Friday, 23 September 2016


2016 Mtv Africa music awards nominees and host Trevor Noah announced

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So the host of the 2016 MTV Africa music awards has been announced and it is The Daily Show host Trevor Noah who will be taking a break from U.S. election season next month to host the award show in his hometown. The sixth edition of the MAMAs go down 22 October at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.We will also be taking a look at the 2016 Mtv Africa music awards nominees

“I’m a huge fan of African music and achievement, and it’s going to be a massive pleasure celebrating them both at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 in my own home town of Johannesburg,” Noah said in a statement.
“Trevor Noah is an outstanding entertainer and testament to the amazing talent that Africa has to offer
the world,” added Alex Okosi, senior VP and Managing Director of Viacom International Media Networks Africa. “To have him host the MAMA, our annual celebration of Africa music, creativity and achievement, is a powerful and inspiring message. We are delighted that our first-ever show in Johannesburg will be presented by one of the city’s most loved and admired personalities.”
AlikibaBabes WodumaCassper NyovestNasty CYcee and Yemi Alade are all slated to perform, with more acts to be announced soon as well as a “surprise international act.”

Nominees for the first half of the show’s 18 award categories were announced at a reveal party this evening in Johannesburg. Caster SemenyaLinda IkejiPearl ThusiWizkid and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang are all up for Personality of the Year, an award which Noah claimed in 2015. Black Coffee, Wizkid, AKAPatoranking and Diamond are in the running for Best Male. EmteeRiky Rick, Ycee, Olamide and Kiff No Beat are this year’s Best Hip-Hop acts.
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The awards will broadcast live on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV (DStv Channel 130) on Saturday 22 October at 21:00 CAT. You’ll be able to stream the show live on
Stay tuned for a full list of nominees. In the meantime, check out part one below.


Best Male
AKA (South Africa)
Black Coffee (South Africa)
Diamond (Tanzania)
Patoranking (Nigeria)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
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Best Live
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Eddy Kenzo (Uganda)
Flavour (Nigeria)
Mafikizolo (South Africa)
Stonebwoy (Ghana)
Best Group
Mi Casa (South Africa)
Navy Kenzo (Tanzania)
R2bees (Ghana)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Toofan (Togo)
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)
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Best Hip Hop in association with MTN
Emtee (South Africa)
Kiff No Beat (Ivory Coast)
Olamide (Nigeria)
Riky Rick (South Africa)
Ycee (Nigeria)
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Best Pop/Alternative
Desmond & The Tutus (South Africa)
LCNVL (South Africa)
Shekinah (South Africa) / Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)
Timo ODV (South Africa)
Tresor (DRC)
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Best Lusophone
C4 Pedro (Angola)
NGA (Angola)
Lizha James (Mozambique)
Nelson Freitas (Netherlands/Cape Verde)
Preto Show (Angola)
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)


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