Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest, Diamond Platnumz have lead the
nominations for the newly launched WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards
which collated Music Video contents from over 20 Africa countries
across 21 Categories.
The Awards which is an initiative of WatsUp TV, a leading
Entertainment Content producer in the Pan African Bilingual community
launched and announced its first set of Nominees for the 2016 WatsUp
TV Africa Music Video Awards, an annual award dedicated to the
celebration and honouring of the best in African Music Video on
Thursday 29th September at Plot7 in Accra, Ghana.
The platform which is set to bridge the gap between the Anglophoneand
Francophone music video contents show true ingenuity when over 140
videos from 136 artistes where considered for this prestigious award
thereby expanding the scope of knowledge on what African musicians and
directors have been churning out across the continent.
Yemi Alade who leads with 6 nominations had Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest
and Diamond Platnumz following with 5 nominations respectively.
Some of the Most Nominated Videos include: Final (Wizkid), Want You
(Yemi Alade), War Ready (Cassper Nyovest), Tsumani (Ahmed Chawki),
Baby Chop Kiss (Shata Wale), Nyedzilo (Edem), Pana (Tekno) etc
Nigeria leads with 39 Nominated artistes followed by Ghana(26), South
Africa (12), Cameroon (7), Tanzania (8), Morocco (6) etc.
Voting has officially opened on wamva.watsup.tv
Below are the nominees for the 20 Announced Categories
AFRICAN VIDEO OF THE YEAR
1. Ahmed Chawki – Tsunami – Morocco
2. Amr Diab ft. Mohamed Mounir – Al Qahira – Egypt
3. Cassper Nyovest – War Ready – South Africa
4. Diamond Platnumz ft P’Square – Kidogo – Tanzania
5. Edem ft Reekado Banks – Nyedzilo – Ghana
6. Franko – Coller La Petite – Cameroon
7. Tekno – Pana – Nigeria
8. Tiwa Savage – Bad – Nigeria
9. Wizkid – Final – Nigeria
10. Yemi Alade – Want You – Nigeria
BEST AFRICAN VIDEO DIRECTOR 2016 NOMINEES
1. Clarence Peters – Pana – Nigeria