The biggest and most prestigious music award in African ” MTV Africa Music Awards ” 2015 edition nominees was revealed to the general public yesterday night at a glitzy ceremony in Johannesburg in South Africa.
This year edition of MTV Africa Music Awards 2015, will be hold on Saturday 18 July 2015, at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, while also this year edition is brought to by the KwaZulu-Natal Province in association with Absolut and in partnership with The City of Durban.
The definitive annual celebration of African talent, MAMA 2015 takes “evolution” as its theme, recognizing and rewarding musicians and achievers who have made the most impact on African youth culture over the last 12 months calendar year, while also celebrating the development of the continent’s talent and creativity over the last 10 years.
The ceremony will feature stunning performances from African and international artists along with unique collaborations.
This year edition have Nigerians artistes such as Olamide, Davido, Wizkid, Phyno, Yemi Alade, Mavin Crew and P-Square were all nominated in the 11 different categories.
Here’s a Full List of Nominees for MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 :
Complete for List of MAMA Awards 2015 .
AKA (South Africa), Davido (Nigeria), Diamond (Tanzania), Sarkodie (Ghana) and Wizkid (Nigeria)
Bucie (South Africa), Busiswa (South Africa), Seyi Shay (Nigeria), Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania), and Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
B4 (Angola), Beatenberg (South Africa), Black Motion (South Africa), P-Square (Nigeria) and Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Best New Act Transformed by Absolut:
Anna Joyce (Angola), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Duncan (South Africa), Patoranking (Nigeria) and Stonebwoy (Ghana)
Best Hip Hop:
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), K.O. (South Africa), Phyno (Nigeria), Olamide (Nigeria) and Youssoupha (DRC)
Best Collaboration: AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/Nigeria), Davido featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz: “The Sound” (Nigeria/SA), Diamond & Iyanya: “Bum Bum” (Kenya/Nigeria) , Toofan & DJ Arafat: “Apero Remix” (Togo/Ivory Coast) and Stanley Enow & Sarkodie: “Njama Njama Cow Remix” (Cameroon/Ghana)
Song of the Year:
Cassper Nyovest: “Doc Shebeleza” (South Africa), Euphonik featuring Mpumi: “Busa” (South Africa), DJ Fisherman & NaakMusiQ featuring DJ Tira, Danger & Dream Team: “Call Out” (South Africa), K.O featuring Kid X: “Caracara” (South Africa), Lil Kesh Featuring Olamide & Davido: “Shoki Remix” (Nigeria), Mavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria), Sauti Sol: “Sura Yako” (Kenya), Toofan: “Gweta” (Togo), Wizkid: “Show You The Money” (Nigeria) and Yemi Alade: “Johnny” (Nigeria)
Big Nuz (South Africa), Diamond (Tanzania), Flavour (Nigeria), Mi Casa (South Africa) and Toofan (Togo)
Video of the Year :
“Crazy” – Seyi Shay Featuring Wizkid; Director: Meji Alabi, “Doors” – Prime Circle; Director: Ryan Kruger, “Love You Everyday” – Bebe Cool; Director: Clarence Peters, “Nafukwa” – Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw, “The Sound” – Davido Featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz; Director: Sesan
Best Pop & Alternative:
Fuse ODG (Ghana), Jeremy Loops (South Africa), Jimmy Nevis (South Africa), Nneka (Nigeria) and Prime Circle (South Africa)
DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast), Jovi (Cameroon), Laurette Le Pearle (DRC), Tour 2 Garde (Ivory Coast), Toofan (Togo)
Ary (Angola), B4 (Angola), Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde), NGA (Angola), Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)
Personality of the Year:
Basketmouth (Nigeria), Bonang Matheba (South Africa), OC Ukeje (Nigeria), Trevor Noah (South Africa) and Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)