Sunday 8 June 2014

Nigeria Wins Big At MAMA 2014—Davido, Tiwa and others

Another MTV Musical Award for the year just passed by and Nigeria entertainers showed Africa why they are still the no 1 in Africa. It was a great award night with various artists all over the continent and outside the shore of Africa, witnessing one of the most acknowledged musical awards in Africa.

Davido, Mafikozolo, Uhuru and Clarence Peters were the big winners of the evening at the awards.  Quadruple nominees Mafikizolo triumphed in the Best Group and Song of The Year categories, while Davido took home two awards, for Best Male and Artist of the Year.  Uhuru was recognised for Best Collaboration for his part in “Y-tjukutja” by Uhuru Ft. Oskido, DJ Bucks, Professor and Yuri Da Cunha, and in Song of the Year.  Nigerian video director Clarence Peters won two awards – Transform Today by Absolut, and Best Video.

Below are the various list of the award winners

Best Group: Mafikizolo (South Africa)

Best New Act: Stanley Enow (Cameroon)  

Best Live Act: Flavour (Nigeria)    

Best Collaboration: “Y-tjukutja” – Uhuru Ft. Oskido, DJ Bucks, Professor and Yuri Da Cunha (South Africa/Angola)  

Best Hip Hop: Sarkodie (Ghana)

Best Alternative: Gangs of Ballet (South Africa)  
Best Francophone: Toofan (Togo)  

Best Lusophone: Anselmo Ralph (Angola)  

Artist of the Year: Davido (Nigeria)  

Song of the Year: “Khona” – Mafikizolo ft Uhuru (South Africa)  

Best Video: Clarence Peters (Nigeria)  

Best Pop: Goldfish (South Africa)  

Best International: Pharrell  

Personality of the Year: Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya)   

MTV Base Leadership Award: Ashish J. Thakkar (Tanzania)      

Transform Today Award by Absolut: Clarence Peters (Nigeria)

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