Tim Horwood, Channel Director, MTV Base commented, “The MAMA “Evolution” award honors established artists who have made an indelible mark on African and global music culture, taken African music to new territories around the world, pushed the boundaries of creativity, and shaped the soundscape of contemporary Africa.”
Nominated in the category are 2Face (Nigeria), Anselmo Ralph (Angola), Asa (Nigeria), Black Coffee (South Africa), Chameleone (Uganda), D’Banj (Nigeria), Fally Ipupa (DRC), HHP (South Africa), P-Square (Nigeria) and Samini (Ghana).
The winner of the Evolution award will be decided jointly by MTV Base and music fans voting online, and via Twitter and Instagram. To vote for your favourite artist, go to at http://mama.mtv.com or use the hashtag #Evolution on Twitter or Instagram, followed by the artist’s name.
Who Do you think has changed the face of music in africa more and should win?