The continent’s music heavyweights and sports stars were honoured during this year’s MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) at the Ticketpro Dome in Northgate.
The 2016 edition of the glitzy award ceremony was broadcast live to millions of viewers.
Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya was among the winners at the MAMAs Awards.
Semenya won the personality of the year title beating the likes of Pearl Thusi.
The coveted hip hop artist of the year award went to South African rapper Emtee.
While Nigeria’s Patoranking won the song of the year category for his smash hit My Woman.
However, it was Wizkid who dominated the awards winning in the categories of, Artist of the Year, Best Male and Best Collaboration.
Meanwhile, there have been some mixed reactions to the event, with some disses on what people wore, the performances and the artists:LIST OF THE WINNERS:
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
BEST BREAKTHROUGH ACT
BEST LIVE ACT
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast)
C4 Pedro (Angola)
Shekinah & Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)
BEST HIP HOP
Emtee (South Africa)
DJ Maphorisa ft Wizkid & DJ Buckz (SA/NG)
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Youssoupha (Congo) – “Niquer Ma Vie”
PRESONALITY OF THE YEAR
Caster Semenya (South Africa)
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
SONG OF THE YEAR
Patoranking ft Wande Coal – “My Woman, My Everything (Nigeria)
LISTENER’S CHOICE AWARD