Tag: MTV

Ayomitide AdeyinkaSeptember 13, 2023

Rema and Selena Gomez Win Big at The 2023 VMA Show

September 12, 2023, has, without doubt, become a historic day in the life of Divine Ikubor (Rema) as the Afrobeats ...

Ado AminuSeptember 13, 2021

Tigray conflict risks engulfing Horn of Africa: UN | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Tigray conflict risks engulfing Horn ...

SponsorFebruary 23, 2021

Ehiz, Folu Storms and Nenny B revealed as members of VCNA’s Pan-African Culture Squad, as brand welcomes new MTV Base VJs in South Africa

ViacomCBS Networks Africa has over the years captured the hearts and minds of viewers with their leading youth, entertainment and ...

SponsorFebruary 22, 2021

ViacomCBS Networks Africa partners with the ‘Zero Malaria Starts With Me’ movement to support and inspire young people in their fight against malaria

ViacomCBS Networks Africa (VCNA) has joined forces with the Zero Malaria Starts With Me (ZMSWM) movement to inspire and engage ...

Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 28, 2021

10 from 20: The breakout stars of 2020! (2)

Welcome back to the 10 from 20 list! Again, our list celebrates the breakout stars of 2020. Young, relatively new artists who rose from obscurity (at least, some of them) to ubiquity within the 12 horrid months 2020 threw at us. 9 of them are below 25. Most of them released their debut projects this year.

SponsorJanuary 20, 2021

Nigeria’s Tiwa Savage through as finalist for highly anticipated award

The votes are in for the first round of the Pan-African Listeners’ Choice category for the MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 and ...

SponsorFebruary 7, 2018

#NothingStaysTheSame: MTV Shuga returns to Nigeria for 6th Season

After 5 successful seasons around Africa, youth-friendly, Pan-African drama series, MTV Shuga is returning to Nigeria for its 6th season. ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2017

Davido beats Wizkid to win MTV EMA best African act

Superstar Davido has defeated Starboy Wizkid to win the best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2017. Davido ...

ToluAugust 28, 2017

Cardi B hits the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet in cone bra outfit #VMAs

The MTV Video Music Awards is currently holding at The Forum in Inglewood, California and the stars are arriving in ...

RoqeebahDecember 14, 2016

Where is Katung Aduwak ?

Maybe not everyone remembers how Ebuka Obi-Uchendu came into public consciousness. Beyond being on-screen personas, both celebrities had contested the ...

RoqeebahNovember 29, 2016

The YNaija Cover this evening, the 29th November

The YNaija cover this eveningRead the full stories and our analyses here now. RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2016

The Thread: There’s so many hosts to this show… | TwitterNG reacts to the #MTVMAMA2016

Wizkid and Yemi Alade have picked up awards for best male and female act respectively at MTV MAMA 2016 that ended moments ...

YWriterAugust 24, 2016

The Media Blog: MTV Base subbed the Nigerian government – and maybe some corporates

The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA), anchored by MTV Base is for the third year, hosted in South Africa. This ...

GuestAdminJune 18, 2016

7 times Burna Boy proved he’s the king of controversy

by Adeniyi Azeez Nigerian Dancehall artiste, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy is one entertainer whose name is synonymous ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 27, 2016

After Falz rescued Simi from kidnappers, here’s what happened (WATCH)

In March, audiences applauded the brilliant short musical film by Falz for his single – Soldier featuring Simi. One would ...

Mallam YeroJuly 22, 2015

Azealia Banks and Nicki Minaj blast MTV VMAs

Azealia Banks believes “all” of her videos deserve VMAs. The ‘212’ hitmaker has hit back at the MTV Video Music ...

OluwapelumiJuly 21, 2015

Beyonce and Taylor Swift dominate VMA nominations

MTV has announced the nominees for the 2015 “MTV Video Music Awards”. Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé lead the ...

Mallam YeroJuly 14, 2015

Anthony Anderson will host #MTVMAMA2015

Actor, producer, comedic genius and all-round funny man, Anthony Anderson has been announced as host of the fifth edition of ...

Mallam YeroJuly 1, 2015

Davido and Yemi Alade to perform at #MTVMAMA2015

MTV Base has revealed that Davido, Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz, Bucie and Cassper Nyovest, have been added to the sizzling ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 11, 2015

#MTVMAMA2015: Davido reacts to leading with 4 nominations

  Davido has had such a good year. From foreign collaborations to having a baby and buying a house in ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 11, 2015

#MTVMAMA2015: All the pictures from the nominees announcement

The MTV Base nominee announcement was made tonight and the well attended event picked a rather interesting theme for its ...

Mallam YeroJune 11, 2015

#MTVMAMA2015: Burna Boy is not too pleased

Tonight, MTV announced their nominees for #MTVMAMA2015 and one name was conspicuously absent – Burna Boy. E dey pain, no ...

Mallam YeroMay 21, 2015

MTV Africa Music Awards returns to Durban

A decade after bursting onto the world stage, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa and MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 24, 2014

Christmas Eve special! DJ Jimmy Jatt & Tim Westwood headline ‘Industry Nite’ at Spice Route

by Damilola Jagun Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt is set to headline the Industry Nite Xmas Eve party holding on 24 ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 14, 2014

It gets better! Davido gets ‘Soul Train Awards’ nomination

by Kolapo Olapoju David Adeleke, better known as Davido, has been having what’s undoubtedly the best year of his singing ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 9, 2014

Davido nominated as ‘Best African act’ in MTV European music awards

by Kolapo Olapoju Davido has been nominated for the 2014 MTV European music awards, in the ‘Best African Act’ category. ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 4, 2014

Bow down: Queen Beyonce celebrates 33-year-old birthday + Her top moments in pictures

by Jewel Stephen Today is a very important day in world history; Queen Bey is a year older. She has ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

Usher was a BAD boy! Singer sneaks a look at Kim Kardashian’s booty (PHOTOS)

by Jewel Stephen If there is one thing that has never been in doubt, its the fact that Kim Kardashian ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

OH OH! Nicki Minaj suffers wardrobe malfunction during the VMA’s (PHOTOS)

by Damilola Jagun She shows a lotta skin, but not an inch more than she wants you to see! During ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

Why do people, and things, become popular? | A YNaija Investigation

by Adedayo Ademuwagun   10 years ago, a young Nigerian based in London returned to Nigeria and did a song. ...

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