Organizers Nominate Rema, Davido in the Afrobeats category

The Organizers of the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) Unveil 2023 Nominees, With Nigerian Artists Making Their Mark

Leading the pack in nominations are American musicians Taylor Swift, with a staggering eight nods, and SZA, not far behind with six.

This year’s list includes 35 first-time nominees, featuring artists like GloRilla, Ice Spice, Flo Milli, among others.

Notably, the VMAs have introduced a new Afrobeat category for the first time in their history, with Nigerian artists dominating the nominations. The only non-Nigerian nominee in this Afro-centric category is Cameroonian-American singer Libianca.

See the nominees for the Afrobeats Category:

Ayra Starr – “Rush” – Mavin Global Holdings

Burna Boy – “It’s Plenty” – Atlantic Records / Spaceship Entertainment Ltd.

Davido feat. Musa Keys – “UNAVAILABLE” – Sony Music U.K. / RCA Records

Fireboy DML & Asake – ”Bandana” – Empire Distribution

Libianca – “People” – Sony Music U.K. / RCA Records

Rema & Selena Gomez – “Calm Down” – Mavin Global Holdings Ltd / Jonzing World Entertainment / SMG Music / Interscope Records

Wizkid ft Ayra Starr– “2 Sugar” – Starboy / RCA Records

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