Davido was the only Nigerian Artiste nominated for MTV European Music Awards 2014!
Davido has been nominated for the “Best African Act 2014” at the MTV European Music Awards 2014. Been the only Nigerian Musician to be nominated, David Adeleke, “Davido” will have to battle it out with other African nominees in the contested category, which include Goldfish (South Africa), Diamond (Tanzania) and Toofan (Togo).” The award presentation is scheduled to hold in Glasgow, Scotland, in November.
Mr. Bruse Gillmer, Viacom International Media Network (Europe), organisers of the event, said in a statement that Davido was the only nominee from Nigeria. According to the statement, this will be the fifth year that MTV has included Best African Act category in the EMA.
Previous winners from Nigeria includes; 2Face (2005), Freshly Ground (2006), D’Banj (2007 & 2012) and LCNVL (2013).
Also, for the first time, MTV is throwing open an EMA nomination to music fans via social media to nominate the fifth nominee in which Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) is included among those to be decided by fans.
This wild card Twitter vote is open until September 14, by which MTV EMA nominees will be announced and voting will open on September 16.
Davido, music producer and recording artiste, has won other intercontinental awards like “BET award” for “Best International Act, “AFRIMMA awards” for Artiste of the Year and Best African Act award at the “MTV Africa Music Awards.” MTV EMA aims at building global celebration of the hottest stars in music, recognizing artists from around the world and across genres.
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