Kenzo wins the East Africa best Musician award in the Afrima African music awards

BY APN Reporter

Nothing could better depict the ongoing supremacy battle in the continent’s music scene as two awards given to Wizkid and Davido last night.

Wizkid beat Davido for the best artist prize at this year’s African Music Awards (Afrima) held in Lagos. He also won in Afrima’s best song category for the hit song come closer.

However, his compatriot got the MTV Europe award for best African act, as we reported earlier.

Here’s the full list of AFRIMMA Awards winners:

Artiste Of The Year: Wizkid (Nigeria)

African Fans Fav: The Dogg (Namibia)

Album Of The Year: Eddy Kenzo – “Biology” (Uganda)

Best African Collaboration: Alikiba – ‘Aje’ Ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania)

Best African Contemporary: Wande Coal – ‘Iskaba’ Ft Dj Tunez (Nigeria)

Best African Electro: Nsoki – ‘Africa Unite’ Ft Dj Maphorisa, Paulo Alves (Angola)

Best African Group/Duo/Band:Toofan – ‘Tere Tere’ (Togo)

Best African Hip Hop: Ycee – ‘Juice’ (Nigeria)

Best African Jazz: Nduduzo Makhatini – ‘Igagu’ (South Africa)

Best African Pop: Toofan – ‘Tere Tere’ (Togo)

Best African Reggae,Ragga,Dance-Hall: 2Baba – ‘Holy Holy’ (Nigeria)

Best African Rnb And Soul: Alikiba – ‘Aje’ Ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania)

Best African Rock: Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ Ft Omer Millo (Kenya)

Best African Traditional: Halmelmal Abate – ‘Harar’ (Ethiopia)

Best Female Inspirational: Asikey – ‘Earth Attack’ (Nigeria)

Best Male Inspirational: Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ Ft Omer Millo (Kenya)

Most Promising Artiste Of The Year:Neza – ‘Uranyica’ (Rwanda)

Song Of The Year: Wizkid – ‘Come Closer’ (Nigeria)

Revelation Of The African Continent:Shyn – ‘Resim Pitia’ (Madagascar)

Producer Of The Year: Dj Coublon – ‘Yolo Yolo’ By Seyi Shay (Nigeria)

Songwriter Of The Year: Simi – ‘Smile’ (Nigeria)

African Legend Award: Salif Keita (Mali) And Oliver ‘Tutu’ Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe)

Video Of The Year: Adasa Cookey – ‘Cooking Pot’ By Orezi (Nigeria)

Central Africa (Best Female) : Montess – Love Witta Gun Man (Cameroon)

Central Africa (Best Male): Locko – Supporter Ft Mr Leo (Cameroon)

East Africa (Best Female): Nandy – One Day (Tanzania)

East Africa (Best Male): Eddy Kenzo – Shauri Yako (Uganda)

Southern Africa (Best Female):Thandiswa – Nontsokolo (South Africa)

Southern Africa (Best Male): Emtee – We Up (South Africa)

West Africa (Best Female): Tiwa Savage – All Over (Nigeria)

West Africa (Best Male): Wizkid – Come Closer Ft Drake (Nigeria)

North Africa (Best Female): Ibitssam Tiskat – Menak Wla Meni (Morocco)

North Africa (Best Male):Shayfeen –Wach Kayn Wader (Morocco)

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