The All Africa Music Awards was held on the 21st of November, 2021 and it was a memorable day as many celebrities around the world took home the award they deserved. Nigerian singer, Wizkid won three categories at the 2021 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMMA) whose gala night was held on Sunday, November 2021. Fireboy DML also scooped two awards.
Essence featuring Tems, taken off the ‘Made in Lagos’ album scooped two awards, the Song of the Year category and the Best African Collaboration. Wizkid had been nominated for four categories and only missed out on the Album of the Year Category which went to Mali’s Iba One.
Fireboy DML on the other hand bagged the Africans Fan’s Favorite and Best Duo African Hip hop award for the single ‘History’ alongside Cheque
Flavour, a Nigerian artist, won the Best Artiste or Duo in African Dance or Choreography award alongside Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz and Congo’s Fally Ipupa at the Afrima Awards 2021.
Below is the Full list of winners for 2021 AFRIMMA Awards
Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music – Shanah Manjeru
African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music – Iba One
Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul –Nikita Kering
Best Artist or Duo in African Dance or Choreography – Flavour, Diamond Platnumz, FallyIpupa
Best Female Artist in the Diaspora – Naomi Achu
Artiste, Duo, or Group in African Pop –Iba One
Best Group – Sauti Sol
Best Collaboration –Wizkid, Tems
Best African Rapper Lyricist – Elow’n
Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa – Manal Benchlikha
Best Male Artist in Northern Africa – Dizzy Dros
Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa – Eddy Kenzo
Best Female Artist Central Africa – Shan L
Best Female Artist in East Africa – Nikita Kering
Male Artist Central Africa – Fally Ipupa
Best Male Southern Africa – Blaq Diamond
Best Male Artiste Western Africa – Iba One
Best Song Of The Year – Wizkid, Tems
Best Producer Of The Year – Legendary Beatz
Best Duo African HipHop – Fireboy, Cheque
Best African Dj – Sinyorita
African Fan’s Favorite – Fireboy
AFRIMA Artist of the Year Award – Wizkid
Album of the Year – Iba One
Song Writer of the Year – Iba One
Best in African Rock – Rash Band
Kofi Olomide joins the list of Legendary Afrima Award holders which also includes Fela Kuti, Manu Dibango and more.
— AFRIMA – All Africa Music Awards (@AFRIMAWARDS) November 21, 2021