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AFRIMA 2018: Davido Crowned “Artiste Of The Year”


Davido, a Nigerian afro-pop musician, was crowned “Artiste of the Year” at the fifth edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held at the Accra International Conference Center on Saturday.

Ghana was hosting the awards for the first time and it turned to be a glamorous one as it witnessed some memorable performance from some African musicians.

Sensational Ghanaian singer, Kuami Eugene won the ‘Most Promising’ with his compatriot, Kidi, was adjudged the ‘Best African Contemporary Artiste’.

Popular Ghanaian song, ‘Akwabaa’ by Guilty Beatz, Mr Eazi, Patapaa and Pappy Kojo bagged two awards while ‘Mene woa’ by Manifest featuring King Promise was adjudged ‘African Hip Hop Song’ of the year.

Shatta Wale’s ‘Gringo’ grabbed the best video award with Stonebwoy also winning the best ‘Best Reggae/Ragga/Dancehall Artiste’ of the year award.

Yvonne Chaka Chaka was named ‘African Legend of the Year’ with the great “Osibisa” band also receiving an honorary award.

Below are the list of some winners:

Album of the year

Betty G – Wegegta

Best Artist duo ot group in African contemporary

Kidi – Odo Remix ft Mayorkun & Davido

Best Artist duo or group in African Dance of Choreography

Mr P – Ebeano

Best African Rapper or Lyricist

Falz – La Fête

Best Artiste, duo or group in African pop

2Baba – Amaka ft Peruzzi

Best artiste duo or group in African Reggae

Stonebwoy – Hero

Best male artiste in African Inspirational music

Sarkodie – Glory ft Yung

Most Promosing artist in Africa

Kuami Eugene – Angela

Best Female in Eastern Africa

Betty G

Best Male in Eastern Africa

Bebe Cool

African Legend of the Year

Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Source: GNA

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