East Africa dominates AFRIMA 2015 + Full list of winners

It was an historical night at the just concluded 2015 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) as East African artists won most of the award categories.

Diamond Platnumz was the biggest winner of the night as he took home 3 awards notably the Artiste of the Year and Song of the Year award, while Kenyan group singers, Sauti sol notched 2 awards.

Nigeria was represented on the award winners’ list as Darey, Flavour, Adekunle Gold, Kiss Daniel, Olamide and Yemi Alade won 1 plaque each.

See the winners list below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Diamond Platnumz

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

Diamond Platnumz – “Nasema Nawe”, featuring Khadijo Kopa

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Charlotte Dipanda – “Elle n’a pas vu”

 

BEST ARTISTE IN AFRICA (RnB & Soul)

Praiz Adejo – Nigeria

 

BEST AFRICAN REGGAE, RAGGA & DANCEHALL

Stonebwoy – Ghana

 

BEST MALE ARTISTE: INSPIRATIONAL CATEGORY

Darey – Nigeria

 

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE: INSPIRATIONAL CATEGORY

Betty Akna- Equatorial Guinea

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Wiyaala – Ghana

 

BEST ARTISTE IN AFRICAN POP

Vanessa Mdee – Tanzania

 

BEST ARTISTE IN AFRICAN HIP HOP

Casper Nyovest – South Africa

 

BEST ARTISTE IN AFRICAN ELECTRO

Flavour – Nigeria

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Sauti Sol and Cedric Kadenyi – Kenya

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR IN AFRICA

Joseph Chameleone – Uganda

 

REVELATION OF THE YEAR IN AFRICA

Adekunle Gold – Nigeria

 

MOST PROMISING ARTISTE IN AFRICA

Kiss Daniel – Nigeria

 

BEST ARTISTE IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY

Charlotte Dipanda

 

BEST ARTISTE IN AFRICAN JAZZ

Kunle Ayo – Nigeria

 

BEST MALE ARTISTE IN WESTERN AFRICA

Olamide – Nigeria

 

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN WESTERN AFRICA

Yemi Alade – Nigeria

 

BEST ARTISTE IN AFRICAN ROCK

M’vula – Kenya

 

BEST AFRICAN GROUP

Sauti Sol- Kenya

 

BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION

AKA(South Africa) and Burna Boy(Nigeria)

 

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Busiswa Ngoku- South Africa

 

BEST MALE ARTISTE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Casper Nyovest- South Africa

 

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN NORTHERN AFRICA

Manal- Morocco

 

BEST MALE ARTISTE IN NORTHERN AFRICA

Ahmed Soultan- Morocco

 

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN EASTERN AFRICA

Tsedenia Gebremarkos- Ethiopia

 

BEST MALE ARTISTE IN EASTERN AFRICA

Diamond Platnumz- Tanzania

 

PILLAR OF CULTURE IN AFRICA

Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban)

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