MTV Africa Music Awards 2008

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MTV Africa Music Awards 2008
Date November 22, 2008
Location Velodrome, Abuja
Country Nigeria
Hosted by Trevor Nelson

The first annual MTV Africa Music Awards took place on November 22, 2008 in Abuja, Nigeria at The Velodrome.[1] The show was hosted by Trevor Nelson.[2][not in citation given] The nominees were announced on October 7, 2008.[3]


Artist of the Year[edit]

Best Video[edit]

Best Female[edit]

Best Male[edit]

Best Group[edit]

Best New Act[edit]

Best Alternative[edit]

Best Hip-Hop[edit]

Best R&B[edit]

Best Live Performer[edit]

Listener's choice award[edit]

  • Jax Panik — "Cigarettes and Cinnamon"
  • D'banj — "Why Me"
  • Naakaya — "Mr. Politician"
  • JB Mpiana — "Zadio Kongolo"
  • P Unit (featuring DNA) — "Una"
  • Toniks — "Beera Nange"
  • Ofori Amponsah (featuring Samini) — "Odwo"

MAMA legend award[edit]

My Video[edit]

  • Jide Rotilu, Adetoro Rotilu, Razor Blee G