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8th AFRIMA full list of winners

Faouzia, Davido, Burna Boy, Ans-T Crazy, Wizkid, Marwan Moussa, Makahazi, Didi B,Others Shine At 8th Edition In Senegal

IT was a breathtaking experience, Sunday night, at the 15-000 capacity Dakar Arena, in Dakar, Senegal, as superstars across the continent clinched trophies at the 8th edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), aka ‘The Teranga Edition’.

Broadcast live to over 84 countries around the world, the 8th AFRIMA in Senegal saw superstars like the Nigerian maverick Davido, clinch 3 awards in one night as he emerged winner of the “Best African Collaboration”, “Best Duo or Group in African Electro”, and “Best Male Artiste in African Inspirational Music” categories, respectively.

Other continental champions such as Egyptian rapper Marwan Moussa followed closely, clinching two awards for “Best African Rapper/Lyricist,” as well as “Best Duo or Group in African Hip Hop” categories, respectively.

Importantly, in the non-voting category, the International Executive Committee bestowed the “Legend Award” for the 8th AFRIMA to three iconic Senegalese veterans including Youssou N’dour, Baaba Maal, and Ismail Lo.

All the winners across all the remaining 39 categories for the 8th AFRIMA in Senegal were decided by popular votes from music lovers. The voting period for the 8th AFRIMA began on September 25, 2022 and ended on Friday January 13, 2023. The voting procedure and results were reviewed and collated by an international auditor of great repute, Pricewaterhousecoopers (PwC) – auditors of the Oscars.

Find the full list of winners for the 8th AFRIMA below:

REGIONAL WINNERS

Best Male Artiste in Western Africa

Wizkid (Nigeria) – Anoti

Best Female Artiste in Western Africa

Josey Ft. Bonigo (Cote d’Ivoire) – Zambeleman

Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa

Winky D (Zimbabwe) – Happy Again

Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa

Makhadzi (South Africa) – Mama

Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa

A.L.A (Tunisia) – 30

Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa

Faouzia (Morocco) – RIP Love

Best Male Artiste in Central Africa

Fally Ipupa (DRC) – Bloqué

Best Female Artiste in Central Africa

Vernyuy Tina (Cameroon) – Ndani Ya

Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa

Kassmasse (Ethiopia) – Sewasew

Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa

Muthaka (Kenya) – Sorry

 

CONTINENTAL WINNERS

Song of the year

Didi B (Cote d’Ivoire) – Tala

Album of the year

Burna Boy (Nigeria) – Love Damini

Producer of the year

Shizzi (Nigeria) – Peru (Remix) by Fireboy DML

Artist of the Year

Burna Boy (Nigeria) – Last Last

Songwriter of the Year

Iba One (Mali) – Hommage a mes parents

Breakout Artist of the Year

Asake (Nigeria) – Peace Be Unto You (PBUY)

Most Promising Artist

Ans-T Crazy (Guinea) – 10 Na ifari feat. Ibro Gnamet

African Fans Favourite

Oxlade (Nigeria) – Ku Lo Sa

Best African DJ

DJ Lito (Uganda) – Tick Talk feat. Bebe Cool, Sheilah Gashumba, SlickStuartRoja

Best African Video

TG Omori (Nigeria) – Buga by Kizz Daniel feat. Tekno

Best African Rapper OR Lyricist

Marwan Moussa (Egypt) – Batal 3alam

Best Africa Collaboration

Davido feat. focalistic (Nigeria / South Africa) – Champion Sound

Best African Band / Duo / Group

The Cavemen ft. Made Kuti (Nigeria) – Biri

Best African Act In Diaspora (Female)

Faouzia (Morocco) – RIP, Love

Best African Act In Diaspora (Male)

Tion Wayne Ft. Davido & Jae5 (Nigeria) – Who’s True

Best Female Artist in Africa Inspirational Music

Irene Robert Ft. Rose Muhando (Tanzania) – Hainidhuru

Best Male Artist in Africa Inspirational Music

Davido Ft. Sunday Service Choir (Nigeria) – Stand Strong

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Electro

Davido Ft. Focalistic (Nigeria) – Champion Sound

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip-Hop

Marwan Moussa (Egypt) – Batal 3alam

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African RnB & Soul

Omah Lay (Nigeria) – I’m A Mess

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga, Dancehall

Teddy Afro (Ethiopia) – Naet

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Contemporary

Adekunle Gold Ft. Fatoumata Diawara (Nigeria) – Born Again

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Jazz

Gutu Abera (Ethiopia) – Deemi

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Pop

Adekunle Gold Ft. Davido (Nigeria) – High

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Rock

Clayrocksu (Nigeria) – Amin

Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Traditional

Azaya Ft. Djelykaba Bintou (Guinea) – BB La

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Dance or Choreography

Ans-T Crazy (Guinea) – Pause

Best Soundtrack Movie / Series / Documentary

Tems & Marvel (Nigeria) – No Woman No Cry (Black Panther Wakanda Forever Prologue EP)

Best Global Act

Anitta (Brazil) – Mon Soleil (By Dadju)

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