AFRIMA 2018: Full list of winners

AFRIMA awards 2018

The 5th All Africa Music Awards were held last night in Accra, Ghana.

Nigerian pop act Davido was named Artist of the Year, making him the second Nigerian to win the award in successive years following Wizkid's triumph in 2017.

Davido also won Best Male Artist in Western Africa for his 2017 hit 'FIA'. His compatriot Tiwa Savage won the female equivalent of the regional award. In South Africa, the winners were Nasty C and South African Music Awards 2018 big winner Shekhinah.

For East Africa, the winners were Bebe Cool and Betty G. The latter also won the Best Album of the Year award for the well-received Wegegta. The night also saw a special recognition award was given to Ghanaian music veteran Teddy Osei, lead of the famous Osibisa group.

Here’s the full list of winners:

  • REGIONAL CATEGORY
  • Best Female Artiste in Central Africa

    -Daphne / Cameroon / Jusqu’à La Gare

    Best Male Artiste in Central Africa


    -Fally Ipupa / DRC / Mannequin Ft Keback & Naz

    Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa

    -Betty G / Ethiopia / Mengedegna

    Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa

    -Bebe Cool / Uganda / Freedom

    Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa


    -Lyna Mahyem ft Medi Meyz /Algeria / Bye Bye

    Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa

    -Hamza El Fadly / Morocco / Ya Mraya

    Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa

    -Shekhinah / South Africa / Please Mr

    Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa

    -Nasty C / South Africa / Jungle

    Best Female Artiste in Western Africa


    -Tiwa Savage / Nigeria / Ma Lo Ft. Wizkid & Spellz

    Best Male Artiste in Western Africa

    -Davido / Nigeria / Fia

    CONTINENTAL CATEGORY

    ALBUM OF THE YEAR

    -Betty G / Ethiopia / Wegegta

    ARTISTE OF THE YEAR


    -Davido / Nigeria / FIA

    BEST AFRICAN VIDEO

    -Sesan / Gringo (Shatta Wale) / Nigeria

    BEST AFRICAN ACT IN DIASPORA

    -Hazel Mak / Malawi / Jaiva Ft. Roberto & Tay Grin

    BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION

    -GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo / Ghana-Nigeria / Akwaaba

    BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY

    -Kidi / Ghana / Odo Remix Ft. Mayorkun & Davido

    BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN DANCE OR CHOREOGRAPHY

    Please, Refer to Afrima official website for full list.

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