No awards for Zimbabwe at Afrima

The Chronicle

Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter
ON Sunday, the All Africa Music Awards (Afrima) took place in Nigeria and six Zimbabwean artistes were nominated but none of them won.

Nutty O, Jah Prayzah, ExQ, Tammy Moyo, ShaSha and Tocky Vibes carried the nation’s hopes on their shoulders but it was not to be.

Mali hip-hop artiste Iba One stole the show with five awards for African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music, Artiste, Duo, or Group in African Pop; Best Male Artiste Western Africa; Album of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.

Nigerian wonder kid, Wizkid won three gongs, Artist of the year; Song of the year and Collaboration of the year making him the most decorated Afro-beat artist of all time.

South Africa’s Blaq Diamond scooped the Best Male Southern Africa award beating Jah Prayzah in the process.
Check out the full list of Afrima winners below:

Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music – Shanah Manjeru

African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music – Iba One

Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul – Nikita Kering

Best Artist or Duo in African Dance or Choreography – Flavour, Diamond Platnumz, FallyIpupa

Best Female Artist in the Diaspora – Naomi Achu

Artiste, Duo, or Group in African Pop – Iba One

Best Group – Sauti Sol

Best Collaboration – Wizkid, Tems

Best African Rapper Lyricist – Elow’n

Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa – Manal Benchlikha

Best Male Artiste 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 Song Of The Year – Wizkid, Tems

Best Producer Of The Year – Legendary Beatz

Best Duo African HipHop – Fireboy, Cheque

Best African Dj – Sinyorita

African Fan’s Favorite – Fireboy

Afrima Artiste of the Year Award – Wizkid

Album of the Year – Iba One

Songwriter of the Year – Iba One

Best in African Rock – Rash Band


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Publish date : 2021-11-23 22:41:43

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