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AFRIMA 2019 winners list

As far as the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2019 is concerned, Stonebwoy is the lucky winner for Ghana with a third win in the best artist, duo or group in African reggae, ragga or dancehall category.

The ceremony, which awards excellence in music across the continent dashed out award plaques in favor of the year favorite Burna Boy, who won album of the year, best male artiste in Western Africa and the heavy win of the night artist of the year in Africa.

‘All Over’ singer Tiwa Savage also merited the best female artist Western Africa win, while 2 Baba walked home with the Legendary award and best artist, duo or group in African Contemporary. Khaligraph Jones and Nikita Kering from Kenya both won the best male artist and female artist in Eastern Africa respectively.

The night was hosted by South African media personality Pearl Thusi and British-Congolese comedian Eddie Kadi.

Below is the full list of winners.

— REGIONAL CATEGORY—

Best Male Artist in Central Africa

  • Salatiel (Cameroon) – ‘Anita’ WINNER

Best Female Artist in Central Africa

  • Shan’L (Gabon) – ‘Ces’t Pas Les Gbes’ WINNER

Best Male Artist in Eastern Africa

  • Khaligraph Jones (Kenya) – ‘Leave Me Alone’ WINNER

Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa

  • Nikita Kering (Kenya) – ‘Happy With You’ WINNER

Best Male Artist in Northern Africa

  • Amiinux (Morocco) – ‘Bini W Biwaen’ WINNER

Best Female Artist in Northern Africa

  • Nada Azhari (Morocco) – ‘Jrit’ WINNER

Best Male Artist in Southern Africa

  • Sjava (South Africa) – ‘Umama’ WINNER

Best Female Artist in Southern Africa

  • Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – ‘Imma Boss’ WINNER

Best Male Artist in Western Africa

  • Burna Boy (Nigeria) – ‘Ye’ WINNER

Best Female Artist in Western Africa

  • Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) – ‘One’ WINNER

— CONTINENTAL CATEGORY —

African Fans’ Favourite

  • Mohamed Ramadan (Egypt) – ‘Mafia’ WINNER

Album of the Year in Africa

  • Afrikan Sauce – Sauti Sol (Kenya) WINNER

Artist of the Year in Africa

  • Burna Boy (Nigeria) – ‘Gbona’ WINNER

Best African Act in the Diaspora

  • Manno Beats (Chad) – ‘Akouna’ ft. Afrotronix & Vox Sambou WINNER

Best African Collaboration

  • Nasty C (South Africa) – ‘SMA’ ft. Rowlene WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Contemporary

  • 2Baba (Nigeria) – ‘Oyi’ WINNER

Best African Dance or Choreography

  • Aminux (Morocco) – ‘Bini W Binek’ WINNER

Best African DJ

  • DJ Spinall (Nigeria) – ‘Dis Love’ ft. Wizkid, Tiwa Savage WINNER

Best African Duo, Group or Band

  • Sauti Sol (Kenya) – ‘Extravaganza’ ft. Bensoul, Nviiri the Storyteller, Crystal Asige & Kaskazini WINNER

Best African Artist, Duo or Group in African Electro

  • Manno Beats (Chad) – ‘Akouna’ ft. Afrotronix & Vox Sambou WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip Hop

  • Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – ‘Imma Boss’ WINNER

Best Artist, Duo in Group in African Jazz

  • Owen & Tiana (Gabon) – ‘African Time’ WINNER

Best African Rapper/Lyricist

  • Nasty C (South Africa) – ‘SMA’ ft. Rowlene WINNER

Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Pop

  • Joeboy (Nigeria) – ‘Baby’ WINNER

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

  • Stonebwoy (Ghana) – ‘Tuff Seed’ WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African R&B & Soul

Hillzy (Zimbabwe) – ‘TV Room’ ft. Garry Mapanzure    WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Rock

Rash (Kenya) – ‘Grave Robbers’    WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Traditional

  • Abrham Belanyeh (Ethiopia) – ‘Ete Abay’ WINNER

Best Female Artist, Duo or Group in African Inspirational Music

  • Kanvee Adams (Liberia) – ‘Daily Prayer’ WINNER

Best Male Artist, Duo or Group in African Inspirational Music

  • Onesimus (Malawi) – ‘Sounds of Peace’ WINNER

Best African Video

  • Director Kenny (Tanzania) – ‘Tetema’ by Rayvanny ft. Diamond Platnumz WINNER

Most Promising Artist in Africa

  • Bráulio Alexandre (Angola) – ‘Que Nada Nos Separe’ WINNER

Producer of the Year in Africa

  • Kel P (Nigeria) – ‘On the Low’ (Burna Boy) ‘Gbona’ (Burna Boy) ‘Killin Dem’ (Burna Boy ft. Zlatan) WINNER

Revelation of the African Continent

  • Nikita Kering (Kenya) – ‘Happy with You’ — WINNER

Song of the Year in Africa

  • ‘Fever’ – Wizkid (Nigeria) WINNER

Songwriter of the Year in Africa

  • Kanvee Adams (Liberia) – ‘Mama’ WINNER
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