Shekhinah has been nominated for an MTV Europe Music Award, in the category Best African Act. We interviewed her in our October issue, so we’re doubly excited that she’s getting more of the recognition she deserves! She was nominated along with the Distruction Boyz, and we’re so proud to see both acts representing our country on this huge platform. According to Times Live, previous South African winners of this award include Freshly Ground and LCNVL.

The award ceremony will be held in Spain next month and other nominees include Davido, Fally Ipupa and Tiwa Savage. International big names in this year’s awards include Ariana Grande, Drake, Camila Cabello, Post Malone, The Carters, Childish Gambino and Cardi B.

Shekhinah recently turned 24 so here’s a double congratulations to this talented woman.

 

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You can vote for Shekhinah before the awards take place to make sure your fave wins. If you want to know more about the vocalist’s life and process, find an exclusive interview in Marie Claire‘s October issue. Here she speaks about male domination in the music industry, insecurity, fame and the inspiration behind her gorgeous album Rose Gold. Holding thumbs for this outstanding artist.

Here’s one of our favourite, award-winning tracks off the album, Suited, a beautiful love song with an equally gorgeous music video. Enjoy!