Mama Evolution Award: Jose Chameleone to tussle it out with Africa’s biggest musicians

Mama Evolution Award: Jose Chameleone to tussle it out with Africa’s biggest musicians
JOSE CHAMELEONE:
JOSE CHAMELEONE:

Ten of Africa’s most influential and iconic contemporary musicians have been nominated for the “Evolution” award, to be presented at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2015.

Tim Horwood, Channel Director, MTV Base commented, “The MAMA “Evolution” award honours 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).

One own Jose Chameleone is the only Ugandan recognised under this category. The ‘wale wale’ star is rated East Africa’s best and 6th in Africa. He has been at the landmark of Uganda’s music industry since making his debut over a decade ago.

Four of Nigeria’s most influential musicians have been nominated for the MTV Africa Music Awards; 2face, D’Banj, P-Square and Asa.

Fan votes and MTV Base will decide the winner of this category. Fans of the iconic Nigerians nominated can vote for them onTwitter or Instagram using the hash tags – #Evolution2Face  #EvolutionAnselmoRalph  #EvolutionAsa  #EvolutionBlackCoffee  #EvolutionChameleone  #EvolutionDbanj  #EvolutionFallyIpupa, #EvolutionHHP  #EvolutionPSquare   #EvolutionSamini

The award will be presented at the 2015 MAMAs in South Africa on Saturday, 18 July. The ceremony will be broadcast live that day on MTV Base (DStv channel 322), MTV (DStv channel 130) and BET (DStv channel 129)

Watch WALE WALE song by JOSE CHAMELEONE: below:

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