ICYMI: WizKid Wins Big At MTV African Music Awards

ICYMI: WizKid Wins Big At MTV African Music Awards

Not only is WizKid the first African to chart the Billboard 100 with “one Dance” feature with Drake but he received most awards at the MAMAs, Artist of the year, Best Male and Best Collaboration in partnership with South African artists DJ Maphorisa & DJ Buckz. Check out the full list of winners below! Artist of the Year: Wizkid (Nigeria) Best Female: Yemi Alade (Nigeria) Best Male: Wizkid (Nigeria) Best Group: Sauti Sol (Kenya) Best Breakthrough Act: Tekno (Nigeria) Best Live Act:  Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) Best Hip Hop in association with MTN: Emtee (South Africa) Song of the Year in partnership with Google: “My Woman, My Everything” Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria) Listener’s Choice: Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe) Video of the Year:  “Niquer Ma Vie” – Youssoupha (Congo) – Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon Best Pop & Alternative: Shekhinah & Kyle Deutsch (South Africa) Best Francophone: Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast) Best Lusophone: C4 Pedro (Angola) Personality of the Year in association with DSTV:  Caster Semenya (South Africa) Legend Award: Hugh Masekela (South Africa) Best Collaboration in partnership with ABSOLUT: DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Buckz – “Soweto Baby” (South Africa/Nigeria) Africa Reimagined: Vivian Onano and Mary Taedzerwa Best International: Drake...
Trevor Noah Is Coming Back Home!

Trevor Noah Is Coming Back Home!

ICYMI, The Daily Show Host, South Africa’s finest, Trevor Noah will be touching down on home ground on 22 October hosting the MTV African Music Video Awards 2016. The last time Trevor hosted awards was a few years ago, the SAMA awards and they were amazingly memorable. Check out the full list of nominees below and deets on how to vote for your faves!   Best Male AKA (South Africa) Black Coffee (South Africa) Diamond (Tanzania) Patoranking (Nigeria) Wizkid (Nigeria) Best Live Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) Eddy Kenzo (Uganda) Flavour (Nigeria) Mafikizolo (South Africa) Stonebwoy (Ghana) Best Group Mi Casa (South Africa) Navy Kenzo (Tanzania) R2bees (Ghana) Sauti Sol (Kenya) Toofan (Togo) Best Collaboration in partnership with Absolut AKA feat. Burna Boy, Khuli Chana & Yanga – “Baddest” (South Africa/Nigeria) DJ Maphorisa feat. Wizkid & DJ Bucks – “Soweto Baby” ((South Africa/Nigeria) Nasty C feat. Davido, Cassper – “Juice Back Remix” (Nigeria/South Africa) Patoranking feat. Sarkodie – “No Kissing” (Nigeria/Ghana) Sauti Sol feat. Alikiba – “Unconditionally Bae” (Kenya/Tanzania) Best Hip Hop in association with MTN Emtee (South Africa) Kiff No Beat (Ivory Coast) Olamide (Nigeria) Riky Rick (South Africa) Ycee (Nigeria) Best Pop/Alternative Desmond & The Tutus (South Africa) LCNVL (South Africa) Shekinah (South Africa) / Kyle Deutsch (South Africa) Timo ODV (South Africa) Tresor (DRC) Best Lusophone C4 Pedro (Angola) NGA (Angola) Lizha James (Mozambique) Nelson Freitas (Netherlands/Cape Verde) Preto Show (Angola) Personality of the Year in association with DStv Caster Semenya (South Africa) Linda Ikeji (Nigeria) Pearl Thusi (South Africa) Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon) Wizkid (Nigeria) Best International Adele (UK) Beyoncé (USA) Drake (Canada) Future (USA) Rihanna...
And The VMAs Winners Are…

And The VMAs Winners Are…

not only did Beyonce snatch 8 awards on the night. But she snatched our hair with her Lemonade medly performance. See who else won big on Sunday at New York’s Madison Square Garden Video of the Year: Adele – “Hello” Beyoncé – “Formation” — WINNER Drake – “Hotline Bling” Justin Bieber – “Sorry” Kanye West – “Famous” Best Female Video: Adele – “Hello” Beyoncé – “Hold Up” — WINNER Sia – “Cheap Thrills” Ariana Grande – “Into You” Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) Best Male Video: Drake – “Hotline Bling” Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” — WINNER Kanye West – “Famous” The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” Best Collaboration: Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Work From Home” — WINNER Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – “Let Me Love You” Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) Best Hip Hop Video: Drake – “Hotline Bling” — WINNER Desiigner – “Panda” Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” Chance The Rapper – “Angels” 2 Chainz – “Watch Out” Best Pop Video: Adele – “Hello” Beyoncé – “Formation” — WINNER Justin Bieber – “Sorry” Alessia Cara – “Wild Things” Ariana Grande – “Into You” Best Rock Video: All Time Low – “Missing You” Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime” Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – “Irresistible” twenty one pilots – “Heathens” — WINNER Panic! At The Disco – “Victorious” Best Electronic Video: Calvin Harris & Disciples – “How Deep Is Your Love”...
Get Your Votes In. Beyonce leads VMAs Nominations- She Aint Sorry

Get Your Votes In. Beyonce leads VMAs Nominations- She Aint Sorry

    VIDEO OF THE YEAR Adele – “Hello” Beyoncé – “Formation” Drake – “Hotline Bling” Justin Bieber – “Sorry” Kanye West – “Famous” BEST FEMALE VIDEO Adele – “Hello” Beyoncé – “Hold Up” Sia – “Cheap Thrills” Ariana Grande – “Into You” Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) BEST MALE VIDEO Drake – “Hotline Bling” Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” Kanye West – “Famous” The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” BEST COLLABORATION Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Work From Home” Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – “Let Me Love You” Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) BEST HIP HOP VIDEO Drake – “Hotline Bling” Desiigner – “Panda” Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” Chance The Rapper ft. Saba – “Angels” 2 Chainz – “Watch Out” BEST POP VIDEO Adele – “Hello” Beyoncé – “Formation” Justin Bieber – “Sorry” Alessia Cara – “Wild Things” Ariana Grande – “Into You” BEST ROCK VIDEO All Time Low – “Missing You” Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime” Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – “Irresistible” twenty one pilots – “Heathens” Panic! At The Disco – “Victorious” BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO Calvin Harris & Disciples – “How Deep Is Your Love” 99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – “The Girl Is Mine” Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” Afrojack – “SummerThing!” The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down” BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO Florence + The Machine – The...
MTN Joyous Celebration 20 Tour

MTN Joyous Celebration 20 Tour

MTN Joyous Celebration is a brainchild of the industry’s heavyweights – Lindelani Mkhize, Jabu Hlongwane and Mthunzi Namba. These three have made history and changed the landscape of the music industry by introducing a truly contemporary gospel sound that has captured the hearts of thousands of gospel music lovers both locally and internationally. The MTN Joyous Celebration is an inspirational and spiritual phenomenon that has grown from strength to strength and is celebrating its 20th year. This gospel music extravaganza presents revamped traditional and contemporary spiritual hymns and original compositions. MTN Joyous Celebration is a multi-award winning gospel project that have produced dynamic singers and musicians, whose work has been felt all over the world. MTN is a champion in showcasing the best South African musical talent to its customers through the tour MTN will be bringing MTN Joyous Celebration to various regions countrywide and exposing the fans to the latest music from the group. MTN customers will be exposed to the exclusive CallerTunez for download and enter into the main competition. By purchasing exclusive MTN Joyous Celebration tracks, RBT’s and Caller Tunez, MTN customers stand a chance to win the ultimate prize, instant ticket upgrades, handset prizes, backstage passes, photo opportunities, etc. throughout the tour.   Exclusive MTN Joyous Celebration 20 tracks to download for a chance to win an an exclusive all expenses paid trip to USA for two people: Glory -> *123*90# Wongigcina Emseni 2 -> *123*91# I Love You -> *123*92# Awesome -> *123*93# Kisihlabelo -> *123*94# Wongigcina Emseni #1 -> *123*95#   Upcoming Concert dates 15 June – Mmabatho 2 July – Middelburg 29 – 30...
BET Awards 2016 nominees list

BET Awards 2016 nominees list

  Here is the complete list of nominees: Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Adele Andra Day Beyoncé K. Michelle Rihanna Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Bryson Tiller Chris Brown Jeremih The Weeknd Tyrese Best Group 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne Drake & Future Puff Daddy & The Family Rae Sremmurd The Internet Best Collaboration Big Sean feat. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign – “Play No Games” Big Sean feat. Kanye West & John Legend – “One Man Can Change the World” Future feat. Drake – “Where Ya At” Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself” Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work” Best Male Hip Hop Artist Drake Fetty Wap Future J. Cole Kanye West Kendrick Lamar Best Female Hip Hop Artist Dej Loaf Lil Kim Missy Elliott Nicki Minaj Remy Ma Video of the Year Beyoncé – “Formation” Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” Drake – “Hotline Bling” Kendrick Lamar – “Alright” Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work” Video Director of the Year Benny Boom Chris Brown Colin Tilley & The Little Homies Director X Hype Williams Best New Artist Alessia Cara Andra Day Bryson Tiller Kehlani Tory Lanez Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award Anthony Brown & Group Therapy Erica Campbell Kirk Franklin Lecrae Tamela Mann Tasha Cobbs Best Actress Gabrielle Union Kerry Washington Taraji P. Henson Tracee Ellis Ross Viola Davis Best Actor Anthony Anderson Courtney B. Vance Idris Elba Michael B. Jordan O’shea Jackson Jr. Youngstars Award Amandla Stenberg Quvenzhané Wallis Silentó Willow Smith Yara Shahidi Best Movie Beasts of No Nation Concussion Creed Dope Straight Outta Compton Sportswoman of the Year Cheyenne Woods Gabrielle Douglas Serena Williams Skylar Diggins Venus...