Davido, Tiwa Savage Win Big At 2014 MTV Africa Music AwardsEntertainment, Latest News, News Sunday, June 8th, 2014
Davido, Mafikozolo, Uhuru and Clarence Peters were the big winners of the fourth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards which held in Durban, Saouth Africa, on Saturday night. Quadruple nominees,
Mafikizolo triumphed in the Best Group and Song of The Year categories, while Davido won Best Male and Artist of the Year.
Uhuru was recognised for Best Collaboration for his part in “Y-tjukutja” by Uhuru Ft. Oskido, DJ Bucks, Professor and Yuri Da Cunha, and in Song of the Year.
Nigerian video Director, Clarence Peters won two awards – Transform Today by Absolut, and Best Video.
In this year’s newly introduced lifestyle award categories, Kenyan Actress Lupita Nyong’o took home the award for Personality of the Year, while The inaugural MTV Base Leadership award was won by Tanzanian entrepreneur Ashish J. Thakkar.
Tiwa Savage also left the event smiling as she won the best female art.
Speaking after the show, Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, said: “Tonight’s MAMA 2014 was truly spectacular and a true testament to the passion, commitment and creativity of contemporary music, youth culture and achievement on the African continent.”
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