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Davido Wins Big At 2018 AFRIMA Awards (See Full List Of Winners)

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido emerged the biggest winner at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2018 held in Accra, Ghana.
The prestigious awards which are in its fifth edition went down on Saturday at the Accra International Conference Centre Ghana with a host of stars gathered from across the continent.
The ‘Fia’ singer won awards in three categories while his Nigerian counterpart, Eazi, won his in two categories at the event which held on Saturday.
Tiwa Savage, 2baba, Fresh VDM and Falz took home an award each.
South African singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, won the AFRIMA legendary award while Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos governor, was awarded a special recognition for his contribution to the growth and development of arts and tourism.
A special recognition award was also given to one of Ghana’s music veteran, Teddy Osei, the leader of the famous Osadebe group created in 1969.
See the full list of winners at AFRIMA 2018
Artiste Of The Year
Tiwa Savage ft Wizkid & Spellz – Nigeria (Ma Lo)
Starboy feat Wizkid, Ceeza Milli, Terri, Spotless – Nigeria (Soco)
Davido – Nigeria (FIA) (Winner)
Betty G – Ethiopia (Wegegta)
Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania (Sikomi)
Kwesta feat Wale- South Africa (Spirit)
Maitre Gims feat Vianney- DRC (La Meme)
Nasty C – South Africa (Jungle)
Saad Lamjarred – Morocco (Casablanca)
Song Of The Year
Daphne – My Lover
Davido – FIA
GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo – Akwaaba (Winner)
Kwesta – Wale
Maitre Gims Ft. Vianney- La Meme
Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa Ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna – Particula
Nasty C & Runtown – Said
Saad Lamjarred – Casablanca
Sauti Sol Ft. Patoranking – Melanin
Starboy Ft. Terry, Ceeza Milli, Spotless – Soco
Tiwa Savage Ft. Wizkid & Spellz – Ma Lo
Best African Collaboration
Tiwa Savage Ft Wizkid & Spellz – Nigeria (Ma Lo)
Balti Ft Hamouda – Tunisia (Ya Lili)
DJ Moh Green Ft. Magasco – Algeria/Cameroon (Por Favor)
DJ Spinall & Wizkid – Nigeria (Nowo)
Fally Ipupa Ft. KeBlack & Naza – DRC (Mannequin)
GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patappa & Pappy Kojo – Ghana (Akwaaba) (Winner)
Maitre Gims Ft. Vianney – DRC/France (La Meme)
Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa Ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking, Jidenna – Particula
Nasty C & Runtown – South Africa/Nigeria (Said)
Revolution & Magic System – Cote d’Ivoire (Kelly)
Sauti Sol & Patoranking – Kenya/Nigeria (Melanin)
Best African Rapper or Lyricist
Cassper Nyovest – South Africa (Ksazobalit)
Falz – Nigeria (La Fete) (Winner)
Khaligraph Jones Ft. Petra – Kenya (Rider)
Muslim – Aji M3aya (Morocco)
Nadia Nakai Ft. Cassper Nyovest – South Africa (Naaa Meeaan)
Nasty C – South Africa (Jungle)
Rouge Ft. Bigstar – South Africa (Dololo)
Shane Eagle – South Africa (Let it Flow)
Best Female Artist Western Africa
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) (WINNER)
Best Reggae Dancehall Artist
Stonebwoy (Winner)
Best Male Artist (East Africa)
Bebe Cool (Winner)
Best Male Artist (South Africa)
Nasty C (Winner)
Album Of The Year
Betty G – Wegegta (WINNER)
Best Artist, Duo Or Group In African Contemporary
Kidi Ghana – Odo Remix ft Mayorkun & Davido – WINNER
Best Artist, Duo Or Group In African Dance Or Choreography
Mr P – Ebeano – WINNER
Best African Dj
Afrotronix – OyO – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND
Toofan – Money – WINNER
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN HIP HOP
M.anifest – Me Ne Woa ft King Promise – WINNER
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN POP
2Baba – Amaka ft Peruzzi (WINNER)
BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN RAGGA, REGGAE & DANCEHALL
Stonebwoy – Hero (WINNER)
BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN R ‘N’ B & SOUL
Praiz – Champagne and Flowers (WINNER)
BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL
Irene Namatovu – Nsambila Nyuma Nga Janzi (WINNER)
BEST FEMALE ARTIST IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC
Sandra Nankoma – Kaddugala (WINNER)
BEST MALE ARTIST IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC
Sarkodie – Glory ft Yung (WINNER)
MOST PROMISING ARTIST IN AFRICA
Kuami Eugene – Confusion (WINNER)
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Fresh VDM – FIA – (WINNER)
AFRICAN FANS FAVOURITE
Nedy Music – Tanzania – One and Only Ft. Ruby – (WINNER)

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