Red Carpet: 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards

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The sixth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016 took place at the TicketPro Dome in NorthgateJohannesburg, South Africa on 22 October 2016.

The exhilarating celebration of African music and achievement which made its Joburg debut with an electrifying display of live performances and incredible state-of-the-art staging and lighting, was hosted by South African media darling Bonang Matheba supported by Nomzamo Mbatha and Yemi Alade.

Nigerian pop sensation WizKid scooped three awards with wins in the prestigious Best Male and Artist of the Year categories, and scoring one extra trophy for his featured performance on Best Collaboration.

South African stars Cassper Nyovest and Emtee won for Best Live and Best Hip Hop respectively, with Shekhinah and Kyle Deutschscoring gold in Best Pop/Alternative.

Other deserving winners at the show included Nigerian artist Yemi Alade who walked away with the Best Female trophy. Kenyan Afro-pop band, Sauti Sol lifted the Best Group award, while Patoranking won the Song of the Year category sponsored by Google for his chart-topping hit, “My Woman, My Everything”.

See red carpet pictures in the gallery above.

Ada Igboanugo

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