By IGHODALO EMIATOR:
Starboy Wizkid, walked away with 3 coveted awards – Best Male, Best Collaboration for his featured track with South Africa’s DJ Maphorisa & DJ Buckz and Artist of the Year.
Patoranking picked up another coveted award, the Song of Year for his song with Black Diamond Wande Coal (My Woman, My Everything) and Yemi Alade breaking through as Best Female with Tekno picking up the Best Breakthrough award.
International artist, Future came through performing some of his hit songs, and mid performance he called out South African rapper Nasty C on stage too.
Much to the delight of those who could not attend, MTVMama2016 was streamed live on Facebook.
See the full list below.
MTVMAMA 2016 Winners List
Best Male Wizkid (Nigeria)
Best Live Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Best Group Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Best Female Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Best Pop/Alternative Shekinah (South Africa)/ Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)
MAMA Legend Hugh Makesela (South Africa)
Listener’s Choice Award Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe)
Personality of the Year in association with DStv Caster Semenya (South Africa)
Best Collaboration in partnership with Absolut DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Bucks – “Soweto Baby” (South Africa/Nigeria)
Best Video of the year Youssoupha (Congo)
Best Francophone Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast)
Best Lusophone C4 Pedro (Angola)
Best International Drake (Canada)
Best Breakthrough Tekno (Nigeria)
Song of the Year in partnership with Google Patoranking (Nigeria) – MyWoman, My Everything ft Wande Coal
Best Hip Hop in association with MTN Emtee (South Africa)
MTVMama2016 Artist of the Year Wizkid (Nigeria)
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