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!
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.
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.
Which were your favourite looks of the night Glam Squad?
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