The Grammy Album of the Year nominee, Burna Boy, alongside Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Joeboy and DJ Spinall on Sunday won awards in various categories at the just concluded sixth All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held in Lagos. Burna Boy’s ‘African Giant’ won the Album of the Year; he also won the Best Male Artiste in Western Africa for his song “Ye”, while Wizkid’s song – Fever – featuring Tiwa Savage, won the Song of the Year.
Other Nigerian entertainers who took home several awards include Tiwa Savage who won the Best Female Artiste in Western Africa for her song “One”; Joeboy who won the Best African Duo or Group in African Pop for his song “Baby” and DJ Spinall who won the African DJ of the Year.
HyperSpotlight reports that Kel P also won the Producer of the Year for Burna Boy’s song “On the Low.”
Other winners at the AFRIMA 2019 awards held at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotels in Lagos are:
Innocent 2Baba Idibia (Nigeria) – Special Recognition Award and Best Artiste Duo or Group in African Contemporary (Oyi)
Stonebwoy (Ghana) – Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga or Dancehall for his song – ‘Tuff Seed’
Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa and Best African
Rapper/Lyricist Rash Band (Kenya) – Best Artiste in Duo or Group in African Rock
Awilo Longomba (Congo) – Special Recognition Award
Yann’Sine (Morocco) – Best Male Artist in Northern Africa
Nasty C (South Africa) – Best Male Artist in Southern Africa and Artiste of the Year
Sauti Sol (Kenya) – Best African Duo or Group Band
Manno Beats (Chad/Haiti) – Best African Act in the Diaspora
Director Kenny (Tanzania) – Best African Video