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Saturday, 7 October 2017

F78NEWS: MTV EMA 2017 Nominations are here! / Davido & Wizkid in for Best African Act!





The MTV Europe Music Awards is set to go down on the 12th of December with Rita Ora as host. The nominations have also been unveiled with Nigerian acts Davido & Wizkid to slug it out in the Best African Act category for along with South Africa’s Babes Wodumo & Nasty C, Angola’s C4 Pedro and Kenya’s Nyashinksi.
Taylor Swift leads the pack with 6 nominations which includes a Best Video Act for her latest video “Look What You Made Me Do“. Close behind with 5 nominations are Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes and Kendrick Lamar.
This year, the Best Male & Best Female categories have been retired collapsing both into the Best Artist category which has; Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes and Taylor Swift.
See full list of nominees below:
BEST AFRICAN ACT
Babes Wodumo – South Africa
C4 Pedro – Angola
DaVido – Nigeria
Nasty C – South Africa
Nyashinski – Kenya
WizKid – Nigeria
BEST SONG
Clean Bandit – Rockabye ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee – Despacito (Remix) ft. Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes – There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back
BEST ARTIST
Ariana Grande
Ed Sheeran
Kendrick Lamar
Miley Cyrus
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift
BEST LOOK
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Rita Ora
Taylor Swift
ZAYN
BEST NEW
Dua Lipa
Julia Michaels
Khalid
KYLE
Rag’n’Bone Man
BEST POP
Camila Cabello
Demi Lovato
Miley Cyrus
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift
BEST VIDEO
Foo Fighters – Run
Katy Perry – Bon Appétit ft. Migos
Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.
KYLE – iSpy ft. Lil Yachty
Taylor Swift – Look What You Made Me Do
BEST LIVE
Bruno Mars
Coldplay
Ed Sheeran
Eminem
U2
BEST ELECTRONIC
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers
BEST ROCK
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Royal Blood
The Killers
U2
BEST HIP HOP
Drake
Eminem
Future
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone
BEST ALTERNATIVE
Imagine Dragons
Lana Del Rey
Lorde
The xx
Thirty Seconds To Mars
BIGGEST FANS
Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift
BEST PUSH
Hailee Steinfeld
Jon Bellion
Julia Michaels
Kacy Hill
Khalid
KYLE
Noah Cyrus
Petite Meller
Rag’n’Bone Man
SZA
The Head And The Heart
BEST WORLD STAGE
Steve Aoki – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2016
Kings of Leon – Live from Oude Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016
Tomorrowland 2017
DNCE – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017