MTV Africa Music Awards: Full List Of Winners

It was all glitz and glamour at the MTV Africa Music awards yesterday, as several artistes from several African countries turned up at the Durban International Convention Centre.

With American star Anthony Anderson hosting the show, it was already history in the making. East Africa was represented by Jose Chameleone, Bebe Cool, Diamond Platnumz and Kenya’s Sauti Sol, unfortunately not all could be winners, it was Tanzania’s Diamond who managed to scoop the Best Live Act award.

Have a look at the list of other winners below.

Best Female:

Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Johnny star Yemi Alade shows off her MTV  award

Johnny star Yemi Alade shows off her MTV award

Best Male:

Davido (Nigeria)

Best Group:

P-Square (Nigeria)


PSquare were ecstatic after they scooped the award

Best New Act Transformed by Absolut:

Patoranking (Nigeria)

Best Hip Hop:

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Best Collaboration:

AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/Nigeria)

Song of the Year:

Mavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria)

Best Live:

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Video of the Year:

“Nafukwa”– Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw

Best Pop & Alternative:

Jeremy Loops (South Africa)

Best Francophone:

DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast)

Best Lusophone:

Ary (Angola)

Personality of the Year:

Trevor Noah (South Africa)

MAMA Evolution:

D’Banj (Nigeria)

Best International:

Nicki Minaj

Artist of the Decade:


MTV Base Leadership Award:

Saran Kaba Jones & S’Bu Mavundla

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