The MTV Europe Music Awards is set to go down on the 12th of December with Rita Ora as host. The nominations have also been unveiled with Nigerian acts Davido & Wizkid to slug it out in the Best African Act category for along with South Africa’s Babes Wodumo & Nasty C, Angola’s C4 Pedro and Kenya’s Nyashinksi.

Taylor Swift leads the pack with 6 nominations which includes a Best Video Act for her latest video “Look What You Made Me Do“. Close behind with 5 nominations are Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes and Kendrick Lamar.

This year, the Best Male & Best Female categories have been retired collapsing both into the Best Artist category which has; Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes and Taylor Swift.

See full list of nominees below:

BEST AFRICAN ACT
Babes Wodumo – South Africa
C4 Pedro – Angola
DaVido – Nigeria
Nasty C – South Africa
Nyashinski – Kenya
WizKid – Nigeria