The World Music Awards is an international awards show founded in 1989 that annually honors recording artists based on worldwide sales figures provided by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). The awards show is conducted under the patronage of His Serene Highness Albert II, The Prince of Monaco and is based in Monte-Carlo (wikipedia).
At the 2012 awards ceremony billed to be hosted in the beautiful city of Miami, FL. USA at the Marlins Park Stadium on Thursday December 20th, 2012, Nigeria’s own Dapo ‘Dbanj’ Oyebanjo, has been nominated in an astonishing four categories as well as he is billed to perform at the glamorous event. Rihanna leads the pack with 8 Nominations at this years WMAs!
The categories are:
World’s Best Song (Oliver Twist)
World’s Best Male Artist ( Kanye West and label mate, Big Sean are also in contention).
World’s Best Video (Oliver Twist)
Best African Act.
One thing is sure, Dbanj might not cart home all the awards, but he sure is coming home with at least one award.
Past winners of the World Music Awards include the late King of Pop Michael Jackson, whitney, 50 cents, lady gaga, mariah carey, Beyonce and Celine Dion.
All the proceeds from the show go to the Monaco Aide and Presence Foundation, which assists underdeveloped areas mainly in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Brazil.
To Vote For Dbanj, go here http://www.worldmusicawards.com/