MTV Networks Africa

  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. MTV Aims To Raise African Promo Standards

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Africa is hoping to boost the standards of Africa's music-video industry with a new multi-country competition called "MTV Making The Video Challenge." The competition expands on a 2007 initiative, "MTV Making The V ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. MTV Base, Shell Power-On With African Video Project

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV base and energy giant Shell are teaming on a project aimed at raising the standard of African music video production. In a statement, the two companies revealed that U.K. video director Nick Quested (Nas, Timbaland, Diddy) and R&B singer A ...

  11. Okosi Rises At MTV Africa

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alex Okosi has been appointed to the new role of senior VP & managing director of MTV Networks Africa. Okosi will now be responsible for all aspects of MTV Networks Africa's business operations, including growing MTV Networks Internationa ...

  12. World Economic Forum Dances To African Beat

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST A selection of Africa's top artists will get the chance to showcase their talents this weekend before an audience of global leaders. The acts will perform Jan. 27 at the "Celebrate Africa" party, which will cap the World Economic Fo ...