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The MTV Africa Music Awards

Genres: Music, Award Shows, Specials
Broadcast on: e.tv, BET International, MTV Africa, MTV Base, BET Africa

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Seasons

Season 5

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
MTV Africa 18 Jul 2015 18 Jul 2015 Saturday, 21h00 - 23h30 1
MTV Base 18 Jul 2015 18 Jul 2015 Saturday, 21h00 - 23h30 1
BET Africa 18 Jul 2015 18 Jul 2015 Saturday, 21h00 - 23h30 1
e.tv 18 Jul 2015 18 Jul 2015 Saturday, 22h00 - 00h30 1


Season 5

2015 Performers

2FACE
AKA
Big Nuz
Black Motion
Bucie
Cassper Nyovest
Da L.E.S.
Davido
Diamond Platnumz
Flavour
Jhené Aiko
NaakMusiq
P-Square
Seyi Shay
Toofan
Wizkid
Yemi Alade and Ne-Yo
Young Thug

2015 Winners

Best Male

AKA (South Africa)
Davido (Nigeria)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Female

Bucie (South Africa)
Busiswa (South Africa)
Seyi Shay (Nigeria)
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best Group

B4 (Angola)
Beatenberg (South Africa)
Black Motion (South Africa)
P-Square (Nigeria)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Best New Act Transformed by Absolut

Anna Joyce (Angola)
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Duncan (South Africa)
Patoranking (Nigeria)
Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Best Hip Hop

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
K.O. (South Africa)
Phyno (Nigeria)
Olamide (Nigeria)
Youssoupha (DRC)

Best Collaboration

AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: "All Eyes On Me" (SA/Nigeria)
Davido featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz: "The Sound" (Nigeria/SA)
Diamond & Iyanya: "Bum Bum" (Kenya/Nigeria)
Toofan & DJ Arafat: "Apero Remix" (Togo/Ivory Coast)
Stanley Enow & Sarkodie: "Njama Njama Cow Remix" (Cameroon/Ghana)

Song of the Year

Cassper Nyovest: "Doc Shebeleza" (South Africa)
Euphonik featuring Mpumi: "Busa" (South Africa)
DJ Fisherman & NaakMusiQ featuring DJ Tira, Danger & Dream Team: "Call Out" (South Africa)
K.O featuring Kid X: "Caracara" (South Africa)
Lil Kesh Featuring Olamide & Davido: "Shoki Remix" (Nigeria)
Mavins: "Dorobucci" (Nigeria)
Sauti Sol: "Sura Yako" (Kenya)
Toofan: "Gweta" (Togo)
Wizkid: "Show You The Money" (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade: "Johnny" (Nigeria)

Best Live

Big Nuz (South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Flavour (Nigeria)
Mi Casa (South Africa)
Toofan (Togo)
 
Video of the Year

"Crazy" - Seyi Shay Featuring Wizkid; Director: Meji Alabi
"Doors" - Prime Circle; Director: Ryan Kruger
"Love You Everyday" - Bebe Cool; Director: Clarence Peters
"Nafukwa" - Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw
"The Sound" - Davido Featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz; Director: Sesan

Best Pop & Alternative

Fuse ODG (Ghana)
Jeremy Loops (South Africa)
Jimmy Nevis (South Africa)
Nneka (Nigeria)
Prime Circle (South Africa)

Best Francophone

DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast)
Jovi (Cameroon)
Laurette Le Pearle (DRC)
Tour 2 Garde (Ivory Coast)
Toofan (Togo)

Best Lusophone

Ary (Angola)
B4 (Angola)
Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)
NGA (Angola)
Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)

Best International Act

Beyoncé
Big Sean
Chris Brown
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna

NON MUSIC CATEGORIES
 
Personality of the Year

Basketmouth (Nigeria)
Bonang Matheba (South Africa)
OC Ukeje (Nigeria)
Trevor Noah (South Africa)
Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)

Evolution Award

Honours established artists who have made an indelible mark on African and global music culture, taken African music to new territories around the world, pushed the boundaries of creativity and shaped the soundscape of contemporary Africa.

2Face (Nigeria)
Anselmo Ralph (Angola)
Asa (Nigeria)
Black Coffee (South Africa)
Chameleone (Uganda)
D’Banj (Nigeria)
Fally Ipupa (DRC)
HHP (South Africa)
P-Square (Nigeria)
Samini (Ghana)

Artist of the Decade

P-Square

MTV Base Leadership Award

Saran Kaba Jones and S'bu Mavundla


Season 5 Cast

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Host - Himself

as
Performer - Himself

AKA
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Nominee / Performer - Himself

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Nominee / Performer - Himself (as NaakMusiq)

as
Nominee - Himself

as
Presenter - Herself


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