The 2016 MTV Base Africa Music Awards (MAMA) Nominees

MTV have officially released the first set of nominations for the MTV Base Africa Music Awards. (MAMA) for the year 2016.

The list was released by MTV Base Africa Music Awards organizers at a reception at the Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Superstar, Wizkid, is indeed having a good year as he snagged three nomination spots on the list which features nine categories.

The singer, was nominated in Best Male, Best Collaboration and Personality of the Year categories.

The awards this year will be held on the 22nd of October, in Johannesburg.

Here are the categories for the first nomination list released:

BEST HIP HOP

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

BEST COLLABORATION

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

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

  • Drake
  • Beyonce
  • Adele
  • Future
  • Rihanna

BEST LUSOPHONE

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

BEST MALE

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

BEST LIVE ACT 

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

PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

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

BEST GROUP

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

BEST POP

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

The MTV Base Africa Music Awards is proudly sponsored by JoBurg, Absolut, Google, MTN, DStv, and a host of other companies.

Who will you be rooting for..? 

 

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