#MTVMAMA2016 : Full List of Winners, Wizkid Wins Big
23 October 2016 Entertainment
#MTVMAMA2016 – The 2016 edition of MTV Africa Music Awards went down on Saturday night at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The event was hosted by Bonang Matheba and co-hosted by Yemi Alade.
Nigeria cleaned up the major awards to re-echo her place in Africa’s entertainment.
It was a big night for Wizkid in particular. The Starboy walked away with three major awards: Artist of the Year, Best Male Act and Best Collaboration.
Meanwhile, co-host Yemi Alade took home Best Female, while Tekno was named Best Breakthrough Act.
South Africa also fared quite well with Cassper Nyovest picking up Best Live Act while Emtee was deemed Best Hip Hop.
Caster Semenya clinched the 2016 Personality of the Year. Hugh Masekela was given the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Kenya did not disappoint either. Sauti Sol was given the award for Best Group.
Here is the full list of winners.
The MTV Africa Music Awards Full List of 2016 Winners
Artist of the Year: Wizkid (Nigeria)
Best Female: Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Best Male: Wizkid (Nigeria)
Best Group: Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Best Breakthrough Act: Tekno (Nigeria)
Best Live Act: Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Best Hip Hop in association with MTN: Emtee (South Africa)
Song of the Year in partnership with Google: “My Woman, My Everything” Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria)
Listener’s Choice: Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe)
Video of the Year: “Niquer Ma Vie” – Youssoupha (Congo) – Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon
Best Pop & Alternative: Shekinah & Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)
Best Francophone: Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast)
Best Lusophone: C4 Pedro (Angola)
Personality of the Year in association with DSTV: Caster Semenya (South Africa)
Legend Award: Hugh Masekela
Best Collaboration in partnership with ABSOLUT: DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Buckz – “Soweto Baby” (South Africa/Nigeria)
Africa Reimagined: Vivian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa
Best International: Drake (USA)
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