This annual celebration of African and international talent and achievement recognises and rewards musicians and achievers who have made the most impact on African music and youth culture over the previous year.
They came, they saw, they slayed: These are the best red carpet looks at this year’s MTV MAMA 2016 (photo gallery)
Tonight, one of the biggest events in the continent the MTV Africa Music Awards will be going down at the the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg
African talent will be celebrated and rewarded across 18 award categories, including Best Male, Best Female, Listener’s Choice and Best Group.
And it seems that ‘Best Dressed’ might as well be added to the categories as the African glitterati have really brought their A-game when it comes to the red carpet.
Here are some of the best looks tonight:
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