MAMA 2016 Full list of winners – Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Tekno win big at this year’s edition as music lovers are entertained with great live performances. The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) 2016 rolls out the glamour with thrilling performances and awards presentation.
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South Africa rap talent Cassper Nyovest picks up award for Best Live Act at the show.
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He edges out Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Flavour (Nigeria), Mafikizolo (South Africa) and Stonebwoy (Ghana).
Sauti Sol wins Best Group beating Mi Casa (South Africa), Navy Kenzo (Tanzania), R2bees (Ghana) and Toofan (Togo).
Yemi Alade wins Best Female edging out her Nigerian counterpart Tiwa Savage, Ghana’s Mz Vee, Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee and Josey of Ivory Coast. This makes her the first artist to win the award for Best Female twice (2015 and 2016).
Drake wins Best International Act beating Adele, Beyoncé, Future and
Rihanna to it.
Tekno beats Falz, Simi, Nasty C others to Best Breakthrough Act award.
Star Boy Wizkid wins Best Male, edging out AKA, Black Coffee, Diamond Platnumz and Patoranking.
He also goes home with African Artist Of The Year beating Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz, Black Coffee and Sauti Sol.
The Star singer made it a ‘hat-trick’ with his DJ Maphorisa‘Soweto baby’ feature winning Best Collaboration.
Hugh Masekela, a South African human rights activist, musician and composer wins the MTV Legend award at MAMA 2016.
See full list of winners.
Best Live Act
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) – Winner
Eddy Kenzo (Uganda),
Mafikizolo (South Africa)