MTV Africa Music Awards 2016: Yemi Alade Wins Best Female Artiste

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Yemi Alade, the beautiful Nigerian songstress won the award for the best female artiste at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2016, which held at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa. The host of the awards was Bonang Matheba.

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We have followed Yemi Alade’s career for several years and in the last couple of years she has exceeded imagined limits. With several hit numbers, her videos on Youtube have garnered millions of views. Her rich sultry voice, mixed with her unique delivery have earned her a place as one of Africa’s most sought after performers.


Her Music

Some of her her more popular songs include “Johnny”, which was in the Kings and Queens album released in 2014. Originally released as a single in 2013, “Johnny was leaked on the internet and firmly established Yemi Alade as a multi-talented diva. Although the song came out two years ago, it is still played on top radio stations across the country.

Other singles that have been wildly popular and earned the artiste a huge and loyal fan base include, “Na Gode”, which was released in 2015; “Ferrari“, “Want You” and “Kom Kom“, which were all released in 2016. Her recent collaboration with Sauti Sol from Kenya has been receiving positive reviews all across the continent.


Her Awards

Yemi Alade has been nominated for several awards and has won a number including Best International Act at the BET Awards; Best African Act at The MOBO Awards and Female artiste of the year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

The most recent award is the Best Female Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 and this is the second year she’s winning that. She was also Best Female Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards, 2015.


Her Style

Slowly and surely, Yemi Alade is establishing herself as a style icon. One of her most notable pieces was the dress she wore to the BET Awards. She stood out in the consciousness of most people as a stylish and confident woman.

It does not end there though, her music videos feature a refreshing burst of colours with beautifully cut outfits. Each Yemi Alade video is a pleasure to watch.

A photo posted by Yemi Alade (@yemialade) on


Her Person

If you follow her across her social media platforms, Yemi Alade comes across as a woman who is confident, yet humble. Her down to earth personality seems to resound with her fans and they especially love the way she goes out of her way to reach out to them.

On her Instagram, she put up a picture of the award she received on Saturday night from the MTV Africa Music Awards 2016, with the caption:




This garnered a lot of positive response from her followers. And that is why we really love this strong woman.

We at Coral Lifestyle are so proud of her and we want to say a huge Congratulations!


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