Feature: Davido & Wizkid Battle for the Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2017
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.
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
BEST CANADIAN ACT
BEST US ACT
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
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 HIP HOP
Lana Del Rey
Thirty Seconds To Mars
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
DNCE – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017
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