The two will bring a one-two star punch to the star-studded live show, taking place at 8pm on Saturday November 30 at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Soweto (broadcast live on Channel O), which will be attended by the who’s who of the African entertainment scene.
“I’m really excited to host this year’s Channel O Africa Music Video Awards, especially on its 10th anniversary,” says Naeto C. “To be a part of this experience is totally awesome and I look forward to sharing this magical moment with the rest of Africa.”
The Nigerian artist’s sentiments are echoed by AKA. “I am very honoured to co-host this celebration of Africa’s finest talent with Naeto C. I won my first Channel O Music Video award in 2011 and two years later, being in this position is testament to my loyal following. Thank you to Channel O and the fans, it’s going to be a classic night,” he says.
Naeto C has enjoyed a lengthy association with the Channel O Africa Music Video Awards. In 2009 he won the highly coveted Video of the Year award for his blowout hit, Ki Ni Big Deal. In 2010 the track Ako Mi Ti Poju saw him take home the Most Gifted Hip Hop Video award and a year later, Most Gifted African West Video was awarded to 10 Over 10.