The MTV EMA awards for year 2015 will be held in Milan and the nominees list was released some moments ago.
The biggest category for us africans is the Best African Act category which will consist of 5 big acts from our region. Nigeria leads the pack with 2 nominees which are Beautiful and Energetic Songstress Yemi Alade and the in form Davido while South Africa’s A.K.A and Tanzania’s Diamond Platinumz make up four of the list.
However, the 5th spot will be decided by the public and it consists of another Nigerian act Wizkid, Ivorian DJ Arafat, Ghanaian and BET award winner Stonebwoy and the pair of South African rappers, Cassper Nyovest and K.O.
Details of how to vote these nominees is at the bottom of the post.
Davido – Winner of best Male at the 2015 MTV African Music Awards. He was nominated last year where he lost out to Kenya’s Sauti Sol. He will be looking to add this to his buoyant looking Awards Cabinet.
Yemi Alade – Winner of best female at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards. Perhaps a favorite alongside Davido to win this. She is a first time Nominee.
A.K.A – Controversial South African rapper, bagged a 2015 MTV African Music Awards for best Collaboration. He is a first time nominee for the MTV EMA.
Diamond Platinumz – Tanzania’s Golden son won best live act at the 2015 MTV African Music Awards. He is a first time nominee for the MTV EMA.
How to Vote Wild Card nominees:
Use the below methods in casting votes for your favorite acts. Voting will end on the 14th of September 2015
- Wizkid – #MTVEMA #NominateWizkid
- DJ Arafat – #MTVEMA #NominateDJArafat
- Stonebwoy – #MTVEMA #NominateStonebwoy
- Cassper Nyovest – #MTVEMA #NominateCassper
- K.O –#MTVEMA #NominateKO