Davido, Wizkid, Yemi Alade Lead MTV’s 2015MAMAs Nominations, See Full List

The MTV Africa
AwardsKwaZulu-Natal2015, brought to you by KwaZulu-
Natal Province in association with Absolut and in
partnership with The City of Durban, returns to the
Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), KwaZulu-
Natal, South Africa on Saturday 18 July 2015.
The definitive annual celebration of African talent, MAMA
2015 takes “evolution” as its theme, recognising and
rewarding musicians and achievers who have made the
most impact on African youth culture over the last 12
months, while also celebrating the development of the
continent’s talent and creativity over the last 10 years.
The ceremony will feature stunning performances from
African and international artists along with unique
Below are the list of nominees:
Personality Of The Year
1. Basketmouth (Nigeria)
2. Bonang Matheba (South Africa)
3 . OC Ukeje (Nigeria)
4. Trevor Noah (South Africa)
5. Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast).
Best Live Act
1. Big Nuz (South Africa)
2. Diamond (Tanzania)
3. Flavour (Nigeria)
4. Mi Casa (South Africa)
5. Toofan (Togo)
Best Hip Hop
1. Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
2. K.O. (South Africa)
3. Phyno (Nigeria)
4. Olamide (Nigeria)
5. Youssoupha (DRC)
Best New Act Transformed By Absolut
1.Anna Joyce (Angola)
2.Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
3.Duncan (South Africa)
4. Patoranking (Nigeria)
5.Stonebwoy (Ghana)
Best Collaboration
1.AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/
2. Davido featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz: “The
Sound” (Nigeria/SA)
3.Diamond & Iyanya: “Bum Bum” (Kenya/Nigeria)
4. Toofan & DJ Arafat: “Apero Remix” (Togo/Ivory Coast)
5. Stanley Enow & Sarkodie: “Njama Njama Cow
Remix” (Cameroon/Ghana)
Best Male
1. AKA (South Africa)
2. Davido (Nigeria)
3. Diamond (Tanzania)
4. Sarkodie (Ghana)
5. Wizkid (Nigeria)
Best Female
1. Bucie (South Africa)
2. Busiswa (South Africa)
3. Seyi Shay (Nigeria)
4. Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
5. Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Best Group
1.B4 (Angola)
2.Beatenberg (South Africa)
3.Black Motion (South Africa)
4.P-Square (Nigeria)
5.Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Video Of The Year
1. “Crazy” – Seyi Shay Featuring Wizkid; Director: Meji
2.“Doors” – Prime Circle; Director: Ryan Kruger
3. “Love You Everyday” – Bebe Cool; Director: Clarence
4. “Nafukwa” – Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw
5.“The Sound” – Davido Featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz;
Director: Sesan
Song Of The Year
1. Cassper Nyovest: “Doc Shebeleza” (South Africa)
2.Euphonik featuring Mpumi: “Busa” (South Africa)
3. DJ Fisherman & NaakMusiQ featuring DJ Tira, Danger
& Dream Team: “Call Out” (South Africa)
4. K.O featuring Kid X: “Caracara” (South Africa)
5. Lil Kesh Featuring Olamide & Davido: “Shoki
Remix” (Nigeria)
6. Mavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria)
7. Sauti Sol: “Sura Yako” (Kenya)
8. Toofan: “Gweta” (Togo)
9. Wizkid: “Show You The Money” (Nigeria)
10. Yemi Alade: “Johnny” (Nigeria)
1. Fuse ODG (Ghana)
2. Jeremy Loops (South Africa)
3. Jimmy Nevis (South Africa)
4. Nneka (Nigeria)
5. Prime Circle (South Africa)
Best Francophone
1. DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast)
2. Jovi (Cameroon)
3. Laurette Le Pearle (DRC)
4. Tour 2 Garde (Ivory Coast)
5. Toofan (Togo)
Best Lusophone
1. Ary (Angola)
2. B4 (Angola)
3. Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)
4. NGA (Angola)
5. Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)



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