OSG 2016 Recap: MAMA Award 2016: Wizkid and Yemi Alade winning big

Starboy artiste, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known by his stage name, Wizkid was a big winner at the 2016 MTV Music Awards held at Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 22nd of Oct.

The Starboy artiste who has had an exciting year with chart topping collaborations with international artistes like Drake walked away with three major awards: Artist of the Year, Best Male and Best Collaboration.
It was a big night for Nigerian musician, Yemi Alade who also took home Best Female, while Tekno was named Best Breakthrough Act

Here is the MTV Africa Music Awards Full List of 2016 Winners:

Artist of the Year: Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Female: Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best Male: Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Group: Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Best Breakthrough Act: Tekno (Nigeria)

Best Live Act: Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Best Hip Hop in association with MTN: Emtee (South Africa)

Song of the Year in partnership with Google: “My Woman, My Everything” Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria)

Listener’s Choice: Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe)

Video of the Year: “Niquer Ma Vie” – Youssoupha (Congo) – Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon

Best Pop & Alternative: Shekinah & Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)

Best Francophone: Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast)

Best Lusophone: C4 Pedro (Angola)

Personality of the Year in association with DSTV: Caster Semenya (South Africa)

Legend Award: Hugh Masekela

Best Collaboration in partnership with ABSOLUT: DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Buckz – “Soweto Baby” (South Africa/Nigeria)

Africa Reimagined: Vivian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa

Best International: Drake (USA)

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