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Davido And Tiwa Savage Nominated In ‘The Best African Act’ At The 2018 MTV EMAs Awards – Check Out Complete List Of Nominees

Davido and Tiwa Savage are set to go head to head once again in determining who is the Best African Act in the upcoming 2018 MTV EMA awards. The nomination including six top acts from the African continent; Davido (Nigeria), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinnski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa).

The winner from this category will take the prestigious awards home from the ceremony, and which will be globally broadcast live from The “2018 MTV EMAs” at Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Barakaldo, Biscay on Sunday, November 4.

Internationally, Camila Cabello leads the nominations with 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.

Monde Twala, who is the Vice President for Youth, Music, and BET at Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN Africa) commented:

“2018 has been an incredible year globally for African culture, music and talent. Once again, the 2018 MTV EMAs features Africa’s most celebrated entertainers who have the opportunity to showcase their talent through the MTV EMA Best Africa Act category at the annual awards.

Our nominees reflect the diversity and talent of the continent on par with international artists. Congratulations to all our Africa nominees, who continue to affirm Africa’s place on the global stage.”

The official sponsor of the “2018 MTV EMAs” is SKYY Vodka.

Now Check Out The Complete List Of Nominees In The 2018 MTV EMAs Award

Best African Act

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

Best Artist

  • Ariana Grande
  • Camila Cabello
  • Drake
  • Dua Lipa
  • Post Malone

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 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 Electronics 

  • 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

  • Ariana Grande
  • Camila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Post Malone

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