NIGERIAN NAETO C AND AKA FROM SOUTH AFRICA TO HOST CHANNEL O MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS

Nigerian superstar Naeto C and South African airwaves hotshot, AKA, have been announced as the co-hosts of the upcoming 10th Annual Channel O Africa Music Video Awards. The two will bring a one-two star punch to the star-studded live show, taking place on Saturday, 30 November at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown Soweto, South Africa, which is expected to be attended by the who’s who of the African entertainment scene.
Naeto C and AKA’s star wattage will also be on full display to music fans throughout Africa as the two keep the action rolling during the broadcast, which goes out LIVE on Channel O at 20:00 CAT.
“I’m really excited to host this year’s Channel O Africa Music Video Awards, especially on its 10th anniversary,” says Naeto C. “To be a part of this experience is totally awesome and I look forward to sharing this magical moment with the rest of Africa on November 30th.”
The Nigerian artist’s sentiments are echoed by AKA.
“I am very honoured to co-host this celebration of Africa’s finest talent with Naeto C. I won my first Channel O Music Video award in 2011 and two years later, being in this position is testament to my loyal following. Thank You to Channel O and the fans, it’s going to be a classic night,” says AKA
Naeto C has enjoyed a lengthy association with the Channel O Africa MusicVideo Awards. In 2009 he won the highly coveted Video of the Year award for his blowout hit, “Ki Ni Big Deal”, in 2010 the track “Ako Mi Ti Poju” saw him take home the Most Gifted Hip Hop Video award and a year later, Most Gifted African West Video was awarded to “10 Over 10″.
AKA, meanwhile, is a multiple nominee in 2013, with no less than three nods in the Video of the Yearcategory – for his own song “Jealousy” and two collaborations, Xtatic/AKA & Priddy Ugly’s “Hit ‘Em Up” and Zeus ft AKA & Tumi’s “#DatsWasup”. “Jealousy” is also in the running for Most Gifted Hip Hop – a category AKA won in 2011 for another of his growing list of chart-bangers, “Victory Lap”.
The 10th Annual Channel O Africa Music Video Awards have all the makings of a thrilling affair when the live event takes place on Saturday, 30 November in Soweto.Just who will win Africa’s biggest awards on the night is now in the hands of fans! Voting closes on Thursday, 21 November at 00:00 (midnight) and can be done on three different platforms – via sms, web and WAP.
To vote via SMS, just SMS the artist voting code to +2783142100415. Standard SMS rates apply. Web and WAP votes can be cast at www.channelo.tv
Follow us on twitter @ChannelOTV and the 2013 Channel O Africa MusicVideo Awards official hashtag is #CHOAMVA. Channel O is available on on DStv channel 320, on GOtv channel 70 as well as on DStv Mobile.
MOST GIFTED RAGGA DANCEHALL VIDEO
BUFFALO SOULJAH   -   BASAWINE5A
KAAKIE    -    TOO MUCH5B
JESSE JAGZ    -    MURDER DEM5C
P-UNIT FT COLLO    -    YOU GUY (DAT DENDAI)5D
RADIO & WEASEL    -    CAN’T LET YOU GO5E
MOST GIFTED  HIP HOP VIDEO
AKA – JEALOUSY6A
JAYSO & SARKODIE    -    PIZZA & BURGER6B
REASON    -    DO IT LIKE I CAN6C
IFANI FT BLAKSUGA – CHOCOLATE VANILLA6D
E.L./M.ANIFEST    -    HALLELUJAH6E
MOST GIFTED  R&B VIDEO
BANKY W    -    YES/NO7A
VICTORIA KIMANI/M.I.    -    OYA7B
ANSELMO RALPH – CURTICAO7C
DANNY K    -    BROWN EYES7D
CHASE    -    LONELY7E
MOST GIFTED DANCE VIDEO
KCEE    -    LIMPOPO9A
MAFIKIZOLO    -    KHONA9B
FUSE ODG FT WYCLEF JEAN    -    ANTENNA9C
DJ MALVADO FT PETTY  – JAMAICA9D
DJ GANYANI  FT FB   -    XIGUBU9E
MOST GIFTED  AFRICAN WEST
D’PRINCE – GOODY BAG11A
ICE PRINCE    -    ABOKI11B
R2BEES    -    LIFE (WALAAHI)11C
D-BLACK/JOEY B    -    VERA11D
CHIDINMA/ ILL BLISS/ THA SUSPECT  -   EMI NI BALLER11E
P SQUARE  -    ALINGO11F
MOST GIFTED VIDEO OF THE YEAR
AKA    -    JEALOUSY14A
MAFIKIZOLO    -    KHONA14B
STL    -    STELLA STELLA STELLA14C
P SQUARE    -    ALINGO14D
FUSE ODG FT WYCLEF JEAN    -    ANTENNA14E
XTATIC/AKA & PRIDDY UGLY    -    HIT ‘EM UP14F
ZEUS FT AKA & TUMI -  #DatsWasup14G
WIZKID    -    AZONTO14H
PAUL G FT FABULOUS   -   GET CONTROL14I
REASON    -    DO IT LIKE I CAN14J
R2BEES    -    LIFE (WALAAHI)14K
ICE PRINCE    -    ABOKI14L

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