Shatta Wale has been nominated in the Best Art Direction category together with Beyoncé for their song; “Already” at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
The Dancehall artist was nominated for the MTV Music Video Awards by virtue of the fact that he featured in Beyonce’s Already video.
— MTV (@MTV) August 11, 2021
This will be the first time a Ghanaian artist has been nominated in the MTV Music Video Awards and in a category previously won by great artists including Michael Jackson in 1995 (Scream)
On hearing the news, Shatta Wale reacted to it with a post he made on his official social media handle via Twitter.
Thank you this is for Ghana 🇬🇭 ❤️ https://t.co/AnVJPCnmJZ
— SHATTA WALE (@shattawalegh) August 11, 2021
Shatta Wale and Beyonce are in the same non-votable category with Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits”, Lady Gaga – “911”, Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”, Saweetie ft. Doja Cat – “Best Friend”, and Taylor Swift – “willow”.
The nominations were announced by MTV on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, and the final awards night will be held on September 12, 2021.
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