The 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards has gone back and forth however its memory will wait in the brains of Africans and the world for quite a while.
This year, the debut yearly music showcase was held at the TicketPro Dome in Northgate, Johannesburg, South Africa and it saw an energizing presentation of live exhibitions and unimaginable best in class arranging and lighting.
Nigerian pop sensation WizKid won three honors with wins in the Best Male and Artist of the Year classes, and scoring one additional trophy for his highlighted execution on Best Collaboration.
South African stars Cassper Nyovest and Emtee won for Best Live and Best Hip Hop separately, with Shekhinah and Kyle Deutsch scoring gold in Best Pop/Alternative.
The following is the full rundown of victors in all the 18 classes:
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
BEST BREAKTHROUGH ACT
BEST LIVE ACT
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
BEST POP / ALTERNATIVE
Shekinah & Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
BEST COLLABORATION in partnership with ABSOLUT
DJ Maphorisa ft Wizkid & DJ Buckz (SA/NG)
AFRICA RE-IMAGINED AWARD
Vivian Onano & Mary Taedzerwa
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
SONG OF THE YEAR in partnership with Google
Patoranking ft Wande Coal – “My Woman, My Everything (Nigeria)
LISTENER’S CHOICE AWARD