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All The Winners From 2015 MAMA

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P-Square performing at the Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged on Saturday morning inside the Eko Conventional Hall, Eko Hotels and Suites.

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Yemi Alade

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The 15th edition of the MTV African Music Awards (MAMA) held in South Africa, Durban, on the evening of Saturday, July 18.

 

We present winners from the award.

 

Nigeria won seven awards namely ‘Best Male Act’, ‘Best Female Act’, ‘Evolution Award’, ‘Best New Act’, ‘Song of the Year’, ‘Collaboration of the year’, ‘Best Group’ by Davido, Yemi Alade, D’Banj, Patoranking, Mavins, AKA and Burna Boy and P-Square.

The full list of winners below:

Best Male Act

AKA (South Africa) Davido (Nigeria) – WINNER Diamond (Tanzania) Sarkodie (Ghana) Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Female Act

Bucie (South Africa) Busiswa (South Africa) Seyi Shay (Nigeria) Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania) Yemi Alade (Nigeria) – WINNER

Best Group

B4 (Angola) Beatenberg (South Africa) Black Motion (South Africa) P-Square (Nigeria) – WINNER Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Best New Act Transformed by Absolut

Anna Joyce (Angola) Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) Duncan (South Africa) Patoranking (Nigeria) – WINNER Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Best Hip Hop

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) – WINNER K.O. (South Africa) Phyno (Nigeria) Olamide (Nigeria) Youssoupha (DRC)

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Best Collaboration

AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/Nigeria) – WINNER Davido featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz: “The Sound” (Nigeria/SA) Diamond & Iyanya: “Bum Bum” (Kenya/Nigeria) Toofan & DJ Arafat: “Apero Remix” (Togo/Ivory Coast) Stanley Enow & Sarkodie: “Njama Njama Cow Remix” (Cameroon/Ghana)

Song of the Year

Cassper Nyovest: “Doc Shebeleza” (South Africa) Euphonik featuring Mpumi: “Busa” (South Africa) DJ Fisherman & NaakMusiQ featuring DJ Tira, Danger & Dream Team: “Call Out” (South Africa) K.O featuring Kid X: “Caracara” (South Africa) Lil Kesh Featuring Olamide & Davido: “Shoki Remix” (Nigeria) Mavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria) – WINNER Sauti Sol: “Sura Yako” (Kenya) Toofan: “Gweta” (Togo) Wizkid: “Show You The Money” (Nigeria) Yemi Alade: “Johnny” (Nigeria)

Best Live

Big Nuz (South Africa) Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) – WINNER Flavour (Nigeria) Mi Casa (South Africa) Toofan (Togo)

Video of the Year

“Crazy” – Seyi Shay Featuring Wizkid; Director: Meji Alabi “Doors” – Prime Circle; Director: Ryan Kruger “Love You Everyday” – Bebe Cool; Director: Clarence Peters “Nafukwa” – Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw – WINNER “The Sound” – Davido Featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz; Director: Sesan

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Best Pop & Alternative

Fuse ODG (Ghana) Jeremy Loops (South Africa) – WINNER Jimmy Nevis (South Africa) Nneka (Nigeria) Prime Circle (South Africa)

Best Francophone

DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast) – WINNER Jovi (Cameroon) Laurette Le Pearle (DRC) Tour 2 Garde (Ivory Coast) Toofan (Togo)

Best Lusophone

Ary (Angola) – WINNER B4 (Angola) Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde) NGA (Angola) Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)

Personality of the Year

Basketmouth (Nigeria) Bonang Matheba (South Africa) OC Ukeje (Nigeria) Trevor Noah (South Africa) – WINNER Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)

MAMA Evolution

D’Banj (Nigeria) – WINNER

Best International

Nicki Minaj – WINNER

Artist of the Decade

P-Square – WINNER

MTV Base Leadership Award

Saran Kaba Jones & S’Bu Mavundla…

The fifth edition of the awards was hosted by a US comedian, Anthony Anderson.

 

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SAUTI SOL, FALLY IPUPA, 2BABA, STONEBWOY, MR EAZI, NASTY C, YCEE, NADIA NAKAI, TIWA SAVAGE, TENI, TOOFAN, RAYVANNY, FERRE GOLA, WURLD, RAMADAN, AND OVER 500 AFRICAN SUPERSTARS SET TO HIT LAGOS FOR THE 6TH AFRIMA AWARDS CEREMONY

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…As Eco Bank, MTN, Daar Group, and Coca-cola partners AFRIMA as Sponsors

 

 

It is set to be a night of energetic and intense entertainment as the line up of various African superstars have been slated to perform at the 6th edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, scheduled to hold at Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The star-studded main awards ceremony will begin at 7:30 pm with Red carpets commencing at 4:00 pm. The 6th AFRIMA is sponsored by the Pan African bank, Ecobank; Africa’s telecom giant, MTN; Africa’s media network company, Daar Group; and global beverage brand, Coca-cola.

 

Over 500 African music superstars are expected to arrive in Lagos, Nigeria from around the continent for the 6th AFRIMA celebration.

 

Rendering outstanding performance to over 4,000 live audiences is Nigeria’s Legendary singer, 2 Baba; Congolese star, Fally Ipupa; South African rapper, Nasty C; Tanzanian Afropop star, Rayvanny; Ghana’s Afro-pop, dancehall and reggae act, Stonebwoy; and Egyptian singer, Mohamed Ramadan.

 

Joining their African counterpart on the 6th AFRIMA stage is Mauritanian Star songstress, Mallouma; Congolese Singer, Ferre Gola; Togolese Energetic duo artistes, Toofan and Moroccan favourite, Yann ‘Sine.

 

Also from South Africa is Electro music star, Master KG; Pop star Nadia Nakai and talented Hip-hop act, Tellaman; Star rapper, Kaligraph Jones; and songstress, Nikita Kering from Kenya; amongst various Nigeria superstars including Mr. Eazi; Teni; Fireboy; Praiz, Skiibi; and many more.

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Olisah Adibua, Associate Co-producer & Jury member, AFRIMA comments; “We have seen African music and arts industry grow, although haphazardly, but AFRIMA has taken up the big task to revive the industry and showcase Africa to the rest of the world. In addition, the platform has been able to use music as one of the most powerful tool to bring attention to various world issues like Xenophobia, Climate change, Economy, Population, and many more in order to create a positive change to these issues.

 

The 6th AFRIMA main awards will definitely feature some of the continents best talents in great performances and entertaining showmanship, and it is good to know that most of the artistes billed to perform at the main awards are similarly impacting the creative industry of Africa just like AFRIMA is doing”, he added.

 

The awards night will celebrate and reward talents and crafts of African artiste who have been nominated in the 36 categories of the awards, and also the AFRIMA Legendary awards which is a non-voting category dedicated to honour individuals who have impacted positively to the music world using their craft, position or personality.

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Preceding the main awards ceremony is AFRIMA Welcome Soiree on Wednesday, November 20 at the Sky Lounge of Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos from 7:00pm; AFRIMA Music Village tagged ‘Wild & Wow’ at the Agege Stadium, Agege Lagos, slated for Thursday, November 21; and Africa Music Business Summit (AMBS) on Friday, November 22 at the Fantasia Hall, Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos; AFRIMA Nominees Party, an exclusive party themed ‘Fire & Ice’ at the Landmark Beach, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos; and the Awards After Party at Fantasia Hall, Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

 

The events will be broadcast live to over 84 countries on DSTV channel 198, GOTV channel 29, Africa Independent Television (AIT), Bblack TV (France); Face TV (Uganda); CRTV (Cameroon), Gambia Radio Television Service, (GRTS), Silverbird Television (STV), Nigezie, HIP TV amongst others. Fans of African music globally can also catch the frenzy via the AFRIMA social media handles, live stream on the AFRIMA website, and the AFRIMA App. Tickets to the events can be purchased on the AFRIMA website, www.afrima.org.

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Music Critics Slam Harrysong Over Marriage Talks

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Marriage Talks

 

Singer, Harrysong, has become the target of critics following his continuous social media post about marriage.

In recent weeks, the singer has been talking about marriage on social media. He has also been talking about finding the right woman.

However, music pundits and critics have criticised him for painting a picture of his readiness for marriage, insisting that it is all a sham to promote a new song.

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“ISIOMA you have all of my heart
If the young king
 @davidoofficial could answer the call of love & commit to marriage, & we can all see the positive effects marriage has had on his life. Why can’t I love and be faithful
It’s time to get serious & win my Isibaby,”
Harrysong wrote in a post.

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The singer is also known to have once mentioned that he prefers settling down with a girl from East Africa in an earlier post, thus leading to questions of why he has been mentioning Isioma continuously in his post.

 

 

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Soso Soberekun Refute Claims Davido Was Arrested In Dubai

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Soso Soberekon has debunked claims of Davido getting arrested in Dubai.

This comes following reports online that Davido was arrested in the early hours of Sunday, November 17, after stabbing one Michael aka Dream Chaser who is said to be the younger brother of Abu Abel.

It was also alleged that Davido missed his scheduled flight due to the incident.

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However, a former manager of Five Star Entertainment, Soso Soberekon, has refuted the claims, adding the Davido was on his way to the UK to join Mayorkun who has a concert.

Soso reacted thus to the reports online “Arrest? Lol davido is on his way to London to support his artist mayorkun”

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Soberekon’s claim was also confirmed by Davido who shared a new photo of himself taking a flight to the UK in a private jet.

He captioned the photo he shared “I’m about to sleep for the 1st time in 3 days … Dubai well done o”

 

He is on his way to London to support Mayorkun - Soso Soberekon debunks claims of Davido being arrested in Dubai

 

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