As we earlier stated in our previous report on the StarBoy Records honcho, Wizkid dominance across Africa, the BabaNla was announced winner for the "Artist Of The Year" category at the third edition of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) on Sunday night, in Lagos Nigeria.
The award was held at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, same night with the MTV EMAs in Netherlands. Being awarded the "Artist of the year" makes it his (Wizkid) third of the night (as he won two: "Best African Act" and "Best Wordlwide Act" at the MTV EMAs).
Other Nigerians that went home with at least one accolade for the night includes Falz (the bahd guy), Flavour N'Abania, Phyno Fino, King Sunny Ade, Patoranking and Aramide.
Notable winners for the night is the Tanzanian talented singer, Diamond Platnumz who came on top with double for the night: "Best Male East Africa" and "Song of the year", alongside Ghanaian music duo, VVIP who also collected double for the night. Winning "Best African Group" and "Video Of The Year" awards.
Check out the full winners list below and tell us what you think of it at the comment section.
[In case you want to know the Nominees for each categories, do visit HERE]
- Best Male North Africa -- DJ Van (Morocco)
- Best Female North Africa - Zina Daoudia (Morocco)
- Best Male West Africa -- Flavour (Nigeria)
- Best Female West Africa -- Aramide (Nigeria)
- Best Male East Africa -- Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
- Best Female East Africa -- Cindy Sanyu (Uganda)
- Best Male South Africa -- Black Coffee (South Africa)
- Best female South Africa -- Sally Boss Madam (Namibia)
- Best Male Central Africa -- Wax Dey (Cameroon)
- Best Female Central Africa -- Bruna Tatiana (Angola)
- Best Inspirational Female -- Naomi Achu (Cameroon)
- Best Artiste/Dou/GroupBand in African Contemporary -- Flavour (Nigeria)
- Most Promising Artiste -- Amine Aub (Morocco)
- African Fans Favorite -- Phyno (Nigeria)
- Song writer of the year -- Unique (Uganda)
- Special Recognition Award -- King Sunny Ade (Nigeria)
- Best Artist/Duo/Group African Hiphop -- Stanley Enow (Cameroon)
- Best Artist/Duo/Group African Ragga & Dancehall -- Patoranking (Nigeria)
- Best Artist/Duo/Group African Traditional music -- Zeynab (Benin)
- Best Artist/Duo/Group African Electro -- Such (Zimbabwe)
- Best Artist/Duo/Group African RnB -- Henok & Mehari Brothers (Ethiopia)
- Best Artist/Duo/Group in African Rock -- M’vula (Angola)
- Best African Jazz -- Jimmy Dludlu (South Africa)
- Best African Group -- VVIP (Ghana)
- Best African Collaboration -- Mbilo Mbilo by Eddy Kenzo (Uganda) ft Niniola (Nigeria)
- Revelation of the year -- Falz (Nigeria)
- Album of the year -- Ahmed Soultan (Morocco)
- Song of the year -- Utanipenda Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
- Artiste of the Year -- Wizkid (Nigeria)
- Video of the Year -- Dogo Yaro by VVIP (Ghana)