Soundcity MVP Awards Festival

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Soundcity MVP Awards Festival
2016 Soundcity MVP Awards Festiva
Awarded forCrowning the hardest working talents in Africa
Presented bySoundcity TV, Soundcity Radio Network and Soundcity Digital
First awarded2016
Websitehttp://soundcitymvp.com/
Television/radio coverage
NetworkSoundcity TV and Soundcity Radio Network

The Soundcity MVP Awards Festival ("TheMVPs" or "MVP") is an event presented by Soundcity TV which awards plaques to musicians and performers across Africa. Since 2007, the winners are chosen by the viewers and fans by visiting #TheMVPs' website.[1] and a select committee of the industry stakeholder. The first MVPs ceremony will hold on the 29th of December in Lagos, Nigeria.[2]

The awards are presented annually and broadcast live on Soundcity TV on DStv, GOtv, TalkTalk UK, Soundcity Radio Network and Soundcity Android and iOS app as well as online on the SoundcityTV website, YouTube and other social media accounts.

The Maiden Ceremony[edit]

The MVPs award ceremony was announced by Soundcity TV when teaser radio and TV promo began to run in the first week of November on Soundcity Radio Network and Soundcity TV tagged 'Soundcity MVP Awards Festival' and announced as 'crowning the hardest working talents in Africa'. The maiden ceremony is to take place at the Expo Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites Lagos, Nigeria on the 29th of December, 2016 and hosted by comedian Basketmouth.[3] Nominated artistes range from Wizkid with eight nominations including African artiste of the year, Davido, South Africa's Emtee, Nasty C, Mafikizolo to Ghana's Mz Vee, Sarkodie and Tanzania's Diamond Platnumz and Vanessa Mdee. The event would be broadcast live across Africa via cable TV, Soundcity Mobile App, Facebook and YouTube.[4]

See full list of nominees below:

BEST MALE
  • Diamond Platinumz (TANZANIA)
  • Emtee (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • Wizkid (NIGERIA) - WINNER
  • Falz (NIGERIA)
  • Olamide (NIGERIA)
  • Patoranking (NIGERIA)
  • Phyno (NIGERIA)
BEST FEMALE
  • Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)
  • Victoria Kimani (KENYA)
  • Yemi Alade (NIGERIA) - WINNER
  • Vanessa Mdee (TANZANIA)
  • Cynthia Morgan (NIGERIA)
  • Ms Vee (GHANA)
  • Simi (NIGERIA)
BEST HIP HOP
  • Cassper Nyovest (SOUTH AFRICA) - WINNER
  • 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) - WINNER
  • Tekno (NIGERIA)
  • Yemi Alade (NIGERIA)
  • Adekunle Gold (NIGERIA)
  • Timaya (NIGERIA)
  • Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)
DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • PSquare (NIGERIA)
  • Wizkid (NIGERIA)
  • AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)
  • Davido (NIGERIA)
  • Cassper Nyovest (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • Tekno (NIGERIA) - WINNER
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) - WINNER
  • 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) - WINNER
  • 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) - WINNER
  • 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) - WINNER
  • 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 ARTIST
  • Koker (NIGERIA)
  • YCee (NIGERIA)
  • Mr Eazi (NIGERIA) - WINNER
  • Emtee (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • Simi (NIGERIA)
  • Niniola (NIGERIA)
  • Tekno (NIGERIA)
  • Nasty C (SOUTH AFRICA)
VIEWERS CHOICE
  • Mr Soldier – Falz ft. Simi (NIGERIA) - WINNER
  • 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) - WINNER
  • 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 ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • Wizkid (NIGERIA) - WINNER
  • Vanessa Mdee (TANZANIA)
  • Diamond Platinumz (TANZANIA)
  • Sarkodie (GHANA)
  • Yemi Alade (NIGERIA)
  • Olamide (NIGERIA)
AFRICAN PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • DJ Maphorisa (SOUTH AFRICA) - WINNER
  • Gospel on the Beat (NIGERIA)
  • Masterkraft (NIGERIA)
  • Young John (NIGERIA)
  • Legendury Beats (NIGERIA)
  • Sess the problem kid (NIGERIA)

Award categories[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Voting Begins Now". SoundcityTV. Retrieved November 25, 2016.
  2. ^ Pride, Dominic (December 2, 2016). Maiden Soundcity MVP Awards Festival (#TheMVPs) Set to Move African Music Forward. BellaNaija. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  3. ^ Dro, Ameh (28 November 2016). "Basketmouth announced as Host". BellaNaija. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  4. ^ Solanke, Abiola (28 November 2016). "Soundcity MVP Awards: Wizkid leads the pack with a whooping 8 nominations". Pulse NG. Retrieved 28 November 2016.

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