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2016 MAMAs to hold in South Africa for 3rd consecutive year

Davido and Wizkid at the 2015 MAMAs. Credit: IG

Since the maiden edition of MTV Africa Music Awards in 2008, the award show has held once in Kenya, twice in Nigeria, and will again hold in South Africa for what will be a third consecutive year.

The 2016 edition is scheduled to hold on October 22, at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, with
the host yet to be announced.

According to the organisers, MAMA 2016 will celebrate African talent across 17 award categories, including Best Male, Best Female, Best Song, Best Collaboration and more.

Additional categories include the Africa Re-Imagined Award and Personality of the Year.

The big winners on the night of the 2015 MAMAs included Nigerian stars Yemi Alade and Davido, who took home the Best Male and Best Female awards respectively, while hip hop star Casper Nyovest nabbed the Best Hip Hop award. D’Banj was honored with the MAMA Evolution award.

The nominations for this year’s awards will be revealed in September 2016.

Who are the Nigerian artistes you think will get nominated?

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