South African comedy legend and host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” Trevor Noah is heading home to host the sixth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016 (MAMA), Africa’s most prestigious music awards ceremony.
"I'm a huge fan of African music and achievement, and it's going to be a massive pleasure celebrating them both at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 in my own home town of Johannesburg," said Noah.
Noah will preside over the live 2-hour telecast at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg on 22 October 2016. Featuring performances from stand-out African stars like Alikiba, Babes Woduma, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, Ycee and Yemi Alade, MAMA 2016 will also stream online on www.mtvbase.com. Further performers are to be announced shortly.
The event promises to be the biggest and best ever, with more than 15,000 fans expected. Tickets for the awards are on sale now priced ZAR 250 (standing only) via www.ticketpros.co.za, and at Ticketpro retail outlets or dealers. Over 18s only.
The MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016 will broadcast live on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV (DStv Channel 130) on Saturday 22 October at 21:00 CAT.