Wednesday, 19 September 2012

sarkodie nominated for 2012 mtv europe music awards

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Barely 24 hours after sarkodie got nominated in the Best Africa Act category of this year’s Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) awards, he has earned a nomination in this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards.

The nominees for the awards were released Tuesday 18th September, 2012.

Various artistes from different regions: Europe, Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa/India/Middle East, have been nominated to faceoff for a spot in the final list of the Worldwide Act category which will be released on October 30.

Sarkodie will be hoping to outshine his African peers to earn a place in the Worldwide Act when the local nominees are announced on October 15 ahead of the October 30 date.


The awards ceremony comes off at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany on Sunday, November 11 and it has Rihanna leading the pack with the most nominations.

Rihanna leads with six nominations followed by Taylor Swift with five nominations, while Justin Bieber and Katy Perry both got four each.

The We Found Love singer earned nominations in the Best Song, Best Pop, Best Female, Best Video, Best Look and Biggest Fans.

Best Song

Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris - 'We Found Love'
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
Pitbull feat. Chris Brown - 'International Love'
fun. feat. Janelle Monáe - 'We Are Young'

Best New Act

Rita Ora
fun.
One Direction
Lana Del Rey
Carly Rae Jepsen

Best Female
Rihanna
Katy Perry
Pink
Taylor Swift
Nicki Minaj

Best Male

Justin Bieber
Kanye West
Flo Rida
Pitbull
Jay Z

Best Pop

Justin Bieber
No Doubt
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Rihanna

Best Live

Taylor Swift
Lady GaGa
Jay-Z and Kanye West (The Throne)
Green Day
Muse

Best Hip-Hop
Jay-Z and Kanye West (The Throne)
Nas
Rick Ross
Drake
Nicki Minaj

Best Rock

Linkin Park
Green Day
Muse
The Killers
Coldplay

Best Electronic

David Guetta
Swedish House Mafia
Avicii
Skrillex
Calvin Harris

Best Alternative

Jack White
The Black Keys
Arctic Monkeys
Florence + the Machine
Lana Del Rey

Best Video

M.I.A. - 'Bad Girls'
Lady GaGa - 'Marry The Night'
Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake'
Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris - 'We Found Love'
PSY - 'Gangnam Style'

Best Look

Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Jack White
Taylor Swift
A$AP Rocky

Biggest Fans

Justin Bieber
One Direction
Lady GaGa
Rihanna
Katy Perry

Best World Stage

Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
B.o.B
Evanescence
Flo Rida
Jason Derulo
Joe Jonas
Justin Bieber
Kasabian
Ke$ha
LMFAO
Maroon 5
Nelly Furtado
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sean Paul
Snoop Dogg
Snow Patrol
Taylor Swift

Best Push

Foster the People (November 2011)
Lana Del Rey (December 2011)
Mac Miller (January 2012)
Michael Kiwanuka (February 2012)
Gotye (March 2012)
Rebecca Ferguson (April 2012)
fun. (May 2012)
Rita Ora (June 2012)
Conor Maynard (July 2012)
Of Monsters and Men (August 2012)
Carly Rae Jepsen (September 2012)

Best UK and Ireland Act (feeder category for 'Best Worldwide Act')

Conor Maynard
Ed Sheeran
Jessie J
One Direction
Rita Ora


Best Worldwide Act

sarkodie[Ghana]
Camp Mulla[Kenya]
Wizkid[Nigeria]
D’banj[Nigeria]
Mi Casa[South Africa]

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