Awilo Longomba & 2Baba get Special Recognition at #AFRIMA2019 | Full List of Winners

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Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, (AFRIMA) held on Saturday, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites.

Winners were announced in the 36 categories of the awards ceremony, which comprised of Continental and Regional categories.

Also, the 6th AFRIMA Legendary awards were announced; a recognition for individuals who have impacted positively to the world using their craft in the music, arts and culture industry.

Unlike others, this category is not open to public voting, but determined by the African Union, International Committee of AFRIMA, and the AFRIMA Jury. This year’s legendary awards recipients are Congolese music veteran Awilo Longomba and Nigerian music icon 2Baba.

See the full list of winners below:

Best Male Artist in Central Africa

Salatiel (Cameroon) – ‘Anita’  WINNER

Best Female Artist in Central Africa

Shan’L (Gabon) – ‘Ces’t Pas Les Gbes’  WINNER

Best Male Artist in Eastern Africa

Khaligraph Jones (Kenya) – ‘Leave Me Alone’ WINNER

Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa

Nikita Kering (Kenya) – ‘Happy With You’  WINNER

Best Male Artist in Northern Africa

Amiinux (Morocco) – ‘Bini W Biwaen’   WINNER

Best Female Artist in Northern Africa

Nada Azhari (Morocco) – ‘Jrit’  WINNER

Best Male Artist in Southern Africa

Sjava (South Africa) – ‘Umama’     WINNER

Best Female Artist in Southern Africa

Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – ‘Imma Boss’ WINNER

Best Male Artist in Western Africa

Burna Boy (Nigeria) – ‘Ye’  WINNER

Best Female Artist in Western Africa

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) – ‘One’  WINNER

 

— CONTINENTAL CATEGORY —

African Fans’ Favourite

Mohamed Ramadan (Egypt) – ‘Mafia’ WINNER 

Album of the Year in Africa

Afrikan Sauce – Sauti Sol (Kenya)  WINNER

Artist of the Year in Africa

Burna Boy (Nigeria) – ‘Gbona’  WINNER

Best African Act in the Diaspora

Manno Beats (Chad) – ‘Akouna’ ft. Afrotronix & Vox Sambou    WINNER

Best African Collaboration

Nasty C (South Africa) – ‘SMA’ ft. Rowlene  WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Contemporary

2Baba (Nigeria) – ‘Oyi’  WINNER

Best African Dance or Choreography

Aminux (Morocco) – ‘Bini W Binek’  WINNER

Best African DJ

DJ Spinall (Nigeria) – ‘Dis Love’ ft. Wizkid, Tiwa Savage WINNER

Best African Duo, Group or Band

Sauti Sol (Kenya) – ‘Extravaganza’ ft. Bensoul, Nviiri the Storyteller, Crystal Asige & Kaskazini    WINNER

Best African Artist, Duo or Group in African Electro

Manno Beats (Chad) – ‘Akouna’ ft. Afrotronix & Vox SambouWINNER

 

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip Hop

Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – ‘Imma Boss’  WINNER

Best Artist, Duo in Group in African Jazz

Owen & Tiana (Gabon) – ‘African Time’    WINNER

Best African Rapper/Lyricist

Nasty C (South Africa) – ‘SMA’ ft. Rowlene  WINNER

Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Pop

Joeboy (Nigeria) – ‘Baby’   WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga or Dancehall

Stonebwoy (Ghana) – ‘Tuff Seed’ WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African R&B & Soul

Hillzy (Zimbabwe) – ‘TV Room’ ft. Garry Mapanzure –  WINNER

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