Nigeria’s DJ Spinall and South Africa’s Nasty C have been listed among the artistes to perform at the 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs).
Organisers of the award ceremony announced the lineup in a statement on Wednesday.
Both artistes will be joining Stormzy, Gayle, OneRepublic, Äyanna, and Kalush Orchestra, as performers alongside a previously announced lineup including Ava Max, Bebe Rexha, David Guetta, Gorillaz, Lewis Capaldi, and Muse.
The award, hosted by Rita Ora and Taika Waititi, will broadcast live from the PSD Bank Dome in Düsseldorf, Germany on November 13.
Viewers can watch the award ceremony on MTV (DStv Channel 130) and MTV Base (DStv Channel 322).
The award’s pre-show is to commence at 20:00 WAT while the main show is at 21:00 WAT.
Spinall is well known for his large catalogue of hit singles and his skills on the decks.
He has also collaborated with the likes of Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, Wande Coal, 6lack, Sean Paul, Bastille, Tiwa Savage, Kranium, Omah Lay, Fireboy DML, and Adekunle Gold across his five studio albums.
Speaking on the inclusion of African talents to the EMA performers lineup, Monde Twala, senior VP & general manager of Paramount Africa, said: “[It] speaks volumes to the growth and popularity of African music globally.
“We are confident that they will thrill the award attendees and viewers alike with unforgettable performances and represent the continent proudly.
“As part of our reimagine Africa narrative, we will continue to push the frontiers, and showcase the impact African music and culture is making across the world.”