Shekhinah is one of six African artists nominated for this year's MTV EMAs. Photo: Supplied.
The multi award-winning songstress and the Durban based gqom collective have been nominated for the 2018 MTV EMAs in the best African Act category. The local musos were nominated alongside four other top African acts such as;  Davido (Nigeria),  Fally Ipupa (DRC),  Nyashinski (Kenya) and Tiwa Savage (Nigeria). 

The 2018 MTV EMAs will be happening at the  Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Barakaldo, Biscay, a province of Spain. The broadcast will be on Sunday, November 4 at 9:00 pm CAT on MTV (DStv channel 130). The broadcast from MTV's global network of channels in more than 180 countries and territories, reaches more than half a billion households around the world.

Other artists that have been nominated in this year's awards include Childish Gambino for This is America, in the Best Video category, who will be facing off against  The Carters' Ape Sh#t. Other nominees in the category include Camilla Cabello for the video of Havana, Lil Dicky for Freaky Friday and Ariana Grande for No Tears Left to cry. 

For more information on the MTV EMAs visit the awards website here

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