Winners List: Wizkid, Simi, Other Nigerian Artistes Shine At AFRIMA

The 2017 edition of All African Music Awards held on Sunday night at the Eko Convention Centre. Expectedly it was a great outing for Nigerian artistes who dominated the winners’ lists- carting away a total of nine.

Three of those awards were bagged by Nigeria’s very own Starboy, Wizkid. ‘Baba Nla’ went home with the awards for Song of the Year , Artiste of the Year and Best West African Artiste awards.

Here’s the full list of winners.

Best male artiste in South Africa: Emtee

Best female artiste in South Africa: Thandiswa

African fan favourite : The Dogg

Best African collaboration: Ali Beka

Best artiste in African jazz: Nduduzo Makhatini

Most influential African artiste : Neza

Best male artiste in Central Africa: Locko

Best female artiste in Central Africa: Montess

Best male artiste in Northern Africa: Shefi

Best female artiste in Northern Africa: Ibitssam Tiskat

Best artiste/group in African rock : Gilad Millo

Best in contemporary African RnB & soul : Eli Keba

Best Artiste in contemporary song: Wande Coal (Iskaba)

Best artiste in African raggae/dancehall: 2baba

African legend award: Salif Keita and Oliver ‘Tutu’ Mtukudzi

Songwriter of the year: Simi

Best African group: Toofan

Best artiste in African traditional: Halmelmal Abate

Best African hip-hop: Ycee

Best artiste in African pop: Tofaan

Best female artist in inspirational: Asike

Best male artiste in inspirational: Gilad

Video of the year: Orezi (Cooking Pot)

African discovery of the year: Shyfan

Producer of the year: DJ Cublon

Album of the year: Eddy Kenzo

Song of the year: Wizkid

Artiste of the year: Wizkid

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