Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Nigerian artists clean house at MTV Africa Music Awards


Nigeria artists were among the big winners at the 2009 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) that took place in Nairobi, Kenya over the weekend. Here's a list of the winners:

Best Male
Nameless (Kenya)

Best New Act
M.I. (Nigeria)

Best R&B
2 Face (Nigeria)

Best Hip Hop
M.I. (Nigeria)

Best Female
Amani (Kenya)

Best Performer
Samini (Ghana)

Best R&B
2Face (Nigeria)

Best Group
P-Square (Nigeria)

Best Alternative
Zebra & Giraffe (South Africa)

Best Video
HHP – Mpitse (South Africa)

Artist of The Year
D’banj (Nigeria)

Related story: CNN takes notice to the Nigerian booming hip-hop industry

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