Davido, Tiwa Savage, Ambode emerge winners at 2018 AFRIMA + full list of winners

Davido, Tiwa Savage, Ambode emerge winners at 2018 AFRIMA + full list of winners

Nigerian singers, Davido and Tiwa Savage were among the recipients of awards given to deserving artistes at the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA wh

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Nigerian singers, Davido and Tiwa Savage were among the recipients of awards given to deserving artistes at the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA which held in Accra, Ghana on Saturday night. While Davido scooped Africa’s artiste of the year, with his album, FIA and best male artiste in West Africa, Tiwa Savage won West Africa’s best female artiste.

The night of honours did not belong solely to artistes as Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State bagged a special recognition for his contributions towards the growth and development of the Arts and Tourism sector of Lagos state, most importantly the role Lagos state played as official host of AFRIMA in its last 4 years from 2014 – 2017. Also recognized for their works were veterans South African, Yvonne Chaka Chaka who won the 5th Afrima legendary award alongside Ghana’s Teddy Ossei, the leader of the Osadebe group, created in 1969.

In its fifth year, the award night, which had in attendance music stars, dignitaries, and music lovers across the continent, seeks to celebrate and reward African talents who have done exceedingly well in the year. Artistes were given awards based on 36 categories.

Full list of winners on all AFRIMA categories

REGIONAL CATEGORY
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

CONTINENTAL CATEGORY

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

-Kidi / Ghana / Odo Remix Ft. Mayorkun & Davido

BEST AFRICAN DJ
-Afrotronix / Chad / OyO

-Master KG / South Africa / Skeleton Move Ft. Zanda Zakuza
BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND
– Toofan / Togo / Money

-M.ANIFEST FT KING PROMISE / Ghana / ME NE WOA

BEST AFRICAN RAPPER OR LYRICIST
-Falz / Nigeria / La Fête

– Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh / Egypt / Ekaa Maksour

-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

SONG WRITER 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