Babes Wodumo and Nasty C nominated for MTV EMA

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Picture credit: Supplied

KwaZulu Natal-born artists Babes Wodumo and Nasty C are nominated for the 2017 MTV Europe Music Award (EMA).

Competing in the "Best African Act" category, the South African musicians will go up against Nigerian superstars Wizkid and Davido; Angolan kizomba star C4 Pedro and Kenya’s Nyashinski.

The awards will take place in London on Sunday, 12 November.

Rita Ora will host the awards. American singer Taylor Swift leads the nomination pack with six nods.

Last year Black Coffee and Cassper Nyovest were nominated, losing out to Ali Kiba from Tanzania.

Other South African acts to be nominated in the category in the past include AKA, Goldfish, LCNVL and Mafikizolo.

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