MTV Africa Music Awards(MAMA) organizers, MTV Base have postponed the anticipated event indefinitely.
The ceremony was scheduled to hold in Kampala, Uganda on February 2021.
In a press statement made available to newsmen, the organizers of the award said that the postponement was due to the ‘current health and safety challenges”.
The statement read in parts: “After careful consideration, MTV Base is concerned that the current health and safety challenges will significantly jeopardize the ability of the campaign to continue to achieve its objectives.
“MTV Base will keep fans posted. The 2021 MAMA Kampala is a virtual event. Strict adherence to health and safety protocols as specified by WHO have been adhered to throughout the production process”.
Below is a list of nominees for the 2021 edition:
Best Hip Hop
Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa
Best Ugandan Act
“Alone Together” Best Lockdown Performance
Niniola and Busiswa
Kaza De Small
Dip Doundou Guiss
Artist of the Year