Multi-talented Nigerian singer, Davido emerged the biggest winner at the 5th edition of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held in Accra, Ghana on Saturday night.
Davido won awards in three categories while Mr Eazi, won awards in two categories. Tiwa Savage, 2Baba, Mr. P, Fresh VDM and Falz took home an award each.
South African singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, won the AFRIMA legendary award while Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos governor, was awarded a special recognition for his contribution to the growth and development of the arts and tourism sector.
A special recognition award was given to one of Ghana’s music veteran, Teddy Osei, the leader of the famous Osadebe group created in 1969.
The veteran who was helped to the stage in a wheelchair had been suffering from a mild stroke.
Here’s the full list of winners:
Best Female Artiste in Central Africa
-Daphne / Cameroon / Jusqu’à La Gare
Best Male Artiste in Central Africa
-Fally Ipupa / DRC / Mannequin Ft Keback & Naz
Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa
-Betty G / Ethiopia / Mengedegna
Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa
-Bebe Cool / Uganda / Freedom
Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa
-Lyna Mahyem ft Medi Meyz /Algeria / Bye Bye
Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa
-Hamza El Fadly / Morocco / Ya Mraya
Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa
-Shekhinah / South Africa / Please Mr
Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa
-Nasty C / South Africa / Jungle
Best Female Artiste in Western Africa
-Tiwa Savage / Nigeria / Ma Lo Ft. Wizkid & Spellz
Best Male Artiste in Western Africa
-Davido / Nigeria / Fia
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
-Betty G / Ethiopia / Wegegta
ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
-Davido / Nigeria / FIA
BEST AFRICAN VIDEO
-Sesan / Gringo (Shatta Wale) / Nigeria
BEST AFRICAN ACT IN DIASPORA
-Hazel Mak / Malawi / Jaiva Ft. Roberto & Tay Grin
BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION
-GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo / Ghana-Nigeria / Akwaaba
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY
-Kidi / Ghana / Odo Remix Ft. Mayorkun & Davido
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN DANCE OR CHOREOGRAPHY
-Mr P. / Nigeria / Ebeano
BEST AFRICAN DJ
-Afrotronix / Chad / OyO
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ELECTRO
-Master KG / South Africa / Skeleton Move Ft. Zanda Zakuza
BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND
– Toofan / Togo / Money
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN HIP HOP
-M.ANIFEST FT KING PROMISE / Ghana / ME NE WOA
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN JAZZ
-Sibusiso Mashiloane / South Africa / Niza
BEST AFRICAN RAPPER OR LYRICIST
-Falz / Nigeria / La Fête
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN POP
-2Baba / Nigeria / Amaka Ft. Peruzzi
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN RAGGA, REGGAE & DANCEHALL
-Stonebwoy / Ghana / Hero
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN R ‘N’ B & SOUL
-Praiz / Nigeria / Champagne and Flowers
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ROCK
– Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh / Egypt / Ekaa Maksour
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL
-Irene Namatovu / Uganda / Nsambila Nyuma Nga Janzi
BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC
-Sandra Nankoma / Uganda / Kaddugala
BEST MALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC
-Sarkodie / Ghana / Glory Ft. Yung
MOST PROMISING ARTISTE IN AFRICA
-Kuami Eugene / Ghana / Confusion
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
-Fresh VDM / Togo / Fia
REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT
-Betty G / Ethiopia / Ere Manew
SONG OF THE YEAR
-GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo / Akwaaba / Ghana
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
-Shekhinah Donell, Amon Taulo Chibiya II / South Africa / Different Ft. Mariechan
AFRICAN FANS’ FAVOURITE
-Nedy Music / Tanzania / One and Only Ft. Ruby
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