17 Nigerian Celebrities With MTV Africa Music Awards
MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAS) is considered one of the biggest entertainment award in Africa.
Hosted in South Africa, it was brought into existence by MTV Networks Africa in 2008.
Today we shall be listing the Nigerian Celebrities that has won this prestigious award.
And the no1 on my list is
1 . D’banj
The KoKo master himself has won the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAS) more than one times.
* In 2008 D’banj won the award in the category of Artist of the Year.
* In that same year he won the Award in the Best Male Category.
* He would also win in the category of Listener’s choice award for “Why Me”.
* On 2009 he would win the Award for the Artist of The Year for the second time.
* In 2015 he was awarded another MAMAs award for MAMA Evolution category.
Now that’s an ample lot of MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAS) for D’banj.
The Nigerian rapper also got for himself an MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAS) for the Best Video category for the song “Wind Am Well” in 2008.
3. Naeto C
In the same year 2008 Naeto C would win for himself an MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAS) for the category Best New Act.
The P-square duo is the biggest group out of Nigeria and they also have win the prestigious Award Multiple times.
* In 2008 they won in the category for Best Group.
* In 2009 they won again in the same category of Best Group.
* In 2015 they would win in the same category of Best Group again.
* While also winning an award for the Artist of the Decade in same 2015.
5. 2face Idibia
He is without doubt the finest musician out of Nigeria in contemporary times and he too, has also won the MTV Africa Music Awards on Multiple times.
* He won the award in 2009 for the category of Best R&B.
* in 2010 he would win the award for the category of Artist of the Year and Best Male.
6. Fela Kuti
Although dead and gone, the importance and influence of Fela Kuti cannot be understated.
In 2008, he was posthumously awarded MAMA legend award.
In 2008 Nigerian Celebrity 9ice was awarded an MTV Africa Music Award for the category
8. M.I Abaga
The Mr Incredible himself has had for himself the honor of winning a MAMAs.
* In the 2009 edition of the awards he won in the category of Best New Act and Best Hip Hop.
The queen of the now defunct Trybes Men had also won the award in 2010 for the category of Best Female.
The Aye crooner also had won the MTV Africa Music Award in 2014 for the categories of Artist of the Year and Best Male.
* In 2015 he would win again for the category of Best Male.
11. Tiwa Savage.
The queen of the Mavin Supreme Dynasty headed by Don Jazzy also has the MAMAs to her belt.
She won the award for Best Female in 2014.
The Igbo love maestro himself had won the award in 2014 for the category of Best Live Act .
13. Yemi Alade
In 2015, my Nigerian Celebrity crush Yemi Alade would grab for herself the award in the category of Best Female.
Patoranking also have the award on his shelf, the Nigerian Celebrity won the award in 2015 for the category Best New Act .
The Mavin, made up of Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr. Sid, Reekado Banks, Dija, Korede Bello and the D’PRINCE won the award in 2015 for the category Song of the Year for their song “Dorobucci”
16. Clarence Peter’s.
In 2014 he won the award for the category of Best Video.
In that same year he won the Award for in the category of Transform Today Award by Absolut
Who would have thought?
Mocheddah has won the award also in 2010 in the category of Brand New Act.