Trevor Noah, 32, has been chosen to host the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards.
Noah is the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in New York City.
He will be presenting the sixth edition of MAMAs on Saturday, October 22, at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg.
The event which will telecast live for two-hours will be viewable on MTV Base – DStv: Channel 322.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Noah said:
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 hometown of Johannesburg.