MTV today announced the nominees for the “2011 MTV EMA”, African music stars Wizkid, Fally Ipupa, Black Coffee & Cabo Snoop grabbed nominations in the newly created “World Wide Act” category, which celebrates diversity and the breadth of all the music that MTV has to offer by nominating incredible artists from all corners of the world. Fans will be able to vote for an artist/group within five different regions (Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Africa/India/Middle East and Europe).
The nominee from each region with the most votes (to be announced the week of 24th October 2011) will then battle for the “World Wide Act” distinction – to be bestowed at the show in Belfast.
The 18th annual MTV EMA will take place on Sunday 6 November 2011 at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena, airing on MTV channels around the world including MTV (DStv 321) and MTV Base (DStv 322).
AFRICA/INDIA/MIDDLE EAST (Top vote-getter will represent Africa/India/Middle East in the World Wide Act category)
- Abdelfattah Grini
- Cabo Snoop
- Fally Ipupa
- Black Coffee
Beginning Monday, 19th September, viewers can vote for their favourite EMA artists by visiting www.mtvema.com. The more fans engage with the EMA content featured on the site, the more their participation and points can boost the chances for their favourite artist to win.
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