Trevor Noah, South African comedian, has been named as host of the sixth MTV Africa Music Awards in his hometown, Johannesburg.

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Trevor Noah is currently the host of “The Daily Show” by Comedy Central.

Noah will be taking the wheel of the 2-hour telecast at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.

The show will feature performances from the likes of Alikiba, Babes Woduma, Casper Nyovest, to Nasty C, Ycee and Yemi Alade.

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Wyclef Jean, Eve, Marlon Wayans, Anthony Anderson and Trevor Nelson are some of the former hosts of previous MAMAs.

“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 home town of Johannesburg”, said Noah.

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