Nigerian music stars as well as other African acts, will headline this year’s Road To MAMA club tour, a build up to the MAMA (MTV Africa Music Awards) organised by music channel, MTV Base.
The pan-African club tour arrives in Lagos on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Marquee, Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.
MAMA nominees, Davido, Ice Prince, KCee, Burna Boy and Chidinma will be thrilling party lovers at the Lagos edition of the Road To MAMAs alongside superstar DJs like DJ Caise, DJ Obi, DJ Humility and DJ Spinall.
MTV Base has also revealed that South African Afro Pop group, Mafikizolo will storm Lagos, Nigeria for the R2M concert which features contemporary artists and music, making waves across the continent, criss-crossing the continent in the build up to the MAMA awards.
The upcoming MTV Africa Music Awards, which are taking place in South Africa for the first time at the ICC, Durban on 7 June 2014. Nominees will compete in 18 different categories including Best Male, Best Female, Song of the Year, Artist of the Year and Best Video.
Tied for first place in the nominations for the 2014 MAMA are Davido and South African artists Mafikizolo and Uhuru, who each scored 4 nominations while going directly head-to-head for Song of the Year, Artist of the Year and Best Collaboration.
Following closely behind with 3 nominations each are P Square (Best Group, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year), South Africa’s Mi Casa (Best Group, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year), and Angolan artist Yuri Da Cunha (Song of the Year, Best Lusophone and Best Collaboration).