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Everything That Transpired At The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)

Superstars from across the continent won trophies at the 8th Annual All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) at the 15,000-capacity Dakar Arena in Dakar, Senegal on Sunday evening, a breathtaking experience. bottom (www.AFRIMA.org), also known as the “teranga version”.

Broadcast live to more than 84 countries around the world, the 8th edition of AFRIMA was held in Senegal, where superstars like Nigerian maverick Davido won three awards in one night, ‘Best African Collaboration’, ‘African Electro Awarded for Best Duo or Group. , and in the category of “Best Male Artist of African Inspirational Music” respectively.

Other continental champions, such as Egyptian rapper Marwan Musa, won two awards each in the categories ‘Best African Rapper/Lyricist’ and ‘Best African Hip-Hop Duo or Group’, and closely followed. continued.

Importantly, in the non-voting category, the International Executive Committee awarded the 8th AFRIMA ‘Legends Award’ to three iconic Senegalese retired men, including Youssou N’Dour, Baba Maal and Ismail Lo. awarded to soldiers.

The winners of all 39 remaining categories of the 8th AFRIMA in Senegal were determined by popular vote from music lovers. The 8th AFRIMA voting period began on his September 25, 2022 and ended on Friday, January 13, 2023. The voting procedures and results were reviewed and collated by a respected international auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the auditors of the Academy Awards.

Find the full list of winners of the 8th Annual AFRIMA below.

West African Best Female Artist: Josie Fort.Bonigo

South Africa’s Best Male Artist: Winky D

Best South African Female Artist: mahaji

North African Best Male Artist: Ara

North African Best Female Artist: Fauzia

Central African Best Male Artist: Fary Ipupa

Best Male Artist from East Africa: Casmus

East African Best Female Artist: Mutaka

Song of the Year: Didi B (cod)

Album of the Year: burna boy (love, damini)

Producer of the Year: Shizzi (Peru Remix by Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran)

Artist of the Year: burna boy

Breakout Artist of the Year: Asake

Most Promising Artists: Ans-T crazy

African fan favorites: Oxlade (KU LO SA)

Best African DJ: DJ Rito

Best african videos : TG Omori (Buga by Kizz Daniel feat. Techno)

Best African Rapper or Lyricist: Marwan Musa

Best African Collaboration: David feat. Focusist (champion sound)

Best African Bands / Duos / Groups: The Cavemen & Made Kuti

Best African Act of the Diaspora (Female): Fauzia

Best African Act of the Diaspora (Male): Tion Wayne Fort. Davido & Jae5 (Who’s True)

Best Female Artist of African Inspirational Music: Eileen Robert Fort.Rose Muhand (Hainidur)

Best Male Artists of African Inspirational Music: David Fort. Sunday Worship Choir (Stand Strong)

Best Artist, Duo or Group African Electro: David Fort. Focalistic (champion sound)

Best Artist, Duo or Group African Hip Hop: Marwan Musa

Best Artist, Duo or Group African RnB & Soul: Omar Ray

Best African Reggae, Ragga and Dancehall Artist, Duo or Group: teddy afro

Best Artist, Duo or Group African Contemporary: Adekunle Gold Fort. Fatumata Diawara (Born Again)

Best Artist, Duo or Group African Jazz: Gutu Abella

Best Artist, Duo or Group African Pop: Adekunle Gold Fort. David (high)

Best Artist, Duo or Group African Rock: Clay Rocks

Best Artist, Duo or Group African Traditional: Bruise Fort.Jeriqaba Bintu

Best Artist, Duo or Group African Dance or Choreography: Ans-T crazy

Best Soundtrack Movie/Series/Documentary: Thames & Marvel (No Woman, No Cry)

Best Global Act: Anitta

Congratulations to all the award winners and AEs.

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