Ghanaian artistes, Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, and R2Bees have been nominated in various categories at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards.
Stonebwoy got ‘Best Live Act’ nomination, R2Bees will be competing for the ‘Best Group’ Award, and Sarkodie’s collaboration with Nigerian Dancehall act, Patoranking ‘No Kissing Baby’ is up for a ‘Best Collaboration’ Award.
The second set of nominations will be announced in Lagos, Nigeria on October 2.
This year’s event will be hosted by South African Comedian Trevor Noah and will feature performances from the likes of Alikiba, Babes Woduma, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, Ycee, and Yemi Alade,
It will be held at, Johannesburg, South Africa on October 22.
Here are the nominations:
BEST HIP HOP
Kiff No Beat(Ivory Coast)
Ricky Rich(South Africa)
Black Coffee(South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
BEST LIVE ACT
Cassper Nyovest(South Africa)
PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang
Navy Kenzo (Tanzania)
Mi Casa (South Africa)
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
Patoranking ft. Sarkodie – No Kissing
Sauti Sol ft. Alikiba – Unconditionally Bae
AkA ft. Burna Boy,Khuli Chana & Yanga – Baddest
Dj Maphorsia ft. Wizkid & Dj Buckz – Soweto Baby
Nasty c ft. Davido & Cassper Nyovest – Juice Back Remix