The latest edition of MTV Africa Music Awards was held in Durban last Saturday. The event lived up to its billing in bringing both African and international music stars together in a celebration of their creativity. Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President and MD, Viacom International Media Networks(VIMN) Africa, organizers of the awards ceremony, described MTV Base's journey after ten years as "amazing"!
Nigeria dominated this year's MAMA again, taking home seven awards. These went to P-Square (Artiste/Group of the Decade), D'Banj (Mama Evolution), Mavins (Song of the Year), Patoranking (Best New Act), Davido (Best Male Act) and Yemi Alade (Best Female Act). Davido won the same award last year. The 'Aye' crooner beat his South African counterpart, AKA, Diamond from Tanzania, Ghanaian Sarkodie and Wizkid to clinch the trophy.