Spinall, Nasty C, others for 2022 MTV EMAs
Prominent Nigerian disc jockey, Spinall, will join other superstar global entertainers, including Nasty C, Stormzy, GAYLE, OneRepublic, Äyanna, and Kalush Orchestra David Guetta, Gorillaz, among others, as performers at the MTV EMAs 2022.
Speaking on the inclusion of African talent to the EMA performers lineup, Monde Twala, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Paramount Africa told Weekend Beats that, “The inclusion of Nasty C and SPINALL, who will make their EMA debut alongside British born Äyanna, speaks volumes to the growth and popularity of African music globally. We are confident that they will thrill the award attendees and viewers alike with unforgettable performances and represent the continent proudly. As part of our reimagine Africa narrative, we will continue to push the frontiers, and showcase the impact African music and culture is making across the world.”
Spinall will be gracing the EMA stage with Äyanna – who showcased both her songwriting and singing prowess on her single Power (Remember Who You Are), which is created for the Flipper’s Skate Heist Short Film. The empowering and infectious dance track, which interpolates the memorable keys from Nina Simone’s Sinnerman, features French music producer, DJ Snake, and Summer Walker.
The MTV EMAs 2022, to be hosted by Rita Ora and Taika Waititi, will broadcast live from the PSD Bank Dome in Düsseldorf, Germany on Sunday, 13 November 2022. You can catch all the excitement from the awards on Sunday, 13 November on MTV (DStv Channel 130) and MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) with the pre-show at 20:00 WAT and the main show at 21:00 WAT respectively.