AFRIMA 2017: All the Winners

The much publicised All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) has come and gone, and winners have emerged from all categories.

The music fiesta, which was held at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suites, was not without intrigues and glamour. Below are some of the winners and their categories:

Southern Africa (Best Male)

Hugh Masekela – Shango (South Africa)

AKA – The World is Yours (South Africa)

Nasty C – Down South ft Seyi Shay & Ma E (South Africa)

Tay Grin – Tola ft Vanessa Mdee (Malawi)

Emtee – We Up (South Africa) – WINNER

Jah Prayzah – Watora Mari ft Diamond Platnumz (Zimbabwe)

Nduduzo Makhathini – Igagu (South Africa)

 

West Africa (Best Female)

Oumou Sangare – Yere Faga ft Tony Allen (Mali)

Aramide – Why So Serious (Nigeria)

Viviane Chidid – Lon Kelen (Senegal)

Yemi Alade – Tumbum (Nigeria)

Seyi Shay – Yolo Yolo (Nigeria)

Tiwa Savage – All Over (Nigeria) – WINNER

Becca – Na Wash ft Patoranking (Ghana)

Zeynab – Noctambule ft Shadow Chris (Benin)

 

West Africa (Best Male)

Runtown – Mad Over You (Nigeria)

Sarkodie – Pain Killer (Ghana)

Wizkid – Come Closer ft Drake (Nigeria)t – WINNER

DJ Arafat – Agbangnan (Ivory Coast)

Mr Eazi – Leg Over (Nigeria)

MHD – La Puissnace (Guinea)

YCee – Juice (Nigeria)

Davido – Fall (Nigeria)

Tekno – Rara (Nigeria)

North Africa (Best Female)

Ibitssam Tiskat – Menak Wla Meni (Morocco) – WINNER

Zaho – Tant De Choses (Algeria)

Assma Lmnawar –  3ndou Zine (Morocco)

Sherine – Koul Maghani (Egypt)

Zina Daoudia – Sayidati (Morocco)

Cheba Maria – Kheltini (Algeria)

 

North Africa (Best Male)

Fnaire – Ngol Mali (Morocco)

Shayfeen – Wach Kayn Wader (Morocco) – WINNER

French Montana – Unforgettable (Morocco)

Balti – Wela la (Tunisia)

Tasmer Hosny – Ya Maley 3eny (Egypt)

L’algerino – Les Monetess (Algeria)

Saad Lmjarred – Ghaltana (Morocco)

Lacrim – Collonel Carillo (Algeria)

Artiste of the year Male – Wizkid (Nigeria)

African Act of the Year – Davido (Nigeria)

Best male artiste in Central Africa – Locko

Best female artiste in Central Africa – Montess

Best male artiste in Northern Africa – Shefi

Best female artiste in Northern Africa – Ibitssam Tiskat

Best male artiste in South Africa – Emtee

Best female artiste in South Africa – Thandiswa

Most influential African artiste – Neza

African fan favourite – The Dogg

Best African collaboration – Ali Beka

Best artiste in African jazz – Nduduzo Makhatini

Best artiste/group in African rock – Gilad Millo

Best in contemporary African RnB & soul – Eli Keba

Best Artiste in contemporary song – Wande Coal (Iskaba)

Best artiste in African raggae/dancehall – 2baba

Best artiste in African traditional – Halmelmal Abate

Best African hip-hop – Ycee

Best artiste in African pop – Tofaan

Best female artist in inspirational – Asike

Best male artiste in inspirational- Gilad

Video of the year – Orezi (Cooking Pot)

African legend award – Salif Keita and Oliver ‘Tutu’ Mtukudzi

Songwriter of the year – Simi

Best African group – Toofan

African discovery of the year – Shyfan

Producer of the year – DJ Cublon

Album of the year – Eddy Kenzo

Song of the year – Wizkid

Artiste of the year – Wizkid

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Author: Eric Eric