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    Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for 2018 MTV EMAs [Full list of nominees]


    MTV has announced nominations for the 2018 MTV EMAs, including six top acts from the African continent; Davido (Nigeria), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyanshinski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa).

    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.

    Monde Twala, Vice President for Youth, Music and BET at Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN Africa) said: “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.
    Complete list of 2018 MTV EMA nominees below:

    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 VIDEOAriana 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
    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 ELECTRONIC
    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 201
    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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