Check Out The Full List Of Winners From This Year’s AFRIMMA

Texas, USA was the host for this year’s AFRIMMA, which is short for the African Muzik Magazine Awards. This year’s AFRIMMA was held on 15 October and was a celebration of pure African talent.

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The African Muzik Magazine Awards, every year since its inception, has honored Africans who, in the past year, did work that was judged to be worthy of recognition.

The organizers pride themselves on the fact that AFRIMMA is the only award ceremony in the Diaspora that caters to all musical genres including Afrobeats, Assiko, Bongo, Decale, Funana, Genge, Highlife, Hiplife, Kwaito, Lingala and Soukous.

This Year's AFRIMMA

Among this year’s AFRIMMA winners were South African rapper AKA, Nigerian pop star Tekno and Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz. Nigerian crooner Tekno took home the award for Song of the Year with the 2015 hit, ‘Duro’.

Video director Patrick Elis won the Best Director award, and Machel Montano won the award’s foreign category, Caribbean Artist of The Year.

Check out the full list of this year’s AFRIMMA winners below:

Best Male West Africa – Olamide

Best Female West Africa – Efya

Best Male North Africa – Amr Diab

Best Female North Africa – Ibtissam Tiskat

Best DJ Africa – DJ D’Ommy

Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz

This Year's AFRIMMA

Best Female East Africa – Akothee

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

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Best African Dancer – Brenda Derry

Best Female Southern Africa – Chikune

Best Rap Act – Phyno

Best African Group – Sauti Sol

Best Collaboration Award – Reggea Blues , Harrysong, Kcee

Crossing Boundaries with Music – Wizkid

Song of The Year – Tekno – ‘Duro’

Best Gospel Act – Willy Paul

Artist of The Year – Flavour

Best Newcomer – Harmonize

Best Dancehall Act – Shatta Wale

Best Video Director – Patrick Elis

Caribbean Artist of The Year – Machel Montano