Vote for your top African influencer now!

The E! People’s Choice Awards is an annual American event that recognises the best people in movies, TV, music and pop culture. The key thing about these awards is that the fans get to vote, choosing as the winner those they believe are the best of the best.

A new category has been added to the list for 2019, African Influencer of the Year. The eight celebrities on the shortlist are Bonang Matheba, Cassper Nyovest and Minnie Dlamini-Jones from South Africa; and Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid and Yemi Alade from Nigeria.

You have until Saturday 19 October at 05:59 to cast your votes, and if you do it on a Tuesday every vote counts as two. You can vote up to 25 times per method, per category, per day. Vote online here or via Twitter. Fans can send a public tweet or retweet and include one category hashtag, one corresponding nominee hashtag and #PCAs.

The category hashtag for African Influencer of the Year is #AfricanInfluencer. The nominee hashtags are:

#BonangMatheba
#CassperNyovest
#Davido
#DiamondPlatnumz
#Minnie
#TiwaSavage
#Wizkid
#YemiAlade

Find out more about how to vote here.

The complete official voting rules can be found here.

The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019 will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Monday 11 November starting at 04:00, with E! Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019 kicking off on E! (124) at 02:00 

Catch repeat broadcasts of The E! People’s Choice Awards throughout the day on Monday 11 November on E! (124) at 12:25, 16:15 and 21:30