It was not a bad outing for Nigerian artistes at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards, which held on Saturday night, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Afro-pop singer, Wizkid took the lead with two personal award and another for best collaboration. He took the award for the ‘best male’ and overall ‘best artiste’.
Other Nigerians who came on the award table include Patoranking with his My Woman as the ‘Song of the Year’. Yemi Alade won the ‘Best Female Act’ and Tekno went home with ‘Best breakthrough Act’ award.
Here’s the full list of winners.
Best Live Act – Casper Nyovest
Best Group – Sauti Sol
Best Alternative/Pop Group – Shekinah & Kyle Deutsch
Best Female Act – Yemi Alade
Best International Artiste – Drake
Listener’s Choice award – Jay Prayzah
Legend Award – Hugh Masekela
Best Lusophone Act – C4 Pedro
Best Francophone Act – Serge Beynaud
Best Male Artiste – Wizkid
Best Collaboration – DJ Maphorisa ft Wizkid
Best Video – Youssoupha
Personality of The Year – Caster Semenya
Best Hip Hop – Emtee
Best Breakthrough Act – Tekno
Song Of The Year – Patoranking ft Wande Coal ‘My woman My everything’-Winner.
African Artiste of The Year – Wizkid