Trevor Noah officially set to host MTV MAMAs 2016!


It’s official – Trevor Noah will be hosting the 2016 MTV African Music Awards (MAMAs)!

“Guess who’s hosting the @MTVbaseAfrica #MTVMAMA2016 See you 22 October in my hometown Johannesburg!,” the 32-year-old The Daily Show host tweeted on Wednesday morning (September 21).

 “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.”,” Trevor added in a statement.

MAMAs will feature performances from stand-out African stars like Alikiba, Babes Woduma, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, Ycee and Yemi Alade.

The show will take place on October 22 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.