The 2019 Afrikan Music Magazine Awards was held this Saturday, October 27th, 2019, in Dallas, Texas, USA.
The likes of Fally Ipupa, Zlatan, Rema were in attendance to witness one of the biggest award shows that celebrates African music worldwide.
One of Nigeria’s biggest acts, Burna Boy was adjudged the “African Artist Of The Year”.
2Baba, a Nigerian musician was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nigeria’s Zlatan took home the Best Newcomer award and the Song of the Year award for “Killin Dem” alongside Burna Boy.
Performers on the night were: Stonebwoy (Ghana), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Tuface, Phyno, Fally Ipupa (Central Africa), Ferow, Lisa Yaro, Nelson Freitas, Flavour, Nandy, Ommy Dimpoz, Akothee (Kenya), Zlatan, Master KG (South Africa), Rema, and Toofan (Togo),
BieGyaNation.Com presents the full list of winners at the 2019 AFRIMMAs:
Best Male East Africa – Ommy Dimpoz – Tanzania
Best Female East Africa – Akothee – Kenya
Best Male Southern Africa – Master KG – South Africa
Best Female Southern Africa – Sho Madjozi – South Africa
Best Male Central Africa – Fally Ipupa – Congo
Best Female Central Africa – Daphne – Cameroon
Best African Group – Toofan – Togo
Best Newcomer – Zlatan – Nigeria
Best Female West Africa – Aya Nakamura – Mali
Best Male West Africa – Burna Boy – Nigeria
Best Rap Act – Phyno – Nigeria
Best Live Act -Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania
Artist of the Year – Burna Boy – Nigeria
Song of the Year – Killing Dem by Burna Boy/Zlatan
Best African DJ USA – Dj Poison Ivy – Kenya
Crossing Boundaries with Music Award – Davido – Nigeria
AFRIMMA Video of the Year – Dumebi by Rema
Best Francophone – Dj Arafat – Ivory Coast
Radio/TV Personality of the Year – Willy Tuva – Kenya
Best Collaboration – Burna Boy/Zlatan – Killing Dem
Best Lusophone – Nelson Freitas – Cape Verde
Best Video Director – Sasha Vybz – Uganda
Best Gospel Artist – Mercy Chinwo – Nigeria
Best African Dancer – Izzy Odigie – Nigeria
Best African Dj USA – Dj Poison Ivy – Kenya
Best Dj Africa – Dj Man Renas – Angola
Producer of The Year – Kel-P – Nigeria
Winners in Special Categories of AFRIMMA 2019 Awards include:
Transformational Leadership Award – Governor Hassan Ali Joho
AFRIMMA COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD – Rep. Helen Giddings
AFRIMMA COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD – Prince Ned Nwoko
Source: George Awiadem Maclean | BieGyaNation.Com