Ugandan singer Eddy Kenzo has yet achieved another award to his endless list of awards beating wizkid and other African big names at the recently concluded All African Music Awards.
The all-red carpet awards held yesterday Sunday evening at the EKO Hotel & Suites, Lagos, saw especially Nigerians flourish with big categories and a special performance from Akon.
Kenzo is the first Ugandan to win the Album of year category at the event.
Others Ugandans like Juliana Kanyomozi, Bebe Cool didn’t win since their categories were more competitive.
African stars from all over the continent graced the event which celebrated their achievements in music.
All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is designed to promote the distinct rich African music worldwide, engaging millions of fans by propelling African music to glorious pinnacles beyond the borders of Africa.
Full list of winners below:
ARTISTE OF THE YEAR: Wizkid (Nigeria)
AFRICAN FANS FAV: The Dogg (Namibia)
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Eddy Kenzo – “Biology” (Uganda)
BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION: Alikiba – ‘Aje’ ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania)
BEST AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY: Wande Coal – ‘Iskaba’ ft DJ Tunez (Nigeria)
BEST AFRICAN ELECTRO: Nsoki – ‘Africa Unite’ ft DJ Maphorisa, Paulo Alves (Angola)
BEST AFRICAN GROUP/DUO/BAND: Toofan – ‘Tere Tere’ (Togo)
BEST AFRICAN HIP HOP: Ycee – ‘Juice’ (Nigeria)
BEST AFRICAN JAZZ: Nduduzo Makhatini – ‘Igagu’ (South Africa)
BEST AFRICAN POP: Toofan – ‘Tere tere’ (Togo)
BEST AFRICAN REGGAE,RAGGA,DANCE-HALL: [/b]2baba – ‘Holy holy’ (Nigeria)
[b]BEST AFRICAN RnB AND SOUL: Alikiba – ‘Aje’ ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania)
BEST AFRICAN ROCK: Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ ft Omer Millo (Kenya)
BEST AFRICAN TRADITIONAL: Halmelmal Abate – ‘Harar’ (Ethiopia)
BEST FEMALE INSPIRATIONAL: Asikey – ‘Earth Attack’ (Nigeria)
BEST MALE INSPIRATIONAL: Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ ft Omer Millo (Kenya)
MOST PROMISING ARTISTE OF THE YEAR: Neza – ‘Uranyica’ (Rwanda)
SONG OF THE YEAR: Wizkid – ‘Come closer’ (Nigeria)
REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT: Shyn – ‘Resim Pitia’ (Madagascar)
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: DJ Coublon – ‘Yolo Yolo’ by Seyi Shay (Nigeria)
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Simi – ‘Smile’
AFRICAN LEGEND AWARD: Salif Keita (Mali) and Oliver ‘Tutu’ Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe)
VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Adasa Cookey – ‘Cooking Pot’ by Orezi
Central Africa (Best Female) : Montess – Love Witta Gun Man (Cameroon)
Central Africa (Best Male): Locko – Supporter ft Mr Leo (Cameroon)
East Africa (Best Female): [/b]Nandy – One Day (Tanzania)
[b]East Africa (Best Male) :Henok & Mehari Brothers – Firkir Yishala (Ethiopia)
Southern Africa (Best Female): Thandiswa – Nontsokolo (South Africa)
Southern Africa (Best Male): [/b]Emtee – We Up (South Africa)
[b]West Africa (Best Female) : Tiwa Savage – All Over (Nigeria)
West Africa (Best Male): Wizkid – Come Closer ft Drake (Nigeria)
North Africa (Best Female): Ibitssam Tiskat – Menak Wla Meni (Morocco)
North Africa (Best Male): Shayfeen – Wach Kayn Wader (Morocco)