The nominations for the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) have been announced with South Africa’s Mafikizolo, Uhuru and Nigeria’s Davido leading the pack with four nominations each. This years show has 15 categories two of which are in non-music related fields with nominations for artists including Ice Prince, Wiz Kid, R2Bees, Fally Ipupa, Heavy K, Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage, Efya and London’s very own Fuse ODG to name a few.
The MAMA Awards promises to be packed full with a host of performances from African and international artists with the host yet to be announced.
The show will take place on the 7th June 2014 at the Durban International Convention Centre, South Africa and will air live on MTV Base & MTV across the African continent at 9PM Central African Time (What about us Londoners 😦 ? )
Check out some of the nominations !
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)
Best Hip Hop:
AKA (South Africa)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
Khuli Chana (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)
Arielle T (Gabon)
DJ C’ndo (South Africa)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Anselmo Ralph (Angola)
Donald (South Africa)
That “Best Collaboration” and “Best Song” category is going to be very very hard for me to select.
To see the rest of the nominations and to cast your vote for your favourite to win CLICK HERE
With all the hits that were released in the past year I’m excited to see the winners and the performers!
The question is how do I attend? I want to go! Maybe if I speak it into existence I shall be there lol.