PSquare, Flavour, Seyi Shay Join Line Up Of MAMA 2015 Performers



Funsho Arogundade

As Saturday, 18 July date for the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards inches closer, the KwaZulu-Natal Province is rolling out the red carpet for an influx of stars as MTV Base announces the final performers for MAMA 2015.

Leading the bill are Nigerian superstars and MAMA “Evolution” Award nominees P-Square. The duo will be making a rare appearance in South Africa to perform at the show, while Flavour will make a welcome return to the region after his blistering live performance at the MTV Africa All Stars gig back in 2013.

Seyi Shay, tipped for Best Female diadem, is making her first appearance in Durban after making a huge impact at the MAMA nominations event in Jo’burg in May and the recent Road to MAMA club event in Lagos, Nigeria.


The Nigerian stars join a stellar performer line-up that includes compatriots 2Face Idibia, Davido, Wizkid and Yemi Alade.

Others are American sensation Ne-Yo, AKA, Big Nuz, Black Motion, Bucie, Cassper Nyovest, Da LES, Diamond Platnumz, DJ Fisherman, DJ Tira, Jhené Aiko, NaakMusiQ, Toofan and Young Thug.

Related News

Among the many nominees from around the continent expected to attend the show are Anselmo Ralph, DJ Arafat, Chameleone, Dreamteam, HHP, Riky Rick, Samini, OC Ukeje, Bebe Cool, Mpumi, Jovi, Uhuru and Vanessa Mdee.

Other celebrities expected on the red carpet include comedian Trevor Gumbi, Nigerian OAP Toolz, MTV Shuga star and Mr Nigeria Emmanuel Ikubese, BET “Top Actor” winner Altovise Lawrence, Miss South Africa Liesl Laurie, “Personality of the Year” nominee Bonang Matheba, “Evolution” Award nominee HHP, Boity, Khuli Chana, Joselyn Dumas, Jessica Nkosi, actress Zikhona Sodlaka, and MTV Base VJs Sizwe, Nomuzi, Ehiz and Sandile.

Also involved in the build-up to the awards are Junior B and Touch of Soul, who will both be performing at the VIP cocktail on site at the ICC on awards night, while Uhuru, K.O., DJ Feel, Benny Maverick, Jnr De Rocka and King Sfiso will bring it at the official pre-party at Under the Moon in Inanda on Friday night.

The MAMA 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 9:00pm.

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.

American entertainer and “Blackish” star Anthony Anderson will host the main awards ceremony.

Load more