Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, top #SoundcityMVP nominees list

Top Nigerian music heavyweights, Davido, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage have the most nominations in the 2018 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.

All three artistes were also nominated for the Best African Act award alongside Sarkodie, Cassper Nyovest and Shatta Wale.

The ceremony is set to take place on January 12 at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Nigeria also has four artistes out of six vying for the Best New Act category. The award contenders are Maleek Berry, Mayorkun, Small Doctor & Dice Ailes and are joined by SA’s Nadia Nakai and Tanzania’s Aslay.

See full list of nominees below:

1. BEST MALE MVP

1. DAVIDO (NG)
2. RUNTOWN (NG)
3. DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TZ)
4. SARKODIE (GH)
5. NAVIO (UG)
6. 2BABA (NG)
7. WIZKID (NG)
8. SHATTA WALE (GH)
9. OLAMIDE (NG)

2. BEST FEMALE MVP

1. TIWA SAVAGE (NG)
2. NINIOLA (NG)
3. BABES WODUMO (SA)
4. SIMI (NG)
5. BECCA (GH)
6. SEYI SHAY (NG)
7. YEMI ALADE (NG)
8. BUCIE (SA)
9. VANESSA MDEE (TZ)

3. BEST HIP HOP

1. M.I ABAGA (NG)
2. SARKODIE (GHANA)
3. CASSPER NYOVEST (SOUTH AFRICA)
4. OLAMIDE (NG)
5. NASTY C (SOUTH AFRICA)
6. FALZ (NG)
7. KWESTA (SOUTH AFRICA)
8. AKA (SA)

4. BEST POP

1. KISS DANIEL (NG)
2. TIWA SAVAGE (NG)
3. SIMI (NG)
4. DAVIDO (NG)
5. MALEEKBERRY (NG)
6. NINIOLA (NG)
7. WANDE COAL (NG)
8. REEKADO BANKS (NG)

5. BEST COLLABORATION

1. PARTICULA – MAJOR LAZER & DJ MAPHORISA FT. ICE PRINCE, JIDENNA, NASTY C (SA)
2. MA LO – TIWA SAVAGE FT WIZKID
3. TONIGHT – R2BEES FT WIZKID
4. MA GIRL – TOOFAN FT. PATORANKING
5. AKANAMALI – SUN EL MUSICIAN FT. SAMTHING SOWETO
6. TELLI PERSON – TIMAYA FT. PHYNO & OLAMIDE
7. PAIN KILLER – SARKODIE FT RUNTOWN
8. BOOTY LANGUAGE – SKALES FT SARKODIE
9. JUICE – YCEE FT MALEEKBERRY
10. DON’T FORGET TO PRAY – AKA & ANATII
11. NA WASH – BECCA FT PATORANKING
12. ISKABA – WANDE COAL / DJ TUNEZ
13. LOVE AGAIN – C4 PEDRO FT SAUTI SOL

6. DIGITAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

1. DAVIDO (NG)
2. WIZKID (NG)
3. CASSPER NYOVEST (SA)
4. AKA (SA)
5. VANESSA MDEE (TZ)
6. YEMI ALADE (NG)
7. SHATTA WALE (GH)

7. VIDEO OF THE YEAR

1. MA LO – TIWA SAVAGE FT WIZKID (NG)
2. YOU RAPPERS SHOULD FIX UP YOUR LIFE – MI (NG)
3. COME CLOSER – WIZKID (NG)
4. UoK – NASTY C (SA)
5. 10 FINGERS – AKA & ANATII (SA)
6. WHOLE THING – FRANK CASINO & RIKY RICK (SA)
7. BEEN CALLING – MALEEKBERRY (NG)
8. KOLOLO – BANKY W (NG)
9. ALL HAIL – KHULI CHANA (SA)
10. IF – DAVIDO (NG)

8. BEST GROUP OR DUO

1. SAUTI SOL (KQ)
2. TOOFAN (TG)
3. MAFIKIZOLO (SA)
4. MICASA (SA)
5. DISTRUCTION BOYZ (SA)
6. VVIP (GH)
7. R2Bees (GH)
8. NAVY KENZO (TZ)

9. SONG OF THE YEAR

1. PENALTY – SMALL DOCTOR (NG)
2. WO – OLAMIDE (NG)
3. SEDUCE ME – ALIKIBA
4. QOBISIQOLO – BHIZER FT BUSISWA, SC GORNA, BHEPEPE (SA)
5. GAGA SHUFFLE – 2FACE IDIBIA (NG)
6. IF – DAVIDO (NG)
7. AKANAMALI – SUN EL MUSICIAN FT. SAMTHING SOWETO (SA)
8. MAD OVER YOU – RUNTOWN (NG)
9. COME CLOSER – WIZKID (NG)
10. JOROMI – SIMI (NG)
11. LEG OVER – MR EAZI (NG)

10. BEST NEW ARTISTE

1. MALEEK BERRY (NG)
2. MAYORKUN (NG)
3. DICE AILES (NG)
4. SMALL DOCTOR (NG)
5. NADIA NAKAI (SA)
6. ASLAY (TZ)

11. VIEWERS CHOICE

1. WO – OLAMIDE (NG)
2. IF – DAVIDO (NG)
3. MAD OVER YOU – RUNTOWN (NG)


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