Ugandan Singer Bebe Cool has received a nomination in the Video of the Year category for his song “Love You Everyday’’,
The revelation was made by MTV Base at the 2015 MTV MAMA nomination list at a star-studded reception in Johannesburg last night.
Celebrating the extraordinary evolution of African achievement, this year’s MAMA recognises contemporary artistes and trailblazers in a range of music and lifestyle categories including Song of the Year, Video of the Year, Best Collaboration and Personality of the Year.
A total of 70 nominees were unveiled at the event, to vie for awards in 13 different categories. Nominees for additional categories, including the MTV Base Leadership Award and Best International Act, will be revealed at a later date.
Other competitors in the Video of the Year category include Davido Ft Uhuru & DJ Buckz – The Sound South Africa Nigeria, Prime Circle – Doors / South Africa, Riky Rick – Nafukwa South Africa, Seyi Shay Ft Wizkid – Crazy / Nigeria.
Meanwhile, an elated Bebe Cool posted on his Facebook thanking the media and fans who made it possible for him to receive the prestigious nomination.
‘’To the glory of Allah and his mercy, today is a great morning for me and my fellow East Africans, who were nominated in Africa’s most prestigious awards,MAMA.I would like to congratulate my fellow East African artistes…Sauti Soul, Diamond Platinum,Vanessa Mdee upon this height.
I therefore call on all East Africa’s music fans, media houses, artistes, to combine into one musical army Team East Africa to vote for all our nominated artistes in their categories because we all r in different categories and it would make a lot of sense to have the four accolades come to East Africa.
Gagamel family let’s lead by example and start voting for all nominated East Africans.#TeamUganda,#TeamKenya,#TeamTanzania,#TEAMEASTAFRICA
I would also like to call upon all Ugandan artists and their teams to join me in the fight to bring this accolade back home as we have had Blue 3,Navio,Radio n Weasel nominated before but they did not bring the accolade back home because we did not combine forces for the good of the Ugandan music industry.
Today hard work gives us another chance, let’s go Uganda. follow this link http://mama.mtv.com/voting/to vote for Love you Everyday in category of Video of the Year at MTV Africa music awards 2015 n other East African artistes that av been nominated.
FOR GOD N MY CONTINENT.’’