Nominations for the 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards has been released.
WizKid earned the most nominations including Best Male MVP, Best Pop, Best Collaboration, Digital artiste of the year, Video of the year, Listeners’ choice, Viewers’ choice and African artiste of the year categories.
Diamond Platnumz, Sarkodie, Yemi Alade, A.K.A, Nasty C and Tiwa Savage will compete for African artiste of the year award.
Kwesi Arthur contends in the ‘Best Hip hop’ category alongside Khaligraph Jones, M.I. Abaga, Kwesta, A.K.A. Also, ‘Katika’ record by Navy Kenzo featuring Diamond Platnumz is up for three nominations – Best Collaboration, Listeners’ choice and Song of the Year.
Several break-out, up-and-coming artistes, including KiDi, Teni, Sha Madjozi, Mbosso and King Promise are in multiple categories including the ‘Best New Artiste’ category.
There is a new category in addition to the talents. It is ‘African DJ of the Year’. This category celebrates the most accomplished DJ on the continent in the year. DJ Spinall, DJ Neptune, Prince Kaybee, DJ MicSmith, DJ Arafat, Black Coffee, DJ Xclusive, DJ Kaywise, DJ Vyrusky and DJ Maphorisa will compete for the bragging rights.
The Soundcity MVP Awards will be held on January 5th, 2019 at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria.