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Fally Ipupa, Wizkid and Toofan are the big winners at 2018 AFRIMMA Awards


Nigerian artists Wizkid and Davido won big alongside Yemi Alade, Burna Boy and Flavour.

The African Music Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) took place on Oct 7, in Dallas celebrating the best African music and artists right now.

Among the big winners of this 5th edition, Fally Ipupa, Wizkid, and Toofan who all snagged 2 awards each.

Song of The Year and Video of The Year for “Soco“, Bast Male Central Africa and Artist of The Year for Dicaps and Best African Group and Best Francophone for the Togolese duo. Fally Ipupa also won the Leadership in Music award.

Davido and Nasty C won some of the most prestigious prizes including Best Male West Africa (Davido) and Best Male Artist South Africa (Nasty C).

Check out the full list of winners below.

Best Male West Africa

Davido – Nigeria

Best Female West Africa

Yemi Alade – Nigeria

Best Male East Africa

Eddy Kenzo – Uganda

Best Female East Africa

Sheebah Karungi – Uganda

Best Male Central Africa

Fally Ipupa – Congo

Best Female Central Africa

Daphne – Cameroon

Best Male Southern Africa

Nasty C – South Africa

Best Female Southern Africa

Ammara Brown – Zimbabwe

Best Male North Africa

Ihab Amir – Morroco

Best Female North Africa

Souhila Ben Lachhab – Algeria

Best African Group

Toofan – Togo

Crossing Boundaries With Music Award

MHD – Senegal/ France

Best Gospel

Papa Dennis – Kenya

Best Newcomer

Ykee Benda – Uganda

Artist of The Year

Fally Ipupa – Congo

Best Live Act

Flavour – Nigeria

Best DJ Africa

Dj Dollar – Senegal

Best African DJ USA

Dj Ecool – Nigeria

AFRIMMA Video of The Year

Wizkid – “Soco”

Music Producer of The Year

Masterkraft – Nigeria

Best African Dancer

Didi Emah – Nigeria

Best Rap Act

Khaligraph Jones – Kenya

Song of The Year

Wizkid – “Soco”

Best Lusophone

Kyaku Kyadaff – Angola

Best Francophone

Toofan – Togo

Best African Dancehall/Reggae Act

Burna Boy – Nigeria


(c) Amanda Rougier – Afrique Magazine

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