Winners from the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2015

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The glamorous All Music Awards (AFRIMA), in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC), held last night at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria.

Indeed it was an award that lived up to it hype and the best of African music and culture was on display.

The battle was on for the 23.9 karat gold-plated trophy and the biggest winners on the night included Tanzania’s Diamond Platinumz with three awards and South African rapper Cassper Nyovest, who both bagged home two awards.

Nigeria had the highest for any nation carting home 8 awards on the night.

Here is a full list of the winners on the night:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Diamond Platnumz

SONG OF THE YEAR
Diamond Platnumz – “Nasema Nawe”, featuring Khadijo Kopa

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Charlotte Dipanda – “Elle n’a pas vu”

BEST ARTIST IN AFRICA (R n B & Soul)
Praiz Adejo – Nigeria

BEST AFRICAN REGGAE, RAGGA & DANCEHALL
Stonebwoy – Ghana

BEST MALE ARTIST: INSPIRATIONAL CATEGORY
Darey – Nigeria

BEST FEMALE ARTIST: INSPIRATIONAL CATEGORY
Betty Akna- Equatorial Guinea

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Wiyaala – Ghana

BEST ARTIST IN AFRICAN POP
Vanessa Mdee – Tanzania

BEST ARTIST IN AFRICAN HIP HOP 
Casper Nyovest – South Africa

BEST ARTIST IN AFRICAN ELECTRO 
Flavour – Nigeria

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Sauti Sol and Cedric Kadenyi – Kenya

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR IN AFRICA
Joseph Chameleone – Uganda

REVELATION OF THE YEAR IN AFRICA
Adekunle Gold – Nigeria

MOST PROMISING ARTIST IN AFRICA
Kiss Daniel – Nigeria

BEST ARTIST IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY
Charlotte Dipanda

BEST ARTIST IN AFRICAN JAZZ
Kunle Ayo – Nigeria

BEST MALE ARTIST IN WESTERN AFRICA
Olamide – Nigeria

BEST FEMALE ARTIST IN WESTERN AFRICA
Yemi Alade – Nigeria

BEST ARTIST IN AFRICAN ROCK
M’vula – Kenya

BEST AFRICAN GROUP
Sauti Sol- Kenya

BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION
AKA(South Africa) and Burna Boy(Nigeria)

BEST FEMALE ARTIST IN CENTRAL AFRICA

Charlotte Dipanda – Cameroon

BEST MALE ARTIST IN CENTRAL AFRICA

Stanley Enow- Cameroon

BEST FEMALE ARTIST IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
Busiswa Ngoku- South Africa

BEST MALE ARTIST IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
Casper Nyovest- South Africa

BEST FEMALE ARTIST IN NORTHERN AFRICA
Manal- Morocco

BEST MALE ARTIST IN NORTHERN AFRICA
Ahmed Soultan- Morocco

BEST FEMALE ARTIST IN EASTERN AFRICA
Tsedenia Gebremarkos- Ethiopia

BEST MALE ARTIST IN EASTERN AFRICA
Diamond Platnumz- Tanzania

PILLAR OF CULTURE IN AFRICA
Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban)

 

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