MTV has announced nominations for the 2018 MTV EMAs, and African superstars, Davido (Nigeria), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Nyashinski (Kenya), Shekinah (South Africa), Distruction Boyz (South Africa) and Fally Ipupa (DRC) will battle it for BEST AFRICAN ACT category. This year, Ghana misses out.
One winner will bring this category’s prestigious awards home from the ceremony which will be globally broadcast live from The “2018 MTV EMAs” at Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Barakaldo, Biscay on Sunday, 04 November 2018 at 9:00pm CAT on MTV.
Internationally, Camila Cabello leads the nominations snagging six nods including “Best Song” and “Best Video” for her chart-topping hit “Havana” featuring Young Thug, as well as “Best Artist” alongside Ariana Grande and Post Malone, who follow Cabello with five nods each. Drake and Dua Lipa also join the above contenders for “Best Artist,” scoring four nods each alongside Shawn Mendes, including “Best Local Act” for all three of their respective home countries.