International Award Winning Disk Jockey ( DJ ) Khaled Announced As 2021 MTV Africa Music Award Host..
DJ Khaled Who Is Known For His Utmost Skills In HipHop & RnB Hits Music, will be the international host for the MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 (MAMA), airing globally for the first time beginning February 20th on MTV in 180 countries.
“Africa is home to some of the world’s most dynamic talent and we’re excited to spotlight these artists as the MAMAs broadcast in 180 countries for the first time in MTV history,” said Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events for Viacom CBS Media Networks. “With Grammy Award-winning powerhouse DJ Khaled at the helm, we’re certain this will be an incredible, must-see global event.”
The MAMA Kampala 2021 event will celebrate African talent across 20 award categories, including Best Male, Best Female, Best Song, and Best Collaboration. The contribution of artists from Portuguese and French-speaking Africa will also be recognized in the Best Lusophone and Best Francophone categories. Additional new categories included are the MAMA Generation Change Award, Best Fan Base, Alone Together Best Lockdown Performance and Personality of the Year.
Sixteen categories of the awards have been announced so far and voting is now open at www.mtvmama.com , and affiliated Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
accounts. Voting in all categories closes on 31 January 2021.
The MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 will be broadcast globally and on MTV Base (DStv Channel ) and MTV Africa (DStv Channel ) on Saturday 20 February 2021 at 20:00 WAT
About the MTV Africa Music Awards
Now in its 14th year, the iconic MTV Base celebration, MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA), showcases the ultimate in African culture,
music, and creativity. The MAMAs have recognised the talent of musicians, achievers and personalities from across Africa, rewarding iconic artists
and gamechangers such as 2Face Idibia, AKA, Anselmo Ralph, Big Nuz, Cassper Nyovest, Clarence Peters, Cabo Snoop, Davido, D’Banj, Diamond Platnumz,
Flavour, Gangs of Ballet, HHP, Fally Ipupa, Liquideep, Lira, Lupita Nyong’o, Mafikizolo Nameless, P-Square, Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage, Toofan,
Trevor Noah, Uhuru, Wahu, Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Zebra & Giraffe and many more.