Diamond Shines at the Afrimma Awards

16 November 2015

The 2015 African Muzik Magazine Awards (Afrimma) were held this past weekend at the Academy of Black Letters in Dallas, Texas. The colourful event was hosted by ace comedian, Basketmouth and Ugandan queen of comedy Kansiime.

Tanzanian music sensation, Diamond Platnumz emerged biggest winner; he won in 3 different categories.

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A number of Nigerian artists performed at the event, including Davido, Yemi Alade, and Kcee.

Davido and Yemi Alade were also successful on the night, taking home the awards for Best West African Male and Best West African Female respectively.

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See the full list of winners below!

Best Male (South Africa) – AKA
Best Male (East Africa) – Diamond Platnumz
Best Male (Central Africa) – Yuri Da Cunha
Best Male (West Africa) – Davido
Best Female (East Africa) – Vanessa Mdee
Best Female (West Africa) – Yemi Alade
AFRIMMA Inspirational Song – Bracket feat. Tiwa Savage and Diamond Platnumz for ‘Alive’
Best DJ (US) – DJ Simplesimon
Best Newcomer – Ommy Dimpoz
Best Collaboration – AKA feat. Da Les and Burna Boy for ‘All Eyes on Me’
Best Dance Video – Diamond Platnumz for ‘Nana’
Best Video – Wizkid for ‘Ojuelegba’
Artist of the Year – Diamond Platnumz
Legendary Award – Yossou N’Dou


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