This year’s MTV African Music Awards (MAMA) is set to take place for the first time in Lagos Nigeria, on 11 December 2010 at the Eko Le Meridien Hotel Expo Hall, Victoria Island.This year&#39s event promises to be packed with explosive live performances from international hip hop rapper Rick Ross and other leading African artists including Teargas.2010 MAMA’s with Airtel is brought to you in association with MasterCard, while Arik Air is the official airline partner. Rhythm FM, The Beat 99.9 FM and Cool FM radio stations are also supporting this event.

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Here&#39s the full list of nominees for this year&#39s event.


Best Video

Fally Ipupa – Sexy dance (DRC)

P-Square f/t J. Martins-E No Easy (Nigeria)

The Parlotones -Life Design (South Africa)

Banky W -Strong Ting (Nigeria)


Artist of The Year

2 Face (Nigeria)

P-Square (Nigeria)

Jozi (South Africa)

Fally Ipupa (DRC)


Best Anglophone

Sarkodie (Ghana)

Wande Coal (Nigeria)

Daddy Owen (Kenya)

Big Nuz (South Africa)

Best Lusophone

Lizha James (Mozambique)

Paul G (Angola)

Cabo Snoop (Angola)

Dama Do Bling (Mozambique)


Best Francophone

Fally Ipupa (DRC)

Awadi (Senegal)

DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast)

Ba Ponga (Gabon)


Best Female

Sasha (Nigeria)

Lizha James (Mozambique)

Nneka (Nigeria)

Barbara Kanam (DRC)

Brand New

Mo Cheddah (Nigeria)

Diamond (Tanzania)

Muthoni (Kenya)

JoJo (Gabon)


Song Of The Year

D&#39Banj – Fall In Love (Nigeria)

Liquideep – Fairytale (South Africa)

JR – Show Dem (South Africa)

Banky W – Lagos Party (Nigeria)


Best Group

P-Square (Nigeria)

Radio & Weasle (Uganda)

Teargas (South Africa)

P-Unit (Kenya)

Best Male

2 Face (Nigeria)

Fally Ipupa (DRC)

Black Coffee (South Africa)

Wande Coal (Nigeria)


Best International

Rihanna (USA)

Drake (USA)

Eminem (USA)

Rick Ross (USA)


Tickets are on scale at 7,000 Naira for general standing tickets. Buy a ticket from any of the following outlets: Eko Hotel, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island Airtel Store, Sanusi Fafunwa Street, Victoria Island. Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Images & Prints and Occasions & Events, all at 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island Ozone Cinemas, Just for You and Koko Lounge, all on Commercial Avenue, Sabo, Yaba.

For more information and to vote for your favourite artists, visit: www.mama.mtvbase.com


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