The popular “M” that has been seen around town has finally got meaning. This afternoon, MTV Base Africa confirmed that Uganda will host the MTV Africa Music Awards on 20th February, 2021.
“The Pearl of Africa, #UGANDA is set to host the MTV Africa Music Awards #MTVMAMA on 20 February 2021. A game-changer in the Arts Industry. Let’s experience the pearl @VisitUganda,” MTV Base Africa tweeted.
The MAMA awards were first awarded in 2020 and they recognize and reward musicians, trailblazers and those who are shining a light on the continent’s diverse talent and creativity by instilling positive impact on African music and youth culture over the previous year.
The awards ceremony will feature vibrant performances from leading African and international artists and will also showcase some of the biggest cross-genre and cross-border collaborations.
The awards will be broadcast on MTV Base come 20th February 2021.
This is a major win for the arts industry in Uganda for holding such a major event that recognizes talents all over Africa.