South Africa: 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards Nominees

MTV_Africa_Music_AwardsMTV MAMA 2015 nominations were unveiled Thursday, June 11 at a star studded reception at Harem, Johannesburg, South Africa

A total of 70 nominees were revealed at the event, across 13 different categories.

MAMA 2015 FULL NOMINEES List:

Best Male

*AKA (South Africa)
*Davido (Nigeria)
*Diamond (Tanzania)
*Sarkodie (Ghana)
*Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Female

*Bucie (South Africa)
*Busiswa (South Africa)
*Seyi Shay (Nigeria)
*Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
*Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best Group

*B4 (Angola)
*Beatenberg (South Africa)
*Black Motion (South Africa)
*P-Square (Nigeria)
*Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Best New Act

*Anna Joyce (Angola)
*Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
*Duncan (South Africa)
*Patoranking (Nigeria)
*Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Best Hip Hop

*Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
*K.O. (South Africa)
*Phyno (Nigeria)
*Olamide (Nigeria)
*Youssoupha (DRC)

Best Collaboration

*AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/Nigeria)
*Davido featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz: “The Sound” (Nigeria/SA)
*Diamond & Iyanya: “Bum Bum” (Kenya/Nigeria)
*Toofan & DJ Arafat: “Apero Remix” (Togo/Ivory Coast)
*Stanley Enow & Sarkodie: “Njama Njama Cow Remix” (Cameroon/Ghana)

Song of the Year

*Cassper Nyovest: “Doc Shebeleza”. (South Africa)
*Euphonik featuring Mpumi:“Busa”. (South Africa)
*DJ Fisherman & NaakMusiQ featuring DJ Tira, Danger & Dream Team: “Call Out” (South Africa)
*K.O featuring Kid X: “Caracara”(South Africa)
*Lil Kesh Featuring Olamide & Davido: “Shoki Remix” (Nigeria)
*Mavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria)
*Sauti Sol: “Sura Yako” (Kenya)
*Toofan: “Gweta” (Togo)
*Wizkid: “Show You The Money”. (Nigeria)
*Yemi Alade: “Johnny” (Nigeria)

Best Live

*Big Nuz (South Africa)
*Diamond (Tanzania)
*Flavour (Nigeria)
*Mi Casa (South Africa)
*Toofan (Togo)

Video of the Year
*“Crazy” – Seyi Shay Featuring Wizkid; Director: Meji Alabi
*“Doors” – Prime Circle; Director: Ryan Kruger
*“Love You Everyday” – Bebe Cool; Director: Clarence Peters
*“Nafukwa” – Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw
*“The Sound” – Davido Featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz; Director: Sesan

Best Pop & Alternative

*Fuse ODG (Ghana)
*Jeremy Loops (South Africa)
*Jimmy Nevis (South Africa)
*Nneka (Nigeria)
*Prime Circle (South Africa)

Best Francophone

*DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast)
*Jovi (Cameroon)
*Laurette Le Pearle (DRC)
*Tour 2 Garde (Ivory Coast)
*Toofan (Togo)

Best Lusophone

*Ary (Angola)
*B4 (Angola)
*Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)
*NGA (Angola)
*Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)

Personality of the Year

*Basketmouth (Nigeria)
*Bonang Matheba (South Africa)
*OC Ukeje (Nigeria)
*Trevor Noah (South Africa)
*Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)

Nominees for additional categories, including the MTV Base Leadership Award and Best International Act, will be revealed at a later date.

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Zambia: 2015 Zambian Music Awards Nominees

Here are the nominees for this years Zambian Music Awards

Best Traditional Music Album
•Malizu by Tasila Mwale
•Chachacha Oyamba by Matthew Tembo

Best Indigenous Music Group
•Ngoma Yetu of Kaoma
•Kasama Arts Troupe of Kasama
•Zambezi Source of Zambezi

Best Live Album
•Moments of truth by Afro Red
•Chachacha Oyamba by Matthew Tembo
•Muli Yesu by Northmead Assemblies of God

Best Sound Engineer
•Arnold Sibalwa (Ringman)
•Ben Kalulu (Ben Blazer)
•Brain Michelo (Brian Mission Press)

Best Studio Sound Producer
•Ben Kalulu (Ben Blazer)
•Jericho Banda (Jerry Fingers)
•Magnus Mando (Mag44)

Best Lead Guitarist
•Victor Kasoma
•Rex Mukubonda (Uncle Rex)
•Israel Kaputula

Best Bass Guitarist
•David Kasochi
•Jericho Banda (Jerry Fingers)
•Sheba Chintu

Best Keyboard Player
• Lazarus Zulu
• Mutamula Mwale
• Samuel Nyambe

Best Drummer
•Charles Chambuluka (Charlie Chax)
•Eston Mwape
•Smith Phiri

Best Traditional Indigenous Instrumentalist
•Rodrick Mungala – Namalwa player
•Grace Ng’andu – Mantimbwa player
•Moses Munsaka Muchindu – Malimba player

Best Song Writer
•Kangwa Kapampa (Israel)
•Mulenga Kabaso
•Brain Cheengwa (PJay)

Best Niyatu (Zed Beats) Album
•Mr Nyopola by Wilson Ngoma (Wills)
•Pupwe Chulu by Stanley Ng’andu (Stain Da Industry)

Best Gospel Album
•Love Unleashed by Abel Chungu
•Exile to Israel by Kangwa Kapampa (Israel)
•Ulukombo Lwamweo by Miriam Mumba (Suwilanji)

Best Gospel Female Artist
•Stay Zimba
•Rachael Nanyangwe
•Miriam Mumba (Suwilanji)

Best Gospel Male Artist
•Abel Chungu
•Israel (Exile)
•Chaka Nyanthando (Pompi)

Best Mainstream Album
•Telemundo by Jordan Katembula (JK)
•Time Bomb by Richard Banda (T-Sean)
•Heart of a Lion by Kondwani Kaira (Chef 187)

Best Mainstream Female Artist
•Miriam Mukape (Mampi)
•Jemimah Chulu (Scarlet)
•Brisky (Fales Kasongo)

Best Mainstream Male Artist
•Jordan Katembula (JK)
•Roberto Banda (Roberto)
•Kondwani Kaira (Chef 187)

Best R&B Album
•Love Unleashed by Abel Chungu
•Nafika by Fumbani Changaya (F Jay)
•Zimandola by Stanley Ng’andu (Stain Da Industry)

Best Reggae Album
•Bouncing Ball by Peter Chuma (Peter Bob)
•Freedom by Chris Aka
•The Teacher by Milimo Muyanga (Mills)

Best Dancehall Album
•Five Star by David Banda (General Ozzy)
•Telemundo by Jordan Katembula (JK)
•Time Bomb by Richard Banda (T-Sean)

Best Kalindula Album
•Amalango by Gina Hidie
•Ndevu by Liseli Sisters
•Abakali Bakali by Sansamukeni

Best Collaboration
•Kumalila Ngoma by Chef 187 and Afunika
•Alangizi by Kantu and Slap Dee
•Basazibe by Mampi and Judy

Best Choral Album
•Wileka Umuntu by Busokololo
•Amakwebo by Great Chronicles
•Pa Lupili by Mt Sinai

Best New Artist
•Kantu Siachingili (Kantu)
•Wilson Ngoma (Wills)
•Urban Hype

Song of the Year
•Belinda Nafwa by Chester
•Mama Rebecca by Macky 2
•Kalilole by Cleo boy

Best Male Radio DJ
•Kaliwa – Hot FM
•Man Chilu – ZNBC
•Zachs – Hot FM

Best Female Radio DJ
•Hope Chishala – Hot FM
•Mimi – QFM
•Roxy – Radio Phoenix

Best Club DJ
•DJ Bizzy Wizzy
•DJ Hussein
•DJ Shooter

Best Band
•Amayenge Cultural Ensemble
•Uncle Rex and the Band
•Elect Band

Categories to be announced on the night of the Award

•Lifetime Achievement Award
•Best Hip-Hop Album
•Best Jazz Album
•Outstanding Musical (Instruments) Innovation

Click on the Link to Vote: http://www.zambianmusicawards.com/vote