MTV Base has announced that Grammy-Nominated international R&B star, Trey Songz will be joining an electrifying entertainment line-up at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 alongside R&B superstar Miguel, hip hop game changer French Montana, Nigerian sensations Davido, Flavour and Tiwa Savage, and South African hit makers Mafikizolo, Uhuru, Oskido and Professor.
The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) KwaZulu-Natal takes place at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), on Saturday 7 June and will be broadcast around the world on MTV, MTV Base, BET International and affiliate stations. Stand-up comic, film and television sensation Marlon Wayans will host the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards brought to you by KwaZulu-Natal Province and supported by Absolut and the City of Durban. South Africa Tourism is also a key partner to the awards.
Trey Songz expressed his excitement, “I’m excited to finally be going back to Durban. I went once just for a day but this time I’m spending more time to get to know the people and the culture. I can’t wait to perform at the awards show, especially since it’s live for the first time ever. It’s going to be amazing to feel the energy when I’m on that stage and see some of the best talent that Africa has to offer.”
Commented Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, “We are thrilled that Trey Songz will be joining the stellar line-up in Durban and KwaZulu-Natal on 7 June, and contributing his own signature R&B style to the wide range of music genres represented at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards.”
With hundreds of thousands of votes already cast, public voting for 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards continues online at www.mtvbase.com until midnight on 4 June 2014. The winners of the MTV Base Leadership Award and Best Video are chosen exclusively by MTV Base. Voting for Song of the Year continues up until the show on 7 June.
Celebrating musicians and achievers who have made the most impact on African youth culture throughout the year, MAMA 2014 will, for the first time ever, premiere LIVE across Africa on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV (DStv Channel 130) at 21:00 CAT. The show will be amplified on radio by media partners Gagasi FM, Yfm and Capricorn FM.
For more information on the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal supported by Absolut & The City of Durban, please go www.mtvbase.com, like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MTVBaseVerified, or follow us on Twitter @MTVBaseAfrica. To join the conversation about the awards please use the hashtag #MTVMAMA.