Nominees for the 2013 edition of the prestigious Channel O Africa music awards were announced yesterday. Top Nigerian acts; 2face, Psquare, Wizkid, Ice Prince, Tiwa Savage got 20 nominations in the 14 categories of the award.
(1) MOST GIFTED DUO/GROUP/FEATURING VIDEOTEAR GAS – Wake Up
XTATIC/AKA & PRIDDY UGLY -Hit Em Up
MI CASA – Can't Get Enough
EME – Baddest Boy
NAETO C FT D'BANJ – Tony Montana (Bad Pass) Remix
(2) MOST GIFTED NEWCOMER VIDEO
MONEOA – Is'bhanxa
LOLA RAE – Watch My Ting Go
KHAYA MTHETHWA – Move
VICTORIA KIMANI – Mtoto
BURNA BOY – Tonight(3) MOST GIFTED FEMALE VIDEOZONKE – Feelings
LIZHA JAMES FT ANSELMO RALPH – Vais Rochar
STL – Stella Stella Stella
TIWA SAVAGE ft DON JAZZY – Without My Heart
TOYA DELAZY – Heart(4) MOST GIFTED MALE VIDEODONALD – Over The Moon
Zeus FT AKA & TUMI – #DatsWasup
WIZKID – Azonto
AY/MARCO CHALI – Party Zone
IYANYA – Flavour(5) MOST GIFTED RAGGA/DANCEHALL VIDEOBUFFALO SOULJAH – Basawine
KAAKIE – Too Much
JESSE JAGZ – Murder Dem
P-UNIT FT COLLO – You Guy (Dat Dendai)
RADIO AND WEASEL – Can't Let You Go(6) MOST GIFTED HIP HOP VIDEOAKA – Jealousy
JAYSO & SARKODIE – Pizza & Burger
REASON – Do It Like I Can
IFANI FT BLAKSUGA – Chocolate Vanilla
EL/M.aNIFEST – Hallelujah(7) MOST GIFTED R&B VIDEOBANKY W – Yes/No
ANSELMO RALPH – Curticao
DANNY K – Brown Eyes
CHASE – Lonely
VICTORIA KIMANI/M.I – Oya(8) MOST GIFTED AFRO POP VIDEOTHE SOIL FT ZAKWE – Linkomo
SAUTI SOL – Money Lover
2FACE IDIBIA – Ihe Ne Me
THE MUFFINZ – Umsebenzi Wendoda
DAVIDO – Gobe(9) MOST GIFTED DANCE VIDEOKCEE – Limpopo
MAFIKIZOLO – Khona
FUSE ODG FT WYCLEF JEAN – Antenna (Remix)
DJ MALVADO FT PETTY – Jamaica
DJ GANYANI FT FB – Xigubu(10) MOST GIFTED KWAITO VIDEOL'VOVO DERRANGO FT PROFESSOR – Palesa
PROFESSOR FT OSIKIDO & CHARACTER – Finger Prints
EES – Woza December
KABELO – Impilo
DJ TIRA FT BIG NUZ & JOOCY – Summer Time(11) MOST GIFTED (WEST) AFRICAN VIDEOD'PRINCE – Goody Bag
ICE PRINCE – Aboki
R2BEES – Life (WALAAHI)
DBLACK FT JOEY – Vera
CHIDINMA FT ILLBLISS & SUSPECT – Emi Ni Ballar
P-SQUARE – Alingo(13) MOST GIFTED (EAST) AFRICAN VIDEO AY/MARCO CHALI – Party Zone
P-UNIT FT COLLO: You Guy (Dat Dendai)
RADIO & WEASEL – Can't Let You Go
SAUTI SOL – Money Lover
NAVIO – Kata(14) MOST GIFTED (SOUTH) AFRICAN VIDEODAMA DO BLING – My Eish
OSKIDO – Tsa Mandebele
BLACK COFFEE FT ZAKES – Take it All Off
PAUL G FT FABULOUS – Get Control
DJ DIMPLEZ ft L-TIDO & ANATii – We Ain't Leaving
KHULI CHANA – HazzadazmoveXTATIC/AKA & PRIDDY UGLY – Hit Em Up
ZEUS FT AKA & TUMI – #DatsWasup
WIZKID – Azonto
STL – Stella Stella Stella
AKA – Jealousy
REASON – Do It Like I Can
MAFIKIZOLO – Khona
FUSE ODG FT WYCLEF JEAN – Antenna
ICE PRINCE – Aboki
R2BEES – Life (Walaahi)
P-SQUARE – Alingo
PAUL G FT FABULOUS – Get Control