Nigerian artistes, Burna Boy and Mr Iron Man Rema have both nominated for the 2020 MTV European Music Award for the Best African Act category.
Burna Boy and Rema would both share the Best African Act category with other African acts like; Master KG, Kabza de Small and DJ Maphorisa (South Africa), Sheebah (Uganda), and Gaz Mawete (DRC).
American singer Lady Gaga got the highest nomination with seven in categories which included; “Best Artist,” “Best Pop,” and “Best Video” for her duet with Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me,” which also secured her a position in the “Best Song” and “Best Collaboration” categories.
The South Korean music sensation BTS and Justin Bieber each got five nods in categories which included “Biggest Fans” and “Best Pop.”
The nominations include three new categories:
“Best Latin,” “Video for Good” and “Best Virtual Live.” The “Best Local Act” category returns, with nominations including Lady Gaga, Megan Thee Stallion, and Cardi B for “Best US Act,” Justin Bieber, and The Weeknd for “Best Canadian Act” and Dua Lipa for “Best UK & Ireland Act,” and more.
The two-hour 2020 MTV EMAs will air globally on MTV in 180 countries on Sunday, November 8, 2020.
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