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Starboi! Wizkid Wins Big At AFRIMA 2017 + See Full List Of Winners

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Starboi! Wizkid Wins Big At AFRIMA 2017 + See Full List Of Winners

Though, he lost out the Best African Act to his close rival Davido at the MTV Europe Music Award, Wizkid still managed to steal the night at the All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA) held in Lagos on Sunday, November 12th.

The Starboi won three awards for himself in different categories;  Best West African Act (Male) Song of the Year (Come Closer) and also African Artist of the Year.

Other big Nigerian winners at the Award ceremony were Simi as she won Songwriter of the Year while Ycee won Best Artist in African Hip Hop. Tiwa Savage also got herself the Best West African Act in the Female category. Orezi won the Video of the Year for his Cooking Pot, shot by Adasa Cookey.

See below for the full list of winners at AFRIMA 2017…

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 Artist in African Rock – Gilad Millo (Kenya)

Best Artist or Group in African RnB & Soul – Alikiba feat. M.I – “AJE“

Best Artist or Group in African Contemporary: DJ Tunez feat. Wande Coal – “Iskaba“

Best Artist or Group in African Raggae & Dancehall – 2Baba – “Holy Holy“

Best Artist or Group in African Hip Hop – Ycee – “Juice“

Best Artist of Group in African Pop – Toofan

Video of the Year – Orezi x Adasa Cookey – “Cooking Pot“

Best Female Artist in Inspirational Music: Asikey George

African Songwriter of the Year – Simi

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

Artist of the Year – Wizkid

Song of the Year – Wizkid feat. Drake – “Come Closer

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