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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. Berklee To Hold Scholarship Auditions In Africa

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Berklee College of Music will be holding audition and interview scholarship events on June 2-3 in Nairobi, Kenya. The events, part of Berklee's Africa Scholars Program, are offering musicians throughout Africa the chance to attend the college ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...