MAMA 2015 is shaping up for an awesome night of live music as DJ Tira, DJ Fisherman, Big Nuz, Da Les & Naakmusiq join the glittering array of stars heading to the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal 2015 (MAMA).
MAMA 2015, sponsored by KwaZulu-Natal in association with Absolut Vodka and in partnership with The City of Durban, takes place on Saturday 18 July at the Durban International Convention Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. For the first time ever, the live telecast will air simultaneously on MTV Base (DStv channel 322), MTV (DStv channel 130) and BET (DStv channel 129).
Former MAMA winners Big Nuz are in the running for this year’s Best Live act (first won by the group in Lagos in 2010), while Da LES is considered a serious contender for Best Collaboration, for “All Eyes On Me”, his collab with AKA, Burna Boy and JR. Meanwhile, “Song of the Year” nominees DJ Fisherman, NaakMusiQ and DJ Tira are set to reunite in Durban to perform a blistering rendition of their hit track “Call Out”.
The artists join previously announced performers 2FACE, AKA, Black Motion, Bucie, Cassper Nyovest, Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Jhené Aiko, NE-YO, Toofan, Wizkid, Yemi Alade and Young Thug at the fifth edition of the MAMA.
The MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal 2015 will broadcast live across Africa on MTV Base (DStv channel 322), MTV (DStv channel 130) and BET (DStv channel 129) on Saturday 18 July at 21:00 CAT. The show will also be transmitted worldwide on partner stations and content platforms including BET International from 18 July. In addition, a special MAMA-themed edition of MTV’s acclaimed World Stage franchise will air globally on MTV channels around the world on 27 August 2015.
DStv, Gagasi FM and Yfm are the official media partners of the MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 KwaZulu-Natal.