MTV Africa

  1. Museke Online African Music Awards Slated For September

    August 23, 2011 12:30 PM EDT A third pan-African music awards event is flexing its muscles and acting as a platform for introducing music and artists from the continent to a broader audience. The Afrotainment Museke Online African Music Awards (Moamas) is currently in its sec ...

  2. 2Face, Sasha Win Big At MTV Africa Music Awards

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Artists from Nigeria and South Africa held sway over the third MTV Africa Music Awards, held Dec. 11 at the Eko Expo Hall in Lagos, Nigeria. Known as the Mamas, the event saw Nigerian R&B artist 2Face -- who won Best African Act at the MTV Eur ...

  3. Nokia Gives Jozi A Global Push

    December 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Johannesburg-based hip-hop duo Jozi has become the first South African band to use Nokia's Ovi Music platform in multiple territories to promo its latest single. The two-week free giveaway (Dec. 6-19) of new single "Diva" takes plac ...

  4. Fally Ipupa, P-Square Lead MAMA Nominations

    November 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The home crowd is likely to show strong support for domestic artists at this year's 2010 MTV Africa Music Awards in Lagos: Nigerian acts have earned 13 nominations in total. Among these were three nominations for duo P-Square (artist of the y ...

  5. Lagos To Host MTV Africa Music Awards

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lagos in Nigeria has been selected as the host city of this year's MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs). It will be the second time in three years that the awards have taken place in Nigeria, following the inaugural MAMAs, which was held in Abuja ...

  6. Nigerian, Kenyan Acts Dominate MTV Africa Awards

    October 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nigerian and Kenyan artists proved the big winners at the second MTV Africa Music Awards - known as the MAMAs - held in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Home country favourite Nameless saw his brand of Afro-flavoured hip-hop earn him the best male arti ...

  7. 'Commissioner' Gordon Unveils 360-Degree South African Label

    September 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning producer and engineer 'Commissioner' Gordon Williams used the 2009 Moshito music conference at Museum Africa, Johannesburg to announce the formation of a South African-based label, studio and other elements. "The musi ...

  8. MTV Africa Music Awards Nominations Unveiled

    August 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT South Africa and Nigeria lead the nominations list in the second MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) taking place in Kenya on Oct. 10. South Africa and Nigerian artists received 15 nominations, with Nigerian R&B artist 2Face notching up four MAMA ...

  9. First MTV Africa Music Awards Performers Named

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT South African Afro-soul performer Lira tops the performers bill for the second MTV Africa Music Awards, taking place Oct. 10 at the Kasarani Indoor Stadium, Nairobi. Lira, who was crowned female artist of the year at this year's South African ...

  10. Kenya To Host MTV Africa Music Awards

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Kenya will host the second MTV Africa Music Awards on Oct. 10, 2009. The announcement was made in Nairobi by MTV Networks Africa and telecommunications company Zain, which is again the sole sponsor of the pan-African awards. The inaugural MAMAs to ...

  11. Nigerian Acts Win Big At MTV Africa Music Awards

    November 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST The first-ever MTV Africa Music Awards held in Abuja, Nigeria delivered a heavily Afro-centric show and winners' list that has been welcomed by the continent's industry. "The fact that the performances that really stole the show wer ...

  12. Line-Up Confirmed For MTV Africa Music Awards

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST The first ever MTV Africa Music Awards is set to stamp an Afrocentric flavour on the ceremony. Organisers of the MTV Africa Music Awards with Zain have revealed that the show will feature a tribute to the late, legendary Afrobeat artist Fela Aniku ...

  13. SA, Nigerian Acts Dominate MAMAs Noms

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT South Africa and Nigerian artists dominate the nominees list for the first-ever MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs). The 10-category list of nominees revealed in Johannesburg last night (Oct. 7) saw South African acts take 18 nominations, followed by ...

  14. MTV Music Awards Launches In Africa

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is launching an African version of its signature continent-specific annual music awards event. The announcement was made in the Nigerian city of Abuja today (Aug. 6) by MTV Networks Africa senior VP and managing director Alex Okosi. H ...