Wizkid scores big at the MAMAs!

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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