Tiwa Savage, Davido, 2Baba, Falz win big at #AFRIMA2018 | Full List of Winners

AFRIMA Award 2018

The 2018 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held last night in Accra, Ghana with a host of African stars converging for a night of music and felicitations.

The legendary award was given to the internationally recognized South African singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka. 

Executive Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode was awarded 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.

In what turned out to be an emotional moment for the audience, a special recognition award was given to one of Ghana’s music veteran, Teddy Osei , the leader of the famous Osadebe group, an Afropop band created in 1969.

See winners below:

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

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Contemporary

Kidi / Ghana / Odo Remix Ft. Mayorkun & Davido

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Dance Or Coreography

Mr P. / Nigeria / Ebeano

Best African DJ

Afrotronix / Chad / OyO

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Electro

Master KG / South Africa / Skeleton Move Ft. Zanda Zakuza

Best African Duo, Group Or Band

Toofan / Togo / Money

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Hip Hop

M.Anifest Ft King Promise / Ghana / ME NE WOA

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Jazz

Sibusiso Mashiloane / South Africa / Niza

Best African Rapper Or Lyricist

Falz / Nigeria / La fete

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Pop

2Baba / Nigeria / Amaka Ft. Peruzzi

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Ragga, Reggae & Dancehall

Stonebwoy / Ghana / Hero

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African R ‘N’ B & Soul

Praiz / Nigeria / Champagne and Flowers

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Rock

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

Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Traditional

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 Fan Favourite

Nedy Music / Tanzania / One and Only Ft. Ruby

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