International music superstars, Drake, Beyoncé , Rihanna, Pharrell Williams and Miley Cyrus have been unveiled as the nominees for Best International Act at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) which will take place at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), on Saturday 7 June.
Stand-up comedian and TV sensation, Marlon Wayans will host the awards, while the glittering performer line-up includes a heady mix of African and international talent including Trey Songz, Miguel, French Montana, Davido, Flavour, Tiwa Savage, Mafikizolo, Uhuru, Oskido, Professor and many others.
Nominees for this year’s music categories, include 2Face, Burna Boy, Chidinma, Clarence Peters, Davido, Diamond, Don Jazzy, Dr Sid, Fally Ipupa, Flavour, Fuse ODG, Ice Prince, KCEE, Mafikizolo, Olamide, P Square, Professor, Phyno, R2bees, Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage, Uhuru, Wizkid, Zakes Bantwini among many other local and international acts.
In this year’s newly introduced lifestyle award categories, Chimamanda Adiche, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Trevor Noah, Lupita Nyong’o and Yaya Toure are nominated for Personality of the Year, while Clarence Peters, Leti Arts, Rasty and Anisa Mpungwe are nominated in Transform Today by Absolut.
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