The power of Naija! D’banj, 2Face, Darey and others make Channel O Music Video Awards Nominees List

Hauwa Gambo

Just like last year, the organisers of the Channel O Music Video Awards have released a list of nominees dominated by Nigerians. MI, Sasha, D’Banj, Wande Coal, Banky W, Da Grin, 2Face, Djinee, P-Square and Naeto C picked up nominations while Newcomers such as Mo’Cheddah, Tolumide and General Pype were also recognized. Kenny St Brown also received her first ever Channel O award nomination for her video with Da Grin ‘Turn Me Around’. Outside the shores of Nigeria, African stars including Nameless, Dama Do Bling, HHP, Becca, Samini and Lizha James were also nominated.
This time around, 2Face Idibia, D’ banj, Naeto C, Banky W,  Wizkid, Darey, Waje, Ice Prince, Brymo, Samklef, Jesse Jagz, Flavour,  Tiwa Sawage, J Martins and the sensational Asa made it into the 14 categories.
The Channel O Music Video Awards (also known as the Spirit of Africa Music Video Awards) are Pan-African music awards organised by music television broadcaster Channel O, to celebrate outstanding achievements in music across the African continent. The awards were first held in 2003 under the name Reel Music Video Awards. Since 2005 the awards have been held annually.
Voting for the 2011 the awards opens on Friday, August 19, 2011 and closes midnight Thursday 27 October 2011.
Here is a comprehensive list of the nominees:

Most Gifted Male Video Artist
D’banj Feat Snoop Dogg -Mr Endowed
Professor Feat. Speedy -Lento
Navio -Keep Moving
Cabo Snoop – WinDeck
Zakes Bantwini – Waste My Time

Most Gifted Female Video Artist
Waje Feat Muna – So Inspired
Lizha James – Gotta Move On
STL – Lookie Lookie
Lira – Phakade
Tiwa Savage – Kele Kele

Most Gifted Newcomer Video Artist
Wizkid – Holla at ur Boy
Keko — How We Do
Aka — Victory Lap
Ice Prince / Brymo –  Oleku
Zone Fam   — Shaka Zulu on Em
Kwesta — Take That

Most Gifted Duo, Group or Featuring Video
HHP ,Teargas & Liquideep – Born for This
Samklef ft Wizkid,dprince and Ice Prince – Molowo Noni (Remix)
Slikour ft Various Artist—  Dubula (Remix)
AY ft Ms Triniti   — Good Look
Jozi  — Electric Avenue
Paul G Feat Akon — Bang it

Most Gifted Dance Video
Oskido presents Black Motion / Jah Rich   — Banane Navoko
STl – Lookie Lookie
Dj Cleo — Bhampa Side to side
Darey — Bani Ki Di
Black Coffee Ft Hugh Masekela – We Are One
Lizha Jame —Gotta Move On

Most gifted Ragga Dancehall Video
Samini – Dadiekye
Wyre/Cecile – She Say dat
Black Dillinger —Volcano Erupt
Nazizi — Take the People Away

Most Gifted Afro pop Video
Theo – Ukhona
J-Martins Ft Fally Ipupa — Jukpa remix
Shaa — Crazy
Jaziel Brothers —Woza
Flavour — Nwa baby remix

Most Gifted Kwaito Video
Brickz ft Various Artists — Uzo’gcwala
The Dogg — This is my Time
Howza  — Hustler
Professor feat. Speedy —Lento

Most Gifted R&B
Jamali — Incurable
G2 ft Trez Agah — Anti Chula
Loyiso Ft Khuli Chana —World Of Mine
Banky W Ft M.I  — Feeling it
Leanne — Deal with it

Most Gifted Hip Hop Video
Jesse Jagz Ft M.I & Ice Prince  — Nobody Test Me
Proverb Ft Lungelo — The beginning
Navio — Keep Moving
Collo — Chini Ya Maji
Aka —Victory Lap

Most Gifted African Southern
Liquideep  — Settle For less
Cabo Snoop – Windeck
Khuki Chana Feat JR –  No more Hunger
C.R.IS.I.S —  The Fire Inside
L-tido ft K.O — We rolling

Most Gifted African West
Naeto C — 10 over 10
Flavour — Nwa baby Remix
D-black feat. Dr Cryme — Get On the Dance Floor
Asa – Why Can’t We
2face — Only Me

Most Gifted African East
P-unit / Mimmo — Kare
Jaguar —  Kigeugeu
AY Ft Ms Triniti —  Good Look
Radio and Wesael, Keko  — How We Do (Remix)
Cpwaa Ft Various artist –Action

Most Gifted Video Of the Year
Khuli Chana Ft Jr – No more Hunger
Samklef feat Ice Prince, D’prince and Wizkid   – Molowo Noni (Remix)
Zakes Bantwini – Wasting Time
STL  – Lookie Lookie
D’banj Ft Snoop Dogg – Mr Endowed (Remix)
Aka —Victory lap
2face  – Only Me
Liquideep  – Settle for less
Navio – Keep moving
Lira — Phakade

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