The first ever YouTube Africa Awards held at the Tin Factory in Joburg last night with performances from Timaya, Vanessa Mdee, Jaye Keyz, Fena_Menal and Hekima Raymond’s Orchestra.
It was hosted by South African Youtuber and Video Game Personality, Grant Hinds and Ghanaian Actress from “An African City”, Maame Adjei.
Yellow Brick Cinema got a special mention as they recently reached 1 million subscribers and were awarded a YouTube Gold Play Button in recognition of the achievement.
The winners of the night were…
Broadcaster – Channels Television
Comedy – Kansiime Anne
Comic – Ramscomics / Supastrikas
Education – Retutpro – Photography and Photoshop Tutorials
Entertainment – NdaniTV
Fitness – Six Pack Factory
Games – Slushy AJ
Makeup and Fashion – Kangai Mwiti
Music – Yellow Brick Cinema
News and politics – Millard Ayo
Nonprofit – Jim Nduruchi
People and Blogs – Suzelle DIY
Pets and animals – Earth Touch
Top Subscribed Creator in Uganda – Kansiime Anne
Top Subscribed Creator in Ghana – OfficialSarkodie
Top Subscribed Creator in Kenya – Churchill Show
Top Subscribed Creator in Nigeria – Mark Angel Comedy
Top Subscribed Creator in Senegal – Prince Arts
Top Subscribed Creator in South Africa – Yellow Brick Cinema
Top Subscribed Creator in Tanzania – DiamondPlatnumz
Top Subscribed Creator in Zimbabwe – Mufti Menk
Top Subscribed Nollywood Channel – IbakaTV/Nollywood
Check out for the full post with pictures from the Red Carpet and After Party on BN today!