Michael Owusu Addo known as Sarkodie has been nominated in the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards edition. The awards show will be held on 20th February 2021 at the Pearl of Africa in Kampala, Uganda. Most nominees for this award category were nominated based on votes by local radio stations and social media. Thus, the nominees were chosen because they had the majority of votes from their various African countries which saw the Ghanaian superstar, Sarkodie, being nominated.
“The MAMA is all about bringing the music to the people and celebrating the best Africa has to offer and uniting us through African youth culture”, Monde Twala, senior vice president and general manager at ViacomCBS Networks Africa(VCNA). “The Listeners’ choice Award embodies this philosophy, as it ensures that the voices of music lovers across the diverse countries on the continent are recognised”, He added.
The winner of the award will be announced at the MTV Africa awards Kampala 2021 which will be hosted virtually in partnership with Uganda, the pearl of Africa, on 20th February 2021 at 20:00 WAT/ 21:00 CAT/ 22:00 EAT.
Voting continues till 31st January, 2021 at www.mtvmama.com
The nominees for the MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 Listeners’ Choice category are: Anna Joyce (Angola), ASAPH (Zimbabwe), Dagi D (Ethiopia), DBN Gogo & DJ Dinho (South Africa), Didi B (Cote D’Ivoire), Drizilik (Sierra Leone), Focalistic (South Africa), Khaligraph Jones (Kenya), Locko (Cameroon), Malome Vector (Lesotho), Meddy (Rwanda), Mohamed Ramadan (Egypt), Ngaaka Blindé (Senegal), Pallaso (Uganda), Rayvanny (Tanzania), Sarkodie (Ghana), Shirazee (Benin), Slick Stuart & DJ Roja (Uganda), Souhila Ben Lachhab (Algeria), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)