Nigerian Afro-pop star, Davido, and kid comedienne, Emmanuella have been announced as nominees for the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards slated to hold on Saturday 24 March and premieres on Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) and Nick Toons (DStv channel 308).
Other African artists who made the list of nominees include Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) Cassper Nyovest, Caster Semenya (South Africa) and Eddy Kenzo (Uganda) in the Favourite African Star category and Black Coffee (South Africa) in the Favourite Global Music Star category.
Commenting on the nominations, Executive Vice President and Managing Director Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) Alex Okosi said:
“The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards offer a platform for African stars to be recognised for their excellence in their various talents including, music, sport and television by kids all over the globe. We are delighted to feature the continent’s highly talented nominees in the Favourite African Stars category where Black Coffee is nominated for the Favourite Global Music Star category alongside international counterparts.”
Other nominees include Dwayne Johnson, Beyoncé, Kevin Hart, Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello, Luis Fonsi, Shawn Mendes, Zendaya, Chris Pratt, Khalid, Cardi B, Selena Gomez, Millie Bobby Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Bieber, Harry Styles, Chris Hemsworth, Ed Sheeran among others. WWE Superstar John Cena will return to host the Nickelodeon 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards.
Brief Bio on Davido:
David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. His 2011 single “Dami Duro” was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music (a record label home to Sina Rambo, B. Red and DeeKay). He has produced songs for Naeto C, Skales, Tiwa Savage and Sauce Kid. In April 2012, he signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria. On October 23 2013, Davido partnered with Guinness Nigeria for the “Guinness World of More” concert.
Brief Bio On Emmmanuela.
Emmanuela was Born July 22, 2010 and she is niece to MArk Angel the owner of the comic kits, She has lived with Mark Angels family ever since she was born even though her parents are alive. Emmanuella started comedy when she was still in Primary 1 as at the time she started shooting videos.
Mark Angel discovered Emmanuella When she was born, he realized she was capable of being influenced positively. She did everything she was told to do even though she was really young. Also, he realized that she was talented. He simply groomed her and introduced her to showbiz.
Her full name is Emanuella Samuel , she is a young Nigerian Comedienne that has been featured on several Mark Angel Comedy skit . Emanuella rose to stardom after been featured in some comedy skit like “Emanuella Sleep,” “My Real Face,” and many others. The comedy diva was born in July 22, 2010 . Emanuella lives with Mark Angels family from day one , her parents are alive but she chose to stay with Mark Angels family .