As the year draw to an end, the ceremonious event which is set to hold in the beautiful city of Lagos Nigeria on the 12th of January 2018 is sure going to be one to remembered in long while. While the votes are ongoing and tension is mounting as expected, we can not help but talk about the soon coming award; giving a little glimpse into the news buzzing nomination list of the fortunate and well-deserving nominees.
OBO Baddest with his 30billion Gang Tour Davido and his triple dose hits, ‘If’, ‘FIA’ and ‘Fall’ which has over 100 million views on Youtube and multiple awards to his name has had a tremendous year so far. The DMW Boss has also eight (8) nominations in the MVP awards categories.
Starboy Wizkid who has brought Africa to the world and lots of credits ranging from the massive turn out at the London 02 Arena, international collaborations with Drake, Beyonce and recently, Jeezy and congratulatory messages from the political fathers in Nigeria has surely set a pace for others to follow.
Mavin records first lady and songstress, Tiwa Savage has given a lot of other artists, show organizers and fans a run for their money this year with an impressive start-up hits from the beginning of the year and a remarkable end of the year collaborative hit to pack-up her busy year. The diva muscled it out with her counterparts and gracefully achieved a starling commendable year which saw her take home most awards ahead of her female counterparts. With six (6) nominations in the Soundcity MVP awards; the ‘malo’ singing bird will be applauded thus far.
2017 massive surprise package, Maleek Berry has shown the true definition of been multi-talented with much credence to his singing and production artistic proficiency. ‘Bend it’, ‘Been Calling’, ‘Kontrol’ which are still rocking and swelling to its prime of gold status has gained massive nominations ranging from international nominations to local awards. The deep tuned singer has painted a big heart symbol in thousands of fans hearts.
Ghanaian controversial Dancehall king, Shatta Wale seems to have 2017 rolling in his palms as the he scoops some spots on the nomination list; from been nominated on the Best Male MVP, Digital artist of the year to the African Artist of the Year. With the wide reception of his latest album; Epistle Of Mama (EOM) and been listed as the most searched Ghanaian artist for year 2017, it is unarguable that the ‘disaster’ crooner has taken a centre stage as long as the raggae-dacehall genre is concerned.
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