Wizkid may need need more than just champagne to celebrate walking away with a string of awards on Saturday evening at the MTV MAMA Awards..
Wizkid walked away with awards in the Best Male, Best Collaboration (with SA's DJ Maphorisa & DJ Buckz) and prestigious Artist of the Year categories.
Although he didn't walk away with many awards as Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest managed to walk away with the Best Live Act. (Best Pop/Alternative Act).
SA Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya walked away with the Personality of the Year award.
Hugh Masekela was also honoured with a Legend Award, while a special tribute was held for the late Mandoza.
Here's the full list of winners:
Artist of the Year: Wizkid (Nigeria)
Best Female: Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Best Male: Wizkid (Nigeria)
Best Group: Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Best Breakthrough Act: Tekno (Nigeria)
Best Live Act: Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Best Hip Hop in association with MTN: Emtee (South Africa)
Song of the Year in partnership with Google: “My Woman, My Everything” Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria)
Listener’s Choice: Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe)
Video of the Year: “Niquer Ma Vie” – Youssoupha (Congo) – Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon
Best Pop & Alternative: Shekhinah & Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)
Best Francophone: Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast)
Best Lusophone: C4 Pedro (Angola)
Personality of the Year in association with DSTV: Caster Semenya (South Africa)
Legend Award: Hugh Masekela
Best Collaboration in partnership with ABSOLUT: DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Buckz – "Soweto Baby" (South Africa/Nigeria)
Africa Reimagined: Vivian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa
Best International: Drake (USA)
Picture credit: Nigerian Entertainment Today
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