Tems, Omah Lay, Rema, Others Nominated For the 2021 #MTVMAMA Awards
MTV Base is bringing back its spectacular awards show and music celebration, MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) which will take place in Kampala, Uganda on February 20, 2021. Nominations for 2021 edition are officially in and some of your favourite entertainers scored big.
Africa’s coolest stage will once again come alive with the best talent across Africa and your faves will be nominated once again.
First-timers, including Tems, Koffee, Fireboy DML, while previous winners such as Davido, Tiwa Savage, Stanley Enow returned to the nominee’s list yet again.
The MTV Africa Music Awards 2021 will broadcast on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV (DStv Channel 130). The show will also be aired on MTV channels across multiple continents as a one-hour MAMA-themed MTV World Stage feature.
Needless to say, there’s plenty to celebrate. Scroll through for a look at some of the highlights from this year’s list of nominees and how many nominations they each earned.
Congratulations to the 2021 #MTVMAMA nominees!
Best Hip Hop
Khaligraph Jones Kwesi Arthur Nasty C NGA OMG Suspect 95
Elaine Tems Omah Lay Zuchu John Blaq Sha Sha Focalistic
Simi Sheebah Sho Madjozi Busiswa Yemi Alade Soraia Ramos Tiwa Savage
Blaq Diamond Sauti Sol Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa Calema Ethic Rostam
Best Ugandan Act
Sheebah Bebe Cool John Blaq Vinka Daddy Andre Spice Diana
“Alone Together” Best Lockdown Performance
Diamond Platnumz Black Motion Singuila AKA Yemi Alade Niniola and Busiswa