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AFRIMA AWARDS 2019 WINNERS – Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

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

The Continental Category rewards African artistes in various music genres and forms, while the Regional Category celebrates the outstanding achievements of African artistes within their specific region of origin.

Also, the 6th AFRIMA Legendary awards were announced; a recognition of individuals who have impacted the world positively, 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 years’ Legendary awards recipients are international Nigerian music icon, 2Baba; and Congolese music veteran, Awilo Longomba.

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See the full list of winners below:

Best Female Artist in Western Africa

• Aya Nakamura (Mali) – ‘Pookie’

• Simi (Nigeria) – ‘I Dun Care’

• Jossey (Ivory Coast) – ‘Mise Au Point’

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) – ‘One’ WINNER

• Kanvee Adams (Liberia) – ‘Daily Prayer’

• Teni (Nigeria) – ‘Case’

• Manamba Kante (Guinea) – ‘Nany Baly’

• Yemi Alade (Nigeria) – ‘Oh My Gosh’

•. MzVee (Ghana) – ‘Bend Down’ ft. Kuame Eugene

• Niniola (Nigeria) – ‘Bana’

Best Male Artist in Western Africa

Burna Boy (Nigeria) – ‘Ye’ WINNER

• Davido (Nigeria) – ‘Wonder Woman’

• Kizz Daniel (Nigeria) – ‘Madu’

• Wizkid (Nigeria) – ‘Fever’

• King Promise (Ghana) – ‘Abena’

• Salif Keita (Mali) – ‘Gnamale’ ft. Ladysmith Black Mambazo

• Shatta Wale (Ghana) – ‘My Level’

• Sidiki Diabate (Mali) – ‘I Love You’

•. DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast) – ‘Moto Moto’

Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Pop

• Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) – ‘Kanyaga’

• Fireboy DML (Nigeria) – ‘Jealous’

• “Joeboy (Nigeria) – ‘BabyWINNER

• Magasco (Cameroon) – ‘Calling My Driver’ ft. Mimie

•. Mlindo the Vocalist (South Africa) – ‘Macala’ ft. Sfeesoh, Kwesta & Thabsie

• Rema (Nigeria) – ‘Dumebi’

• Skiibii (Nigeria) – ‘Sensima’ ft. Reekado Banks

• Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania) – ‘Moyo’

• Wax Dey (Cameroon) – ‘Magufuli’ ft. Mr. Leo & Locko

• Yann’Sine (Morocco) – ‘J’essaie’

Best African DJ

• Black Coffee and David Guetta (South Africa) – ‘Drive’ ft. Delilah Montagu

•DJ Africano (Morocco) – ‘Chandek’ ft. Muslim

•DJ Maphorisa, DJ Raybel (South Africa) – ‘iWalk Ya Phara’ ft. Moonchild Sanelly, K.O & Zulu Mkhathini

•DJ Moh Green (Algeria) – ‘Africa Proud’ ft. Wally B. Seck, Iba One, Josey, Fanicko, Stanley Enow, Kafon, Heritier, Dub Afrika & Bgmfk

•DJ Neptune (Nigeria) – ‘Demo’ ft. Davido

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

•DJ Tunez (Nigeria) – ‘Turn Up ft. Wizkid & Reekado

•DJ Zinhle (South Africa) – Umlilo

•RJ The DJ (Tanzania) – ‘Good Time Drip’ ft. Abba, Country Boy, Giggy Money, Sanja Boy & Queen Darleen.

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Best Male Artist in Southern Africa

Sjava – Umama

Best Male Artist in Southern Africa

Nadia Nakai – Imma Boss

Best African Rapper/Lyricist

Nasty C – Sma ft. Rowlene

Special Recognition Award


Best Artist Duo or Group in African Reggae or Ragga



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