“Harmonize” Nominated For MTV Europe Music Awards Beats Diamond, Alikiba, And Sauti Sol • illuminaija
“Harmonize” Nominated For MTV Europe Music Awards Beats Diamond, Alikiba, And Sauti Sol

“Harmonize” Nominated For MTV Europe Music Awards Beats Diamond, Alikiba, And Sauti Sol

  
  

“Harmonize” Nominated For MTV Europe Music Awards Beats Diamond, Alikiba, And Sauti Sol

A few weeks after he decamped from the WCB label and got married to his long time girlfriend Sarah, bongo Flevva ssinger ’s star is shining even brighter.

Konde Boy’s busy year has been capped with a nomination for the best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards where he faces competition from South Africa’s Nasty C and Prince Kabyee, Toofan, and burna boy. “The East Africa Young king, #KondeBoy @harmonize_tz has been nominated for the Best African Act Category at the 2019 MTV EUROPEAN MUSIC AWARDS,” reads MTV Africa Twitter handle. The nomination makes Harmonize the only nominee from the East and Central Africa.

Should he go on to win now join his former WCB Boss and who has previously won the Award in two successive years. The winner of the African act goes on to compete for the International act which pits winners of the Asian edition against the African category. The event will be held on November 3 in Seville, Spain with voting in the category now open. Ariana Grande leads the nomination list with seven nods, ahead of Shawn mendes, billie Eilish and lil Nas X with six nomination each, lizzo and Taylor Swift both received four.

Diamond was the winner of the 2015 MTV EMA awards, Tiwa savage (2018), Davido (2017) AliKIba (2016) and (2014). Other artistes who have been nominated before include; Jua Cali (2007) Big Pin (2007) Nameless (2006) Kleptomaniax (2005) Jose Chameleone (2007) Juma Nature (2006) Nyashinski (2017) Camp Mulla (2012).

Here are the nominees.

BEST US ACT

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Taylor Swift

BEST CANADIAN ACT

Alessia Cara

Avril Lavigne

Carly Rae Jepsen

Johnny Orlando

Shawn Mendes

BEST SONG

Ariana Grande – 7 rings

Billie Eilish – bad guy

Lil Nas X – Old Town Road (Remix) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

Post Malone & Swae Lee – Sunflower

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – Señorita

BEST ARTIST

Ariana Grande

J Balvin

Miley Cyrus

Shawn Mendes

Taylor Swift

   
  

BEST VIDEO

Ariana Grande – thank u, next

Billie Eilish – bad guy

Lil Nas X – Old Town Road (Remix) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

ROSALÍA & J Balvin – Con Altura ft. El Guincho

Taylor Swift – ME! ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco

BEST COLLABORATION

BTS & Halsey – Boy With Luv

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – Old Town Road (Remix)

Mark Ronson ft. Miley Cyrus – Nothing Breaks Like a Heart

ROSALÍA & J Balvin – Con Altura ft. El Guincho

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – Señorita

The Chainsmokers & Bebe Rexha – Call You Mine

BEST NEW

Ava Max

Billie Eilish

Lewis Capaldi

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Mabel

BEST POP

Ariana Grande

Becky G

Camila Cabello

Halsey

Jonas Brothers

Shawn Mendes

BEST LIVE

Ariana Grande

BTS

Ed Sheeran

P!NK

Travis Scott

BEST ROCK

Green Day

Imagine Dragons

Liam Gallagher

Panic! At The Disco

The 1975

BEST HIP-HOP

21 Savage

Cardi B

J. Cole

Nicki Minaj

Travis Scott

BEST ALTERNATIVE

FKA Twigs

Lana Del Rey

Solange

twenty one pilots

Vampire Weekend

BEST ELECTRONIC

Calvin Harris

DJ Snake

Marshmello

Martin Garrix

The Chainsmokers

BEST LOOK

Halsey

J Balvin

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

ROSALÍA

BIGGEST FANS

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

BTS

Shawn Mendes

Taylor Swift

BEST PUSH

Ava Max

Billie Eilish

CNCO

H.E.R.

Jade Bird

Juice WRLD

  
  

Kiana Ledé

Lauv

Lewis Capaldi

Lizzo

Mabel

ROSALÍA

BEST WORLD STAGE

Bebe Rexha – Isle of MTV Malta 2019

Hailee Steinfeld – Isle of MTV Malta 2018

Muse – Bilbao, Spain 2018

The 1975 – Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

twenty one pilots – Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

  
  
  
  

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