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Here Is The Full List Of Winners For The 2018 AFRIMA Awards

Here Is The Full List Of Winners For The 2018 AFRIMA Awards

by | 26th November 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.

 

Nigerian pop act Davido was named Artist of the Year, making him the second Nigerian to win the award in successive years following Wizkid’s triumph in 2017.

 

Davido also won Best Male Artist in Western Africa for his 2017 hit ‘FIA’. His compatriot Tiwa Savage won the female equivalent of the regional award. In South Africa, the winners were Nasty C and South African Music Awards 2018 big winner Shekhinah.

 

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.

 

The night also saw a special recognition award given to Ghanaian music veteran Teddy Osei, leader of the famous Osibisa group.

 

Full list of 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