Online Voting

Fans can vote right here on!

Limit: 5 times per category per computer per day


To vote via Google,

  • Search “MTV MAMA” on Google
  • Tap and select the nominee you'd like to vote for from the resulting Category Card
  • Click the “vote” button to submit
  • Users must log in with their verified Google Account before submitting their vote(s)
  • To vote from outside Africa, go to an African Google domain, eg. etc.) and type "MTV MAMA" into the search bar

Limit: 5 votes per category per Google Account per day

Social Media Voting


  • Post a status update from your personal Facebook account that includes the hashtag #MAMAVote and name of the category (eg #Besthiphop) and the name of the NOMINEE for whom you would like to vote
  • Comment on a post from the MTV BASE AFRICA official Facebook page using the NOMINEE's name, the name of the category (eg #BestMale), and the hashtag, #MAMAVote.

Limit: one (1) NOMINEE name per post, and up to five (5) posts per day, per user


  • Using your personal Twitter account, Tweet, Retweet or Reply a NOMINEE’s name or Twitter handle using the designated hashtag #MAMAVote and the relevant category (eg #BestFemale).

Limit: one (1) NOMINEE name per Tweet, and up to five (5) unique Tweets per day per Twitter account.


  • Using your personal Instagram account, post MAMA or MUSIC related original photos with a NOMINEE’s name or Instagram handle, the category name (eg #BestBreakthrough) and the hashtag, #MAMAVote in the lower-third copy.
  • Photos must originate from user’s account.
Limit: one (1) NOMINEE name per photo post, and up to five (5) unique posts per day, per Instagram account