hanaian dancehall artiste, Samini and hiphop musician, D-Black have nabbed a nomination each in this yearís Channel O Video Music Awards.

The list of nominees for the 2011 edition of the awards was released Thursday night at Taboo in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Samini


D-Black

Samini had a nomination in the Most Gifted Reggae Dancehall Video Artiste category for his song Dadiekye while D-Black had a nomination in the Most Gifted African West Video Artiste for his song Get On The Dance Floor which features Dr. Cryme.

Interestingly, D-Black has to battle the award for that category with three other, Nigerian, artistes Naeto, Flavour, Asa and 2 Face.

Below is a full list nominees

Most Gifted Male Video Artist
1. DíBanj ft. Snoop Dogg - Mr Endowed (Remix)
2. Professor ft. Speedy - Lento
3. Navio - Keep Moving
4. Cabo Snoop - Windeck
5. Zakes Bantwini - Wasting My Time

Most Gifted Female Video
1. Waje ft. Muna - So Inspired
2. Lizha James - Gotta Move On
3. STL - Lookie Lookie
4. Lira - Phakade
5. Tiwa Savage - Kele Kele

Most Gifted Newcomer Video Artist
1. Wizkid - Holla @ Your Boy
2. Keiko - How We Do
3. AKA - Victory Lap
4. Ice Prince/ Brymo - Oleku
5. Zone Fam - Shaka Zulu On Em
6. Kwesta - Take That

Most Gifted Duo, Group or Featuring Video Artist
1. HHP, Teargas & Liquideep - Born For This
2. Samklef ft. Wizkid, DíPrince & Ice Prince - Molowo Noni
3. Slikour ft. Various Artists - Dubala (Remix)
4. Ay ft. Ms Triniti - Good Look
5. Jozi - Electric Avenue
6. Paul G ft. Akon - Bang It

Most Gifted Dance Video Artist
1. Oskido presents Black Motion/ Jah Rich - Banane Mavoko
2. STL - Lookie Lookie
3. DJ Cleo - Bhampa Side To Side
4. Darey - Ba Ni Ki Di
5. Black Coffee ft. Hugh Masekela - We Are One
6. Lizha James - Gotta Move On

Most Gifted Ragga Dancehall Video Artist
1. Samini - Dadiekye
2. Wyre/ Cecile - She Say Dat
3. Black Dillinger - Volcano Erupt
4. Nazizi - Take The People Away

Most Gifted Afro Pop
1. Theo - Ukhona
2. J-Martins ft. Fally Ipupa - Jukpa (Remix)
3. Shaa - Crazy
4. Jaziel Brothers - Woza
5. Flavour - Nwa Baby (Remix)

Most Gifted Kwaito Video Artist
1. Brickz ft. Various Artists - Uzo'gcwala
2. The Dogg - This Is My Tim
3. Howza - Hustler
4. Professor ft. Speedy - Lento

Most Gifted R&B Video Artist
1. Jamali - Incurable
2. G2 ft. Trez Agah - Anti Chula
3. Loyiso ft. Khuli Chana - World Of Mine
4. Banky W. ft. M.I. - Feeling It
5. Leanne - Deal With It

Most Gifted Hip Hop Video Artist
1. Jesse Jagz ft. M.I. & Ice Prince - Nobody Test Me
2. ProVerb ft. Lungelo - The Beginning
3. Navio - Keep Moving
4. Collo - Chini Ya Maji
5. AKA - Victory Lap

Most Gifted African Southern Video Artiste
1. Liquideep - Settle For Less
2. Cabo Snoop - Windeck
3. Khuli Chana - No More Hunger
4. C.R.I.S.I.S - The Fire Inside
5. L-Tido ft. K.O - We Rolling

Most Gifted African West Video Artiste
1. Naeto C - 10 OVER 10
2. Flavour - Nwa Baby (Remix)
3. D-Black ft. Dr. Cryme - Get On The Dance Floor
4. Asa - Why Canít We
5. 2 Face - Only Me
Most Gifted African East Video Artist
1. P- Unit/ Mimmo - Kare (Acoustic version)
2. Jaguar - Kigeugeu
3. Ay ft. Ms Triniti - Good Luck
4. Radio and Weseal, Keko - How We Do It (Remix)
5. Cpwaa ft. Various Artists - Action

Most Gifted Video Of The Year Artist
1. Khuli Chana - No More Hunger
2. Samklef ft. Wizkid, DíPrince & Ice Prince - Molowo Noni
3. Zakes Bantwini - Wasting My Time
4. STL - Lookie Lookie
5. DíBanj ft. Snoop Dogg - Mr. Endowed (Remix)
6. AKA - Victory Lap
7. 2 Face - Only You
8. Liquideep - Settle For Less
9. Navio - Keep Moving
10. Lira - Phakade