Ugnadan musician Eddy Kenzo has for the first time been nominated in the prestigious MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA).
According to the different categories, Kenzo is the only Ugandan artist who has been notimated.
The “Soraye” hitmaker is nominated in the Best Live Act category where he will face off with Ghana’s Stonebwoy, Nigeria’s Flavour, South Africa’s Casper Nyovest and Mafikizolo.
This is now in their 6th edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards. Its meant to recognise and reward musicians and achievers who have made the most impact on African music and youth culture over the previous year. This year’s winners will be awarded on Saturday 22 October 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 is list of nominees:
BEST LIVE ACT
Cassper Nyovest(South Africa)
Eddy Kenzo UGANDA
BEST HIP HOP
Kiff No Beat(Ivory Coast)
Ricky Rich(South Africa)
Black Coffee(South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
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