All Africa Music Award
All Africa Music Award. Photo Credit: Afrima/Instagram

The 8th edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) was held in Dakar, Senegal with Africa’s most celebrated artists credited and celebrated for their hard work and skill.

All Africa Music Award.
All Africa Music Award. Photo Credit: Afrima/Instagram

The awards saw the likes of Nigerian superstar Davido who took home three trophies in one night as he won the Best African Collaboration, Best Duo or Group in African Electro, and Best Male Artiste in African Inspirational Music categories.

All Africa Music Award
All Africa Music Award. Photo Credit: Afrima/Instagram

Nigerian singer, music producer and  Grammy-award winner, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as “Burna Boy once again demonstrated that he is really an African giant winning Best Album and Best African Artist awards, beating Didi B from Cote D’Ivoire and South African amapiano pioneer, Kabza de Small to win the title. Wizkid, Tems and Asake also won.

All Africa Music Award
All Africa Music Award. Photo Credit: Afrima/Instagram

Senegalese icons Youssou N’dour, Baaba Maal, and Ismaël Lô were given the AFRIMA Legend Award, which is selected by the awards’ international executive committee..

See full list below:

REGIONAL WINNERS

Best Male Artiste in Western Africa
Wizkid – “Anoti” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best Female Artiste in Western Africa
Josey Ft. Bonigo “Zambeleman” (Cote d’Ivoire) – Winner

Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa
Winky D “Happy Again” (Zimbabwe) – Winner

Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa
Makhadzi “Mama” (South Africa) – Winner

Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa
A.L.A “30” (Tunisia) – Winner

Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa
Faouzia “RIP Love” (Morocco) – Winner

Best Male Artiste in Central Africa
Fally Ipupa “Bloqué” (DRC) – Winner

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Best Female Artiste in Central Africa
Kassmasse “Sewasew” (Ethiopia) – Winner

Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa
Muthaka “Sorry” (Kenya) – Winner

CONTINENTAL WINNERS

Song of the Year
Didi B “Tala” (Cote d’Ivoire) – Winner

Album of the Year
Burna Boy “Love Damini” (Nigeria) – Winner

Producer of the Year
Shizzi “Peru (Remix) by Fireboy DML” (Nigeria) – Winner

Artist of the Year
Burna Boy “Last Last” (Nigeria) – Winner

Songwriter of the Year
Iba One “Hommage a mes parents” (Mali) – Winner

Breakout Artist of the Year
Asake “Peace Be Unto You (PBUY)” (Nigeria) – Winner

Most Promising Artist
Ans-T Crazy “10 Na ifari feat. Ibro Gnamet” (Guinea) – Winner

African Fans Favourite
Oxlade “Ku Lo Sa” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best African DJ
DJ Lito “Tick Talk feat. Bebe Cool, Sheilah Gashumba, SlickStuartRoja” (Uganda) – Winner

Best African Video
TG Omori “Buga by Kizz Daniel feat. Tekno” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best African Rapper OR Lyricist
Marwan Moussa “Batal 3alam” (Egypt) – Winner

Best Africa Collaboration
Davido feat. Focalistic “Champion Sound” (Nigeria/South Africa) – Winner

Best African Band/Duo/Group
The Cavemen feat. Made Kuti “Biri” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best African Act In Diaspora (Female)
Faouzia “RIP, Love” (Morocco)- Winner

Best African Act In Diaspora (Male)
Tion Wayne Ft. Davido & Jae5 “Who’s True” (Nigeria) – Winner

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Best Female Artist in Africa Inspirational Music
Irene Robert Ft. Rose Muhando “Hainidhuru” (Tanzania) – Winner

Best Male Artist in Africa Inspirational Music
Davido Ft. Sunday Service Choir “Stand Strong” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Electro
Davido Ft. Focalistic “Champion Sound” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip-Hop
Marwan Moussa “Batal 3alam” (Egypt) – Winner

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African RnB & Soul
Omah Lay “I’m A Mess” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga, Dancehall
Teddy Afro “Naet” (Ethiopia) – Winner

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Contemporary
Adekunle Gold feat. Fatoumata Diawara “Born Again” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Jazz
Gutu Abera “Deemi” (Ethiopia) – Winner

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Pop
Adekunle Gold feat. Davido “High” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Rock
Clayrocksu “Amin” (Nigeria)- Winner

Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Traditional
Azaya Ft. Djelykaba Bintou “BB La” (Guinea) – Winner

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Dance or Choreography
Ans-T Crazy “Pause” (Guinea) – Winner

Best Soundtrack Movie/Series/Documentary
Tems & Marvel – “No Woman No Cry” (Nigeria) – Winner

Best Global Act
Anitta “Mon Soleil (By Dadju)” (Brazil) – Winner