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Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, 2Baba, Others Win Big At The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2017 | Complete Winners List + PHOTOS!

Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, 2Baba, Others Win Big At The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2017 | Complete Winners List + PHOTOS!


The 2017 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) was held in Lagos on the 12th of November, 2017 with a host of African stars converging at Eko Hotel & Suites for a night of musical celebration. In attendance were African celebrities from music, film, fashion, media and other fields.

The night saw Nigerian acts like Wizkid, Simi, M.I, Tiwa Savage, Ycee, Orezi, 2Baba receiving awards with Wizkid being the highest winner of the night as he took home 3 awards, one each for Song of the Year, Artist of the Year & Best West African Act (Male) and Nigeria being a major winner in the most prestigious categories.

A list of the winners and some of the stunning looks on the red carpet

Artiste of the Year: Wizkid (Nigeria)

African Fans Favourite: The Dogg (Namibia)

Album of the Year: Eddy Kenzo – ‘Biology’ (Uganda)

Best African Collaboration: Alikiba – ‘Aje’ ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania)

Best African Contemporary: Wande Coal – ‘Iskaba’ ft DJ Tunez (Nigeria)

Best African Electro: Nsoki – ‘Africa Unite’ ft DJ Maphorisa, Paulo Alves (Angola)

Best African Group/Duo/Band: Toofan – ‘Tere Tere’ (Togo)

Best African Hip Hop: Ycee – ‘Juice’ (Nigeria)

Best African Jazz: Nduduzo Makhatini – ‘Igagu’ (South Africa)

Best African Pop: Toofan – ‘Tere tere’ (Togo)

Best African Reggae, Ragga, Dance-Hall: 2baba – ‘Holy holy’ (Nigeria)

Best African RnB and Soul: Alikiba – ‘Aje’ ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania)

Best African Rock: Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ ft Omer Millo (Kenya)

Best African Traditional: Halmelmal Abate – ‘Harar’ (Ethiopia)

Best Female Inspirational: Asikey – ‘Earth Attack’ (Nigeria)

Best Male Inspirational: Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ ft Omer Millo (Kenya)

Most Promising Artiste of the Year: Neza – ‘Uranyica’ (Rwanda)

Song of the Year: Wizkid – ‘Come closer’ (Nigeria)

Revelation of the African Continent: Shyn – ‘Resim Pitia’ (Madagascar)

Producer of the Year: DJ Coublon – ‘Yolo Yolo’ by Seyi Shay (Nigeria)

Songwriter of the Year: Simi – ‘Smile’ (Nigeria)

African Legend Award: Salif Keita (Mali) and Oliver ‘Tutu’ Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe)

Video of the Year: Adasa Cookey – ‘Cooking Pot’ by Orezi (Nigeria)

Central Africa (Best Female): Montess – Love Witta Gun Man (Cameroon)

Central Africa (Best Male): Locko – Supporter ft Mr Leo (Cameroon)

East Africa (Best Female): Nandy – One Day (Tanzania)

East Africa (Best Male): Henok & Mehari Brothers – Firkir Yishala (Ethiopia)

Southern Africa (Best Female): Thandiswa – Nontsokolo (South Africa)

Southern Africa (Best Male): Emtee – We Up (South Africa)

West Africa (Best Female): Tiwa Savage – All Over (Nigeria)

West Africa (Best Male): Wizkid – Come Closer ft Drake (Nigeria)

North Africa (Best Female): Ibitssam Tiskat – Menak Wla Meni (Morocco)

North Africa (Best Male): Shayfeen – Wach Kayn Wader (Morocco)

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Nana Akua Addo
Nana Akua Addo
Tiwa Savage
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Tiwa Savage
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Photo credit: IG | #Afrima2017

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