Tekno Miles takes home the award for Best Breakthrough Act at the recently concluded MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) 2016.
The Made Men Music (TripleMG) singer edged out Falz (Nigeria) Simi (Nigeria), Emtee (South Africa), Babes Wodumo (South Africa), Franko (Cameroon),Nasty C (South Africa), Nathi (South Africa) and Raymond (Tanzania).
The award which held on the night of Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa, witnessed other artistes emerge winners across various categories.
These include Wizkid who was decorated with three awards (‘Best Male Artist’, ‘Artist of the Year, and Best Collaboration),Tekno (Best Breakthrough Act), Patoranking’s ‘My Woman, My Everything’ featuring Wande Coal (Song of The Year)Cassper Nyovest (Best Live Act), Sauti Sol (Best Group), Drake (Best International Act), Emtee (Best Hip hop act), among others.
The singer has had a pretty great year with his song ‘Pana’ topping Nigerian radio charts for nine straight weeks and counting according to Playdata, a music service that monitors the most played songs on Nigerian radio.