The singer’s ‘Baba nla’ has been nominated across four different categories including listeners’ choice, viewers’ choice among others.
Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade among other African acts have received nods across the various categories at the Soundcity MVP.

Wizkid leads with a record 8 nominations. His single ‘Baba nla’ has been nominated in Best Video, Best song, Viewer’s choice and Listener’s choice.

South Africa’s Emtee and Nigeria’s Olamide come close, Davido is up for Digital Artiste of the Year alongside Tekno , AKA, Psquare, Tiwa Savage. Female MVP of the year will see Vanessa Mdee, and Ghana’s MzVee battle it out for the prize.

Adekunle Gold’ s ‘ Pick up ‘ and Tekno’s ‘Pana ‘ contest for both Viewers’ choice and Listeners’ choice.

Best collaboration categories sees DJ Maphorisa’s ‘Soweto baby’ featuring Wizkid, Uganda’s Eddy Kenzo ‘ Mbilo Mbilo’ remix featuring Niniola and Emtee’s ‘Roll up’ among others.

The Soundcity MVP award show is scheduled to hold on December 29, 2016 at Expo Center, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Voting is open for all categories at Soundcitymvp.com

See full list of nominees across various categories:

BEST MALE

Diamond Platinumz (TANZANIA)

Emtee (SOUTH AFRICA)

Wizkid (NIGERIA)

Falz (NIGERIA)

Olamide (NIGERIA)

Patoranking (NIGERIA)

Phyno (NIGERIA)

BEST FEMALE

Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)

Victoria Kimani (KENYA)

Yemi Alade (NIGERIA)

Vanessa Mdee (TANZANIA)

Cynthia Morgan (NIGERIA)

Ms Vee (GHANA)

Simi (NIGERIA)

BEST HIP HOP

Cassper Nyovest (SOUTH AFRICA)

Olamide (NIGERIA)

CDQ (NIGERIA)

Emtee (SOUTH AFRICA)

El (GHANA)

Riky Rick (SOUTH AFRICA)

Stanley Enow (CAMEROON)

Phyno (NIGERIA)

BEST POP

Wizkid (NIGERIA)

Kiss Daniel (NIGERIA)

Tekno (NIGERIA)

Yemi Alade (NIGERIA)

Adekunle Gold (NIGERIA)

Timaya (NIGERIA)

Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)

DIGITAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

PSquare (NIGERIA)

Wizkid (NIGERIA)

AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)

Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)

Davido (NIGERIA)

Cassper Nyovest (SOUTH AFRICA)

Tekno (NIGERIA)

BEST COLLABORATION

Mr Eazi Ft Efya – Skintight (NIGERIA / GHANA)

Patoranking Ft Sarkodie – No Kissing (NIGERIA / GHANA)

Eddy Kenzo Ft Niniola – Mbilo Mbilo Remix (UGANDA / NIGERIA)

Emtee Ft Wizkid & AKA – Roll Up (SOUTH AFRICA / NIGERIA)

DJ Maphorisa Ft Wizkid & DJ Buckz – Soweto Baby (SOUTH AFRICA / NIGERIA)

Phyno Ft Olamide – Fada Fada (NIGERIA)

Olamide Ft Wande Coal – Who You Epp (NIGERIA)

Harrysong Ft Olamide, KCee – Raggae Blues (NIGERIA)

Masterkraft Ft Flavour & Sarkodie – Finally (NIGERIA / GHANA)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Pana – Tekno Directed by Clarence Peters (NIGERIA)

Aje – Alikiba, Directed by Meji (NIGERIA)

Babanla – Wizkid, Directed by Sesan (NIGERIA)

One time – AKA, Directed by AKA & Alessio (SOUTH AFRICA)

Sin City – Kiss Daniel, Directed by H2G Films (NIGERIA)

Emergency – D’Banj, Directed by Unlimited L.A (NIGERIA)

Made for you – Banky W, Directed by Banky W (NIGERIA)

Gbagbe Oshi – Davido, Directed by Slash (NIGERIA)

Pray for me – Darey, Directed by MEX (NIGERIA)

BEST GROUP OR DUO

Sauti Sol (KENYA)

Mafikizolo (SOUTH AFRICA)

Micasa (SOUTH AFRICA)

Navy Kenzo (TANZANIA)

R2Bees (GHANA)

Toofan (TOGO)

PSquare (NIGERIA)

VVIP (GHANA)

SONG OF THE YEAR

Kwesta ft. Cassper Nyovest – Ngud (SOUTH AFRICA)

Mr Eazi – Hol Up (NIGERIA)

Patoranking ft Sakordie – No Kissing (NIGERIA)

Wizkid – Babanla (NIGERIA)

Tekno – Pana (NIGERIA)

Emtee ft Wizkid – Roll Up (SOUTH AFRICA / NIGERIA)

DJ Maphorisa ft Wizkid & DJ Buckz – Soweto Baby (SOUTH AFRICA / NIGERIA)

Olamide ft Wande Coal – Who You Epp (NIGERIA)

D’banj – Emergency (NIGERIA)

BEST NEW ARTISTE

Koker (NIGERIA)

YCee (NIGERIA)

Mr Eazi (NIGERIA)

Emtee (SOUTH AFRICA)

Simi (NIGERIA)

Niniola (NIGERIA)

Tekno (NIGERIA)

Nasty C (SOUTH AFRICA)

VIEWERS CHOICE

Mr Soldier – Falz ft. Simi (NIGERIA)

Babanla – Wizkid (NIGERIA)

Osinachi – Humblesmith ft. Davido (NIGERIA)

Pana – Tekno (NIGERIA)

Hollup – Mr Eazi (NIGERIA)

Pick Up – Adekunle Gold (NIGERIA)

Mama – Kiss Daniel

LISTENERS CHOICE

Lagos to Kampala – Runtown ft. Wizkid (NIGERIA)

Babanla – Wizkid (NIGERIA)

Omo Alhaji – YCee (NIGERIA)

Pana – Tekno (NIGERIA)

Who You Epp – Olamide ft Wande Coal (NIGERIA)

Oluwa ni – Reekado Banks (NIGERIA)

Pick Up – Adekunle Gold (NIGERIA)

Skintight – Mr Eazi ft Efya (NIGERIA/GHANA)

AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Wizkid (NIGERIA)

Vanessa Mdee (TANZANIA)

Diamond Platinumz (TANZANIA)

Sarkodie (GHANA)

Yemi Alade (NIGERIA)

Olamide (NIGERIA)

AFRICAN PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

D​​J Maphorisa (SOUTH AFRICA)

Gospel on the Beat (NIGERIA)

Masterkraft (NIGERIA)

Young John (NIGERIA)

Legendury Beats (NIGERIA)

Sess the problem kid (NIGERIA)