Not many artists get that rare opportunity to perform on the big stage, so whenever one does it becomes a newsworthy and memorable experience.
Nigerian stars lead other top African singers who have been scheduled to perform at this year’s MTV Africa Music Awards. They will be joined by American star NEYO.
Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, is the venue for the awards on July 18, with HKN Gang boss, Davido and King of Queens, Yemi Alade, joining Diamond Platnmuz, Bucie and Cassper Nyovest as the scheduled performers on the awards night.
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The American R&B star NEYO will be performing at this year’s edition for the first time while others African stars scheduled to perform on the night have dazzled at the awards stage in the 2014 edition.
All the five artists scheduled to perform are contenders at MAMA 2015, as Davido will battle it out with Diamond Platnumz in the Best Male category while Yemi Alade and Bucie challenge for the Best Female category.
And Cassper Nyovest gets three nominations for Song of the Year, Best New Act Transformed by Absolut and Best Hip Hop.
Other Nigerian stars have been nominated at this year's MAMA awards, check out the full list.