MAMA 2016: Nigeria dominates, as Wizkid wins arstiste of the year


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