Mafikizolo scoops 4 international nominations

2013-09-27 11:53
Cape Town - South African duo Mafikizolo has made yet another big splash in the international arena by being nominated for two Channel O Africa-Awards, a MOBO-Award, and an MTV EMA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Award.

The talented duo, Nhlanhla Nciza and Theo Kgosinkwe, have achieved enormous success over the last sixteen years, selling a plethora of albums, amassing awards and becoming national treasures.

The 10th Annual Channel O Africa Music Awards will celebrate a decade of recognising the best African contemporary music talent this year and will be held on 30 November at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Soweto.

Mafikizolo have garnered not one, but two nominations for their hit song Khona. The first in the category of Most Gifted Dance Video and the second in the category Video of the Year.

"We are absolutely elated about the Channel O Music Award nominations and we are very much looking forward to the awards show in November," says Nciza.

Voting for the Channel O Awards starts on 21 November2013.

Mafikizolo have also been nominated for a MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Award for Best African Act for this international award show that will be held at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland on 19 October.


And for the MTV EMA Awards they have received a nomination in the category for Best African Act under the coveted Best Worldwide Act-category. The MTV EMAs are taking place in Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome on 10 November.

Each year, the MTV EMA highlights incredible artists from every corner of the world with the Worldwide Act category. Fans can vote for nominated artists from their respective territory from Tuesday, 17 September. The local winners will receive an EMA award and also move on to the next phase of voting starting Friday, 25 October and compete for the regional title.

The 10 official Worldwide Act  nominees from each region will then be announced on Monday, 1 November, and battle for the Worldwide Act Award. The winner will be named at the show in Amsterdam.

To vote for Mafikizolo for the Channel O-Awards, send your vote via SMS for Video of the Year: SMS 14B to +2783142100415 and for  Most Gifted Dance Video: 9B to +2783142100415.

To vote for Mafikizolo for the MTV EMA Awards, please visit their website to cast your vote.

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