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MTV Africa Music Awards Nominations Announced

Wyclef Jean will host…

 

The nominations for the MTV Africa Music Awards with Zain (MAMAs) have been announced for 2009.
 
The ceremony takes place on October 10 in Nairobi, Kenya and will be broadcast around the world.
 
Presenting the show- and performing on the night- will be former Fugees man Wyclef Jean.
 
Nigerian superstar 2Face has the most amount of nominations closely followed by South Africa’s HHP and Kenya’s Nameless.
 
Kanye West, Jay-Z, Green Day and Coldplay are also up for awards on the night.
 
Performing for the crowd in Kenya are Lira, M.I., Samini and Wahu.
 
FULL NOMINATIONS BELOW
 
Best Male
2 Face (Nigeria)
HHP (South Africa)
D’Banj (Nigeria)
Nameless (Kenya)
Da L.E.S. (South Africa)
 
Best New Act
M.I. (Nigeria)
Shaa (Tanzania)
STL (Kenya)
Bigiano (Nigeria)
Rhythmic Elements (South Africa)
 
Best Hip Hop
M.I. (Nigeria)
A.Y. (Tanzania)
Zulu Boy (South Africa)
Jay-Z (USA)
Kanye West (USA)
 
Best Female
Kel (Nigeria)
Amani (Kenya)
Lira (South Africa)
Zamajobe (South Africa)
Lizha James (Mozambique)
 
Best Performer
P-Square (Nigeria)
D’Banj (Nigeria)
Samini (Ghana)
Nameless (Kenya)
Blu*3 (Uganda)
 
Best R&B
2 Face (Nigeria)
Darey Art Alade (Nigeria)
Loyiso (South Africa)
Beyoncé (USA)
Akon (USA)
 
Best Group
P-Square (Nigeria)
Blu*3 (Uganda)
Gang of Instrumentals (South Africa)
Mo Hits Allstars (Nigeria)
Gal Level (Namibia)
 
Artist of The Year
2 Face (Nigeria)
D’banj (Nigeria)
Lira (South Africa)
HHP (South Africa)
Nameless (Kenya)
 
Best Alternative
Green Day (USA)
Coldplay (UK)
Cassette (South Africa)
Zebra & Giraffe (South Africa)
Aking (South Africa)
 
Best Video
2Face – Enter The Place (Nigeria)
XOD – I Want You Back (Uganda)
HHP – Mpitse (South Africa)
Da L.E.S. – We on Fire (South Africa)
Wahu ft Bobi Wine – Little Things You Do (Kenya).