Nigeria music artistes are always hot topic for the media and recently they seem to be making the populace proud with awards nominations here and there, even going on to win some of them.
International award, MTV European Music Award (EMA), has recognized some outstanding African artistes for their works in the music industry through the award for the Best African Act. A few artistes from some African countries were nominated for the category including Nigeria’s own Davido and Tiwa Savage.
They will be joined by other African artistes which include DistructionBoyz from South Africa, FallyIpupa from Congo, Nyanshinski from Kenya and finally, Shekinah also from South Africa.
According to the Vice President for Youth, Music and BET at Viacom International Networks, Monde Twala, he said that the aim of the award is to showcase the cultural beauty and diversity of the African culture.
He said: “Our nominees reflect the continents diversity and talent on par with international artists. Congratulations to all our Africa nominees, who continue to affirm Africa’s place on the global stage.”