By Akinwale Kasali
The annual Three Days All Africa Music Awards came to a climax at the Eko Hotel and Suites Convention Center, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, with African musicians gracing the event in grand style.
The awards event established by the International Committee AFRIMA, in collaboration with the African Union to reward and celebrate the Beauty Of African Music And Culture, saw Malian Music Sensation Iba Ona, winning several awards.
Nigerian artiste, Wizkid continued his dominance in the Continent’s Music chart, winning the African Artiste of the Year.
Aside Wizkid who was part of the big winners at the AFRIMA awards 2021 winning the African Artiste Of The Year, Song of The Year and Best African Collaboration.
Malian artiste, Iba Ona who won Best Male Artiste in Western Africa, Best Artiste Duo or Group in African Pop, Album of the Year, African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music, and Best in African Rock.
AFRIMA Awards 2021 Winners
Then Nikita Kering, Shanah Manjeru (who won Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music), and Fireboy DML– Africans Fan’s Favorite.
The full lists of winners are;
African Artiste Of The Year – Wizkid
Best Female Artiste In Northern Africa – Manal Benchlikha
Best Male Artist in Northern Africa – Dizzy Dros
Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa – Eddy Kenzo
Best Female Artist Central Africa – Shan L
Best Female Artist in East Africa – Nikita Kering
Male Artist Central Africa – Fally Ipupa
Best Male Southern Africa – Blaq Diamond
Best Male Artiste Western Africa – Iba One
Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul – Nikita Kering
Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African Pop – Iba One
Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music.- Shanah Manjeru
African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music – Iba One
Song Of The Year- Wizkid
Africans Fan’s Favorite – Fireboy DML
Best African Collaboration – Wizkid (Tems)
Album Of The Year – Iba One
Best Artist or Duo in African Dance or Choreography – Flavour, Diamond Platnumz, FallyIpupa
Best Female Artist in the Diaspora – Naomi Achu
Best Group – Sauti Sol
Best African Rapper Lyricist – Elow’n
Best Producer Of The Year – Legendary Beatz
Best Duo African HipHop – Fireboy, Cheque
Best African Dj – Sinyorita
Song Writer of the Year – Iba One
Best in African Rock – Rash Band
Afrima Legend Award – Kofi Olomide