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AFRIMA: Nigerians Win Big At 2017 Awards

Davido, Tiwa Savage, other Nigerians win big at AFRIMA 2017

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AFRIMA: Nigerians Win Big At 2017 Awards

– Nigerians cart away 12 Awards at AFRIMA 2017

– Fally Ipupa leads Francophone countries

The 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held on Sunday at the House of Blues in Dallas, Texas, USA.

The show was hosted by Comedians Basketmouth of Nigeria and Kenya’s Chipukeezy. It was a glamorous gathering of the best in African music, from Tiwa Savage to Fally Ipupa.

Performing live at the Awards gala were Falz and Kaffy from Nigeria, Scientific from Liberia, Tzy Panshak from Cameroon, C4 Pedro, as well as Nsoki, both from Angola.

Davido won the biggest prize of the night, taking home both the Artist of the Year award and the Song of the Year Award for his hit track “IF.”

Read also: Wizkid And Davido Go Head-To-Head Again At 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards

See the full list of AFRIMA winners below:

Best Male West Africa – Falz (Nigeria)

Best Female West Africa – Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Best Female East Africa – Victoria Kimani (Kenya)

Best Male Central Africa -C4 Pedro (Angola)

Best Female Central Africa – Nsoki (Angola)

Best Male Southern Africa- Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Best Female Southern Africa – Babes Wodumo (South Africa

Crossing Boundaries with Music Award   C4 Pedro (Angola)

Best Newcomer -Nsoki (Angola)

Artist of The Year – Davido (Nigeria)

Best DJ Africa – Dj Spinall (Nigeria)

Best African Dj USA – Dj Tunez  (Nigeria)

Video of The Year -Fally Ipupa – Eloko Iyo Congo

Music Producer of The Year – Julz (Ghana)

Best African Dancer – Ghetto Triplets Kids  – Uganda

Song of The Year – Davido – IF (Nigeria)

Best Lusophone – C4 Pedro (Angola)

Best Francophone – Fally Ipupa  (Congo)

Best Sound Engineer -Sheyman (Nigeria)

Best Collaboration -Wizkid  ft Chris Brown – African Bad Girl (Nigeria & USA)

Transformational Leadership Award -Engineer Noah Dallaji

Best Rap Act  -Sarkodie (Ghana)

Dancehall Act of The Year  – Timaya (Nigeria)

Best Video Director – Daps (Nigeria)

Best Male North Africa- Amr Diab (Egypt)

Best African Dj –  Dj Spinall (Nigeria)

Best Gospel Artist -Nathaniel Bassey (Nigeria)

Best Female North Africa – Amani Swissi (Tunisia)

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