Master KG scores yet another international award
Master KG has started his year on a high note after he was nominated yesterday for the 2021 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards which will take place virtually on the 13th of March.
The Jerusalema hitmaker was nominated in the Global Music Star category alongside fellow nominees, BTS (Asia), David Guetta (Europe), Savannah Clarke (Australia), Taylor Swift (North America) and Sebastian Yatra (Latin America).
Master KG has since taken to Twitter urging fans to vote for him, “I’ve been nominated for a @Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award! 🏆 Vote for me.”
Meanwhile, the Limpopo born music producer has been nominated for the upcoming MTV Africa Music Awards scheduled for the 20th of February.
However, MasterKG is not the only South African nominated for the 2021 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, media personality Bonang Matheba, actress Thuso Mbedu, Springbok captain, Siya Kolisi, Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi and magician, Wian Van Den Berg have all made the nominations list.
Monde Twala, Senior Vice President and General Manager at ViacomCBS Networks Africa, has since acknowledged the representation of Africa at the upcoming awards,
“we are especially proud of the incredible diversity of representation across the continent and congratulate all nominees who are positively representing Africa at this global event.
Parents and kids can expect lots of fun, slime, inspiration and laughter from this year’s innovative show as Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 unites children and families across the globe by providing them with a powerful platform to celebrate their favourite personalities.”
Other prominent African figures on the nominations list include, Liverpool Football Club duo, Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Sadio Mane, (Senegal), leading dancer and songstress, Sheebah Karungi (Uganda), social media sensation, Elsa Majimbo (Kenya), social media comedy group, Ikorodu Bois (Nigeria), comedian and script-writer Emmanuella (Nigeria) and sensational youth dance group, Ghetto Kids (Uganda).