AFRIMA Music Award Full List of Winners

Faouzia, Davido, Burna Boy, Ans-T Crazy, Wizkid, Marwan Moussa, Makahazi, Didi B, Others Shine At 8th Edition In Senegal

It was a breathtaking experience at the 15-000 capacity Dakar Arena, in Dakar, as superstars across the continent clinched trophies at the 8th edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), aka ‘The Teranga Edition’.

Broadcast live to over 84 countries around the world, the 8th AFRIMA in Senegal saw superstars like the Nigerian maverick Davido, clinch 3 awards in one night as he emerged winner of the “Best African Collaboration”, “Best Duo or Group in African Electro”, and “Best Male Artiste in African Inspirational Music” categories, respectively.

Other continental champions such as Egyptian rapper Marwan Moussa followed closely, clinching two awards for “Best African Rapper/Lyricist,” as well as “Best Duo or Group in African Hip Hop” categories, respectively.

Importantly, in the non-voting category, the International Executive Committee bestowed the “Legend Award” for the 8th AFRIMA to three iconic Senegalese veterans including Youssou N’dour, Baaba Maal, and Ismail Lo.

All the winners across all the remaining 39 categories for the 8th AFRIMA in Senegal were decided by popular votes from music lovers. 

Below are the full list of winners at the 8th AFRIMA  


Best Female Artiste in Western Africa

Josey Ft. Bonigo (Winner)Zambeleman (WorK)Cote d’Ivoire

Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa

Winky D Happy AgainZimbabwe

Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa

MakhadziMama South Africa

Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa

A.L.A 30Tunisia

Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa

Faouzia RIP LoveMorocco

Best Male Artiste in Central Africa

Fally Ipupa BloquéDRC

Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa


Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa

Muthaka SorryKenya


Song of the year 

Didi B TalaCote d’Ivoire

Album of the year 

Burna Boy Love DaminiNigeria

Producer of the year 

ShizziPeru (Remix) by Fireboy DMLNigeria

Artist of the Year

Burna Boy Last LastNigeria 

Songwriter of the Year 

Iba One  Hommage a mes parentsMali

Breakout Artist of the Year

AsakePeace Be Unto You (PBUY)Nigeria

Most Promising Artist

Ans-T Crazy  10 Na ifari feat. Ibro GnametGuinea 

African Fans Favourite 

Oxlade  Ku Lo SaNigeria

Best African DJ

DJ Lito Tick Talk feat. Bebe Cool, Sheilah Gashumba, SlickStuartRoja Uganda 

Best African Video 

TG Omori  Buga by Kizz Daniel feat. TeknoNigeria

Best African Rapper OR Lyricist 

Marwan MoussaBatal 3alam Egypt 

Best Africa Collaboration

Davido feat. focalistic  Champion Sound Nigeria / South Africa

Best African Band / Duo / Group 

The Cavemen ft. Made Kuti  BiriNigeria 

Best African Act In Diaspora (Female)

Faouzia  RIP, Love Morocco

Best African Act In Diaspora (Male)

Tion Wayne Ft. Davido & Jae5 Who’s True Nigeria 

Best Female Artist in Africa Inspirational Music

Irene Robert Ft. Rose MuhandoHainidhuru Tanzania 

Best Male Artist in Africa Inspirational Music

Davido Ft. Sunday Service Choir Stand Strong Nigeria 

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Electro

Davido Ft. FocalisticChampion SoundNigeria

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip-Hop 

Marwan Moussa Batal 3alam Egypt 

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African RnB & Soul 

Omah Lay I’m A MessNigeria 

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

Teddy Afro Naet Ethiopia

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Contemporary

Adekunle Gold Ft. Fatoumata Diawara Born Again Nigeria 

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Jazz

Gutu AberaDeemi Ethiopia

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Pop

Adekunle Gold Ft. Davido High Nigeria

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Rock

Clayrocksu  Amin Nigeria

Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Traditional

Azaya Ft. Djelykaba Bintou BB LaGuinea

Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Dance or Choreography 

Ans-T Crazy PauseGuinea

Best Soundtrack Movie / Series / Documentary

Tems & Marvel No Woman No Cry (Black Panther Wakanda Forever Prologue EP) Nigeria 

Best Global Act 

Anitta  Mon Soleil (By Dadju)Brazil

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