Burna Boy, Nadia Nakai & Stonebwoy bag top awards at All Africa Music Awards #AFRIMA2019

Burna Boy, Stonebwoy, Others win at All Africa Music Awards #AFRIMA2019Africa seems to be closing the year with several celebrations in music, fashion and travel and for Ghana, the Year of Return activities will climax the celebration for the West African country.

Burna Boy continues to break boundaries in music, from winning a trophy at the BETs to his Grammy nominations and now bagging the Best Male Artiste in Western Africa Award at the 2019 AFRIMA!

The 6th AFRIMA Legendary awards were announced on Saturday, November 23, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria. An event to recognise individuals who have impacted positively to the world using their craft in the music, arts and culture industry.

While Southern Africa Star Nadia Nakai took home the region’s topmost award, Ghana’s Stonebwoy, has for the third time, won the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) nod for Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga or Dancehall.  

This years’ Legendary awards recipients are international Congolese music veteran, Awilo Longomba; and Nigerian music star, 2Baba. See the full list of winners below:


Best Male Artist in Central Africa

· Salatiel (Cameroon) – ‘Anita’   WINNER

Best Female Artist in Central Africa

· Shan’L (Gabon) – ‘Ces’t Pas Les Gbes’   WINNER

Best Male Artist in Eastern Africa

· Khaligraph Jones (Kenya) – ‘Leave Me Alone’  WINNER

Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa

· Nikita Kering (Kenya) – ‘Happy With You’   WINNER

Best Male Artist in Northern Africa

· Amiinux (Morocco) – ‘Bini W Biwaen’    WINNER

Best Female Artist in Northern Africa

· Nada Azhari (Morocco) – ‘Jrit’   WINNER

Best Male Artist in Southern Africa

· Sjava (South Africa) – ‘Umama’     WINNER

Best Female Artist in Southern Africa

· Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – ‘Imma Boss’  WINNER

Best Male Artist in Western Africa

· Burna Boy (Nigeria) – ‘Ye’   WINNER

Best Female Artist in Western Africa

· Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) – ‘One’   WINNER 


African Fans’ Favourite

· Mohamed Ramadan (Egypt) – ‘Mafia’  WINNER  

Album of the Year in Africa

· Afrikan Sauce – Sauti Sol (Kenya)   WINNER

Artist of the Year in Africa

· Burna Boy (Nigeria) – ‘Gbona’   WINNER

Best African Act in the Diaspora

· Manno Beats (Chad) – ‘Akouna’ ft. Afrotronix & Vox Sambou    WINNER

Best African Collaboration

· Nasty C (South Africa) – ‘SMA’ ft. Rowlene   WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Contemporary

· 2Baba (Nigeria) – ‘Oyi’   WINNER

Best African Dance or Choreography

· Aminux (Morocco) – ‘Bini W Binek’   WINNER

Best African DJ

· DJ Spinall (Nigeria) – ‘Dis Love’ ft. Wizkid, Tiwa Savage  WINNER 

Best African Duo, Group or Band

· Sauti Sol (Kenya) – ‘Extravaganza’ ft. Bensoul, Nviiri the Storyteller, Crystal Asige & Kaskazini    WINNER

Best African Artist, Duo or Group in African Electro

· Manno Beats (Chad) – ‘Akouna’ ft. Afrotronix & Vox Sambou WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip Hop

· Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – ‘Imma Boss’   WINNER

Best Artist, Duo in Group in African Jazz

· Owen & Tiana (Gabon) – ‘African Time’    WINNER

Best African Rapper/Lyricist

· Nasty C (South Africa) – ‘SMA’ ft. Rowlene   WINNER

Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Pop

· Joeboy (Nigeria) – ‘Baby’    WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga or Dancehall

· Stonebwoy (Ghana) – ‘Tuff Seed’  WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African R&B & Soul 

Hillzy (Zimbabwe) – ‘TV Room’ ft. Garry Mapanzure    WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Rock

Rash (Kenya) – ‘Grave Robbers’    WINNER

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Traditional 

· Abrham Belanyeh (Ethiopia) – ‘Ete Abay’   WINNER

Best Female Artist, Duo or Group in African Inspirational Music

· Kanvee Adams (Liberia) – ‘Daily Prayer’   WINNER

Best Male Artist, Duo or Group in African Inspirational Music

· Onesimus (Malawi) – ‘Sounds of Peace’   WINNER

Best African Video

· Director Kenny (Tanzania) – ‘Tetema’ by Rayvanny ft. Diamond Platnumz WINNER

Most Promising Artist in Africa

· Bráulio Alexandre (Angola) – ‘Que Nada Nos Separe’ WINNER

Producer of the Year in Africa

· Kel P (Nigeria) – ‘On the Low’ (Burna Boy) ‘Gbona’ (Burna Boy) ‘Killin Dem’ (Burna Boy ft. Zlatan) WINNER

Revelation of the African Continent

· Nikita Kering (Kenya) – ‘Happy with You’  — WINNER 

Song of the Year in Africa

· ‘Fever’ – Wizkid (Nigeria)   WINNER

Songwriter of the Year in Africa

· Kanvee Adams (Liberia) – ‘Mama’     WINNER


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