MAMA 2016: See The Full List Of Winners

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The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA 2016) was recently concluded in a star-studded event in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Stars came dressed in their best, as various artistes lit the stage with their performances. The awards were given to some of Africa’s most talented, with Nigeria’s Wizkid bagging numerous awards such as the Best Male act, artist of the year and best collaboration.

In case you missed it, these are the winners at the MAMA 2016.

Best Live Act
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) – Winner
Eddy Kenzo (Uganda),
Flavour (Nigeria),
Mafikizolo (South Africa)
Stonebwoy (Ghana).

MAMA 2016 Best Group
Mi Casa (South Africa),
Navy Kenzo (Tanzania),
R2bees (Ghana)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)- Winner
Toofan (Togo).

MAMA 2016 Best Female
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Josey (Ivory Coast)
Mz Vee (Ghana)
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria) – Winner

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Best Pop/Alternative
Desmond & The Tutus (South Africa)
LCNVL (South Africa)
Shekinah (South Africa) / Kyle Deutsch (South Africa) – Winner
Timo ODV (South Africa)
Tresor (DRC)

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Best International
Adele (UK)
Beyoncé (USA)
Drake (Canada) – Winner
Future (USA)
Rihanna (Barbados)

Best Lusophone Act
C4 Pedro (Angola) – Winner
NGA (Angola)
Lizha James (Mozambique)
Nelson Freitas (Netherlands/Cape Verde)
Preto Show (Angola)

Best Francophone Act
Franko (Cameroon)
J-Rio (Gabon)
Magasco (Cameroon)
Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast) – Winner
Toofan (Togo)

Best Male
AKA (South Africa)
Black Coffee (South Africa)
Diamond (Tanzania)
Patoranking (Nigeria)
Wizkid (Nigeria) – Winner



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MAMA 2016 Listener’s Choice
Adiouza (Senegal)
Bebe Cool (Uganda)
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Den G (Liberia)
EL (Ghana)
Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe) – Winner
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 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) – Winner
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)

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 (Nigeria); Director: Clarence Peters
“Kisasi Kumi” – Sheeba (Uganda) – Director: Sasha Vybz
“ Niquer Ma Vie“ – Youssoupha (Congo) – Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon – Winner

Personality of the Year in association with DStv
Caster Semenya (South Africa) – Winner
Linda Ikeji (Nigeria)
Pearl Thusi (South Africa)
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

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Best Hip Hop in association with MTN
Emtee (South Africa) – Winner

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

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) – Winner

MAMA 2016: See The Full List Of Winners

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) – Winner
“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)

Artist of the Year
Black Coffee (South Africa)
Diamond (Tanzania)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Wizkid (Nigeria)- Winner
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

MAMA 2016 MTV Legend Award
The legend award went to South African musician and human rights activist Hugh Masekela.

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