What a night! What a night! The most anticipated event  of the year took place in Johannesburg last night. And all the stars of Africa aligned for this year’s MTV Base Africa Music Awards.

As ever, we were living for the styles on the red carpet!

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Musician Anatii styled by Joseph I
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Errrrm not quite sure this lives up to Glam Red Carpet standard, Future. But it was great to have you join us for your first African based performance.
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South African Actress Khayni Mbau Metanoia in Antherline Couture
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One of our favourite looks from the night on Nandi Madida. This dress works so beautifully with her baby bump.
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Queen B…need we say more? This Marchesa dress is everything!
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Artist Sheebah Karungi sparkling in sequins.
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Thembi Seete in Sello Medupe
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Finger waves and high-low Ankara co-ords just work on artist Moozlie
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No one does it quite like Somizi
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Yas Yemi!
The actress Ayanda Thabethe at the red carpet during the MAMA 2016, in Johannesburg, South Africa on October 22nd, 2016
The not so little black dress on Ayanda Thabethe is actually giving us life.
The TV personality Blue at the red carpet during the MAMA 2016, in Johannesburg, South Africa on October 22nd, 2016
Greecian inspiration from TV personality Blue.
Nomzamo Mbatha at the red carpet during the MAMA 2016, in Johannesburg, South Africa on October 22nd, 2016
Co-host Nomzamo Mbatha dazzeling in sequin blue.
The TV personality Ntando Duma at the red carpet during the MAMA 2016, in Johannesburg, South Africa on October 22nd, 2016
TV personality Ntando Duma was the epitome of classy cool last night.

The winners of the night did not surprise us at all! Wiz Kid was the man of the evening, walking away with the most awards. Throughout the year this young Nigerian artist has worked tirelessly and we were so glad to see his talent applauded.

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Artist of the Year: Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Male: Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Collaboration in partnership with ABSOLUT: DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Buckz – “Soweto Baby” (South Africa/Nigeria)

Best Female: Yemi Alade (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: Shekinah & 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

Africa Reimagined: Vivian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa

Best International: Drake (USA)

The nights hosts just slayed every look. Bonang Matheba, Yemi Alade and Nomzamo Mbatha had us in awe every time they took took to the stage.

 

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Which were your favourite looks of the night Glam Squad?


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