MTV Africa Music Awards 2008

MTV Africa Music Awards 2008
DateNovember 22, 2008
LocationVelodrome, Abuja
Hosted byTrevor 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][failed verification] The nominees were announced on October 7, 2008.[3]


Artist of the Year

Best Video

Best Female

Best Male

Best Group

Best New Act

Best Alternative

Best Hip-Hop

Best R&B

Best Live Performer

Listener's choice award

  • 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

My Video

  • Jide Rotilu??, Adetoro Rotilu ??, Razor Blee G