The Nigerian Entertainment Industry continued on its path towards becoming the nation’svanguard when the Nigeria acts dominated the nomination list as well as claimed six awards at the Channel O Music Video Awards, held on November 17, 2012.
The show, hosted by Nigerian rap artiste Ice-Prince Zamani and South African model Bonang Matheba saw Nigerian artistes walking away with six awards out of an thirteen nominations.
Nigeria’s Pop twins Psquare won the ‘Most Gifted Group/Duo’ award for their collaboration with May D on the hit single ‘Chop my money,’ while another collaboration from Highlife singer Flavour and Tiwa Savage on ‘Oyi’ remix won the ‘Most Gifted R&B Music Video of the year’ award which compensated for Tiwa’s lost to Zahara in the Most Gifted Female Video of the Year category.
The ‘Most Gifted Male Video of the Year’ went to the Koko Master D’banj who missed the special recognition award last year.
‘Ara’ claimed the ‘Most Gifted Pop’ for Brymo, while another Chocolate City ambassador who also happened to be the co-host of the event Ice-Prince bagged the award for ‘Most Gifted Hip Hop Video of the Year.’
The Ema Dami Duro crooner Davido also walked away with award for the ‘Most Gifted New Comer of the Year’ beating Kenya’s Camp Mulla and Ghana’s E.L, amongst others.
The 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards took place at the Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Soweto.
See Full List of Winners Below:
Most Gifted African South Video of the Year
Cashtime Fam – Shut It down (Stundee)
Most Gifted Group or Featuring of the year
Psquare ft. May D & Akon – Chop My Money
Most Gifted Reggae Dance/Hall
Buffalo Souljah ft Cabo Snoop – Styra Inonyengesa
Most Gifted African East
AY feat Sauti Soul – I Don’t Want To Be Alone
Most Gifted kwaito
Ees feat Mandoza – Ayoba
Most Gifted African West Music video
D-Black ft Mo’Cheddah – Falling
Most Gifted R&B Music Video of the year
Flavour ft. Tiwa Savage – Oyi
Most Gifted AfroPop
BrymO – Ara
Most Gifted Hip Hop Video of the Year
Ice Prince Zamani- Superstar
Most Gifted Dance Music Video of the Year
DJ Cleo – Facebook
Most Gifted New Comer of the Year
Davido – Dami Duro
Most Gifted Female Video of the Year
Zahara – Loliwe
Most Gifted Male Video of the Year
D’Banj – Oliver Twist
2012 Special Recognition Award