Trevor Noah MTV Africa Music Awards
Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah, South African stand up comedian and host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”, will be going back to his home town of Johannesburg to host the MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 (MAMA).

MTV Africa Music Awards was previously hosted by Wyclef Jean, Eve, Marlon Wayans, Anthony Anderson and Trevor Nelson.

Trevor Noah commented,  “I’m a huge fan of African music and achievement, and it’s going to be a massive pleasure celebrating them both at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 in my own home town of Johannesburg.”

The event will be broadcast live on television on the 22nd of October on MTV Base and will be held at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg. Big name African artists such as Alikiba, Babes Woduma, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, Ycee and Yemi Alade will be performing on stage!

The 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards “promises to be the biggest and best ever, with more than 15,000 fans expected to fill out the Ticketpro Dome”