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Feature: Davido & Wizkid Battle for the Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2017

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  • 5th October 2017
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The 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards will take place in London at the SSE Arena in Wembley, London on 12th November 2017. And Nigerian music stars Wizkid and Davido have both been nominated for Best African Act. Some other nominee’s of the Best African Act include South-Africa’s Nasty C & Babes Woduma, Angola’s  C4 Pedro and Kenya’s Nyashinski.

So far Wizkid has had a successful 2017 with his “Sounds From the Other Side” album which featured numerous big-shots in the International Music scene, his debut in the Guinness Book of World Record & his sold-out concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London; while Davido had an awesome year so far with his Mega Hits IF & Fall topping the Charts, his very successful 30 Billion World Tour which is widely viewed as the biggest World Tour by any Nigerian & his upcoming 30 Billion Africa Tour.

Wizkid at his sold-out concert at Royal Albert Hall, London

Wizkid at his sold-out concert at Royal Albert Hall, London

 

Davido's 30 Billion Gang

Davido’s 30 Billion Gang

With all these put together it’s difficult to say for sure who’s going to win, well May the Best Man Win!

The host of this ceremony is Rita Ora.

The other categories & nominees include:

BEST UK & IRELAND ACT
Little Mix
Louis Tomlinson
Dua Lipa
Stormzy
Ed Sheeran

BEST CANADIAN ACT
Alessia Cara
Drake
Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

BEST US ACT
Bruno Mars
DJ Khaled
Kendrick Lamar
Taylor Swift
Fifth Harmony

BEST SONG
Clean Bandit – Rockabye ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee – Despacito (Remix) ft. Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes – There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back

BEST VIDEO
Foo Fighters – Run
Katy Perry – Bon Appét-t ft. Migos
Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.
KYLE – iSpy ft. Lil Yachty
Taylor Swift – Look What You Made Me Do

BEST ARTIST
Ariana Grande
Ed Sheeran
Kendrick Lamar
Miley Cyrus
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST LOOK
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Rita Ora
Taylor Swift
ZAYN

BEST NEW
Dua Lipa
Julia Michaels
Khalid
KYLE
Rag‘n’Bone Man

BEST POP
Camila Cabello
Demi Lovato
Miley Cyrus
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST LIVE
Bruno Mars
Coldplay
Ed Sheeran
Eminem
U2

BEST ELECTRONIC
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers

BEST ROCK
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Royal Blood
The Killers
U2

BEST HIP HOP
Drake
Eminem
Future
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Imagine Dragons
Lana Del Rey
Lorde
The xx
Thirty Seconds To Mars

BIGGEST FANS
Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST PUSH
Hailee Steinfeld
Jon Bellion
Julia Michaels
Kacy Hill
Khalid
KYLE
Noah Cyrus
Petite Meller
Rag’n’Bone Man
SZA
The Head And The Heart

BEST WORLD STAGE
Steve Aoki – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2016
Kings of Leon – Live from Oude Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016
Tomorrowland 2017
DNCE – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017

Who do you think should take the Best Africa Act Award home? Tell us in the comment section below.

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Lewis Frederick
13 days 1 hour ago

Wizkid(star boi)

hamzat sunday
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hamzat sunday
12 days 21 hours ago

Always wizkid broo

hamzat sunday
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hamzat sunday
12 days 21 hours ago

Always wizkid

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prince
10 days 10 hours ago

Always wizkid broo

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