Viacom International Media Networks’ flagship channel, MTV Base has announced that the amazing awards show and music celebration, MTV Africa Music Awards ‘MAMA’ will hold this year. The announcement was made today at a press conference in Durban South Africa.
To celebrate musicians and achievers who have made the most impact on African youth culture throughout the year, MAMA 2014 will feature dazzling performances from Nigerian artists alongside other African and international artists. The awards will also include signature collaborations between artists of different genres and cultures, which will be the high point of every show.
Artists will be recognised in thirteen different award categories including Best Male, Best Female and Best New Act. Three new “lifestyle” awards will be added to the music categories this year including the “MAMA Leadership Award” and “Personality of the Year”.
The MTV Africa Music Awards in times past has recognised the talent of musicians from across Africa, rewarding iconic artists such as 2Face Idibia, Big Nuz, HHP, P-Square, Liquideep, D’Banj, Lira, Nameless, Wahu, Fally Ipupa, Cabo Snoop, Zebra & Giraffe, and many more.
MTV Africa Music Awards 2014, will hold at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban, South Africa on Saturday, 7 June 2014.