The Sixth edition of MAMA 2016, that took place in South Africa was a great event as it showcased featured thrilling performances from Cassper Nyovest,  Eddy Kenzo, Flavour, Stonebwoy and Mafizikolo. It also saw Nigerian artistes winning big.

Wizkid went home full of smiles as he won the highly coveted Artiste of the Year and Best Male act awards. He also appeared on DJ Mephoria’s song titled “Soweto Baby” which won best collaboration.

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Other Nigerian winners at MAMA 2016 include Yemi Alade who beat Tiwa Savage to win the Best Female Act; Patoranking’s My Woman, My Everyhing won the song of the year and Triple MG budding artiste, Tekno beat Falz & Simi to emerge Breakthrough Act). Yemi Alade made history as the first artiste to win the MAMAs for the Best Female Artiste twice (MAMA 2015 & 2016.)

Check out the full list of winners at MAMA 2016

BEST HIP HOP

  • Olamide (Nigeria)
  • Kiff No Beat(Ivory Coast)
  • Ycee(Nigeria)
  • Emtee(South Africa)      – Winner
  • Ricky Rich(South Africa)

BEST MALE

  • Wizkid (Nigeria)  –  Winner
  • AKA(South Africa)
  • Patoranking (Nigeria)
  • Black Coffee (South Africa)
  • Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

BEST LIVE ACT

  • Flavour(Nigeria)
  • Stonebwoy(Ghana)
  • Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)   – Winner
  • Eddy Kenzo
  • Mafikizolo(South Africa)

PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • Linda Ikeji
  • Wizkid
  • Caster Semenya – Winner
  • Pearl Thusi
  • Pierre Emerick Aubameyang

BEST GROUP

  • R2Bees(Ghana)
  • Sauti Sol(Kenya)    – Winner
  • Toofan(Togo)
  • Navy Kenzo (Tanzania)
  • Mi Casa (South Africa)

BEST LUSOPHONE

  • NGA
  • Nelson Freitas
  • C4 Pedro            – Winner
  • Lizha James
  • Petro Show

BEST POP

  • Tresor
  • TiMO ODV.
  • LCNVL
  • Desmond & The Tutus
  • kyle deutsch & shekhinah     – Winner

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

  • Drake                 – Winner
  • Beyonce
  • Adele
  • Future
  • Rihanna

BEST COLLABORATION

  • Patoranking ft. Sarkodie – No Kissing
  • Sauti Sol ft. Alikiba – Unconditionally Bae
  • AkA ft. Burna Boy,Khuli Chana & Yanga – Baddest
  • Dj Maphorsia ft. Wizkid & Dj Buckz – Soweto Baby    – Winner
  • Nasty c ft. Davido  & Cassper Nyovest – Juice Back Remix

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Black Coffee (South Africa)
  • Diamond (Tanzania)
  • Sauti Sol (Kenya)
  • Wizkid (Nigeria)       – Winner
  • Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

BEST FEMALE

  • Josey (Ivory Coast)
  • Mz Vee (Ghana)
  • Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
  • Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
  • Yemi Alade (Nigeria)      – Winner

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

BEST FRANCOPHONE

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

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)

 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)
  • ‘Baddes’ – 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)

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 (South Africa); Director: Clarence Peters
  • ‘Kisasi Kumi’ – Sheeba (Uganda) – Director: Sasha Vybz
  • ‘Niquer Ma Vie’ – Youssoupha (Congo) – Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon    – Winner

 

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