Kenya emerged the best in East Africa after its own boy band Sauti Sol bagged the best group award in MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) held on the 22nd October at Ticket Pro Dome, in Johannesburg South Africa.
In the ‘Best Group’ category Sauti Sol beat Toofan, Micasa, R2Bees and Navy Kenzo to win the award.
The group which was also nominated for the best collabo category lost to Aka and Burna Boy.
Here is the list of the winners:
Best Live Act
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Shekinah (South Africa) / Kyle Deutsch (South Africa)
Drake (Canada) – Winner
Best Lusophone Act
C4 Pedro (Angola)
Best Francophone Act
Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast)
Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe)
DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Bucks – “Soweto Baby” (South Africa/Nigeria)
Personality of the Year
Caster Semenya (South Africa) –
Best Hip Hop
Emtee (South Africa)
Tekno (Nigeria) – Winner
Song of the year
“My Woman, My Everything” – Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria) – Winner
Artist of the Year