Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest, Diamond Platnumz have lead the nominations for the newly launched WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards which collated Music Video contents from over 20 Africa countries across 21 Categories.
The Awards which is an initiative of WatsUp TV, a leading Entertainment Content producer in the Pan African Bilingual community launched and announced its first set of Nominees for the 2016 WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (WAMVA), an annual award dedicated to the celebration and honouring of the best in African Music Video on Thursday 29th September at Plot7 in Accra, Ghana.
The platform which is set to bridge the gap between the Anglophone and Francophone music video contents show true ingenuity when over 140 videos from 136 artistes where considered for this prestigious award thereby expanding the scope of knowledge on what African musicians and directors have been churning out across the continent.
Yemi Alade who leads with 6 nominations had Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest and Diamond Platnumz following with 5 nominations respectively.
Some of the Most Nominated Videos include: Final (Wizkid), Want You (Yemi Alade), War Ready (Cassper Nyovest), Tsumani (Ahmed Chawki), Baby Chop Kiss (Shatta Wale), Nyedzilo (Edem), Pana (Tekno), etc.
Nigerians in diapora that received a nod for the award includes the Wondaland Records' classic man, Jidenna and British grime singer, Tinie Tempah. Both nominated alongside, Drake, Rihanna, Beyonce, Chris Brown, Adele and others for the category: "Best International Video".
Nigeria leads with 39 Nominated artistes followed by Ghana (26), South Africa (12), Cameroon (7), Tanzania (8), Morocco (6), and so on.
Voting has officially opened on wamva.watsup.tv
Source: Prince Akpah