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MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 (MAMA) Complete List of Nominees

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MTV has finally released the complete list of nominees for the 2016 awards which takes place October 22, 2016 at the Ticket Pro Dome in Johannesburg South Africa.

See the complete list of nominees below

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Black Coffee (South Africa)
Diamond (Tanzania)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

BEST FEMALE

Josey (Ivory Coast)
Mz Vee (Ghana)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

BEST BREAKTHROUGH

Babes Wodumo (South Africa)
Emtee (South Africa)
Falz (Nigeria)
Franko (Cameroon)
Nasty C (South Africa)
Nathi (South Africa)
Raymond (Tanzania)
Simi (Nigeria)
Tekno (Nigeria)

BEST FRANCOPHONE

Franko (Cameroon)
J-Rio (Gabon)
Magasco (Cameroon)
Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast)
Toofan (Togo)

LISTENER’S CHOICE

Adiouza (Senegal)
Bebe Cool (Uganda)
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Den G (Liberia)
EL (Ghana)
Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe)
Jay Rox (Zambia)
Kansoul (Kenya)
Kiss Daniel (Nigeria)
Lij Michael (Ethiopia)
LXG (Sierra Leone)
Meddy (Rwanda)
Messias Marioca (Mozambique)
Prince Kaybee (South Africa)
Reda Taliani (Algeria)
Saad Lamjarred (Morocco)
Sabri Mosbah (Tunisia)
Sidiki Diabate (Mali)
Tamer Hosny (Egypt)
The Dogg (Namibia)
Yamoto Band (Tanzania)

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SONG OF THE YEAR IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GOOGLE

“Shaktibobo” – Olamide (Nigeria)
“Reggae Blues” – Harrysongz feat Olamide, Kcee & Iyanya, Orezi (Nigeria)
“My Woman, My Everything” – Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria)
“Godwin” – Korede Bello (Nigeria)
“Ngud” – Kwesta feat. Cassper (South Africa)
“Roll Up Re-Up” – Emtee feat. Wizkid and AKA (South Africa/Nigeria)
“Soweto Baby” – DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid (South Africa/Nigeria)
“Baddest” – AKA feat. Burna Boy, Khuli Chana, Yanga  (South Africa/Nigeria)
“Wololo” – Babes Wodumo feat. Mampintsha (South Africa)
“Coller la Petite“ – Franko (Cameroon)
“Unconditionally bae” – Sauti Sol feat. Alikiba (Kenya/Tanzania)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

“Jump” – Anatii & Cassper feat. Nasty C (South Africa); Director: Kyle Lewis
“Caviar Dreams” – AL Bairre & PhFAT (South Africa); Director: Daniel Levi
“If I Start to Talk” – Tiwa Savage feat. Dr Sid (South Africa); Director: Clarence Peters
“Kisasi Kumi” – Sheeba (Uganda) – Director: Sasha Vybz
“Niquer Ma Vie“ – Youssoupha (Congo) – Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon

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BEST HIP HOP

Olamide (Nigeria)
Kiff No Beat(Ivory Coast)
Ycee(Nigeria)
Emtee(South Africa)
Ricky Rick(South Africa)

BEST COLLABORATION

Patoranking ft. Sarkodie – No Kissing
Sauti Sol ft. Alikiba – Unconditionally Bae
AkA ft. Burna Boy,Khuli Chana & Yanga – Baddest
Dj Maphorsia ft. Wizkid & Dj Buckz – Soweto Baby
Nasty c ft. Davido  & Cassper Nyovest – Juice Back Remix

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

Drake
Beyonce
Adele
Future
Rihanna

BEST LUSOPHONE

NGA
Nelson Freitas
C4 Pedro
Lizha James
Petro Show

BEST MALE

Wizkid(Nigeria)
AKA(South Africa)
Patoranking(Nigeria)
Black Coffee(South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

BEST LIVE ACT

Flavour(Nigeria)
Stonebwoy(Ghana)
Cassper Nyovest(South Africa)
Eddy Kenzo
Mafikizolo(South Africa)

PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Linda Ikeji
Wizkid
Caster Semenya
Pearl Thusi
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang

BEST GROUP

R2Bees(Ghana)
Sauti Sol(Kenya)
Toofan(Togo)
Navy Kenzo (Tanzania)
Mi Casa (South Africa)

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BEST POP

Tresor
TiMO ODV.
LCNVL
Desmond & The Tutus
kyle deutsch & shekhinah

BEST HIP HOP

Olamide (Nigeria)
Kiff No Beat(Ivory Coast)
Ycee(Nigeria)
Emtee(South Africa)
Ricky Rich(South Africa)

BEST COLLABORATION

Patoranking ft. Sarkodie – No Kissing
Sauti Sol ft. Alikiba – Unconditionally Bae
AkA ft. Burna Boy,Khuli Chana & Yanga – Baddest
Dj Maphorsia ft. Wizkid & Dj Buckz – Soweto Baby
Nasty c ft. Davido  & Cassper Nyovest – Juice Back Remix

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

Drake
Beyonce
Adele
Future
Rihanna

BEST LUSOPHONE

NGA
Nelson Freitas
C4 Pedro
Lizha James
Petro Show

BEST MALE

Wizkid(Nigeria)
AKA(South Africa)
Patoranking(Nigeria)
Black Coffee(South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

BEST LIVE ACT

Flavour(Nigeria)
Stonebwoy(Ghana)
Cassper Nyovest(South Africa)
Eddy Kenzo
Mafikizolo(South Africa)

PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Linda Ikeji
Wizkid
Caster Semenya
Pearl Thusi
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang

BEST GROUP

R2Bees(Ghana)
Sauti Sol(Kenya)
Toofan(Togo)
Navy Kenzo (Tanzania)
Mi Casa (South Africa)

BEST POP

Tresor
TiMO ODV.
LCNVL
Desmond & The Tutus
kyle deutsch & shekhinah




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