It is not an understatement to say
Nigerian artistes dominated the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards, which was held on Saturday in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Afro-pop singer, Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid, won the ‘best male’ and overall ‘best artiste’ award, while he also shared the ‘best collaboration’ win with Dj Maphorsia and Dj Buckz.
Other Nigeria singers who won big at the year’s MAMA were Patoranking, Tekno and Yemi Alade.
Here’s the full list of winners.
Best Live Act – Casper Nyovest
Best Group – Sauti Sol
Best Alternative/Pop Group – Shekinah & Kyle Deutsch
Best Female Act – Yemi Alade
Best International Artiste – Drake
Listener’s Choice award – Jay Prayzah
Legend Award – Hugh Masekela
Best Lusophone Act – C4 Pedro
Best Francophone Act – Serge Beynaud
Best Male Artiste – Wizkid
Best Collaboration – DJ Maphorisa ft Wizkid
Best Video – Youssoupha
Personality of The Year – Caster Semenya
Best Hip Hop – Emtee
Best Breakthrough Act – Tekno
Song Of The Year – Patoranking ft Wande Coal ‘My woman My everything’-Winner.
African Artiste of The Year – Wizkid