The MTV Africa Music Awards aka MTV MAMA comes through with a full list of nominees for the awards ceremony next year, 2021 and Nigerian music heavyweights such as Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Simi, Rema, Niniola plus newbies, Fireboy DML, Omah Lay and Tems were nominated.
The awards’ organizers went on a break for a couple of years to restrategize and get better, the last event was held in 2016. With the return, the next edition of the event would be held in Kampala, Uganda.
52 MTV MAMA 2021 Award nominees from 15 countries were revealed in 10 music categories by MTV Base on Wedenesday evening via their social media account.
Here are the artists nominated in different categories for the 2021 MTV MAMA Awards:
Nominees for BEST BREAKTHROUGH ACT category:
Nominees for BEST MALE category
KABZA DE SMALL
Nominees for BEST FEMALES category
Nominees for ‘ALONE TOGETHER’ BEST LOCKDOWN PERFORMANCE category
Nominees for BEST UGANDA ACT category
Nominees for BEST LUSOPHONE category
Nominees for FRANCOPHONE category
DIP DOUNDON GUISS
Nominees for BEST HIP HOP category
Nominees for the BEST GROUP category
KABZA DE SMALL/ DJ MAPHORISA
Nominees for ARTIST OF THE YEAR category