Stonebwoy, AKA, Emtee, Pearl Thusi, WIzkid, Diamond Platnumz & More Nominated For The 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs)


Before we get into the nominees can we take a moment to check out how smoking hot South African TV star Nomzamo Mbatha looked at the nominees announcement for the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards


Her outfit was  by Rich Factory. Anyway African acts Stonebwoy, Wizkid, Diamond Platnumz and even Quantico star Pearl Thusi have all bagged a nomination for this year’s MAMAs

Peep who wore what and the part 1 of the nominees list below:

Cassper Nyovest
Cassper Nyovest


Best Hip Hop in association with MTN

Emtee (South Africa)

Kiff No Beat (Ivory Coast)

Olamide (Nigeria)

Riky Rick (South Africa)

Ycee (Nigeria)

Kenny Kunene
Kenny Kunene

Best Live

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Eddy Kenzo (Uganda)

Flavour (Nigeria)

Mafikizolo (South Africa)

Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Mi Casa
Mi Casa

Best Group

Mi Casa (South Africa)

Navy Kenzo (Tanzania)

R2bees (Ghana)

Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Toofan (Togo)

Jessica Nkosi
Jessica Nkosi

Best Male

AKA (South Africa)

Black Coffee (South Africa)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Patoranking (Nigeria)

Wizkid (Nigeria)


Best Collaboration in partnership with Absolut

AKA feat. Burna Boy, Khuli Chana & Yanga – “Baddest” (South Africa/Nigeria)

DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Bucks – “Soweto Baby” ((South Africa/Nigeria)

Nasty C feat. Davido, Cassper – “Juice Back Remix” (Nigeria/South Africa)

Patoranking feat. Sarkodie – “No Kissing” (Nigeria/Ghana)

Sauti Sol feat. Alikiba – “Unconditionally Bae” (Kenya/Tanzania)

DJ Tira & Wife
DJ Tira & Wife

Best Pop/Alternative

Desmond & The Tutus (South Africa)

LCNVL (South Africa)

Shekinah (South Africa) / Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)

Timo ODV (South Africa)

Tresor (DRC)

Lesego ‘Thick Leeyonce’ Legobane
Lesego ‘Thick Leeyonce’ Legobane

Best Lusophone

C4 Pedro (Angola)

NGA (Angola)

Lizha James (Mozambique)

Nelson Freitas (Netherlands/Cape Verde)

Preto Show (Angola)

(L-R) Mthoko Mkhathini, Anatii, Lusaso Ngcobo
(L-R) Mthoko Mkhathini, Anatii, Lusaso Ngcobo

Best International

Adele (UK)

Beyoncé (USA)Drake (Canada)

Future (USA)

Rihanna (Barbados)






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