Breaking TurnUp News: MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 To Be Held In Durban!

Its that time again! The fifth installment of MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) is upon us. MTV Base has announced that the event is set to be held on July 18 at the Durban International Convention Centre in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The event will consist of 17 categories for this year’s awards with nominees to be formally announced on June 18.

Senior VP and Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks Africa, Alex Okosi said “We are thrilled that the MTV Africa Music Awards will be returning to Durban and KwaZulu-Natal on 18 July, a date famous for being the birthday of Nelson Mandela.” He continued, “What better day could there be for staging this inspirational celebration of African achievement and creativity that showcases Africa’s best talent on the world stage.”

Below is the full list of categories for this years MAMAs 2015:

Best Male

Best Female

Best Group

Best New Act Transformed by Absolut

Best Live Act

Best Collaboration

Best Hip Hop

Best Alternative

Best Francophone

Best Lusophone

Best International

Video of the Year

Artist of the Year

Artist of the Decade

Song of the Year

Personality of the Year

MTV Base Leadership Award

If you cannot make it to the event make sure to tune in. Mark your calendar for July 18!

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