Ghana) Goldfish (South Africa) LCNVL (South Africa) Mathew Mole (South Africa)
Best Alternative Gangs of Ballet (South Africa) Michael Loman (South Africa) Nakhane Toure (South Africa) Parlotones (South Africa) Shortstraw (South Africa)
Best Francophone Arielle T (Gabon) Espoir 2000 (Ivory Coast) Ferre Gola (DRC) Toofan (Togo) Youssoupha (Congo)
Best Lusophone Anselmo Ralph (Angola) JD (Angola) Lizha James (Mozambique) Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde) Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)
NON MUSIC CATEGORIES
Personality of the Year Chimamanda Adiche (Nigeria) Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Nigeria) Trevor Noah (South Africa) Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya) Yaya Toure (Cote d’Ivoire)
Transform Today by Absolut Anisa Mpungwe (Tanzania) Clarence Peters (Nigeria) I See a Different You (South Africa) Leti Arts (Ghana) Rasty (South Africa)
Voting for the MTV Africa Music Awards is currently open at www.mtvbase.com until midnight on 4 June 2014 (CAT).

dynamicafrica:

MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 Nominees Announced, Nigeria and South Africa dominate.

A few weeks ago, MTV Base Africa recently announced that it’s music awards show would be back this year after a three-year long absence. Last night, they revealed the full list of nominees ahead of the Durban-hosted June 7th show.

Best Male
Anselmo Ralph (Angola)
Davido (Nigeria)
Diamond (Tanzania)
Donald (South Africa)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Female
Arielle T (Gabon)
Chidinma (Nigeria)
DJ C’ndo (South Africa)
Efya (Ghana)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Best Group
Big Nuz (South Africa)
Mafikizolo (South Africa)
Mi Casa (South Africa)
P Square (Nigeria)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Best New Act
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Heavy K (South Africa)
Phyno (Nigeria)
Stanley Enow (Cameroon)
Uhuru (South Africa)

Best Live Act
2face (Nigeria)
Fally Ipupa (DRC)
Flavour (Nigeria)
Dr Malinga (South Africa)
Zakes Bantwini (South Africa)

Best Collaboration
Amani ft Radio and Weasel – ‘Kiboko Changu’ (Kenya/Uganda)
Diamond feat Davido – ‘Number One’ (Remix) (Tanzania/Nigeria)
Mafikizolo feat May D – ‘Happiness’ (South Africa/Nigeria)
R2bees feat Wizkid – ‘Slow Down’ (Ghana/Nigeria)
Uhuru feat DJ Buckz, Oskido, Professor, Yuri Da Cunha – ‘Y-tjukutja’ (South Africa/Angola)

Artist of the Year
Davido (Nigeria)
Mafikizolo (South Africa)
Mi Casa (South Africa)
P Square (Nigeria)
Uhuru (South Africa)

Song of the Year
Davido- ‘Skelewu’ (Nigeria)
DJ Clock feat Beatenberg – ‘Pluto’ (Remember Me) (South Africa)
DJ Ganyani feat FB – ‘Xigubu’ (South Africa)
DJ Kent feat The Arrows –‘Spin My World Around’ (South Africa)
Dr Sid feat Don Jazzy – ‘Surulere’ (Nigeria)
KCee – ‘Limpopo’ (Nigeria)
Mafikizolo feat Uhuru ‘Khona’ (South Africa)
Mi Casa- ‘Jika’ (South Africa)
P Square – ‘Personally’ (Nigeria)
Yuri Da Cunha -‘Atchu Tchu Tcha’ (Angola)

Best Hip Hop
AKA (South Africa)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
Khuli Chana (South Africa)
Olamide (Nigeria)
Sarkodie (Ghana)

Best Pop
Danny K (South Africa)
Fuse ODG (Ghana)
Goldfish (South Africa)
LCNVL (South Africa)
Mathew Mole (South Africa)

Best Alternative
Gangs of Ballet (South Africa)
Michael Loman (South Africa)
Nakhane Toure (South Africa)
Parlotones (South Africa)
Shortstraw (South Africa)

Best Francophone
Arielle T (Gabon)
Espoir 2000 (Ivory Coast)
Ferre Gola (DRC)
Toofan (Togo)
Youssoupha (Congo)

Best Lusophone
Anselmo Ralph (Angola)
JD (Angola)
Lizha James (Mozambique)
Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)
Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)

NON MUSIC CATEGORIES

Personality of the Year
Chimamanda Adiche (Nigeria)
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Nigeria)
Trevor Noah (South Africa)
Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya)
Yaya Toure (Cote d’Ivoire)

Transform Today by Absolut
Anisa Mpungwe (Tanzania)
Clarence Peters (Nigeria)
I See a Different You (South Africa)
Leti Arts (Ghana)
Rasty (South Africa)

Voting for the MTV Africa Music Awards is currently open at www.mtvbase.com until midnight on 4 June 2014 (CAT).