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