Nigerian Afrobeat stars Yemi Alade and Davido have been nominated for the MTV European Music Awards (EMA) in the Best African Act category.
Also nominated in this category are South Africas AKA, and Diamond Platnumz from Tanzania.
MTV has however left a spot open in the category nomination. Fans and music lovers across the continent will have to tweet and cast votes for the fifth ‘wildcard’ nominee in the category. The wild card nominees are: Wizkid (Nigeria), KO (South Africa), Stonebwoy (Ghana), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) and DJ Arafat (Cote d’Ivoire)
Voting is open until Monday, September 14.
Fans must pick their fifth nominee by voting on Twitter with the hashtags: #NominateWizkid, #NominateKO, #NominateStonebwoy, #NominateCassper and #NominateDJArafat.
The wildcard winners and full list of nominees in all categories will be announced on September 15.