The winners have emerged from the just concluded African Muzik Magazine Awards which were held last night.
The ceremony, held at the Academy of Black Letters in Dallas in the US, aims to recognise and award African music and artistry. This year’s awards were the second edition of the now annual event.
West African artists like Davido won the [Best Male], Yemi Alade for [Best Female] followed by [Best Video] Wizkid for ‘Ojuelegba’. South African rapper AKA walked away with two awards.
The event was hosted by top Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth and Uganda’s Anne Kansiime, while Emma Nyra was the red carpet host.
Check out the full list of winners below.
Best Male (South Africa) – AKA
Best Male (East Africa) – Diamond Platnumz
Best Male (Central Africa) – Yuri Da Cunha
Best Male (West Africa) – Davido
Best Female (East Africa) – Vanessa Mdee
Best Female (West Africa) – Yemi Alade
AFRIMMA Inspirational Song – Bracket feat. Tiwa Savage and Diamond Platnumz for ‘Alive’
Best DJ (US) – DJ Simplesimon
Best Newcomer – Ommy Dimpoz
Best Collaboration – AKA feat. Da Les and Burna Boy for ‘All Eyes on Me’
Best Dance Video – Diamond Platnumz for ‘Nana’
Best Video – Wizkid for ‘Ojuelegba’
Artist of the Year – Diamond Platnumz
Legendary Award – Yossou ‘N’Dour