The first edition of the African Music Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) were held this past weekend in Texas,US. Hosted by comedians Basket Mouth and Anne Kaansime, the awards had big African names in music in attendance including Yvonne Chakachaka.
Our very own Stunner was amongst the nominees for Southern African best male which we thought he had it in the bag but the award was taken by AKA instead.
Check out the full winners list below.
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’Dou