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2016 MAMAs: all the winners

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Awards on 23 Oct 2016
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And the winners of the 6th annual MTV Africa Music Awards are:


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)
 
"The awards were held at the TicketPro Dome in Joziburg on 22 October and were headlined by Bonang Matheba who replaced Trevor Noah as the headline host at the last minute."


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)

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)

 

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)
 
"The ceremony aired live on MTV and MTV Base with a delayed broadcast on e.tv."

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)
 

Best Pop/Alternative

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

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
An award that honours individuals for reshaping the narrative around Africa

Vivian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa


Legend Award

Hugh Masekela
 

What did you think of the event? Don't forget you can rate it on the TVSA Show Page here: MTV Africa Music Awards.
 

Shows in this post: The MTV Africa Music Awards

Channels in this post: MTV Africa, MTV Base, e.tv



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