Multi-talented Nigerian singer, Davido emerged the biggest winner at the 5th edition of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held in Accra, Ghana on Saturday night.
Davido won awards in three categories while Mr Eazi, won awards in two categories. Tiwa Savage, 2Baba, Mr. P, Fresh VDM and Falz took home an award each.
South African singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, won the AFRIMA legendary award while Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos governor, was awarded a special recognition for his contribution to the growth and development of the arts and tourism sector.
A special recognition award was given to one of Ghana’s music veteran, Teddy Osei, the leader of the famous Osadebe group created in 1969.
The veteran who was helped to the stage in a wheelchair had been suffering from a mild stroke.
Here’s the full list of winners:
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