MTV-EMA-2018

Tiwa Savage, Davido, Distruction Boyz & More Nominated For The 2018 MTV EMA Best African Act Category

The nominees list for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2018 has been released.  This year, Nigeria and South Africa are dominating the Best African Act Category.

Ghana makes a no show while Congo’s Fally Ipupa and Nyashinski from Kenya fly solo for their countries. Nigeria has two chances of winning with Tiwa Savage and Davido while South Africa’s Distruction Boyz and Shekinah also bag a MTV EMA Best African Act nomination.

 

To vote for your favorite, visit mtvema.com

Peep the full nominees list below:

BEST AFRICAN ACT
Davido (Nigeria)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Distruction Boyz (South Africa)
Fally Ipupa (DRC)
Nyashinski (Kenya)
Shekinah (South Africa)

 

BEST VIDEO
Ariana Grande: “no tears left to cry”
Camila Cabello: “Havana ft. Young Thug”
Childish Gambino: “This Is America”
Lil Dicky: “Freaky Friday ft. Chris Brown”
The Carters: “APES**T”

BEST SONG 
Ariana Grande: “no tears left to cry”
Bebe Rexha: “Meant To Be ft. Florida Georgia Line”
Camila Cabello: “Havana ft. Young Thug”
Drake: “God’s Plan”
Post Malone: “rockstar ft. 21 Savage”

BEST ARTIST
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Drake
Dua Lipa
Post Malone

BEST POP
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Dua Lipa
Hailee Steinfeld
Shawn Mendes

BEST NEW ARTIST
Anne-Marie
Bazzi
Cardi B
Hayley Kiyoko
Jessie Reyez

BEST LOOK
Cardi B
Dua Lipa
Migos
Nicki Minaj
Post Malone

BEST HIP HOP 
Drake
Eminem
Migos
Nicki Minaj
Travis Scott

BEST LIVE 
Ed Sheeran
Muse
P!nk
Shawn Mendes
The Carters

BEST ROCK 
5 Seconds Of Summer
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Muse
U2

BEST ALTERNATIVE 
Fall Out Boy
Panic! At The Disco
The 1975
Thirty Seconds To Mars
twenty one pilots

BEST ELECTRONIC 
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Marshmello
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers

BIGGEST FANS
BTS
Camila Cabello
Selena Gomez
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST WORLD STAGE 
Clean Bandit: MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2017
Charli XCX: MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2017
David Guetta: Trafalgar Square, UK 2017
Jason Derulo: Isle of MTV Malta 2018
Post Malone: Wireless Festival, UK 2018
Migos: Wireless Festival, UK 2018
J Cole: Wireless Festival, UK 2018
Nick Jonas: MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018
Alessia Cara: MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018

BEST PUSH 
PRETTYMUCH (October 2017)
Why Don’t We (November 2017 )
Grace VanderWaal (December 2017)
Bishop Briggs (January 2018)
Superorganism (February 2018)
Jessie Reyez (March 2018)
Hayley Kiyoko (April 2018)
Lil Xan (May 2018)
Sigrid (June 2018)
Chloe x Halle (July 2018)
Bazzi (August 2018)
Jorja Smith (September 2018)

BEST US ACT (BEST LOCAL ACT*)
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone

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