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Pulse Music will be bringing you all the updates of the winners, their reactions and the performances as it happens live!
It's a wrap folks!
Future is back with more energy and fire - literally. The rapper gets the crowd jumping to 'F*ck up some commas'.
Anyone else notice he's changed his shoes and taken off his shrug.
Finally some drama, an eager fan jumps on stage to get next to the rapper. Security is very fast in lifting the fan off stage.
Future brings Nasty C on stage.
Nasty gets the crowd echoing 'Hell no'.
Future is here!
The American rapper starts with 'Low life'.
Ehiz is set to present African artiste of the year.
And the winner is Wizkid!!!
Emtee joins Wizkid on stage to perform his track 'Roll up'.
DJ Maphorsia and Dj Buckz join the Starboy to perform 'Soweto baby'.
The moment most people have been waiting for ' Wizkid is performing 'Ojuelegba' decked in orange garb and backed by a full band dressed in white.
Song of the Year goes to 'My Woman My Everything' by Patoranking and Wande Coal. Fire Jam!!!
The late Mandoza is remembered.
Best Breakthrough Act at the #MTVMAMA2016 goes to Tekno.'Duro', 'Pana', 'Where', 'Wash' did it.
Emtee wins Best Hip-Hop Act. The rapper dedicates his award to his son.
Caster Semenya wins Personality of The Year.
Best Video awards goes to Congolese rapper Youssoupha.
Diamond Platunmz brings an upbeat flow following Shekinah's performance with 'Kidogo'
Shekinah hypnotizes the crowd with her single 'Let you know'.
Dj Maphorsia featuring Wizkid & Dj Buckz win Best Collaboration for 'Soweto Baby'.
The three ladies of the night are back on the stage: Yemi Alade, Bonang Matheba and Nomzamo Mbatha.
Hmmnnn. . . things seem heated between Mbatha and Alade. . . Are they about to pull a Britney Spears and Madonna move? Not!
Jay Prayzah wins the Listener's Choice award.
Wizkid wins Best Male Artiste of the year.
Franco takes to the stage delivering lyrics in French on hip-hop tune infused with ethnic rhythm and beats.
Ivory Coast's Serge Beynaud wins Best Francophone Act.
C4 Pedro wins Best Lusophone Act.
It's Sauti Sol's turn to spice up the stage with some East African goodeness.
Ali Kiba joins the award winning group - sounds like his microphone isn't loud enough.
Yemi Alade starts her performance with her 'Azonto' freestyle. The singer is backed drummers and dancers.
Sauti Sol joins her for their collaborative song.
Yvonne Chaka Chaka and her daughter present Hugh Masekela the Legend award.
Masekela dedicates his award to people across the globe.
The award-winning musician ends his speech rapping.
Cassper Nyovest is at it doing what he knows best - giving an awesome live performance.
Falz performs 'Soft work'.
Ycee performs 'Jagaban'.
Drake wins Best International Artiste.
Fashion designer Sheba announces the Best Female in Africa as Yemi Alade!
Alade wins for a second year in a row. The singer gives thanks to God and honours African women.
Shekinah & Kyle Deutsch announced as winner of Best Alternative/Pop Group.
Idris from Big Brother presents the award for Best Group.
And the winner is Sauti Sol!
Patoranking dressed in a Jamaican inspired outfit takes to the stage to perform 'My woman, my everything'.
Ghana's Sarkodie joins him to perform 'No kissing'. The stage is packed with dancers. Anyone else notice the cyclist.
Comedian AY decides to give Minnie Dlamini a quick performance before they announce the winner of the 'Best Live Act'.
Cassper Nyovest is the winner of this category.
Kwesta turns up the heat at the party with his hit single. Stonebwoy brings some reggae flavour to the show.
Soweto Gospel Choir gives a hearty rendition of Korede Bello's 'Godwin'. Bello, the opening act all dressed in white picks up the pace of the performance and gets the party moving with.
C4 joins his performance.
It's on now guys! Tune into MTV Base on DStv channel 322 better still catch all the action right now on Pulse!
The beautiful hostesses take the stage.
The celebrities arrive on the red carpet at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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