Saturday, 22 October 2016

Wizkid Wins MAMA 2016 Artist Of The Year (SEE FULL LIST OF WINNERS)

Nigerian superstar, Wizkid was the highest winner at the just concluded 2016 MTV Music Award in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Having won the ‘Best Male‘ category, Wizkid also smiled home with the biggest award of the night ‘Artiste of The year’.


Wizkid won the award ahead of fellow nominees, Black Coffee (South Africa), Diamond (Tanzania), Sauti Sol (Kenya) and Yemi Alade (Nigeria).

In his acceptance speech, Wizkid said, ‘I want to say a big thank you to God, my fans and my family Sunday Are, Jada, Famo, R2Bees. Team Wizkid this is for you’.

Interestingly, Linda Ikeji who had a heated war with the artist earlier in the year, and was also nominated with him in the "Personality OfnThe Year"  category  did not win as Caster Semenya from South Africa snatched the awrd from them. See the fulll list below...



Artist Of The Year — Wizkid

Best Male Act — Wizkid

Best Female — Yemi Alade

Song Of The Year — “My Woman, My Everything” – Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria)

Best Live Act — Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Best HipHop — EMTEE

Best International Act — Drake

Personality Of The Year — Caster Semenya

Best Pop — Shekhinah & Kyle Deutsch

Best Group — Sauti Sol

Legend Award — Hugh Masekela

Best Francophone — Serge Beynaud

Best Lusophone — C4 Pedro

Listeners Choice Award — Jah Prayzah

Best Collaboration — Dj Maphorsia ft. Wizkid & Dj Buckz – Soweto Baby

Video Of The Year — “Niquer Ma Vie” – Youssoupha (Congo) – Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon

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