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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 6

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
MTV Base 22 Oct 2016 22 Oct 2016 Saturday, 21h00 - 23h30 1
MTV Africa 22 Oct 2016 22 Oct 2016 Saturday, 21h00 - 23h30 1
e.tv 22 Oct 2016 22 Oct 2016 Saturday, 22h00 - 00h00 1


Season 6

2016 Performers

Alikiba
Babes Wodumo
C4 Pedro
Cassper Nyovest
Diamond
DJ Maphorisa
Emtee
Future
Kwesta
Nasty C
Patoranking
Sauti Sol
Wizkid
Ycee
Yemi Alade

2016 Nominees and Winners

Best Male

AKA (South Africa)
Black Coffee (South Africa)
Diamond (Tanzania)
Patoranking (Nigeria)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Female

Josey (Ivory Coast)
Mz Vee (Ghana)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best Group

Mi Casa (South Africa)
Navy Kenzo (Tanzania)
R2bees (Ghana)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Toofan (Togo)

Best Breakthrough

Babes Wodumo (South Africa)
Emtee (South Africa)
Falz (Nigeria)
Franko (Cameroon)
Nasty C (South Africa)
Nathi (South Africa)
Raymond (Tanzania)
Simi (Nigeria)
Tekno (Nigeria)

Best Live

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Eddy Kenzo (Uganda)
Flavour (Nigeria)
Mafikizolo (South Africa)
Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Best Collaboration in partnership with Absolut

AKA feat. Burna Boy, Khuli Chana & Yanga – "Baddest" (South Africa/Nigeria)
DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Bucks - "Soweto Baby" ((South Africa/Nigeria)
Nasty C feat. Davido, Cassper - "Juice Back Remix" (Nigeria/South Africa)
Patoranking feat. Sarkodie – "No Kissing" (Nigeria/Ghana)
Sauti Sol feat. Alikiba - "Unconditionally Bae" (Kenya/Tanzania)

Best Hip Hop in association with MTN

Emtee (South Africa)
Kiff No Beat (Ivory Coast)
Olamide (Nigeria)
Riky Rick (South Africa)
Ycee (Nigeria)

Best Pop/Alternative

Desmond & The Tutus (South Africa)
LCNVL (South Africa)
Shekinah (South Africa) / Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)
Timo ODV (South Africa)
Tresor (DRC)

Best Lusophone

C4 Pedro (Angola)
NGA (Angola)
Lizha James (Mozambique)
Nelson Freitas (Netherlands/Cape Verde)
Preto Show (Angola)

Best Francophone

Franko (Cameroon)
J-Rio (Gabon)
Magasco (Cameroon)
Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast)
Toofan (Togo)

Personality of the Year in association with DStv

Caster Semenya (South Africa)
Linda Ikeji (Nigeria)
Pearl Thusi (South Africa)
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best International

Adele (UK)
Beyoncé (USA)
Drake (Canada)
Future (USA)
Rihanna (Barbados)

Listener's Choice

Adiouza (Senegal)
Bebe Cool (Uganda)
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Den G (Liberia)
EL (Ghana)
Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe)
Jay Rox (Zambia)
Kansoul (Kenya)
Kiss Daniel (Nigeria)
Lij Michael (Ethiopia)
LXG (Sierra Leone)
Meddy (Rwanda)
Messias Marioca (Mozambique)
Prince Kaybee (South Africa)
Reda Taliani (Algeria)
Saad Lamjarred (Morocco)
Sabri Mosbah (Tunisia)
Sidiki Diabate (Mali)
Tamer Hosny (Egypt)
The Dogg (Namibia)
Yamoto Band (Tanzania)

Song of the Year in Partnership With Google

Shaktibobo – Olamide (Nigeria)
Reggae Blues - Harrysongz feat Olamide, Kcee & Iyanya, Orezi (Nigeria)
My Woman, My Everything – Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria)
Godwin – Korede Bello (Nigeria)
Ngud– Kwesta feat. Cassper (South Africa)
Roll Up Re-Up – Emtee feat. Wizkid and AKA (South Africa/Nigeria)
Soweto Baby – DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid (South Africa/Nigeria)
Baddest – AKA feat. Burna Boy, Khuli Chana, Yanga  (South Africa/Nigeria)
Wololo - Babes Wodumo feat. Mampintsha (South Africa)
Coller la Petite – Franko (Cameroon)
Unconditionally bae - Sauti Sol feat. Alikiba (Kenya/Tanzania)

Video of the Year

Jump - Anatii & Cassper feat. Nasty C (South Africa); Director: Kyle Lewis
Caviar Dreams - AL Bairre & PhFAT (South Africa); Director: Daniel Levi
If I Start to Talk - Tiwa Savage feat. Dr Sid (South Africa); Director: Clarence Peters
Kisasi Kumi - Sheeba (Uganda) - Director: Sasha Vybz
Niquer Ma Vie - Youssoupha (Congo) - Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon

Artist of the Year

Black Coffee (South Africa)
Diamond (Tanzania)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Africa Reimagined

Vivian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa

Legend Award

Hugh Masekela


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