MTV Africa music Awards in collaboration with Uganda’s Ministry of Tourism will be hosting their 7th edition award ceremony in Kampala, Uganda on the 20th of February, 2021.
The event will celebrate African talent across 20 award categories, including Best Male, Best Female, Best Song, and Best Collaboration. The contribution of artists from Portuguese and French-speaking Africa will also be recognized in the Best Lusophone and Best Francophone categories. Additional new categories included are the MAMA Generation Change Award, Best Fan Base, Alone Together Best Lock-down Performance and Personality of the Year. These new categories seek to demonstrate MTV Base’s commitment to supporting the youth of Africa.
Most of the categories and nominees have already been announced. Yesterday however, MTV Africa music awards revealed its nominees for Best collaboration, Song of the year, Best international act, Best fan-base and Best alternative nominees.
Best Alternative nominees;
Adekunle Gold – Nigeria
Afrotronix – Chad
Amaarea – Ghana
Ami faku – South Africa
Matata – Kenya
Simi – Nigeria
Best International Act;
Meg Thee Stallion
Song of the year;
Amanikiniki – Mfr souls ft. Major league DJz, kamo mphela and Bontle Smith
Duduke – Simi
Jeje – Diamond platnumz
Jerusalema – Master KG ft. Nomcebo Zikodo
John vuli gate – Mapara A Jazz ft. Ntosh Gazi and colano
Te amo – Calema
Suzanna – Sauti Sol
Olandi – Innoss’b
Nobody – Dj Neptune ft. Joeboy and Mr Eazi
Munda Awo – B2C
Monsters you made – Burna Boy ft Chris Martin
Beyonce, Shatta Wale, Major Lazer – Already
Burna Boy, Chris Martin – Monsters you made
Innoss’b, Diamond Platnumz – Yope remix
Master KG, Burna Boy, Nomcebo – Jerusalema remix
Wizkid, H.E.R – Smile
Yemi Alade, Angelique kidjo – Shekere
To vote, check the Twitter handle @Mtvbasewest and click the links for the various categories and nominees of your choice or visit the Mtv Mama website.