The Soundcity MVP Awards is one of Africa’s most prestigious music awards. Wizkid is the most nominated artiste with 11 nods while Davido and Burna Boy foolows up closely with handful of nominations as well.
The category, African Artist of the year sees the like of Diamond Platinum squaring it alongside with African’s top artists such as Sarkodie from Ghana, Yemi Alade (Nigeria) , A.K.A and Nasty C (both South Africa) and the Nigeria International mega star, Tiwa Savage .
New category has also being added to the talents who would be recognized this year; these includes ‘ African DJ of the Year‘ and the most accomplished DJ on the continent in the year and the inaugural nominees are DJ Spinall, DJ Neptune, Prince Kaybee, DJ MicSmith, DJ Arafat, Black Coffee, DJ Xclusive, DJ Kaywise, DJ Vyrusky , and DJ Maphorisa .
In pushing the “ Africa is Now ” narrative, this year’s awards will honor excellent individuals and personalities in the areas of sports, entrepreneurship, creative arts, fashion, digital influence, and socio-political development as it ties into entertainment.
The award ceremony set to take place on the 5th January 2019 at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. Expected to be another masterpiece of event like no other.