BN Exclusive: African Music Stars Wizkid, Fally Ipupa, Black Coffee & Cabo Snoop nominated for the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards (2011 MTV EMA)

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
  • Wizkid

Beginning Monday, 19th September, viewers can vote for their favourite EMA artists by visiting 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.

Photo Credit: Quakes

22 Comments on BN Exclusive: African Music Stars Wizkid, Fally Ipupa, Black Coffee & Cabo Snoop nominated for the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards (2011 MTV EMA)
  • no-name September 19, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    wizkid flying high with all these nominations #proud

  • OnPoint! September 19, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    firsst yay!!!!

  • Kach September 19, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    Wizkid all the way…

  • elleven45 September 19, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    Africans reppin big time and big ups to wizzy

  • Carina September 19, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    Full list please!!!

  • aibii September 19, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    Congrats wizzy

  • unathi September 19, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    All the best Fully ipupa. Unathi frm SA

  • Kokolet September 19, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    wow,,,,Wiz makin us proud

  • monie September 19, 2011 at 7:00 pm

    yaay,congrats wizzy wizzy wizkidddd…..***

  • monie September 19, 2011 at 7:45 pm

    congrats wizzy wizzy wizkid!!*

  • na me September 19, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    wizzy my winner.big up ursef

  • ogechi September 20, 2011 at 2:16 am

    fally is the best out of all! keep representing! Congrats Wizzy too!

  • joy September 20, 2011 at 7:42 am


  • ANGEL ORAKWE September 20, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    wizkid u rock just anytime….congrats wizzy

  • nony September 20, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    wow wizkid is really making us proud

  • cathy September 20, 2011 at 2:39 pm


  • ayo September 20, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    thumbs up wizkid!

  • posh September 21, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    N Ŋ one is sayin anytin about wizzy’s sex tape?

  • Hero September 27, 2011 at 5:37 pm

    guy you are nothing but the best i like your creativity. wow Nigeria this is HOME.

  • koaskid October 15, 2011 at 10:13 pm

    u got swaz buh i still say dis is ur season man use it well dont dull lyk u said kep it op

  • Gygo October 19, 2011 at 9:32 am

    There is no doubt that the sexy dance king fally Ipupa is going to win at the EMA

  • Djkennymark RMW ENT April 12, 2012 at 5:46 pm

    Wizzy wizzy wizzy crew personaly love azonto peace.

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