The most talked 2016 edition of All Africa Music Awards was held yesterday night at the magnificent Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos. The event was hosted by South-Africa media girl Bonang Matheba, while Denrele Edun and Denola Grey anchored the red carpet stage.
The event have electrying performances from various African music superstars such as Darey, Soweto Gospel Choir, Eddy Kenzo, Niniola, Sheyi Shay and many others. Nigerian pop star Wizkid wins big once again, as he was announced as winner of the ” Artistes of the Year “ category, while sensational soul singer Aramide emerge as winner of ” Best Female in West Africa “ ahead of Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade and others. The hottest rapper in Nigeria music industry Falz wins the ” Revelation Artistes of The Year “ category, while Flavour wins ” Best Western Male Artistes “ and Phyno wins ” Fans Favorite “ category.
The event have the presence of Lagos-State Governor Akinwumi Ambode and Minister of Information Lai Mohammad, alongside with celebrities stars such asSeyi Shay, Eniola Badmus, Dayo Amusa, Diamond Platnumz, Gbenro Ajibade, Osas Ajibade, Emma Nyra, Phyno and many more.
The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), is designed to promote the distinct rich African music worldwide, engaging millions of fans by propelling African music to glorious pinnacles beyond the borders of Africa.
Here are Full List of Winner at Afrima Awards 2016
Album of the Year – Ahmed Soultan
Best Collaboration – Eddy Kenzo featuring Niniola
Artist of the Year – Wizkid
Song of the Year – Utanipenda by Diamond Platnumz
Revelation of the Year – FalzthebahdGuy
Video of the Year – Dogo Yaro by VVIP
Best African Group – VVIP
Best African Jazz – Jimmy Dludlu
Best Artist/Duo/Group in African Rock – Mvula
Best Artist/Duo/Group in Ragga & Dancehall – Patoranking
Best Artist/Duo/Group in Traditional Music – Zeynab
Best Artist/Duo/Group in African Electro – SuCh
Best Artist/Duo/Group in African RnD – Henok and Mehari Brothers
Best Artist/Duo/Group in African HipHop – Stanley Enow
Best Artist/Duo/Group in African Contemporary – Flavour
Best Male Artist Central Africa – Wax Dey
Best Male Artist Western Africa – Flavour
Best Male Artist Northern Africa – DJ Van
Best Male Artist South Africa – Black Coffee
Best Male Artist Eastern Africa – Diamond Platnumz
Best Female Artist Inspirational – Ichaka Vons
Best Female Artist Western Africa – Aramide
Best Female Artist Northern Africa – Zina Doudia
Best Female Artist South Africa – Sally Boss Madam
Best Female Artist Eastern Africa – Cindy Sanyu
Fan Favourite – Phyno
Songwriter of the Year – Unique