AFRIMMA [AFRICAN MUZIK MAGAZINE AWARDS ] kicked off in Dallas on the 15th of October with most of the African entertainers taking home awards.
(AFRIMMA) is the sole award ceremony in the Diaspora that caters to all musical genres including but not limited to: Afrobeats, Assiko, Bongo, Decale, Funana, Genge, Highlife, Hiplife, Kwaito, Lingala and Soukous.
Event was hosted by Nigerian comedian/actor- Bright Okpocha a.k.a ‘Basket Mouth’ and American supermodel/reality television star Cynthia Bailey .
Full List of Winners below:
Best Male West Africa – Olamide (Nigeria)
Best Female West Africa – Efya
Best Male North Africa – Amr Diab
Best Female North Africa – Ibtissam
Best African DJ USA – Dj Dee Money
Best Male Central Africa – C4 Pedro
AFRIMMA Video of the year – Brother brother Bisa Kdei
Best Female Central Africa – Daphne
Music Producer of the year – Masterkraft
Best male South Africa – AKA
Best African Dancer – Winner Brenda Derry (Cameroon) award and also iliwaniwa Tanzanian Diamond Dancer of Platnumz called Mose Iyobo .
Best Female Southern Africa – Chikune
Best rap Act – Phyno (Nigeria)
Best African Group – Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Best collaboration – Reggae blues ( Harrysong, Kcee) Nigeria
Crossing boundaries with Music – Wizkid (Nigeria)
Song of the year – Tekno Duro (Nigeria)
Best Gospel Act – Willy Paul (Kenya)
Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz ( Tanzania)
Artist of the year – Flavour ( Nigeria)
Best Newcomer – Harmonize (Tanzania)
Best Dancehall Act – Shatta Wale
Best Video Director – Patrick Elis
Carribean Artist of the year – Machel Montano.