Nigerian artiste, Davido (real name: David Adeleke) has been nominated alongside Taylor Swift, David Guetta, J Balvin in the “Favorite Global Music Star” category at the Nickelodeon 2019 Awards.
This will make it the second time that the 26-year-old artiste will represent Africa in the “Favorite Global Music Star” category, a category that has one artiste represent each continent.
The artistes from other continents include BlackPink from Asia, Troye Sivan from Australia/New Zealand, Europe’s David Guetta, Taylor Swift from North America, J Balvin from Latin America and UK’s HKRVY.
This year’s event will hold in March 23 and hosted by DJ Khalid, Billboard has announced.
DJ Khaled, is also up for three awards including favourite male artist and favourite collaboration for “No Brainer,” featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo and Chance the Rapper.
Other nominees up for major awards include the likes of Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, while the coveted favourite breakout artist includes Billie Eilish, Cardi B, Dan + Shay, Juice WRLD, Kane Brown and Post Malone.