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MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 edition Announced at press conference

MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 to hold at Durban and KwaZulu-Natal on 18 July, 2015.

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MTV Base Announced the date and venue of its annual event MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 on 21 May, 2015 at a press conference held at Cova Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos.

MAMA 2015  will celebrate African talent across 17 award categories such as Best MaleBest Female, Best Song and Best New Act Transformed by Absolut. The contribution of artists from Portuguese and French-speaking Africa will also be recognised in the Best Lusophone and Best Francophone categories.

 In line with the MAMA 2015 “evolution” theme and VIMN Africa’s 10-year celebration, this year’s show will also feature a special edition Artist of the Decade category to recognise artists whose careers have flourished throughout the last 10 years. Additional categories include the MAMA Leadership Award and Personality of the Year. The nominations for the awards will be revealed on 11 June 2015.

Commented Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks Africa, “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 - 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.

Celebrities at the Lagos, Nigeria press conference include, Olisa Adibua, Deji Awokoya, Iyanya, M.I, Jesse Jags, Cynthia Morgan, Omalicha, Dotun, DJ Xclusive, DJ Spinall, Shaydee, Kiss Daniel, and others.

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