Samini, Fuse ODG and co, lose out at MTV Africa Awards

Entertainment of Sunday, 19 July 2015


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Ghana failed to make an impact at this year’s MTV Africa Music Awards with Sarkodie, Samini , Stonebwoy and Fuse ODG losing out in their respective categories

Fuse ODG, Stonebwoy and Samini failed to win the various categories in which they were nominated at the ongoing MTV Africa Music Awards 2015.

They lost out in the Best Pop and Alternative ,Best New Act and MAMAEvolution categories respectively.

The MTV Africa Music Awards was established by MTV Africa Networks(now Viacom International Media Networks Africa) to celebrate the most popular contemporary music in Africa.

Stonebwoy performed with South African rapper, AKA. Neyo , Jhene Aiko , Yemi Alade and many others also performed at the awards event.

List of winners below.

Artiste of the Decade : P-Square (Nigeria)

Song of the yearMavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria)

Best Collaboration : AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/Nigeria) – Winner

Best Male : Davido (Nigeria)

Video of the year : “Nafukwa” – Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw

Best Female : Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best Hip Hop : Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Evolution Award : Dbanj (Nigeria)

Best New Act : Patoranking (Nigeria)

Best Live Act : Diamond (Tanzania)

Best Group : P-Square (Nigeria)

Best Pop & Alternative : Jimmy Nevis (South Africa)

Best Francophone : DJ ARAFAT OFFICIEL (Ivory Coast)

Best Lusophone : Ary (Angola)

Personality Of The Year : Trevor Noah( South Africa)