Check Full List of Winners: Wizkid bags 3 Awards at the just ended AFRIMA 2017

Nigerian global trotter, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, better known as Starboy Wizkid bagged three awards with his megahit single “come closer” featuring Canadian rap kingpin Drake at the just ended AFRIMA. The third edition of All African Music Awards 2017 (AFRIMA) took place on Sunday 12th of November at Eko Hotel, Lagos. CEO of Starboy Records, swept three  biggish awards under his sleeves assorting from Best male artiste West Africa, Artiste of the year and the Best song of the year.

Besides the Best artiste of the year which was received on his behalf by Olisa Adibua, the champion boy was present to receive the other 2 awards. Senior kahuna 2Face and DJ Jimmy presented Wizkid with the Best artiste of the year and Best song of the year awards. Upon receiving the awards, he ceased the moment to pour out his profound gratitude, love and appreciation to his fans, industry players and organisors of the ceremony. He also expressed appreciation to the bigwigs in the Nigerian music industry for been a pillar of hope, strength, inspiration and paving the way for them to sail through and also mount it to the next level. 

Check out the full list of winners below;

Best Central African Act (Male) – Locko

Best Central African Act (Female) – Montess

Best East African Act (Male) – Eddy Kenzo

Best East African Act (Female) – Nandy

Best Southern Africa Act (Male) – Emtee

Best West African Act (Male) – Wizkid

Best West African Act (Female) – Tiwa Savage

Best African Collaboration – Alikiba feat M.I – ‘AJE’

Best Artiste in African Rock – Gilad Millo (Kenya)

Best Artiste or Group in African RnB & Soul – Alikiba feat. M.I – ‘AJE’

Best Artiste or Group in African Contemporary: DJ Tunez feat. Wande Coal – ‘Iskaba’

Best Artiste or Group in African Raggae & Dancehall – 2Baba – ‘Holy Holy’

Best Artiste or Group in African Hip Hop – Ycee – ‘Juice’

Best Artiste of Group in African Pop – Toofan

Video of the Year – Orezi x Adasa Cookey – ‘Cooking Pot’

Best Female Artiste in Inspirational Music: Asikey George

African Songwriter of the Year – Simi

Producer of the Year – DJ Coublon for Seyi Shay’s ‘Yolo Yolo’

Artiste of the Year – Wizkid

Song of the Year – Wizkid feat. Drake – ‘Come Closer’

(Story: John Claude Tamakloe/Beenie Words)



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