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2014 MTV AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS nominees announced

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mafizolo 2014 MTV AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS nominees announced 2014 MTV AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS nominees announced  mafizoloSupported by Absolut & The City of Durban, the MAMAs are headed home this year for the first time, taking place at the Durban International Convention Centre on 7 June. Broadcast live across the continent at 9pm on MTV Base and MTV, this year our very own Mafikizolo and Uhuru lead the nominations pack with Nigerian artist Davido, each scoring 4 nods. 

Vying for the heavyweight hip hop category are nominees AKA, Ice Prince, Khuli Chana, Sarkodie and Olamide. You can decide the outcome by voting at www.mtvbase.com from today until 4 June 2014 at midnight. Check out the full list of nominees

 

Best Male:

Anselmo Ralph (Angola)

Davido (Nigeria)

Diamond (Tanzania)

Donald (South Africa)

Wizkid (Nigeria)

 

Best Female:

Arielle T (Gabon)

Chidinma (Nigeria)

DJ C’ndo (South Africa)

Efya (Ghana)

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

 

Best Group:

Big Nuz (South Africa)

Mafikizolo (South Africa)

Mi Casa (South Africa)

P Square (Nigeria)

Sauti Sol (Kenya)

 

Best New Act:

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Heavy K (South Africa)

Phyno (Nigeria)

Stanley Enow (Cameroon)

Uhuru (South Africa)

 

Best Live Act:

2face (Nigeria)

Fally Ipupa (DRC)

Flavour (Nigeria)

Dr Malinga (South Africa)

Zakes Bantwini (South Africa)

 

Best Collaboration:

Amani ft Radio and Weasel – ‘Kiboko Changu’ (Kenya/Uganda)

Diamond feat Davido – ‘Number One’ (Remix) (Tanzania/Nigeria)

Mafikizolo feat May D – ‘Happiness’ (South Africa/Nigeria)

R2bees feat Wizkid – ‘Slow Down’ (Ghana/Nigeria)

Uhuru feat DJ Buckz, Oskido, Professor, Yuri Da Cunha – ‘Y-tjukutja’ (South Africa/Angola)

 

Artist of the Year:

Davido (Nigeria)

Mafikizolo (South Africa)

Mi Casa (South Africa)

P Square (Nigeria)

Uhuru (South Africa)

 

Song of the Year:

Davido- ‘Skelewu’ (Nigeria)

DJ Clock feat Beatenberg – ‘Pluto’ (Remember Me) (South Africa)

DJ Ganyani feat FB – ‘Xigubu’ (South Africa)

DJ Kent feat The Arrows –‘Spin My World Around’ (South Africa)

Dr Sid feat Don Jazzy – ‘Surulere’ (Nigeria)

KCee – ‘Limpopo’ (Nigeria)

Mafikizolo feat Uhuru ‘Khona’ (South Africa)

Mi Casa- ‘Jika’ (South Africa)

P Square – ‘Personally’ (Nigeria)

Yuri Da Cunha -‘Atchu Tchu Tcha’ (Angola)

 

Best Hip Hop:

AKA (South Africa)

Ice Prince (Nigeria)

Khuli Chana (South Africa)

Olamide (Nigeria)

Sarkodie (Ghana)

 

Best Pop:

Danny K (South Africa)

Fuse ODG (Ghana)

Goldfish (South Africa)

LCNVL (South Africa)

Mathew Mole (South Africa)

 

Best Alternative:

Gangs of Ballet (South Africa)

Michael Loman (South Africa)

Nakhane Toure (South Africa)

Parlotones (South Africa)

Shortstraw (South Africa)

 

Best Francophone:

Arielle T (Gabon)

Espoir 2000 (Ivory Coast)

Ferre Gola (DRC)

Toofan (Togo)

Youssoupha (Congo)

 

Best Lusophone:

Anselmo Ralph (Angola)

JD (Angola)

Lizha James (Mozambique)

Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)

Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)

 

NON MUSIC CATEGORIES

 

Personality of the Year:

Chimamanda Adiche – Writer (Nigeria)

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde – Actress (Nigeria)

Trevor Noah- Comedian (South Africa)

Lupita Nyong’o – Actress (Kenya)

Yaya Toure – Soccer Player (Cote d’Ivoire) 

 

Transform Today by Absolut

Anisa Mpungwe (Tanzania)

Clarence Peters (Nigeria)

Leti Arts (Ghana)

Rasty (South Africa)

 

 

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