Malawi artists miss out on MTV Africa Music Awards

Malawi singers should up their game as they were not even recognised in the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) held in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on Saturday night.

Diamond seen on the red carpet at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards. (Anesh Debiky, Galllo Images)

Diamond seen on the red carpet at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards. (Anesh Debiky, Galllo Images)

Since the awards were introduced seven years ago, no Malawian has ever been nominated. It was for Channel O Music Awards that Tay Grin was nominated in 2007 and 2008 for Best Male, Best Southern Africa Video and Best Hip Hop Video.

The awards were introduced in 2008 to celebrate contemporary music and honour creativity on the African continent. This year’s awards were held for the fifth time to mark the tenth anniversary of MTV Base Africa.

Full list of winners

Best Female -Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Best Male -Davido (Nigeria)
Best Group- P-Square (Nigeria)
Best Collaboration -AKA, Burna Boy, Da Les and JR on “All Eyes On Me”
Song Of The Year- Dorobucci by Mavins (Nigeria) Best Hip Hop – Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) Best New act – Patoranking (Nigeria) Best Live  -Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) Video Of The Year – Nafukwa Best Pop and Alternative – Jeremy Loops (South Africa) Best Francophone – DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast) Best Lusophone – Ary (Angola) Personality Of The Year – Trevor Noah (South Africa) MAMA Evolution – D’Banj (Nigeria) Best International – Nicki Minaj Artiste Of The Decade – P-Square MTV Base Leadership

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Wemba Weta
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Amalawi samatha kuimba,makamakanso za uzimu ndiye zalowa chipwilikiti, zomvesa chisoni zedi, nyimbo za uzimu kumavina kati akuvina ku bottlestore.

Myao
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pangani legalise ‘KK MIX’ or ‘Kasungu Pizza’ muonanso ka Brand ka Malawi katavuta pa world pano!!

Myao
Guest

Wa 6 July uja palibenso?

First offender
Guest

A Malawi kuyimba ngati akulira pamaliro ku vinaigrette kumene ayi ati kuvala malaya kumavina thukuta lochita kusamba, abale misala chani? Angakusankheni ndani?

scar
Guest

Mmm To my point of view… it looks like this industry its all about South Africa and Nigeria… Go on like this, hope one day u ll realize that Africa big

bliss
Guest

SUCCESS IS NOT PERMANENT AND FAILURE IS NOT FINAL don’t worry malawian musicians

VIYAZI TEMBO
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THERE ARE NO MUSIC ARTIST IN MALAWI WHO CAN COMPETE AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL, MAY BE WITH 0.5% THEO THOMSON.

hashim
Guest

We need ppe who u tlkn lyk thz to present poor talented country Malawai so that we can sing abeautf song.plz late us nt to bef our singrs insteady of gvng them encorgment of keepn up. Tsikulina adza chita bwino why Tay Grin did it. Big nomination is near for us jst wait and c

Chilungamo
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Si satanic, koma let’s try hard and harder

jekel khalani lwazi
Guest

Yes Malawi musicians are not free Mason that’s why

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