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Tuesday, 9 October 2018

NEWS: Erykah Badu , Fally Ipupa , Flavour & Toofan shine as Africa Lights Up the world at #Afrimma2018 Awards & Music Festival

African music brought the world to a standstill as a crop of Africa’s finest Artists thronged Dallas to celebrate African music and culture . The African Muzik Magazine Awards & Music Festival kicked off on Friday 5th of October ,2017 with the Afrimma Music Panel. The Exciting Panel with the topic ‘This is Africa’ - How music and fashion are leading the world to Africa was moderated by Richard Iroko and panelists Brian Soko , Victoria Kimani , Madukwu Chinwah , Ovie O, Kaffy, Rudy Mutombo and Anderson Obiagwu .

Day 2 ushered in the Afrimma Fashion Show , a spectacular event at the Lofty Spaces hosted by Gbenro Ajibade and Lady Jade . Designers who showcased include Blingshiki , 02 By Dada, Ace Coutoure , Karen Gold and others . The Grand finale of Afrimma 2018 Awards & Music Festival saw superstar African entertainers including Fally Ipupa , Eddy Kenzo , Harmonize , Khaligraph Jones ,Mr Patrick , Arrowbwoy , Victoria Kimani , Yemi Alade , Flavour , Semah , Didi Emah , Kaffy , Toofan and many others grace the stage with eclectic performances.

Hosted by Ace Nigerian Comedian Bovi , Kenyan comic star Eric Omondi and Ugandan TV Queen Anitah Fabiola , Afrimma 2018 brought the frills and the thrills as the Awards rolled in and the artists brought their A-game on stage. Erykah Badu the Queen of Neo-soul music was also honored with the Afrimma Excellence Award. Biggest winner of the Night was Congolese legend Fally Ipupa who carted home the Artist of The Year and Leadership in Music Awards , Togolese duo Toofan also coasted home with two awards Best Francophone and Best African Group . Davido won Best Male West Africa while Yemi Alade bested the females in the Western Africa category .

AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival Full WINNERS List

Best Male West Africa
Davido - Winner

Best Female West Africa 
Yemi Alade - Nigeria -Winner

Best Male East Africa
Eddy Kenzo - Uganda - Winner

Best Female East Africa
Sheebah Karungi - Uganda - Winner

Best Male Central Africa
Fally Ipupa - Congo - Winner
Best Female Central Africa
Daphne - Cameroon - Winner

Best Male Southern Africa
Nasty C - South Africa - Winner

Best Female Southern Africa
Ammara Brown - Zimbabwe - Winner

Best Male North Africa 

Ihab Amir - Morroco - Winner

Best Female North Africa 
Souhila Ben Lachhab - Algeria - Winne
Best African Group
Toofan - Togo - Winner

Crossing Boundaries With Music Award
MHD - Guinea/ France - Winner

Best Gospel
Papa Dennis - Kenya - Winner
Best Newcomer
Ykee Benda - Uganda - Winner

Artist of The Year 
Fally Ipupa- Congo - Winner

Best Live Act
Flavour - Nigeria - Winner
Best Video Director  
Godfather Productions- South Africa - Winner

Best Dj Africa
Dj Dollar - Senegal - Winner

Best African Dj USA
Dj Ecool - Nigeria  - Winner

AFRIMMA Video of The Year
Wizkid - Soco - Winner

Music Producer of The Year
Masterkraft - Nigeria - Winner
Best African Dancer
Diddi Emah - Nigeria - Winner

Best Rap Act
Khaligraph Jones - Kenya - Winner

Best Collaboration
Diamond Platnumz ft Neyo - African Beauty - Winner
Song of The Year 
Wizkid - Soco - Winner
Best Lusophone
Kyaku Kyadaff - Angola - Winner

Best Francophone 
Toofan - Togo -Winner

Best African Dancehall/Reggea Act
Burnaboy - Nigeria - Winner

Bismack Biyombo - DRC - Winner

Queen Julie Endee
Erykah Badu
Fally Ipupa

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