Davido and Tiwa Savage Win Big at MAMAs

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Davido and Tiwa Savage continue to make Nigeria proud as they win big at yet another awards. The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) held on Saturday 7th June, 2014 in Durban, South Africa, saw them both winning artists of the year in their respective categories with Mafikizolo claiming the prize for best group.

The awards held after a 3 year hiatus, was hosted by American actor/comedian Marlon Wayans and saw international artists including Miguel, Trey Songz and French Montana thrill the audience with electrifying performances. Lupita Nyong’o who won the award for personality of the year, gave her acceptance speech via personal video clip.

Check out a complete list of winners below:

Best Male: Davido (Nigeria)

Best Female: Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Best Group: Mafikizolo (South Africa)

Best New Act: Stanley Enow (Cameroon)

Best Live Act: Flavour (Nigeria)

Best Collaboration: “Y-tjukutja” – Uhuru Ft. Oskido, DJ Bucks, Professor and Yuri Da Cunha (South Africa/Angola)

Best Hip Hop: Sarkodie (Ghana)

Best Alternative: Gangs of Ballet (South Africa)

Best Francophone: Toofan (Togo)

Best Lusophone: Anselmo Ralph (Angola)

Artist of the Year: Davido (Nigeria)

Song of the Year: “Khona” – Mafikizolo ft Uhuru (South Africa)

Best Video: Clarence Peters (Nigeria)

Best Pop: Goldfish (South Africa)

Best International: Pharrell

Personality of the Year: Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya)

MTV Base Leadership Award: Ashish J. Thakkar (Tanzania)

Transform Today Award by Absolut: Clarence Peters (Nigeria)

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