The MTV Europe Awards has released a list of nominees for the 2017 edition of the award show.
The award is happening on the 12th of November and British singer, Rita Ora is hosting the award show this year.
Taylor Swift leads the award list with 6 nominations closely followed by 5 nominations from Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes and Kendrick Lamar.
Our favourite category, ‘Best African Act’ is predominantly occupied by artists we know and listen to.
There are two Nigerians, one Angolan, one Kenyan and one South African on the list.
Image: MTV EMA
The contenders are
Babes Wodumo – South Africa
C4 Pedro – Angola
DaVido – Nigeria
Nasty C – South Africa
Nyashinski – Kenya
WizKid – Nigeria
Last year, Alikiba from Tanzania won the Best African Act at the EMAs.