Amaarae Tems Diamond Platnumz Wizkid And Focalistic Up For Best African Act Nomination At The 2021 MTV EMA

Amaarae, Tems, Diamond Platnumz, Wizkid And Focalistic Up For Best African Act Award At The 2021 MTV EMA

This year’s 2021 MTV EMA Best African Act includes Amaarae (Ghana), Tems (Nigeria), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Wizkid (Nigeria) And Focalistic (South Africa) all battling for this big award.

Amaarae Tems Diamond Platnumz Wizkid And Focalistic Up For Best African Act Nomination At The 2021 MTV EMA

Amaarae, the steady rising artist from the shores of Ghana has been climbing the ladders of fame with her recent project “The Angel You Don’t Know” and is a perfect nod for this category.

Wizkid and Tems represent Nigeria and its no doubt they made this list looking at how much of a global wave they’ve made. Their song Essence currently charting in US top 10 and is competing with our big songs.

Diamond Platnumz, the simba of Tanzania has really put in much work this year and deserves this prestige award to grace the face of Tanzania music and on ther other hand, Focalistic is matchinh up the task and won’t be a surprise to see him bring home this awards.

See full list below:

Best African Act

Amaarae

Diamond Platnumz

Focalistic

Tems

Wizkid

Best Artist

Doja Cat

Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Lady Gaga

Lil Nas X

The Weeknd

Best Pop

BTS

Doja Cat

Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Olivia Rodrigo

Best Song

‘Kiss Me More’ – Doja Cat ft. SZA

‘Bad Habits’ – Ed Sheeran

‘Peaches’ – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon

‘MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)’ – Lil Nas X

‘Driver’s License’ – Olivia Rodrigo

‘STAY’ – The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber

Best Video

‘Kiss Me More’ – Doja Cat ft. SZA

‘Bad Habits’ – Ed Sheeran

‘Peaches’ – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon

‘MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)’ – Lil Nas X

‘Wild Side’ – Normani ft. Cardi B

‘Willow’ – Taylor Swift

Best Collaboration

Black Eyed Peas, Shakira – ‘GIRL LIKE ME’

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – ‘Leave the Door Open’

Doja Cat ft. SZA – ‘Kiss Me More’

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – ‘INDUSTRY BABY’

The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber – ‘STAY’

The Weeknd & Ariana Grande – ‘Save Your Tears (Remix)’

Best New

Giveon

Griff

Olivia Rodrigo

Rauw Alejandro

Saweetie

Best Electronic

Calvin Harris

David Guetta

Joel Corry

Marshmello

Skrillex

Swedish House Mafia

Best Rock

Coldplay

Foo Fighters

Imagine Dragons

Kings Of Leon

Måneskin

The Killers

Best Alternative

Halsey

Lorde

Machine Gun Kelly

Twenty-One Pilots

WILLOW

YUNGBLUD

Best Latin

Bad Bunny

J. Balvin

Maluma

Rauw Alejandro

Rosalía

Shakira

Best Hip Hop

Cardi B

DJ Khaled

Drake

Kanye West

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Best K-Pop

BTS

LISA

Monsta X

NCT 127

ROSÉ

TWICE

Best Group

BTS

Imagine Dragons

Jonas Brothers

Little Mix

Måneskin

Silk Sonic

Best Push

24KGoldn

Fousheé

girl in red

Griff

JC Stewart

JXDN

Latto

Madison Beer

Olivia Rodrigo

Remi Wolf

SAINt JHN

The Kid LAROI

Biggest Fans

Ariana Grande

BLACKPINK

BTS

Justin Bieber

Lady Gaga

Taylor Swift

Video for Good

‘Your Power’ – Billie Eilish

‘Dancing With The Devil’ – Demi Lovato

‘Serotonin’ – girl in red

‘Fight For You’ – H.E.R.

‘Treat People With Kindness’ – Harry Styles

‘MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)’ – Lil Nas X

Best US Act (Best Local Act)

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Lil Nas X

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

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