Winners have emerged from the 2021 AFRIMA Award ceremony which was held in Lagos State, Nigeria on Sunday night.
Naija News reports that AFRIMA is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of musicians and singers across the African continent.
The show was hosted by Eddie Kadi and Pearl Thusi, and witnessed singing performances from Patoranking, Chike, Olakira, D’banj among others
Nigerian singer, Wizkid had a great night at the show held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, scooping three awards out of the four nominations he got this year including the Best Artiste of the Year award.
Other awards he won on the night include Best Song of the Year and Best African Collaborations.
Below is the list of winners
Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music – Shanah Manjeru
African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music – Iba One
Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul – Nikita Kering
Best Artist or Duo in African Dance or Choreography – Flavour, Diamond Platnumz, FallyIpupa
Best Female Artist in the Diaspora – Naomi Achu
Artiste, Duo, or Group in African Pop – Iba One
Best Group – Sauti Sol
Best Collaboration – Wizkid, Tems
Best African Rapper Lyricist – Elow’n
Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa – Manal Benchlikha
Best Male Artist in Northern Africa – Dizzy Dros
Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa – Eddy Kenzo
Best Female Artist Central Africa – Shan L
Best Female Artist in East Africa – Nikita Kering
Male Artist Central Africa – Fally Ipupa
Best Male Southern Africa – Blaq Diamond
Best Male Artiste Western Africa – Iba One
Best Song Of The Year – Wizkid, Tems
Best Producer Of The Year – Legendary Beatz
Best Duo African HipHop – Fireboy, Cheque
Best African Dj – Sinyorita
African Fan’s Favorite – Fireboy
AFRIMA Artist of the Year Award – Wizkid
Album of the Year – Iba One
Song Writer of the Year – Iba One
Best in African Rock – Rash Band
Afrima Legend Award – Kofi Olomide