Davido Emerges Biggest Winner At AFRIMA 2018 (See Full Winners List)

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Davido Emerges Biggest Winner At AFRIMA 2018 (See Full Winners List)

The 2018 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) was held on Saturday night, November 24, at the Accra International Conference Centre, Ghana.

The prestigious award ceremony, which is in its fifth edition, had in attendance music stars, dignitaries, and music lovers across the continent.

The annual music event, which seeks to celebrate and reward African talents who have done exceedingly well in the year, had a total of 36 categories.

Last night, Davido emerged as the biggest winner as he was crowned Africa’s ‘Artist of the year’ beating the likes of Tiwa Savage, Nasty C and Diamond Platnumz.

The night also saw performances from artists such as Wiyaala, DJ Switch, King Promise and Stonebwoy, among others.

Below is the full list of winners at AFRIMA 2018

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 Reggae Dancehall Artist

Stonebwoy (Winner)

Best Male Artist (East Africa)

Bebe Cool (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 ROCK

  • Angelique Kidjo – Once in a Lifetime
  • Bebe Cool – Freedom
  • Betty G – Ere Manew
  • Fokofpolisiekar – Komma
  • Hoba Hoba Spirit – Jnouni
  • Maryam Saleh, Louca, Tamer Abu, Ghazaleh – Ekaa Maksour
  • Rash – Nitachange ft Ruff

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

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