Nigerian music sensation, David Adeleke aka Davido has emerged the biggest winner at this year AFRIMA held in Accra Ghana on Saturday.

The Nigerian heavyweight  was crowned Africa’s ‘Artist of the year’ defeating the likes of Tiwa Savage, Nasty C and Diamond Platnumz.

Other winners from Nigeria include Tiwa Savage, Praiz, Mr P, Falz, 2Baba and producer Fresh VDM.

Davido, Wizkid, Simi, Tiwa Savage had all been nominated in several categories alongside the likes of other African superstars lke South Africa’s Shekhinah, DRC’s Maitre Gims, Diamond Platnumz, Betty G and Nasty C who have all bagged multiple nominations for a brilliant and consistent year.

Other Nigerian artistes nominated in several categories include Olamide, Mr Real, 2Baba, Falz, Banky W, Burna Boy, Praiz, Patoranking, Mr P, Wande Coal and Kizz Daniel.

 

Full List of Winners

Artiste Of The Year
Tiwa Savage ft Wizkid & Spellz – Nigeria (Ma Lo)

Starboy feat Wizkid, Ceeza Milli, Terri, Spotless – Nigeria (Soco)

Davido – Nigeria (FIA) (Winner)

Betty G – Ethiopia (Wegegta)

Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania (Sikomi)

Kwesta feat Wale- South Africa (Spirit)

Maitre Gims feat Vianney- DRC (La Meme)

Nasty C – South Africa (Jungle)

Saad Lamjarred – Morocco (Casablanca)

Song Of The Year
Daphne – My Lover

Davido – FIA

GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo – Akwaaba (Winner)

Kwesta – Wale

Maitre Gims Ft. Vianney- La Meme

Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa Ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna – Particula

Nasty C & Runtown – Said

Saad Lamjarred – Casablanca

Sauti Sol Ft. Patoranking – Melanin

Starboy Ft. Terry, Ceeza Milli, Spotless – Soco

Tiwa Savage Ft. Wizkid & Spellz – Ma Lo

Best African Collaboration
Tiwa Savage Ft Wizkid & Spellz – Nigeria (Ma Lo)

Balti Ft Hamouda – Tunisia (Ya Lili)

DJ Moh Green Ft. Magasco – Algeria/Cameroon (Por Favor)

DJ Spinall & Wizkid – Nigeria (Nowo)

Fally Ipupa Ft. KeBlack & Naza – DRC (Mannequin)

GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patappa & Pappy Kojo – Ghana (Akwaaba) (Winner)

Maitre Gims Ft. Vianney – DRC/France (La Meme)

Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa Ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking, Jidenna – Particula

Nasty C & Runtown – South Africa/Nigeria (Said)

Revolution & Magic System – Cote d’Ivoire (Kelly)

Sauti Sol & Patoranking – Kenya/Nigeria (Melanin)

Best African Rapper or Lyricist
Cassper Nyovest – South Africa (Ksazobalit)

Falz – Nigeria (La Fete) (Winner)

Khaligraph Jones Ft. Petra – Kenya (Rider)

Muslim – Aji M3aya (Morocco)

Nadia Nakai Ft. Cassper Nyovest – South Africa (Naaa Meeaan)

Nasty C – South Africa (Jungle)

Rouge Ft. Bigstar – South Africa (Dololo)

Shane Eagle – South Africa (Let it Flow)

BEST FEMALE ARTIST WESTERN AFRICA

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) (WINNER)

Best Reggae Dancehall Artist

Stonebwoy (Winner)

Best Male Artist (East Africa)

Bebe Cool (Winner)

Best Male Artist (South Africa)

Nasty C (Winner)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Betty G – Wegegta (WINNER)

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY

Kidi Ghana – Odo Remix ft Mayorkun & Davido – WINNER

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN DANCE OR CHOREOGRAPHY

Mr P – Ebeano – WINNER

BEST AFRICAN DJ

Afrotronix – OyO – WINNER

BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND

Toofan – Money – WINNER

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN HIP HOP

M.anifest – Me Ne Woa ft King Promise – WINNER

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN POP

2Baba – Amaka ft Peruzzi (WINNER)

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN RAGGA, REGGAE & DANCEHALL

Stonebwoy – Hero (WINNER)

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN R ‘N’ B & SOUL

Praiz – Champagne and Flowers (WINNER)

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL

Irene Namatovu – Nsambila Nyuma Nga Janzi (WINNER)

BEST FEMALE ARTIST IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

Sandra Nankoma – Kaddugala (WINNER)

BEST MALE ARTIST IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

Sarkodie – Glory ft Yung (WINNER)

MOST PROMISING ARTIST IN AFRICA

Kuami Eugene – Confusion (WINNER)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Fresh VDM – FIA – (WINNER)

AFRICAN FANS FAVOURITE

Nedy Music – Tanzania – One and Only Ft. Ruby – (WINNER)