MTV Base (DStv channel 322)
is once again highlighting the “gold standard” in music, creativity and achievement at the sixth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards
The MTV Africa Music Awards
Johannesburg 2016, brought to you by Joburg Tourism in association with Absolut will broadcast live from The Ticketpro Dome
, Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday 22 October 2016
The definitive annual celebration of African and international talent and achievement, MAMA 2016
recognises and rewards musicians and achievers who have made the most impact on African music and youth culture over the previous year. The ceremony will feature stunning performances from African and international artists along with the show’s signature cross-genre and cross-border collaborations.
will celebrate African talent across 17 award categories, including Best Male
, Best Female, Best Song
and Best Collaboration by Absolut
. The contribution of artists from Portuguese and French-speaking Africa will also be recognised in the Best Lusophone
and Best Francophone
categories. Additional categories include the Africa Re-Imagined Award
and Personality of the Year.
The nominations for the awards will be revealed in September 2016.
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