MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) 2009 Winners

Akon taking over the stage @ the MAMA 2009
Akon taking over the stage @ the MAMA 2009

The 2009 MTV Africa Music Awards popularly known as the MAMAs was held in Nairobi, Kenya this past weekend. The show was hosted by Wyclef Jean, and had special performances by Akon, and other big name African Artist. MI, and 2face continued their dominance on African Music Awards by snagging 2 each. Dbanj & P-Square also took home an award each. Congrats to all the winners. Here are the winners:

Best Male
Nameless (Kenya)

Best New Act
M.I. (Nigeria)

Best R&B
2 Face (Nigeria)

Best Hip Hop
M.I. (Nigeria)

Best Female
Amani (Kenya)

Best Performer
Samini (Ghana)

Best R&B
2Face (Nigeria)

Best Group
P-Square (Nigeria)

Best Alternative
Zebra & Giraffe (South Africa)

Best Video
HHP – Mpitse (South Africa)

Artist of The Year
D’banj (Nigeria)


  1. Best MAMAs yet! Congrats to all winners n nominees. We love you Nameless and Amani. The spirit of Africa is everywhere. Thanx so much MTV 4 recognizing our artistes. Mwaah!!!

  2. Wow…. we took over..big ups to Nigeria. But what happened to Wande Coal? Lol.. I guess Mo-hits didn't get him there this time. Bu ha ha ha.

    P-square all the way!

  3. Wrong (Artist of The Year). 2Face was better than D'banj in 2009. Please do listen to the song "Go Down There Ft.Sway" and the messager passed. Did D'banj released any song in 2009? 2Face did and he suppose to be the Artist of The Year. There is some kind of politics in the selection.

  4. Yeah dbanj didnt release tuface did bt 2 me its beta nt 2 release an album at all dan 2 release trash nd we all know tuface album was no try even tuface agreed wen he was invited 2 wazobia fm.

  5. nigeria is d best when it comes to music in africa with artites like M.I and Dbanj and tuface they are unstoppable

  6. 2face na only u and mi abaga i dey see no matter all u do dey go still talk about you some go sit down 4 corner d talk nonsense karry d go u got d vibe jor nothing d happen