Music superstars, Tiwa Savage and Davido, were the only Nigerians nominated in the best African act category of the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs).
The nominees’ list for the 2018 edition of the award was released on Thursday.
BEST AFRICAN ACT
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Distruction Boyz (South Africa)
Fally Ipupa (DRC)
Shekinah (South Africa)
The duo will go head to head in the category as only one winner will bring this category’s prestigious awards home from the ceremony which will be globally broadcast live from The “2018 MTV EMAs” at Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Barakaldo, Biscay on Sunday, November 4.
Monde Twala, vice-president for youth, music, and BET at VIMN Africa, described “2018 has been an incredible year globally for African culture, music and talent”.
“Once again, the 2018 MTV EMAs features Africa’s most celebrated entertainers who have the opportunity to showcase their talent through the MTV EMA Best Africa Act category at the annual awards.
“Our nominees reflect the continents diversity and talent on par with international artists. Congratulations to all our Africa nominees, who continue to affirm Africa’s place on the global stage.”
Bear in mind that Camila Cabello is the most nominated artist with nods in six categories while Ariana Grande and Post Malone have five nominations each.