Full list of winners at AFRIMA 2018 : Stonebwoy, Davido, Nasty C,Shatta Wale wins big

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The 2018 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), which is the first time the event has been hosted outside Nigeria. It live November 24, 2018, at the Accra International Conference Centre.
With a total of 36 categories, the 5th AFRIMA winners are culled from the Regional and Continental categories. In addition, special recognition awards fully decided by the International Committee of AFRIMA was awarded to individuals who have impacted positively to the world using their craft.
The 5th AFRIMA Legendary award was given to the internationally recognized South African singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka. The music legend, “Princess of Africa” has a career span of over 30 years with several hit albums, has performed for notable personalities within and outside the country.

Nigerian superstar Davido won the topmost award on the night but rapper Sarkodie, M.naifest, Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, KiDi, Guilty Beatz and Kuami Eugene also made Ghana proud at the event.

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.

See the full list of winners below :

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Betty G – Wegegta – WINNER
Bombino – Deran
Diamond Platnumz – A Boy from Tandale
Lartiste – Grandestino
Maitre Gims – Ceinture Noire
Mr. Leo – Love Original
Shekhinah – Rose Gold
Simi Nigeria – Simisola
Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa ft Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna – Particula
Nasty C & Runtown – Said
Revolution & Magic System – Kelly
Sauti Sol ft Patoranking – Melanin
Tiwa Savage ft Wizkid & Spellz – Ma Lo

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY

Charlotte Dipanda Cameroon – Sista ft Yemi Alade
Davido – FIA
Diamond Platnumz – Sikomi
EX – Tsvigiri
Ferre Gola – Premiere Classe
Josey – Jour J-O
Kidi Ghana – Odo Remix ft Mayorkun & Davido – WINNER
Kizz Daniel – No Do
L’Algérino – Va Bene
Mafikizolo – Love Potion
Nandy – Tanzania
Tekno – Jogodo
Wande Coal – So Mi So

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN DANCE OR CHOREOGRAPHY

Black M – Bodyguard
Cassper Nyovest – Ksazobalit
Fally Ipupa – Ecole
Ferre Gola – Premiere classe
GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo Ghana – Akwaaba
Mr P – Ebeano – WINNER
Olamide – Science Student
8 Rouge (Rudi Smit) – Arumtumtum
9 Rythmz – Fedeti
10 Shekhinah – Please Mr.
11 Toofan – Affairage

BEST AFRICAN DJ

Afrotronix – OyO – WINNER
DJ Arafat – Dosabado
DJ Enimoney – Diet ft Tiwa Savage, Reminince & Slimcase
DJ Maphorisa – Midnight ft DJ Tira, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly
DJ Moh Green – Por Favor ft Magasco
DJ Oudy 1er – Tourner Kabato
DJ Spinall – Nowo ft Wizkid
DJ Zoumanto – Do Like I Do ft Ko-C & Mimie
Van – Live Your Dream ft Dub Afrika

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ELECTRO

Afrotronix – OyO
Aminux – Ghanjibo
Babes Wodumo – Jiva Hezkombhede ft Duma Ntando & Mampintsha
Distruction Boyz – Omunye ft Benny Maverick & Dladla Mshunqisi
DJ Enimoney, Tiwa Savage, Reminince & Slimcase – Diet
DJ Maphorisa – Midnight ft DJ Tira, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly
Gold Fish – Talk to Me
GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo – Akwaaba
Lartiste – Mafiosa ft Carolina
Master KG – Skeleton Move ft Zanda Zakuza – WINNER
Mr. Real – Legbegbe
Patoranking – Available

BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND

4Keus – Mignon Garçon ft Naza, Keblack & Dry
Distruction Boyz – Omunye ft Benny Maverick & Dladla Mshunqisi
Fnaïre – Siri Siri
H-Kayne – Do What You Can’t ft Khaoula
Mafikizolo – Love Potion
Mi Casa – Nana
Revolution – Kelly ft Magic System
Rythmz – Fedeti
Sauti Sol – Melanin ft Patoranking
Toofan – Money – WINNER

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN HIP HOP

Black M – Mama
Cassper Nyovest – Ksazobalit
Falz – Next ft Maleek Berry & Medikal
Khaligraph Jones – Rider ft Petra
Kwesta – Spirit ft Wale
M.anifest – Me Ne Woa ft King Promise – WINNER
MHD – Bodyguard ft Sidiki Diabaté
Muslim – Aji M3aya
Nadia Nakai & Frank Casino – Money Calling
Shane Eagle – Let it Flow
Sofiane – Arafricain ft Maître Gims

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN JAZZ

Alune Wade – African Fast Food
Anabela Aya – I Love You Bue
Betty G – Mengedegna
Fadhilee – Afirika
Sibusiso Mashiloane – Niza -WINNER

BEST AFRICAN RAPPER OR LYRICIST

Cassper Nyovest – Ksazobalit
Falz – La Fête – WINNER
Khaligraph Jones – Rider ft Petra
Muslim – Aji M3aya
Nadia Nakai – Naaa Meeaan ft Cassper Nyovest
Nasty C – Jungle
Rouge – Dololo ft Bigstar
Shane Eagle – Let it Flow

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN POP

2Baba – Amaka ft Peruzzi – WINNER
Abu Egypt – 3 Daqat ft Yousra
Ammara Brown – Akiliz
Fally Ipupa – Mannequin ft KeBlack & Naza
Kuami Eugene – Angela
Lyna Mahyem – Bye Bye ft Medi Meyz
Maître Gims – La Meme ft Vianney
MHD & Wizkid – Bella
Simi – Joromi
Toofan – Money
Vanessa Mdee – Wet ft GNako

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN RAGGA, REGGAE & DANCEHALL

Burna Boy – Heaven’s Gate ft Lily Allen
Diamond Platnumz – Hallelujah ft Morgan Heritage
DJ Moh Green – Kondo ft Locko & Axel Tony
Jah Prayzah – Angel Lo ft Jah Cure
MzVee – Sing My Name ft Patoranking
Patoranking – Suh Different
Roberto – Contolola ft Patoranking
Sauti Sol – Melanin ft Patoranking
Shatta Wale – Ghana Gringo
Stonebwoy – Hero – WINNER
Van – Live Your Dream ft Dub Afrika

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN R ‘N’ B & SOUL

Asikey – Dark
Banky W – Love You Baby
Bruna Tatiana – Amo-te
Dadju – Bob Marley
Djodje & Patoranking – Be Mine
Emtee – Me and You ft Tiwa Savage
Locko – Je Serai La
Patty Monroe – Reminiscing
Praiz – Champagne and Flowers – WINNER
Shekhinah – Please Mr.

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 – WINNER
Rash – Nitachange ft Ruff

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL

Bombino – Tehigren (The Trees)
Fatoumata Diawara – Nterini
Harouna Samake – Try Voice
Irene Namatovu – Nsambila Nyuma Nga Janzi – WINNER
Raina Ray – Zhar
Stephane Akam – Che Woue
Teni – Fargin
Themindofay – Sasa
Wally Seck – Mirna
Wutah – Bronya

BEST FEMALE ARTIST IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

Amanda Malela – Kumama
Charlotte Dipanda – Sista ft Yemi Alade
DJ Lee – Etege
Gloria Muliro – Narudisha
Janet Otieno – Narudi
Ogecha – Ufedo Mi
Ruby The Pigeon – Rorisang
Sandra Nankoma – Kaddugala – WINNER

BEST MALE ARTIST IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

Cobhams Asuquo – One Hit
Degg J Force – Fale
Falz Nigeria – Child of the World
Macky2 – Umutima Wandi Ft. Ephraim & Njamba
Mr. Leo – Pray
Ochu Sheggy – Mabusu Ya Yuda
Prosper Menko – Belle Weh Ft. Protek Illasheva
Sarkodie – Glory ft Yung – WINNER
Stephane Akam – Che Woue
Wazih – Be Happy

MOST PROMISING ARTIST IN AFRICA

Amanda Malela – Kumama
Blanche Baily – BonBon
DJ Zoumanto – Do Like I Do Ft. Ko-C & Mimie
Gaz Mawete – Paulina
Kidi – Odo ft Mayorkun & Davido
King Promise – CCTV Ft. Mugeez
Ko-C – Bollo C’est Bollo
Kuami Eugene – Confusion – WINNER
Lily – Bad at Love
Lyna Mahyem – ByeBye ft Medi Meyz
Tamy – Beautiful Ndozvandiri ft Takura & Dobba Don

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

David Scott, DJ Maphorisa, Shekhinah and Luke Goliath – Rose Gold
DJ Kore – Casablanca
Fresh VDM – FIA – WINNER
GuiltyBeatz – Akwaaba
Killertunes – Nowo
Laizer Classic – A Boy from Tandale
Makwa 6eats – Spirit
NorthBoi – Soco
Renaud Rebillaud – La Meme

REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

Ammara Brown – Zimbabwe – Akiliz
Aya Nakamura – Mali – Djadja
Betty G – Ethiopia – Ere Manew – WINNER
Dadju – DRC – Gentlemen 2.0
Iyenga – DRC – Sorry
Mayorkun – Nigeria – Bobo
Mimie – Cameroon – Je m’en Fous
Shekhinah – South Africa – Please Mr.
Soul Bangs – Guinea – Kameremba
Vegedream – Cote d’Ivoire – La Fuite ft DJ Leska

SONG OF THE YEAR

Daphne – My Lover – Cameroon
Davido – FIA – Nigeria
GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo – Akwaaba – Ghana – WINNER
Kwesta ft Wale – Spirit – South Africa
Maître Gims ft Vianney – La Meme – DRC
Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa ft Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna – Particula – South Africa
Nasty C & Runtown – Said – South Africa/Nigeria
Saad Lamjarred – Casablanca – Morocco
Sauti Sol ft Patoranking – Melanin – Kenya
Starboy ft Terry, Spotless, Ceeza Milli & Wizkid – Soco – Nigeria
Tiwa Savage ft Wizkid & Spellz – Ma Lo – Nigeria

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Cobhams Asuquo – Nigeria – One Hit (Cobhams Asuquo)
Daphne Nije, Salatiel – Cameroon – Jusqu’à la Gare (Daphne)
Maître Gims, Vianney, Renaud Rebillaud – DRC – La Meme (Maître Gims Ft. Vianney)
Nandy – Tanzania – Kivuruge
Nasibu Abdul, Juma Issaack – Tanzania – Sikomi (Diamond Platnumz)
Saim El-Hadj – Algeria – Ya Mraya (Hamza El Fadly)
Shekhinah Donell, Amon Taulo Chibiya II – South Africa – Different (Shekhinah Ft. Mariechan) – WINNER
Simisola – Nigeria – Complete Me (Simi)
Venancio – Angola – Amo-te (Bruna Tatiana)

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)

Guilty Beatz, 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)

AFRICAN FANS FAVOURITE

Afro B – Cote d’Ivoire – Drogba (Joanna) ft Wizkid
AKA – South Africa – Fela in Versace ft Kiddominant
Aminux – Morocco – Ghanhibo
Hardy Caprio – Sierra Leone – Best Life ft One Acen
Heavy K – South Africa – Indie ft Bucie & Nokwazi
IAMDBB – Angola – Shade
J Hus – Gambia – Dark Vader
Kojo Funds – Ghana – Stallin’
Maleek Berry – Nigeria – Pon My Mind
Nedy Music – Tanzania – One and Only Ft. Ruby – WINNER
Not3s – Nigeria – My Lover
Ommy Dimpoz – Tanzania – Yanje featuring Seyi Shay
Phyno – Nigeria – N.W.A ft Wale
Winky D – Zimbabwe – Ngirozi ft Vabati VaJehovah
Yxng Bane – Angola/DRC – Vroom

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