Wizkid wins big at AFRIMA 2017, see full list of winners and photos

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The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2017, came to a grand conclusion yesterday, November 12 2017, with a glamourous award night in celebration of music stars from across the African continent.

The event, which held at Eko Hotel and Suites was anchored by international artist and producer, Akon and Sophy Aiida, a Cameroonian-French entertainment broadcaster.

Wizkid won three of the most prestigious categories: Artiste of the Year, Song of the Year, and the Best West African Artiste award. Other Nigerian artists who won big include Tuface, Ycee, Wande Coal, Orezi, Tiwa Savage, DJ Coublon, DJ Tunez and Adasa Cookey.

See Full List of Winners

Winner Best African Act: Davido

Winner Best Male Artist West Africa: Wizkid

Song of the Year: Wizkid

Artist of the Year: Wizkid

Song of the Year in Africa: Eddy Kenzo

Best Male Artist in Eastern Africa: Eddy Kenzo

Best Producer of the Year: DJ Coublon for Yolo Yolo

Best video: Cooking Pot by Orezi, directed by Adasa Cookey

Best Songwriter of the Year in Africa: Simi

Best Artist in African Rock: Gilad Millo

Best Artist/Group in African Pop: Toofan

Best Artist/group in African Hiphop: I am Ycee for Juice

Best Artist/group in African Raggea and dancehall: Tuface Idibia for Holy Holy

Best Artist/group in African Contemporary: DJ Tunez ft Wandecoal- ISKABA

Best artist/group in African RnB and soul: @OfficialAliKiba ft. @mi_abaga – AJE

Best Female Artist in Central Africa: Montess

Best male artiste in Central Africa – Locko

Best male artiste in Northern Africa – Shefi

Best female artiste in Northern Africa – Ibitssam Tiskat

Best male artiste in South Africa – Emtee

Best female artiste in South Africa – Thandiswa

Winner for The best Female Western Africa: Tiwa Savage

Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa award: Nandy

Most influential African artiste – Neza

African fan favourite – The Dogg

Best African collaboration – Ali Beka

Best artiste in African jazz – Nduduzo Makhatini

Best in contemporary African RnB & soul – Eli Keba

Best artiste in African traditional – Halmelmal Abate

Best female artist in inspirational – Asike

Best male artiste in inspirational- Gilad Millo

African legend award – Salif Keita and Oliver ‘Tutu’ Mtukudzi

African discovery of the year – Shyfan

Album of the year – Eddy Kenzo

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