No Award for Ghana at MTV MAMA 2016 |Full List of Winners


The 2016 MTV MAMA came off Saturday October 22 2016 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa and quite sad for Ghana, none of its nominees including R2Bees, MzVee, Stonebwoy and E.L won in any of the categories under which they were nominated.

The night saw performances from Wizkid, Patoranking & Sarkodie, Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz and several others with a touching tribute to South African kwaito musician Mandoza who passed on September 18, 2016.

The event was hosted by the 3 power girls Nomzamo Mbatha, Yemi Alade and Bonang Matheba.

Although it sounds bad that no Ghanaian picked up an award, it is clarion call for the artists to double up and keep pushing for the best.

Congrats to the winners so far. Below is the full list of winners.

Best Group – Sauti Sol

Best Live Act – Cassper Nyovest

Best Alternative – Shekinah and Kyle Deutsch

Best Female Act – Yemi Alade

Best International Act – Drake

Africa Re-imagined – Vuvian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa

Legend Award – Hugh Masekela

Best Lusophone Act – C4 Pedro

Best Francophone – Serge Beynaud

Best Male Artist – Wizkid

Listener’s Choice – Jah Prayzah

Best collaboration – DJ Maphorisa ft Wizkid & DJ Bucks

Video of the Year – Youssoupha (Niquer Ma Vie)

Personality of the Year – Caster Semenya

Best hiphop Act- Emtee

Best breakthrough Act – Tekno

Song of the Year – My Woman (Patoranking ft Wande Coal)

Artist of the Year – Wizkid

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