The first list of the 2016 MTV MAMAs has been released at a nominees party held in Johannesburg on Wednesday September 21 2016.
The first list already has Ghana securing some nods. Among the nominees are BET Award winner Stonebwoy, and Afrobeats group R2Bees.
Guests at the MAMA 2016 nominations party were entertained with sizzling performances by Mi Casa, Nathi, Riky Rick, Shekinah, Khuli Chana and Lizha James, while DJs PH, Major League DJz, Tha Duchaz, Prince Kaybee and DJ Snypes kept the dance-floor packed to capacity.
Here are the nominations
Best Hip Pop
Kiff No Beat
Best International Act
Best Live Act
Personality of the Year
Baddest – AKA ft Yanga, Burna Boy & Khuli Chana
Juice Back Remix – Nasty C ft Davido & Cassper Nyovest
No kissing – Patoranking ft Sarkodie
Soweto baby – Dj Maphorisa feat Wizkid & Dj Buckz
Unconditional Bae – Sauti Sol and Alikiba
Desmond & The Tutus
The second list of nominees will be released at a nominations party in Lagos on October 2.