Music superstar, David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido has been nominated alongside Taylor Swift, David Guetta, J Balvin in the ‘Favorite Global Music Star’ category at the Nickelodeon 2019 Awards.
The 26-year-old Nigerian artist, Davido was selected for the second year to represent Africa in the “ Favorite Global Music Star’’ category that recognises one artist from different continents.
The nominations for the 2019 Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards, scheduled to hold in March 23 would be hosted by DJ Khaled, says billboard.
Dj Khaled, is up for three orange blimps this year, including favorite male artist and favorite collaboration for “No Brainer,” featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo and Chance the Rapper.
The organizers of the awards disclosed that a set of successful youths from various fields would be recognized from categories spanning across television, movies, music and social media.
Other artistes to represent the other continents include BlackPink from Asia, Troye Sivan from Australia/New Zealand, Europe’s David Guetta, Taylor , David Guetta, Taylor Swift from North America, J Balvin from Latin America and UK’s HKRVY.
Other nominees up for major awards include the likes of Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello,Shawn Mendes, while the coveted favorite breakout artist includes Billie Eilish, Cardi B, Dan + Shay, Juice WRLD, Kane Brown and Post Malone.
Davido is also a songwriter and record producer, who has released several singles and albums including “Omo Baba Olowo’’, “the baddest’’“Aye’’, “Skelewu’’, “Gobe’’ and others.
He is the recipients of several awards such as BET Awards, Kora Awards, Channel O Music Vidoe Award, Ghana Music Award, MTV Africa Music Awards, African Muzik Magazine Awards, Headies Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Dynamix All Youth Awards. (NAN)