But he’s not the only SA act to secure a nomination, with Kabza De Small and DJ
Maphorisa also scoring a nod for Best African Act.
Rounding up the nominees in the category are Burna Boy(Nigeria), Rema (Nigeria), Sheebah (Uganda) and Gaz Mawete (Democratic Republic of Congo).
Thank you so much MTV for this nomination in the Best African Act category at the EMAs. I’m so excited right now. This is a life-changing moment for me,” Master KG said in reaction to the news.
Burna Boy won in the category last year, beating SA musicians Nasty C and Prince Kaybee.
“A big thank you to my MTV family for nominating me again for this award and to my fans all over the world for listening to and supporting my music,” Burna Boy said.
Lady Gaga leads the nominations pack this year with seven nods that include Best Artist, Best Pop and Best Video.