2016 AFRIMA Winners – Full List

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Drum roll please… The much-anticipated All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) has come to an end with two South African icons named as one of the 2016 AFRIMA Winners.

The glitzy event was hosted by Ahmed Soultan; Bonang Matheba and Ika Jang. Winners of the trophies were called out the venue -Eko Hotel and Suites Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

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2016 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) celebrated some of the biggest acts we have on the continent.

Black Coffee beat the likes of AKA; Anatii; Cassper Nyovest; Dizu Plaaties; Jay Prayzah and DJ Maphorisa to win the Best Southern African Male award. Similarly, music icon Jimmy Dludlu received the Best African Jazz award.

Here’s The Full List Of 2016 AFRIMA Winners

1. Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

2. Best Female East Africa – Cindy Sanyu (Uganda)

3. Best Male South Africa – Black Coffee (South Africa)

4. Best female South Africa – Sally Boss Madam (Namibia)

5. Best Male Central Africa- Wax Dey (Cameroon)

6. Best Female Central Africa- Bruna Tatiana (Angola)

7. Best Male North Africa – DJ Van (Morocco)

8. Best Female North Africa- Zina Daoudia (Morocco)

9. Best Male West Africa – Flavour (Nigeria)

10. Best Female West Africa – Aramide (Nigeria)

11. Best Inspirational Female – Naomi Achu (Cameroon)

12. Best Artiste/Dou/GroupBand in African Contemporary- Flavour (Nigeria)

13. Most Promising Artiste- Amine Aub (Morocco)



14. African Fans Favorite – Phyno (Nigeria)

15. Song writer of the year – Unique (Uganda)

16. Special Recognition Award – King Sunny Ade (Nigeria)

17. Best Artist/Duo/Group African Hiphop- Stanley Enow (Cameroon)

18. Best Artist/Duo/Group African Ragga & Dancehall- Patoranking (Nigeria)

19. Best Artist/Duo/Group African Traditional music- Zeynab (Benin)

20. Best Artist/Duo/Group African Electro – Such (Zimbabwe)

21. Best Artist/Duo/Group African RnB – Henok & Mehari Brothers (Ethiopia)

22. Best Artist/Duo/Group in African Rock -M’vula (Angola)

23. Best African Jazz – Jimmy Dludlu (South Africa)

24. Best African Group -VVIP (Ghana)

25. Best African Collaboration – Mbilo Mbilo by Eddy Kenzo (Uganda) ft Niniola (Nigeria)

26. Video of the Year – Dogo Yaro by VVIP (Ghana)

27. Revelation of the year – Falz (Nigeria)

28. Album of the year – Ahmed Soultan (Morocco)

29. Song of the year- Utanipenda Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

30. Artiste of the Year -Wizkid (Nigeria)

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