Nigerian’s entertainers once again shows their dominance supremacy in Africa music yesterday, at the just concluded AFRIMMA Awards 2016, which was held in Dallas Texas, USA. AFRIMMA Awards, is an annual awards presents to various Africans artistes who did well in various sectors to the growth of African music.
Nigerian acts such as Olamide, Phyno, Tekno, Harrysong, Wizkid, Flavour, Masterkraft were all big winner in this year edition of AFRIMMA Awards 2016, as they emerge the winner in their various category. Sauti Sol from Kenyan won the best group in Africa, ahead of MI Casa from South-Africa, R2bees from Ghana and others.
The event is hosted by number comedian in Africa and Nigeria finest Basketmouth and beautiful Cynthia. Nigerian pop star Wizkid wins crossing boundaries with Music in Africa, while Efya from Ghana emerge the winner in best female west-africa category ahead of Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Mz Vee, Vivian Chidid, Almok, Adiouza and Dobet Gnahore all females from West Africa.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS AT AFRIMMA 2016:
Best Male West Africa – Olamide (Nigeria)
Best Female West Africa – Efya
Best Male North Africa – Amr Diab
Best Female North Africa – Ibtissam
Best African DJ USA – Dj Dee Money
Best Male Central Africa – C4 Pedro
AFRIMMA Video of the year – Brother brother Bisa Kdei
Best Female Central Africa – Daphne
Music Producer of the year – Masterkraft
Best male South Africa – AKA
Best African Dancer – Winner Brenda Derry (Cameroon) award and also iliwaniwa Tanzanian Diamond Dancer of Platnumz called Mose Iyobo .
Best Female Southern Africa – Chikune
Best rap Act – Phyno (Nigeria)
Best African Group – Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Best collaboration – Reggae blues ( Harrysong, Kcee) Nigeria
Crossing boundaries with Music – Wizkid (Nigeria)
Song of the year – Tecno Duro (Nigeria)
Best Gospel Act – Willy Paul (Kenya)
Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz ( Tanzania)
Artist of the year – Flavour ( Nigeria)
Best Newcomer – Harmonize (Tanzania)
Best Dancehall Act – Shatta Wale
Best Video Director – Patrick Elis
Carribean Artist of the year – Machel Montano.