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Nadia Mukami to battle Diamond, Wizzkid In MTV Africa Music Awards

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The most prestigious African Music Awards-MAMA is set to take place in a re-imagined virtual format in partnership with the Pearl of Africa.

The award which showcases the ultimate in African culture and creativity is set to take place in Uganda on Feb 20th 2021.

Kenyan Popstar Nadia Mukami was elated to be the only female to land a nomination in the Best Fan-Base Award category.

Sheis set to battle it out with African heavyweights in the Best Fan-Base Award category pitying the Evergreen Diamond Platnumz, Wizkid, Casper Nyovest, Naira Mailey, Shatta Wales,  A Reege and Fally Ipupa.

Nadia who is regarded as the most hardworking female act in Kenya and boasting of a heavy online presence shared the good news with her millions of fans stating that she dreamt of being an African Global Star and was still pressing hard to attain the mark.

She has urged her fans to vote for her in droves and bring the title home.

Other Kenyan Celebrities to get nomination include Khaligraph Jones in the Best Hip Hop Category , Boy Band Sauti Sol and Ethic Entertainment in the Best group category.

Wasafi’s Mellow voiced Songbird Zuchu has also been nominated in the Breakthrough Act Category,Konde Gang Boss Harmonize in the Best Male Category and Diamond Platinumz in the Artiste of the Year Category.We wish them the best of luck.

Check out Full List;

Full List of Nominees:

Best Female

Simi (Nigeria)

Sheebah (Uganda)

Sho Madjozi (South Africa)

Busiswa (South Africa)

Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Soraia Ramos (Cape Verde)

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Best Male

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Innoss’B (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Kabza De Small (South Africa)

Harmonize (Tanzania)

Fireboy DML (Nigeria)

Master KG (South Africa)

Rema (Nigeria)

Best Group

Blaq Diamond (South Africa)

Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Kabza De Small / DJ Maphorisa (South Africa)

Calema (São Tomé and Príncipe)

Ethic (Kenya)

Rostam (Tanzania)

Artist of the Year

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Calema (São Tomé and Príncipe)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Master KG (South Africa)

Davido (Nigeria)

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Breakthrough Act

Elaine (South Africa)

Tems (Nigeria)

Omah Lay (Nigeria)

Zuchu (Tanzania)

John Blaq (Uganda)

Sha Sha (Zimbabwe)

Focalistic (South Africa)

Best Hip Hop

Nasty C (South Africa)

Suspect 95 (Cote d’Ivoire)

Khaligraph Jones (Kenya)

Kwesi Arthur (Ghana)

NGA (Angola)

OMG (Senegal)

Best Ugandan Act


Bebe Cool

John Blaq


Daddy Andre

Spice Diana

Best Lusophone Act

Calema (São Tomé and Príncipe)

Preto Show (Angola)

Anna Joyce (Angola)

Mr Bow (Mozambique)

Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)

Soraia Ramos (Cape Verde)

Best Francophone Act

Innoss’B (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Suspect 95 (Cote d’Ivoire)

Dip Doundou Guiss (Senegal)

Stanley Enow (Cameroon)

Fally Ipupa (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Gaz Mawete (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Alone Together: Best Lockdown Performance

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) – Africa Day Benefit Concert

Black Motion (South Africa) – Red Bull Rendezvous

Niniola ft Busiswa (Nigeria / SA) – Africa Day Benefit Concert

Singuila (Congo) – DCDR Series

AKA (South Africa) – AKA TV

Yemi Alade (Nigeria) – Poverty (live session)


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