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Praiz, 2Baba, Ambode, Tiwa Savage, Mr. P, Davido, Falz And Others Shine At The 2018 AFRIMA Awards (See Full List of Winners)



The 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA took place in Accra, Ghana on November 24th, 2018 had in attendance music stars, dignitaries, celebrities and music enthusiasts  across the continent, the annual music event seeks to celebrate and reward  African talents who have done exceedingly well in the year in review.

With a total of 36 categories, the 5th AFRIMA winners are captured from the Regional and Continental categories. In addition, special recognition awards fully decided by the International Committee of AFRIMA is awarded to individuals who have impacted positively to the world using their craft.


The 5th AFRIMA Legendary awards was given to the internationally recognized South African singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka. The music legend, who is “dubbed Princess of Africa” has a career span of over 30 years with several hit albums, has performed for notable personalities within and outside the country.


Executive Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode was awarded a special recognition for his contributions towards the growth and development of the Arts and Tourism sector of Lagos state, most importantly the role Lagos state played as official host of AFRIMA in its last 4 years from 2014 – 2017.

In what turned out to be an emotional moment for the audience, a special recognition award was given to one of Ghana’s music veteran, Teddy Osei, the leader of the famous Osibisa group, an Afropop band created in 1969. The veteran who was helped to the stage in a wheelchair had been suffering from a mild stroke but was overwhelmed by such great honour.






See Complete Winners List Below;

REGIONAL CATEGORY

Best Female Artiste in Central Africa
-Daphne / Cameroon / Jusqu’à La Gare


Best Male Artiste in Central Africa
-Fally Ipupa / DRC / Mannequin Ft Keback & Naz



Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa
-Betty G / Ethiopia / Mengedegna


Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa
-Bebe Cool / Uganda / Freedom



Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa
-Lyna Mahyem ft Medi Meyz /Algeria / Bye Bye


Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa
-Hamza El Fadly / Morocco / Ya Mraya



Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa
-Shekhinah / South Africa / Please Mr


Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa
-Nasty C / South Africa / Jungle



Best Female Artiste in Western Africa
-Tiwa Savage / Nigeria / Ma Lo Ft. Wizkid & Spellz


Best Male Artiste in Western Africa
-Davido / Nigeria / Fia






5TH AFRIMA WINNERS CONTINENTAL CATEGORY
ALBUM OF THE YEAR



-Betty G / Ethiopia    / Wegegta
ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
-Davido / Nigeria / FIA



BEST AFRICAN VIDEO
-Sesan / Gringo (Shatta Wale) / Nigeria



BEST AFRICAN ACT IN DIASPORA
-Hazel Mak / Malawi / Jaiva Ft. Roberto & Tay Grin



BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION
-GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo / Ghana-Nigeria / Akwaaba



BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY
-Kidi / Ghana / Odo Remix Ft. Mayorkun & Davido



BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN DANCE OR COREOGRAPHY
-Mr P. / Nigeria / Ebeano



BEST AFRICAN DJ
-Afrotronix / Chad / OyO


BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ELECTRO
-Master KG / South Africa / Skeleton Move Ft. Zanda Zakuza


BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND
– Toofan / Togo / Money


BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN HIP HOP
-M.ANIFEST FT KING PROMISE / Ghana / ME NE WOA



BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN JAZZ
-Sibusiso Mashiloane / South Africa / Niza



BEST AFRICAN RAPPER OR LYRICIST
-Falz / Nigeria / La Fête


BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN POP
-2Baba / Nigeria / Amaka Ft. Peruzzi



BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN RAGGA, REGGAE & DANCEHALL
-Stonebwoy    / Ghana / Hero



BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN R ‘N’ B & SOUL
-Praiz / Nigeria / Champagne and Flowers



BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ROCK
– Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh / Egypt / Ekaa Maksour



BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL
-Irene Namatovu / Uganda / Nsambila Nyuma Nga Janzi



BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC
-Sandra Nankoma / Uganda / Kaddugala



BEST MALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC
-Sarkodie / Ghana / Glory Ft. Yung



MOST PROMISING ARTISTE IN AFRICA
-Kuami Eugene / Ghana / Confusion




PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
-Fresh VDM / Togo / Fia



REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT
-Betty G / Ethiopia / Ere Manew



SONG OF THE YEAR
-GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo / Akwaaba / Ghana



SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
-Shekhinah Donell, Amon Taulo Chibiya II / South Africa / Different Ft. Mariechan



AFRICAN FANS’ FAVOURITE
-Nedy Music / Tanzania / One and Only Ft. Ruby





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