Entertainment of Sunday, 23 October 2016
African stars Yemi Alade, Nasty C and Babes Wodumo, Wizkid, Patoranking & Sarkodie dazzled fans with electrifying performances at Joburg’s first ever edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016 (MAMA).
It was held at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa on October 22.
First staged in 2008, the MTV Africa Music Awards has recognised the talent of musicians, achievers and personalities from across Africa, rewarding iconic artists and gamechangers such as 2Face Idibia, Big Nuz, Cassper Nyovest, Davido, D’Banj, Flavour, Gangs of Ballet, HHP, Fally Ipupa, Liquideep, Mafikizolo, Lira, Nameless, Lupita Nyong’o, Clarence Peters, Diamond Platnumz, Anselmo Ralph, Sarkodie, P-Square, Tiwa Savage, Cabo Snoop, Toofan, Trevor Noah, Zebra & Giraffe, Uhuru, Wahu, Yemi Alade, and many more.
See Full List Below
Best Group – Sauti Sol
Best Live Act – Cassper Nyovest
Best Alternative – Shekinah and Kyle Deutsch
Best Female Act – Yemi Alade
Best International Act – Drake
Africa Re-imagined – Vuvian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa
Legend Award – Hugh Masekela
Best Lusophone Act – C4 Pedro
Best Francophone – Serge Beynaud
Best Male Artist – Wizkid
Listener’s Choice – Jah Prayzah
Best collaboration – DJ Maphorisa ft Wizkid & DJ Bucks
Video of the Year – Youssoupha (Niquer Ma Vie)
Personality of the Year – Caster Semenya
Best hiphop Act- Emtee
Best breakthrough Act – Tekno
Song of the Year – My Woman (Patoranking ft Wande Coal)
Artist of the Year – Wizkid