Lagos - Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest, Alikiba, Olamide, and Black Coffee have been nominated for Best African Act at MTV Europe Music Awards 2016.
The event will be taking place on Sunday November 6 at the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
In other categories, cultural icons Beyoncé and Justin Bieber led the pack with five nominations each. Superstar Adele followed closely behind with four nods, alongside .
Best Rock nominees Coldplay, Best New Act nominee Lukas Graham and Best Male candidate Shawn Mendes. Rihanna and Drake earned three nods each, including a Best Song nomination for their hit collaboration ‘Work’. Adele’s record-shattering hit ‘Hello’, Justin Bieber’s electronic pop track ‘Sorry,’ Lukas Graham’s soul-pop ballad ‘7 Years’ and the Seeb remix of Mike Posner’s dance smash song ‘I Took A Pill In Ibiza’ also earned nominations for Best Song.
- News 24