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Soundcity MVP Awards 2018 Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage dominate nomination list

The prestigious Soundcity MVP Awards Festival is back again. The ceremony is set to take place on January 12, 2018, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos in Nigeria.

The nominations for the various categories are in, and Nigerian heavyweights; Davido, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage are on top of the list of nominees and all three are also nominated for the Best African Act award alongside Sarkodie, Cassper Nyovest and Shatta Wale.

Nigeria has four artistes out of six in the Best New Act category; Maleek Berry, Mayorkun, Small Doctor and Dice Ailes are joined by SA’s Nadia Nakai and Tanzania’s Aslay.

See the full list of nominees below:

1. BEST MALE MVP
DAVIDO (NG)
RUNTOWN (NG)
DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TZ)
SARKODIE (GH)
NAVIO (UG)
2BABA (NG)
WIZKID (NG)
SHATTA WALE (GH)
OLAMIDE (NG)

2. BEST FEMALE MVP
TIWA SAVAGE (NG)
NINIOLA (NG)
BABES WODUMO (SA)
SIMI (NG)
BECCA (GH)
SEYI SHAY (NG)
YEMI ALADE (NG)
BUCIE (SA)
VANESSA MDEE (TZ)

3. BEST HIP HOP
M.I ABAGA (NG)
SARKODIE (GHANA)
CASSPER NYOVEST (SOUTH AFRICA)
OLAMIDE (NG)
NASTY C (SOUTH AFRICA)
FALZ (NG)
KWESTA (SOUTH AFRICA)
AKA (SA)

4. BEST POP
KISS DANIEL (NG)
TIWA SAVAGE (NG)
SIMI (NG)
DAVIDO (NG)
MALEEK BERRY (NG)
NINIOLA (NG)
WANDE COAL (NG)
REEKADO BANKS (NG)

5. BEST COLLABORATION
PARTICULA – MAJOR LAZER & DJ MAPHORISA FT. ICE PRINCE, JIDENNA, NASTY C (SA)
MA LO – TIWA SAVAGE FT WIZKID
TONIGHT – R2BEES FT WIZKID
MA GIRL – TOOFAN FT. PATORANKING
AKANAMALI – SUN EL MUSICIAN FT. SAMTHING SOWETO
TELLI PERSON – TIMAYA FT. PHYNO & OLAMIDE
PAIN KILLER – SARKODIE FT RUNTOWN
BOOTY LANGUAGE – SKALES FT SARKODIE
JUICE – YCEE FT MALEEKBERRY
DON’T FORGET TO PRAY – AKA & ANATII
NA WASH – BECCA FT PATORANKING
ISKABA – WANDE COAL / DJ TUNEZ
LOVE AGAIN – C4 PEDRO FT SAUTI SOL

6. DIGITAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
DAVIDO (NG)
WIZKID (NG)
CASSPER NYOVEST (SA)
AKA (SA)
VANESSA MDEE (TZ)
YEMI ALADE (NG)
SHATTA WALE (GH)

7. VIDEO OF THE YEAR
MA LO – TIWA SAVAGE FT WIZKID (NG)
YOU RAPPERS SHOULD FIX UP YOUR LIFE – MI (NG)
COME CLOSER – WIZKID (NG)
UoK – NASTY C (SA)
10 FINGERS – AKA & ANATII (SA)
WHOLE THING – FRANK CASINO & RIKY RICK (SA)
BEEN CALLING – MALEEKBERRY (NG)
KOLOLO – BANKY W (NG)
ALL HAIL – KHULI CHANA (SA)
IF – DAVIDO (NG)

8. BEST GROUP OR DUO
SAUTI SOL (KQ)
TOOFAN (TG)
MAFIKIZOLO (SA)
MICASA (SA)
DISTRUCTION BOYZ (SA)
VVIP (GH)
R2Bees (GH)
NAVY KENZO (TZ)

9. SONG OF THE YEAR
PENALTY – SMALL DOCTOR (NG)
WO – OLAMIDE (NG)
SEDUCE ME – ALIKIBA
QOBISIQOLO – BHIZER FT BUSISWA, SC GORNA, BHEPEPE (SA)
GAGA SHUFFLE – 2FACE IDIBIA (NG)
IF – DAVIDO (NG)
AKANAMALI – SUN EL MUSICIAN FT. SAMTHING SOWETO (SA)
MAD OVER YOU – RUNTOWN (NG)
COME CLOSER – WIZKID (NG)
JOROMI – SIMI (NG)
LEG OVER – MR EAZI (NG)

10. BEST NEW ARTISTE
MALEEK BERRY (NG)
MAYORKUN (NG)
DICE AILES (NG)
SMALL DOCTOR (NG)
NADIA NAKAI (SA)
ASLAY (TZ)

11. VIEWERS CHOICE
WO – OLAMIDE (NG)
IF – DAVIDO (NG)
MAD OVER YOU – RUNTOWN (NG)
LIVING THINGS – 9ICE (NG)
YEBA – KISS DANIEL (NG)
ISKABA – WANDE COAL, DJ TUNEZ (NG)
TONIGHT – NONSO AMADI (NG)
GAGA SHUFFLE – 2BABA (NG)

12. LISTENERS CHOICE
WO – OLAMIDE (NG).
GAGA SHUFFLE – 2BABA (NG)
NASTY C –UOK (SA)
GOBISIQOLO – BHISER (SA)
MAD OVER YOU – RUNTOWN (NG)
MARADONA – NINIOLA (NG)
YOLO YOLO – SEYI SHAY (NG)
IF – DAVIDO

13. AFRICAN PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
MALEEK BERRY (NG)
KIDOMINANT (NG)
DJ MAPHORISA (SA)
MASTERKRAFT (NG)
JULZ (GH)
YOUNG JOHN (NG)

14. AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
SARKODIE (GH)
CASSPER NYOVEST (SA)
DAVIDO (NG)
WIZKID (NG)
TIWA SAVAGE (NG)
SHATTA WALE (GH)

You can also vote for your preferred nominees on the Soundcity MVP website.

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