Full List Of Winners From The #5thAFRIMA 2018

Davido was announced as the ‘Artist of the year’ at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA 2018). The prestigious awards, which is in its fifth edition went down on Saturday at the Accra International Conference Centre Ghana with a host of stars gathered from across the continent.

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Nigerian heavyweights like 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.

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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.

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

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

See 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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