MTV Africa Music Awards Return!

After a three-year hiatus, the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) return to the music calendar with a South African premier. The Mamas will be held at the Durban International Convention Centre on June 7, MTV announced at a posh press conference in Durban last week. It’s great news for those who’ve never experienced the spectacular African award event which was launched in Abuja, Nigeria in 2008, hosted by Wyclef Jean […]


MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 taps Akon

Akon is the latest US superstar to sign up for the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) with Zain. The Senegalese-American multi-platinum artist and producer is set to headline at the 2009 MAMA Awards in Nairobi, Kenya on 10 October, performing alongside Fugees’ alumnus Wyclef Jean and a host of Africa’s most celebrated contemporary artists including Wahu, M.I., Samini and Lira. Says Akon, ‘Africa is my heart. I feel especially blessed […]