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Davido takes top prize at AFRIMMA 2017 + See Full List of Winners



Davido takes top prize at AFRIMMA 2017 + See Full List of Winners - BellaNaijaThe 2017 Africa Muzik Magazine Awards & Music Festival (AFRIMMA) held on Sunday at the House of Blues, Dallas, Texas.

The show was hosted by Basketmouth and Chipukeezy, and was a gathering of the best in African music, from Tiwa Savage to Fally Ipupa.

Performing was FalzKaffyScientific 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 “IF.”

See the full list of AFRIMMA 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)


  1. Alexander

    October 9, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    AFRIMA (All Africa Music Awards) is different from AFRIMMA (Africa Music Magazine)…. just want to state the difference…

  2. GYOnlineNG.COM

    October 9, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    Congrats to Davido, well deserved.

  3. Rafaella

    October 9, 2017 at 1:20 pm

    Bia BN its Eloko oyo and not Eloko iyo.
    Fally Ipupa sha. I don’t understand Lingala but I just love that man and his songs from droit chemin days.
    But which one is Best Newcomer again???
    What do I know?
    Congrats to all of them.

  4. Biker Chic

    October 9, 2017 at 3:22 pm

    Be sober Davido. Three dead friends within one week.

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