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Saturday, April 4, 2009

2014 MTV African Music Awards

MTV African Music Awards 

MTV (Music Television) collaborated with the Telecommunications Corporation Zain Nigeria to produce the first annual African Music Awards aka the “MAMA’s” in 2008. 

Photo by Jennifer Su
The historical program debuted in Abuja, Nigeria in the velodrome (cycling stadium) on November 22, 2008. The star studded music awards program featured hip hop, Rock, Afro-Pop, Funk, Soul etc…music stars from many African countries. 

MTV African Music Awards Hosts:
2008- Trevor Nelson
2009- Wyclef Jean
2010- Eve
2011-2013 on hiatus
2014- Marlon Wayans 

Did you know...
French Montana and Trey Songz performed at the 2014 African Music Awards and Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o took home the award for Personality of the Year

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