Nigerian music stars P-Square, Davido, Yemi Alade, D’Banj, Mavins crew, Saturday night carted home huge laurels at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) held in Durban, South Africa.
The artistes including Patoranking, led in the several categories in Africa’s biggest music award ceremony aimed at rewarding excellence in the continent’s music industry.
Davido emerged the Best Male Act for a second time while Yemi Alade took home the award for Best Female Act.
Don Jazzy-led the Mavins won Song of the Year category with their hit single ‘Dorobucci’. Dapo Oyebanji popularly known as Dbanj won the Evolution category but the biggest winners were twin bombers P-Square, who carted home the Best Group and Artist of the Decade awards.
The award ceremony saw live performances from international acts Neyo and Jhene Aiko.
Below is the full list of winners:
PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Trevor Noah – Winner
Davido – Winner
Yemi Alade – Winner
BEST NEW ACT
Patoranking – Winner
BEST LIVE ACT
Diamond Platnumz – Winner
Ary (Angola) – Winner
BEST POP & ALTERNATIVE
Jeremy Loops (South Africa) – Winner
AKA, Burnaboy, Da Les & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/Nigeria) – Winner
BEST HIP HOP
Cassper Nyovest – Winner
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Nafukwa – Ricky Rick – Winner
DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast) – Winner
P-Square (Nigeria) – Winner
SONG OF THE YEAR
Mavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria) – Winner
D’Banj (Nigeria) – Winner
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
Nicki Minaj – Winner
ARTIST OF THE DECADE: P-Square
MTV BASE LEADERSHIP AWARD: Saran Kaba Jones & S’Bu Mavundla