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Fally Ipupa, Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Burna Boy & Davido Win Big At AFRIMMA 2018

The African music brought the world to a standstill as a crop of Africa’s finest Artistes thronged Dallas to celebrate African music and culture. The African Muzik Magazine Awards & Music Festival kicked off on Friday 5th of October, 2017 with the “Afrimma” Music Panel. The Exciting Panel with the topic ‘This is Africa’ – How music and fashion are leading the world to Africa was moderated by Richard Iroko and panelists Brian Soko, Victoria Kimani, Madukwu Chinwah, Ovie O, Kaffy, Rudy Mutombo and Anderson Obiagwu.

Day 2 ushered in the Afrimma Fashion Show, a spectacular event at the Lofty Spaces hosted by Gbenro Ajibade and Lady Jade. Designers who showcased include Blingshiki, 02 By Dada, Ace Couture, Karen Gold, and others. The Grand finale of Afrimma 2018 Awards & Music Festival saw superstar African entertainers including Fally Ipupa, Eddy Kenzo, Harmonize, Khaligraph Jones, Mr. Patrick, Arrowbwoy, Victoria Kimani, Yemi Alade, Flavour, Semah, Didi Emah, Kaffy, Toofan and many others grace the stage with eclectic performances.

Hosted by Ace Nigerian Comedian Bovi, Kenyan comic star Eric Omondi, and Ugandan TV Queen Anitah Fabiola, Afrimma 2018 brought the frills and the thrills as the Awards rolled in and the artists brought their A-game on stage. Erykah Badu the Queen of Neo-soul music was also honored with the Afrimma Excellence Award.

The biggest winner of the Night was Congolese legend Fally Ipupa who carted home the Artist of The Year and Leadership in Music Awards, Togolese duo Toofan also coasted home with two awards Best Francophone and Best African Group. Davido won Best Male West Africa while Yemi Alade bested the females in the Western Africa category.

AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival Full WINNERS List

Best Male West Africa

Davido – Winner

Best Female West Africa

Yemi Alade – Nigeria -Winner

Best Male East Africa

Eddy Kenzo – Uganda – Winner

Best Female East Africa

Sheebah Karungi – Uganda – Winner

Best Male Central Africa

Fally Ipupa – Congo – Winner

Best Female Central Africa

Daphne – Cameroon – Winner

Best Male Southern Africa

Nasty C – South Africa – Winner

Best Female Southern Africa

Ammara Brown – Zimbabwe – Winner

Best Male North Africa

Ihab Amir – Morroco – Winner

Best Female North Africa

Souhila Ben Lachhab – Algeria – Winne

Best African Group

Toofan – Togo – Winner

Crossing Boundaries With Music Award

MHD – Guinea/ France – Winner

Best Gospel

Papa Dennis – Kenya – Winner

Best Newcomer

Ykee Benda – Uganda – Winner

Artist of The Year

Fally Ipupa- Congo – Winner

Best Live Act

Flavour – Nigeria – Winner

Best Video Director

Godfather Productions- South Africa – Winner

Best Dj Africa

Dj Dollar – Senegal – Winner

Best African Dj USA

Dj Ecool – Nigeria – Winner

AFRIMMA Video of The Year

Wizkid – Soco – Winner

Music Producer of The Year

Masterkraft – Nigeria – Winner

Best African Dancer

Diddi Emah – Nigeria – Winner

Best Rap Act

Khaligraph Jones – Kenya – Winner

Best Collaboration

Diamond Platnumz ft Neyo – African Beauty – Winner

Song of The Year

Wizkid – Soco – Winner

Best Lusophone

Kyaku Kyadaff – Angola – Winner

Best Francophone

Toofan – Togo -Winner

Best African Dancehall/Reggea Act

Burnaboy – Nigeria – Winner


Bismack Biyombo – DRC – Winner







Queen Julie Endee


Erykah Badu


Fally Ipupa

Afolabi Opeyemi Joseph

General Publicity Manager at StarsOfNaija Limited
is the Editor-in-Charge, Social Media Director & Business Development Manager at Starsofnaija. a website that provides on-the-minute News & Entertainment updates.

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