AFRIMA 2021: Big Win for WizKid, Full List of Winners

The All Africa Music Awards was held last night in Lagos and Wizkid was the biggest winner on the night! Bagging the ‘Song of the year’, ‘Best African Collaboration’ to ‘African artiste of the year’.

Other notable winners include Shanah Manjeru, a 13-year-old gospel singer who became the youngest recipient of an AFRIMA Award, with Kofi Olomide joining the list of Legendary Afrima Award holders who also includes Fela Kuti, Manu Dibango and more.

The complete list of AFRIMA 2021 winners may be seen here:

  • 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

Female African artists appeared to have at the AFRIMA 2021 awards and also set records.

  • Best Artist or Duo in African Dance or Choreography – FlavourDiamond 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
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Shanah Manjeru was the youngest on the AFRIMA 2021 nominee list.

  • 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

FireBoy who won the award of the Best Duo African HipHop alongside Cheque gave recognition to top artist Olamide during his speech for the immense support he gave to his music career.

  • Male Artist Central Africa – Fally Ipupa
  • Best Male Southern Africa – Blaq Diamond
  • Best Male Artiste Western Africa – Iba One
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AFRIMA 2021 was hosted by Eddie Kadi and Pearl Thusi and the duo had an epic tricycle entrance during DJ Tarico’s performance.

  • Best Song Of The Year – Wizkid, Tems
  • Best Producer Of The Year – Legendary Beatz

Other categories won at the AFRIMA 2021 are;

  • 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


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