Mtv Base Award Nominee List (No Nigerian Act Was Included)

at 3-11-2011 02:12PM (8 years ago)

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After almost two months of voting, MTV have announced the five nominees that will compete in the newly created ‘Worldwide Act’ category at the 18th annual MTV Europe Music Awards.

In the African category, Egyptian singer Abdelfattah Grini beat other contenders including Nigerian pop singer Wizkid, Congo DR’s Fally Ipupa, Angolan Cabo Snoop, South African Black Coffee and Scribe who were also nominated. 26-year-old Grini will go on to represent the Africa/India/Middle East region.

The four other global finalists are Lena (Europe); Big Bang (Asia Pacific); Britney Spears (North America); and Restart (Latin America).

Pop star Lady Gaga leads the pack of EMA nominees with six nominations, with Katy Perry and Bruno Mars following closely behind with four nods.  Adele, Justin Bieber and Thirty Seconds To Mars are each up for three awards.

The awards show will be hosted by singer and actress Selena Gomez at the Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Sunday 6 November.

Star such as Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jessie J, LMFAO and Snow Patrol are billed to perform on the night.

The awards show will be hosted by singer and actress Selena Gomez at the Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Sunday 6 November.