MTV MAMA Awards unveiled the nomination list for 2021 and Nigerian music heavyweights such as Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Simi, Rema, Niniola plus newbies, Fireboy DML, Omah Lay and Tems were nominated.

The 2021 MTV MAMA Awards nomination list was unveiled on the 8th of December 2020 via social media and the Award ceremony is scheduled to hold in Kampala, Uganda on the 20th of February 2021 in a virtual set up that will be broadcasted live on MTV Base.

52 MTV MAMA 2021 Award nominees from 15 countries were revealed in 10 music categories by MTV Base on Wedenesday evening via their social media account.

Here are the artists nominated in different categories for the 2021 MTV MAMA Awards:

Nominees for BEST BREAKTHROUGH ACT category:

ELAINE

FOCALISTIC

JOHN BLAQ

OMAH LAY

SHA SHA

TEMS

ZUCHU

 

Nominees for BEST HIP HOP category

KHALIGRAPH JONES

KWESI ARTHUR

NASTY C

NGA

OMG

SUSPECT 95

 

Nominees for BEST FEMALES category

SIMI

SHEEBAH

SHO MADJOZI

BUSISWA

YEMI ALADE

SORAJA RAMOS

TIWA SAVAGE

 

Nominees for the BEST GROUP category

BLAQ DIAMOND

SAUTI SOL

KABZA DE SMALL/ DJ MAPHORISA

CALEMA

ETHIC

ROATAM

 

Nominees for BEST UGANDA ACT category

BEBE COOL

DADDY ANDRE

JOHN BLAQ

SHEEBAH

SPICE DIANA

VINKA

 

Nominees for ‘ALONE TOGETHER‘ BEST LOCKDOWN PERFORMANCE category

A.K.A

BLACK MOTION

DIAMOND PLATNUMZ

NINIOLA/ BUSISWA

SINGULA

YEMI ALADE

 

Nominees for BEST LUSOPHONE category

ANNA JOYCE

CALEMA

MR BOW

NELSON FREITAS

PRETO SHOW

SORAJA RAMOS

 

Nominees for BEST MALE category

BURNA BOY

FIREBOY DML

HARMONIZE

INNOSS’B

KABZA DE SMALL

MASTER KG

REMA

 

Nominees for FRANCOPHONE category

DIP DOUNDON GUISS

FALLY IPUPA

GAZ MAWETE

INOSS’B

STANLEY ENOW

SUSPECT 95

 

Nominees for ARTIST OF THE YEAR category

BURNA BOY

CALEMA

DAVIDO

DIAMOND PLATNUMZ

MASTER KG

TIWA SAVAGE

WIZKID

 

The nominees show repeats on Thursday, 10thDecember at 21:00 WAT on MTV Base ROA (DStv ) and at 16:00 CAT on Saturday, 12thDecember on MTV Base.