Sha Sha Bags MTV Awards Nomination

"Dreams don't work until we do"

By  | Dec 13, 2020, 08:38 AM 

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2020 has been the year of Charmaine Shamiso Mapimbiro, the star known as Sha Sha to the world. The wins keep on coming and it seems there's no stopping the momentum she currently has in her career.

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The star was recently nominated for the 2021 MTV Africa Music Award's Breakthrough Act. She's in the category alongside the likes of Elaine, Vocalist, John Blaq, Omah Lay, Tems and Zuchu. The Amapiano queen announced the nomination via her Instagram. In the post she wrote:

"Another one humbled once again. I'm a nominee for a MAMA, Breakthrough Act! We back at it again lol go cast your vote on @mtvmamas click link on their bio #breakthroughact"

The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) are returning in 2021 for their first time in years. It would an amazing feat to cap their return with a Zimbabwean win. The celebration of African music by Mtv last took place in 2016 and on its return, it will be put on as a virtual event on February 20 in partnership with Uganda's Ministry of Tourism. Back in 2016, Jah Prayzah became the first Zimbabwean to win an MTV Africa Music Award, after winning the Listeners’ Choice Award at the MAMA awards held in South Africa. Jah Prayzah — whose real name is Mukudzei.

Sha Sha will be banking on fans from Zimbabwe and her adopted home South Africa to vote for her as they did earlier on this year. And if she bags the Breakthrough Act award, it would see Sha Sha holding the accolades of a complete career. This nomination comes just barely 2 weeks after Sha Sha welcomed home her BET Award. A few months back she won the 2020 BET Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act Award

The 26-year-old Sha Sha was up against Rema from Nigeria, Celeste from the United Kingdom, Young T and Bugsey from the United Kingdom, Hatik from France and Stacy from France. Winning seemed like an improbable longshot but a few weeks after nomination it became a reality. However, the coronavirus denied Sha Sha her full chance to shine. The July awards ceremony was held virtually online and so Sha Sha didn't get to go up on stage and bask in the glory of the entire 

The BET Award finally arrived home just over a week ago and Sha Sha gave it a deserving welcome by doing a photoshoot decked out in Ivy Park. In the series of pictures posted on her Instagram she wrote:

" 'Little girl where ever you are, little boy where ever you are
I reap a harvest of long-gone days 

A seed I buried, I dug real deep
 The waters came, the sun brought me
A rare type of flower it made me weep 
Of joy and perfect absolute bliss'
DREAMS DONT WORK UNTIL WE DO

This one is for you my fans

Welcome home pretty flower #bestinternationalact"

The star is also busy promoting her latest single Woza which came last Friday and set to be a December jam.
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