MAMA 2016: Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Tekno, others emerge winners

The sixth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday was an eventful one as it saw Nigerian artistes winning big.

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

Other Nigerians who won are Effyzzie Music Group singer, Yemi Alade (Best Female Act)- Patoranking (Song of the year) and Triple MG budding artiste, Tekno  (Breakthrough Act). Yemi Alade made history as the first artiste to win the MAMAs for the Best Female Artiste twice.

Other Nigerians who were nominated but didn’t win are: Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Falz, Kiss Daniel, Korede Bello, Flavour, Linda Ikeji, Olamide, Simi, and Ycee.

See the full MAMA 2016 WINNERS LIST below

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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