An image of Cassper Nyovest who won Best live Act at the MAMA 2016

It was glitz and glam as the stars descended on the MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 red carpet to celebrate music at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on Saturday 22 October.

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Stars from all over the Africa - including the likes of Sauti Sol, YCee, Weza and Diamond Platinumz - came dressed in their Sunday best. The local stars also brought their A-game with their looks as Khanyi Mbau showed some leg, rapper Cassper Nyovest cleaned up well in a suit and actress Terry Pheto kept it laid back in a flowy gown.

Watch the video to find out about the inspiration behind some of the looks and what some artists had to say to their fans: