WINNERS EMERGE AT AFRIMA 2017

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Salif Kaita receiving Award from Mr Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The battle for supremacy at the fourth annual All Africa Music Awards,
AFRIMA 2017, came to an end on Sunday, November 12, 2017 as winners emerged
in the thirty-four categories of the award hosted by African American
Senegalese superstar, Akon and Paris based Cameroonian, Sophy.

Amongst the prominent visitors at the events included Majek Fashek of the Send  down the rain fame, Big Brother Naija TBoss, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Mr Dele Momodu.

It was a night to remember for Wizkid (Nigeria) as he won three awards
in the Artiste of the year; song of the year; and Best Male Artiste in
West Africa categories. Toofan (Togo), AliKiba (Tanzania) and Gilad Milo
(Kenya) went away with two awards each; Gilad won two awards in the Best
Male Artiste in Inspirational and Best Artiste in African Rock. AliKiba
went with Best African Collaboration and Best Artiste or Group in
African RnB & Soul while Toofan won Best Africa Group and Best Artiste
in African Pop.

Bagging an award each on the night include; 2baba (Nigeria) Tiwa Savage
(Nigeria), Simi (Nigeria), Wande Coal (Nigeria), Ycee (Nigeria), Orezi
(Nigeria), Montess (Cameroon), Locko (Cameroon), Nandy (Tanzania), Eddy
Kenzo (Uganda), Ibitssam Tiskat (Morocco).

Others are Shayfeen (Morocco), Thandiswa (South Africa), Emtee (South
Africa), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Asikey (Nigeria), Neza (Rwanda), Toofan
(Togo), Nduduzo Mhakatini (South Africa), Nsoki (Angola), Halmelmal
Abate (Ethiopia), The Dogg (Namibia), Adaza Cookey (Nigeria), Shyn
(Madagascar), DJ Coublon (Nigeria) bagged one award each.

Music legends Oliver Mutikudzi (Zimbabwe) and Salif Keita (Mali)
received an AFRIMA legendary Award each.

As expected, the sold-out AFRIMA 2017 event with glamorously dressed
went into frenzy with scintillating performances from Toofan (Togo),
Vector (Nigeria), Emtee (South Africa), Ewube (Cameron), Tiwa Savage
(Nigeria), Thandiswa (South Africa), Harrysong (Nigeria), Rue
(Zimbabwe), Ed Isaac (Nigeria), Nsoki (Angola), Falz (Nigeria), Qritical
(Kenya), Simi (Nigeria), Henok & Mehari Brothers (Ethiopia), Sheyi Shay
(Nigeria), Ycee (Nigeria), Becca (Ghana), Montess (Cameroon), Gilad Milo
(Kenya), Locko (Cameroon).

    
REGIONAL CATEGORY
AwardWinnersCountryTrack
Best Female Artiste in Central AfricaMontessCameroonLost Witha Gun
Best Male Artiste in Central AfricaLockoCameroonSupporte ft Mr Leo
Best Female Artiste in East AfricaNandyTanzaniaOne Day
Best Male Artiste in Eastern AfricaEddy KenzoUgandaFirkir Yishala
Best Female Artiste in Northern AfricaIbitssam TiskatMoroccoMenak Wla Meni
Best Male Artiste in Northern ArtisteShayfeenMoroccoWach Kayn Wader
Best Female in Southern AfricaThandiswa South Africa Nonsokolo
Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa Emtee South Africa We Up
est Female Artiste in West AfricaTiwa Savage NigeriaAll Over
Best Male Artiste in West AfricaWizkid Nigeria Come Closer ft Drake
CONTINENTAL CATEGORY
Award Winners CountryTrack
Best Male Artiste in Inspirational Gilad Kenya Angel Uriel’ ft Omer Millo
Best Female Artiste in Inspirational Music Asikey Nigeria Earth Attack’
Best Artiste or Group in African Contemporary Wande Coal Nigeria Iskaba
Most Promising Artiste in Africa NezaRwanda ‘Uranyica’
Best Africa Group Toofan TogoTere Tere
Best African Collaboration Ali Kiba ft MITanzaniaAje
Best Artiste in African Rock Gilad Kenya Angel Uriel
Best Artiste in African Jazz Nduduzo Mhakatini South AfricaIgagu
Best Artiste or Group in African Electro NsokiAngola Africa Unite ft DJ Maphorisa and Paulo Alves
Best Artiste or Group in African Reggae, Ragga & Dancehall 2Baba Nigeria Holy Holy
Best Artiste or Group in African Hip-Hop YCEENigeria Juice
Best Artiste or Group in African RnB & Soul Ali KibaTanzania Aje ft MI
Best Artiste in African Pop Toofan TogoTere Tere
Best Artiste or Group in African Traditional Halmelmal Abate Ethiopia‘Harar’
African Fans’ Favourite The Dogg Namibia Shuukifa Kwi
Video of the Year Adaza Cookey (Orezi)NigeriaCooking Pot
Songwriter of the Year Simi Nigeria Smile for Me
Revelation of the Year ShynMadagascar Resim Pitia
Album of the Year in Africa Eddy Kenzo UgandaShuari Yako
Producer of the Year DJ Coublon (Sheyi Shay)NigeriaYolo Yolo
Song of the Year in Africa Wizkid NigeriaCome Closer
Artiste of the Year in Africa WizkidNigeriaCome Closer
AFRIMA Legendary AwardSalif Keita Mali
AFRIMA Legendary AwardOliver Mutikudzi Zimbabwe

AFRIMA 2017 WINNERS' LIST

Table of the list of winner's at 2017 Africa

 

 

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