Tiwa Savage, KCee, Olamide, Cassper Nyovest, Diamond Win At CHOAMVA14- See Full Winners List


Africa’s biggest night in music, the 2014 Channel O Africa Music Video Awards (CHOAMVA), was once more a massive celebration of the crème de la crème of the music industry.In their 11th year running and hosted by Siyabonga Ngwekazi and Eku Edewor, the 2014 CHOAMVA were broadcast live from the sold out Mammoth Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

This year, East and Southern Africa reigned supreme in the form of South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest and Tanzania’s Diamond who scooped the most awards on the night.


Tiwa Savage

On the Nigeria side Tiwa Savage won the award for“ Most Gifted Female”, KCee got “Most Gifted Duo, Group Or Featuring” and OlamideMost Gifted West”.

Singer Davido had been tipped before the ceremony to be a big winner as he had five nominations, but the singerlost in all nominated categories.



All awards were determined by public votes except for the coveted Special Recognition Award that went to Boom Shaka. Channel O paid homage with an honorary performance to the pioneering group that dared to be different and ultimately shaped the Kwaito genre in the ‘90s.


In true Channel O Africa Music Video Awards style, the night was dominated by never-seen-before collaborations and mash-ups. K.O and A.K.A had the crowd in a frenzy when they opened the show with their hit songs “Caracara” and “Run Jozi”. Other mind blowing performances included “Tsekede” and “Yaya” by Dreamteam and DJ Dimplez featuring Anatii respectively; Patoranking featuring Tiwa Savage (“Girlie ‘O” remix); Bucie (“Easy to Love”); Donald (“Unpredictable”); Davido (“Aye”); Lil Kesh (“Shoki” remix); Riky Rick (“Amantombazane” remix); Cassper Nyovest (“Doc Shebeleza”) and Emmy’s Gee’s Rands and Nairas remix.



See Full Winners List Below:

Most Gifted Male

  • CassperNyovest – Doc Shebeleza

Most Gifted Female

  • Tiwa Savage Ft Don Jazzy – Eminado

Most Gifted Newcomer 

  • Diamond – Number One

Most Gifted Duo, Group Or Featuring

  • Kcee Ft Wizkid – Pull Over

Most Gifted Dance

  • Busiswa Ft Various – Ngoku 

Most Gifted Ragga Dancehall

  • Buffalo Souljah – Basawine

Most Gifted Afro Pop

  • Diamond – Number One

Most Gifted Kwaito

  • Uhuru Ft Oskido& Professor – Y-Tjukutja

 Most Gifted R&B

  • Donald – Crazy But Amazing

Most Gifted Hip Hop

  • A.K.A – Congratulate

Most Gifted Southern

  • CassperNyovest – Doc Shebeleza

Most Gifted West

  • Olamide – Turn Up

Most Gifted East

  • Diamond – Number One

Most Gifted Video Of The Year

  • CassperNyovest – Doc Shebeleza


If you missed the live show then check out repeats on Channel O, DStv channel 320 on:

Monday, 1 Dec at 20:00 | Friday, 5 December at 14:00  | Tuesday, 30 Dec at 10:00


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