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 New Act Transformed by Absolut
Best Live Act
Best Hip Hop
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!