Sunday, October 23 2016
Our very own Bebe Cool and Eddy Kenzo lost out in the just concluded 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards that were held yesteday in Johannesburg. Our 'in-law' Diamond Platnumz lost the Best Male nod to Nigeria's WizKid.
Artist of the Year: Wizkid (Nigeria)
Kenya's Sauti Sol did not disappoint, they beat South Africa's Mi Casa, Navy Kenzo from Tanzania, Ghana's R2Bees and Togo's Toofan.
Best Breakthrough Act: Tekno (Nigeria)
Song of the Year in partnership with Google: “My Woman, My Everything” Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria)
Best Francophone: Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast)
Best Collaboration in partnership with ABSOLUT: DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Buckz – “Soweto Baby” (South Africa/Nigeria)
Africa Reimagined: Vivian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa
Did Ginimbi and Mimi Moana know they were about to die?