MTV Africa Music Awards With Zain: After The Success Of Samini, Sarkodie Gets One Nomination

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The nominations for the 3rd edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards With Zain was unveiled yesterday in afar away De Marquee, Lagos, Nigeria. The event was attended by mostly artists, nominees and celebrities.

After winning the MAMA Best Africa Performer for the year 2009, Samini might have opened the way for his fellow compatriot Sarkodie, as the rapper who is touted as the fasted rapper in Ghana gets his first MAMA nomination in the ‘Best Anglophone’ category.

Sarkodie is nominated alongside Wande Coal of Nigeria, Daddy Own of Kenya and South Africa’s Big Nuz. Aside that Nigeria came out on top with 13 nominations.

The award is scheduled for Saturday 11th December, 2010 at the Eko Expo Centre, Lagos, Nigeria.

Below is the full list of nominees


Best Video

Fally Ipupa – Sexy dance (DRC)
P-Square f/t J. Martins- E No Easy (Nigeria)
The Parlotones – Life Design (South Africa)
Banky W – Strong Ting (Nigeria)

Brand New

Mo Cheddah (Nigeria)
Diamond (Tanzania)
Muthoni (Kenya)
JoJo (Gabon)

Artist of The Year

2 Face (Nigeria)
P-Square (Nigeria)
Jozi (South Africa)
Fally Ipupa (DRC)

Song Of The Year

D’Banj – Fall In Love (Nigeria)

Liquideep – Fairytale (South Africa)
JR – Show Dem (South Africa)
Banky W – Lagos Party (Nigeria)

Best Anglophone (English Speaking)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wande Coal (Nigeria)
Daddy Owen (Kenya)
Big Nuz (South Africa)

Best Francophone (French)

Fally Ipupa (DRC)
Awadi (Senegal)
DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast)
Ba Ponga (Gabon)

Best Lusophone (Portuguese Speaking)

Lizha James (Mozambique)
Paul G (Angola)
Cabo Snoop (Angola)
Dama Do Bling (Mozambique)

Best Group

P-Square (Nigeria)
Radio & Weasle (Uganda)
Teargas (South Africa)
P-Unit (Kenya)

Best Female

Sasha (Nigeria)
Lizha James (Mozambique)
Nneka (Nigeria)
Barbara Kanam (DRC)

Best Male

2 Face (Nigeria)
Fally Ipupa (DRC)
Black Coffee (South Africa)
Wande Coal (Nigeria)

Best International

Rihanna (USA)
Drake (USA)
Eminem (USA)
Rick Ross (USA)

Congrats to all the nominees especially Sarkodie….

Story by Ebenezer Anangfio Jnr./GhanaCelebrities.com/Ghana



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  1. see this proves that nigeria and south africa are on top of the game and ghana is at the bottom of the game. only 1 nomination 4 gh. i bet sarkodie wont win this one because he is only known in gh even tho he is signed to konvict

  2. i pray Sark wins so it’ll inspire other ghanaian artist to do better..song of de yr shd go to D’Banj- Fall in love” dat song is a bomb…luv it

  3. All the best to OBIDI. He’s going to win his category. It seems he’s the only one to have signed a major record deal outside of the whole West Africa( I may be wrong)