MTV Base Africa: News,Top 10,HipHop,Playlists,Shows, How To Submit Your Music Videos For Free

MTV base is one of Nigeria’s favorite 24-hour English language music television channel launched in 2005.

With an estimated reach of up to about 48.5 million viewers in  Africa,across 10.5 million households in about 48 countries.

MTV Base Africa

MTV base is available in Africa on satellite pay-TV on DStv across Africa.

MTV base is targeted across the average African youth and broadcasts a mix of Africa's contemporary artists and music genres like: 
  • R'n'B
  • Dancehall
  • Hip-hop
  • Kwaito
  • Hip life
  • Reggae
  • Zouk
  • M'balax
  • and Afrobeat.
Q1:How Do I Submit My Video To MTV Base For free?

A: For Nigerians And The Rest Of Africa (excluding South
Africa) follow the steps And Specifications below:
  • Download the "Video Submission Form" from MTV BASE official website.
  • Complete the form ELECTRONICALLY (handwritten entries will not be considered) for each video submitted.
Send your video and your form to:
  • MTV Base Programming/Music
  • 10B Prof. Bello Osagie Street
  • Parkview Estate
  • 101008
  • Ikoyi - Lagos
  • Nigeria


you can email a video download link along with the filled out form to or
Also note that your video must conform to the specifications  outlined in "video specifications below".

MTV Base Music Video Submissions,Video Specifications

  • 1. Format: (SD/HD) .mov
  • 2. Codecs: Example - Apple pro res, XDCam EX, DV PAL and or XDCAM HD.
  • 3. Frames per second: 25
  • 4. Audio: Stereo
  • 5. Data rate: 50Mbit/sec or higher
  • 6. The following codecs are also acceptable:
  • • Apple Pro Res 422/ HQ
  • • XDCAM HD422 1080i 50 (50mb/s)
  • • XDCAM HD720p25 (50mb/s)
  • • MPEG IMX 625/50 (50mb/s)
  • • DV PAL
  • • HDV 1080i50
  • • HDV 720p25
  • • DVCPRO 50 PAL 

Q2: MTV Base Africa Shows?

Some of MTV Base Africa shows include:
  • Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Season 3
  • Party in Paradise
  • 2017 MTV Base VJ Search
  • Slayed or shade
  • NewsISH
  • Behind The Story Kelly Khumalo
  • The People versus the Rainbow Nation
  • The Bigger Friday Show
  • Sleeping In The Family
  • Awkward
  • Faking It
  • MTV News
  • The Real World
  • Geordie Shore

  • --
  • Teen Mom
  • Teen Mom 2
  • 16 & Pregnant
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
  • Lip Sync Battle
  • Lip Sync Battle Africa
  • This Model Life
  • Fired by Mom And Dad
  • The Hills
  • Ex on the Beach
  • Guy Code
  • Girl Code
  • MTV's#YouGotGot
  • Catfish: The TV Show
  • Ridiculousness
  • Ridiculousness Africa
  • Pimp My Ride
  • Are You The One?
  • The Challenge
  • Love And HipHop Hollywood 
  • Rate Or Hate
  • Jersey Shore
  • MTV's Bugging out

Award Shows and Live Music Specials

  • BET Awards
  • BET Hip Hop Awards
  • MTV Africa Music Awards

  • MTV Europe Music Awards
  • MTV Video Music Awards
  • MTV Movie Awards
  • MTV World Stage
  • Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
  • Isle of MTV

Check out MTV Base website:

Q3: List the official MTV Base countdown shows

  • Official MTV Base Top 40
  • Official Naija Top 10 episode
  • Official US Playlist Chart episode
  • Official SA Top 10 episode
  • Official African Chart
Official SA Top 10

MTV Base brings you the definitive top ten countdown of South African music videos straight outta southern Africa.

Official Chart

If you want to know the hottest tracks tune in.

Official US Playlist Chart

Catch the Top 10 hottest R&B and Hip Hop songs straight from the USA.

To catch all the shows and countdown tune in to MTV Base on DStv (channel 322).

Q4: How do I check out MTV Base on social media?

Twitter: @mtvbaseafrica
You Tube:@mtvbaseafrica