Alikiba, Gilad Millo, Ibtissam Tiskat, Simi Among Victors- Full List Of AFRIMA 2017 Winners

Last night was all glamorous at the 4th annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) as the 3 day long event came to a close in style with a celebration of Africa in its crowning glory. Organized at the convention centre of Eko and Suites Hotel in the heart of Lagos city hosted by superstar Akon and broadcaster Sophy Aiida, the night was full of bliss and celebration. From Seyi Shay’s dramatic fall and perfect recovery while performing to the stage literally being om fire during Wiz Kid’s award reception, or even our very own Gilad Millo’s emotional performance of his tribute track “Angel Uriel’.

Nigerian’s Simi scopped best songwriter award, Wizkid parted with 3 awards , Tanzania’s Alikiba and Uganda’s Eddy Kenzo bagged two awards each and I can’t go without mentioning our very own Kenya’s Gilad Millo who won 2 awards for the best African rock and inspirational music respectively. Below is the full list.

Best Male Central Africa – Locko
Best Female Central Africa – Montess
Best Male Eastern Africa – Eddy Kenzo
Best Female Eastern Africa – Nandy
Best Male Southern Africa – Emtee
Best Female Southern Africa – Nandiswa
Best Male Western Africa – Wizkid
Best Female West Africa – Tiwa Savage
Best Female Northern Africa – Ibtissam Tiskat


Best African Collaboration – Alikiba feat. M.I – “Aje”
Best Artist in African Rock – Gilad Millo
Best Artist or Group in African RnB & Soul – Alikiba feat. M.I – “Aje”
Best Artist or Group in African Contemporary – DJ Tunez feat. Wande Coal – “Iskaba”
Best Artist or Group in African Raggae & Dancehall – 2Baba – “Holy Holy”
Best Artist or Group in African Hip Hop – Ycee – “Juice”
Best Artist of Group in African Pop – Toofan
Video of the Year – Orezi and Adasa Cookey – “Cooking Pot”
Best Female Artist in Inspirational Music – Asikey George
African Songwriter of the Year – Simi
Producer of the Year – DJ Coublon with Seyi Shay’s “Yolo Yolo”
Artist of the Year – Wizkid

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