November 17, 2017

Wizkid, 2Baba, Tiwa Savage, Simi win big at AFRIMA 2017 [See full list of winners]

The 2017 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held on Sunday at the EKO Hotel & Suites, Lagos.

Wizkid, 2baba, Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal, YCee, Adasa Cookey and Orezi were the Nigerian winners on the night.

Wizkid won two of the most prestigious categories; Artiste of the Year and Song of the Year as well as the Best West African Artiste award.

Artiste of the Year! #Wizkid #Afrima2017 #LiveReport #happeningnow #GoldMyneTVLive

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Here is the full list of winners.

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR: Wizkid (Nigeria)

AFRICAN FANS FAV: The Dogg (Namibia)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Eddy Kenzo – “Biology” (Uganda)

BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION: Alikiba – ‘Aje’ ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania)

BEST AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY:
 Wande Coal – ‘Iskaba’ ft DJ Tunez (Nigeria)

BEST AFRICAN ELECTRO: Nsoki – ‘Africa Unite’ ft DJ Maphorisa, Paulo Alves (Angola)

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BEST AFRICAN GROUP/DUO/BAND: Toofan – ‘Tere Tere’ (Togo)

BEST AFRICAN HIP HOP: 
Ycee – ‘Juice’ (Nigeria)

BEST AFRICAN JAZZ:
 Nduduzo Makhatini – ‘Igagu’ (South Africa)

BEST AFRICAN POP: Toofan – ‘Tere tere’ (Togo)

BEST AFRICAN REGGAE,RAGGA,DANCE-HALL: 2baba – ‘Holy holy’ (Nigeria)

BEST AFRICAN RnB AND SOUL: Alikiba – ‘Aje’ ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania)

BEST AFRICAN ROCK:
 Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ ft Omer Millo (Kenya)

BEST AFRICAN TRADITIONAL:
 Halmelmal Abate – ‘Harar’ (Ethiopia)

BEST FEMALE INSPIRATIONAL: Asikey – ‘Earth Attack’ (Nigeria)

BEST MALE INSPIRATIONAL:
 Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ ft Omer Millo (Kenya)

MOST PROMISING ARTISTE OF THE YEAR: Neza – ‘Uranyica’ (Rwanda)

SONG OF THE YEAR: Wizkid – ‘Come closer’ (Nigeria)

REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT: Shyn – ‘Resim Pitia’ (Madagascar)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: DJ Coublon – ‘Yolo Yolo’ by Seyi Shay (Nigeria)

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SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Simi – ‘Smile’

AFRICAN LEGEND AWARD: Salif Keita (Mali) and Oliver ‘Tutu’ Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Adasa Cookey – ‘Cooking Pot’ by Orezi

 

Central Africa (Best Female) : Montess – Love Witta Gun Man (Cameroon)

Central Africa (Best Male):
 Locko – Supporter ft Mr Leo (Cameroon)

East Africa (Best Female): Nandy – One Day (Tanzania)

East Africa (Best Male): Henok & Mehari Brothers – Firkir Yishala (Ethiopia)

Southern Africa (Best Female): 
Thandiswa – Nontsokolo (South Africa)

Southern Africa (Best Male): Emtee – We Up (South Africa)

West Africa (Best Female): Tiwa Savage – All Over (Nigeria)

West Africa (Best Male): Wizkid – Come Closer ft Drake (Nigeria)

North Africa (Best Female): Ibitssam Tiskat – Menak Wla Meni (Morocco) 

North Africa (Best Male): 
Shayfeen – Wach Kayn Wader (Morocco)

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