The 5th edition of the much anticipated MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) held at the Durban International Convention Center, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on Saturday 18th of July 2015. P-square grabs Artist of the decade awards, David grabs Best Male, Yemi Alade best female, Song of the Year goes to Mavins: ‘Dorobucci’, Personality of the Year, Trevor Noah and Best International: Nicki Minaj among others.
Known as the biggest Music festival in Africa, was highly executed. Top African Musicians including; The Mavin team, Psquare, D’banj, Davido, Flavour, Yemi Alade to name a few were all present.
The red carpet was all glitzy and glamorous as top music stars graced the red carpet in style, celebrating music.
Here is the complete list of winners for MAMA 2015:
- Best Group: P-Square (Nigeria)
- Artist of the Decade: P-Square (Nigeria)
- Best Male: Davido (Nigeria)
- Best Female: Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
- Best New Act Transformed by Absolut: Patoranking (Nigeria)
- Best Hip Hop: Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
- Best Collaboration: AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: ‘All Eyes On Me’ (SA/Nigeria)
- Song of the Year: Mavins: ‘Dorobucci’ (Nigeria)
- Best Live: Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
- Video of the Year: ‘Nafukwa’ – Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw
- Best Pop & Alternative: Jeremy Loops (South Africa)
- Best Francophone: DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast)
- Best Lusophone: Ary (Angola)
- Personality of the Year: Trevor Noah (South Africa)
- MAMA Evolution: D’Banj (Nigeria)
- Best International: Nicki Minaj
- MTV Base Leadership Award: Saran Kaba Jones & S’Bu Mavundla.