Full List of All the Winners for 2018 AFRIMA Awards

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Popular Nigerian singer, Davido emerged the biggest winner at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2018 held in Accra, Ghana.

The ‘Fia’ singer won awards in three categories while his Nigerian counterpart, Eazi, won his in two categories at the event which held on Saturday.

Tiwa Savage and Falz also won awards at the 5th All Africa Music Awards, on Saturday night.

Davido scooped Africa’s artiste of the year, with his album, FIA. He also won the best male artiste in West Africa. Tiwa Savage won West Africa’s best female artiste and Falz ran away with best African rapper award.

The night of honours did not belong solely to the active artistes. There were also awards for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state and two veterans South African Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Ghana’s Teddy Ossei, the leader of the Osadebe group, created in 1969.

Chaka Chaka, dubbed Princess of Africa, won the 5th Afrima legendary award. She has has a career spanning over 30 years with several hit albums.

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.

The award night, which had in attendance music stars, dignitaries, and music lovers across the continent, seeks to celebrate and reward African talents who have done exceedingly well in the year.

Artistes were given awards based on 36 categories.

All the winners:

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 MrAkinwunmi

5TH AFRIMA WINNERS 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

Kidi / Ghana / Odo Remix Ft. Mayorkun & Davido

BEST AFRICAN DJ
Afrotronix / Chad / OyO

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

BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND
Toofan / Togo / Money

M.ANIFEST FT KING PROMISE / Ghana / ME NE WOA

BEST AFRICAN RAPPER OR LYRICIST
Falz / Nigeria / La Fête

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

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 FANS’ FAVOURITE
Nedy Music / Tanzania / One and Only Ft. Ruby

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