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Africa’s stars shine at “2020 MTV EMA” Nominations

Uganda’s Sheebah Kagungi nominated for MTV EMA awards

Kampala; Diva Sheebah Karungi is the sole Ugandan nominee in the 2020 MTV EMA Awards announced by MTV today.  

The ‘Nakyuka’ songstress is nominated in the Best African Act category alongside continental heavyweights, Burna Boy (Nigeria), Rema (Nigeria), Master KG (South Africa), Kabza de Small and DJ Maphorisa (South Africa), and Gaz Mawete (Democratic Republic of The Congo).

Sheebah’s nomination in the prestigious 2020 MTV EMAs continues to cement her position as a huge force to be reckoned with in the Ugandan music industry.


The 
“2020 MTV EMAs” will premiere exclusively on MTV (DStv Channel 130) & MTV Base (DStv channel 322) at 20:00 WAT/21:00CAT (Pre-show TBC) & 21:00 WAT/22:00CAT (Main-show) respectively on November 8th.

Monde Twala, Senior Vice President and General Manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa commented,“The 2020 MTV EMAs is one of the biggest entertainment stages in the world and this year’s African nominees are undoubtedly making their presence felt globally. This affirms our commitment to ensuring that we continue to celebrate our diverse talent on international platforms. Congratulations to all our African nominees on this achievement.”


Marking the 27
th edition of one of the biggest nights in global music, the “2020 MTV EMAs” will unite fans at home with the world’s hottest names in music.

The two-hour “2020 MTV EMAs” will air globally on MTV in 180 countries and territories on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Fans can begin to cast their votes today, as voting is now open at mtvema.com until November 2 at 12:59am Ugandan time.

The MTV EMA is an annual music awards show that features world-class performances from some of the biggest music acts on the planet.


“I am so happy to announce that I have been nominated for the MTV EMA Awards 2020. This means the world to me. Thank you MTV EMA For Nominating me. Sheebaholics do me a favor & vote for me at the link this link https://www.mtvema.com/en-africa/vote/

The category / Nomination is : Best African Act.  Please vote & Uganda let’s bring this home GOD ABOVE ALL,” Sheebah posted after her nomination.

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