Red Carpet And Full List Of Winners From The 6th All Africa Music Awards – AFRIMA

AFRIMA, or All Africa Music Awards, is the annual awards ceremony that is one of the most anticipated events in the Nigerian music industry. This year, AFRIMA took place for the sixth time over the weekend at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos. Here are the winners and the red carpet looks from the ceremony!

Look like a star every day with trendy and affordable clothing on Jiji

1. AFRIMA 2019 winners

All Africa Music Awards celebrates the leading musicians from Nigeria and other African countries, so for many music artistes, being nominated already feels like a big honour. Overall, there are 36 categories that recognize every music genre and country. These are the winners of AFRIMA 2019:


Read more: MTV EMA 2019! Red Carpet Pictures And Full List Of Winners!


  1. Best Male Artiste in Central Africa: Salatiel (Cameroon) – ‘Anita’
  2. Best Female Artist in Central Africa: Shan’L (Gabon) – ‘Ces’t Pas Les Gbes’
  3. Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa: Khaligraph Jones (Kenya) – ‘Leave Me Alone’
  4. Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa: Nikita Kering (Kenya) – ‘Happy With You’
  5. Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa: Amiinux (Morocco) – ‘Bini W Biwaen’
  6. Best Female Artist in Northern Africa: Nada Azhari (Morocco) – ‘Jrit’
  7. Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa: Sjava (South Africa) – ‘Umama’
  8. Best Female Artist in Southern Africa: Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – ‘Imma Boss’
  9. Best Male Artiste in Western Africa: Burna Boy (Nigeria) – ‘Ye’
  10. Best Female Artiste in Western Africa: Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) – ‘One’
  11. African Fans’ Favourite: Mohamed Ramadan (Egypt) – ‘Mafia’
  12. Album of the Year in Africa: Afrikan Sauce – Sauti Sol (Kenya)
  13. Artist of the Year in Africa: Burna Boy (Nigeria) – ‘Gbona’
  14. Best African Act in the Diaspora: Manno Beats (Chad) – ‘Akouna’ ft. Afrotronix & Vox Sambou
  15. Best African Collaboration: Nasty C (South Africa) – ‘SMA’ ft. Rowlene
  16. Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Contemporary: 2Baba (Nigeria) – ‘Oyi’
  17. Best African Dance or Choreography: Aminux (Morocco) – ‘Bini W Binek’
  18. Best African DJ: DJ Spinall (Nigeria) – ‘Dis Love’ ft. Wizkid, Tiwa Savage
  19. Best African Duo, Group or Band: Sauti Sol (Kenya) – ‘Extravaganza’ ft. Bensoul, Nviiri the Storyteller, Crystal Asige & Kaskazini
  20. Best African Artist, Duo or Group in African Electro: Manno Beats (Chad) – ‘Akouna’ ft. Afrotronix & Vox Sambou
  21. Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip Hop: Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – ‘Imma Boss’
  22. Best Artist, Duo in Group in African Jazz: Owen & Tiana (Gabon) – ‘African Time’
  23. Best African Rapper/Lyricist: Nasty C (South Africa) – ‘SMA’ ft. Rowlene
  24. Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Pop: Joeboy (Nigeria) – ‘Baby’
  25. Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga or Dancehall: Stonebwoy (Ghana) – ‘Tuff Seed’
  26. Best Artist, Duo or Group in African R&B & Soul: Hillzy (Zimbabwe) – ‘TV Room’ ft. Garry Mapanzure
  27. Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Rock: Rash (Kenya) – ‘Grave Robbers’
  28. Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Traditional: Abraham Belanyeh (Ethiopia) – ‘Ete Abay’
  29. Best Female Artist, Duo or Group in African Inspirational Music: Kanvee Adams (Liberia) – ‘Daily Prayer’
  30. Best Male Artist, Duo or Group in African Inspirational Music: Onesimus (Malawi) – ‘Sounds of Peace’
  31. Best African Video: Director Kenny (Tanzania) – ‘Tetema’ by Rayvanny ft. Diamond Platnumz
  32. Most Promising Artiste in Africa: Bráulio Alexandre (Angola) – ‘Que Nada Nos Separe’
  33. Producer of the Year in Africa: Kel P (Nigeria) – ‘On the Low’ (Burna Boy) ‘Gbona’ (Burna Boy) ‘Killin Dem’ (Burna Boy ft. Zlatan)
  34. Revelation of the African Continent: Nikita Kering (Kenya) – ‘Happy with You’
  35. Song of the Year in Africa: ‘Fever’ – Wizkid (Nigeria)
  36. Songwriter of the Year in Africa: Kanvee Adams (Liberia) – ‘Mama’

AFRIMA 2019: Burna Boy wins African artiste of the year Burna Boy has won the African Artiste of the year at the 6th AFRIMA which held at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos on Saturday. Burna Boy is indeed the rave of the moment with his Grammy nomination announced earlier this week, he has now been crowned the AFRIMA African artiste of the year and Best Male artiste in West Africa Although the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) was held in Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday, Burna Boy and several other Nigerian artistes who won different categories were absent but represented by their managers unlike award winners from other regions of Africa who were in attendance. This year’s show was attended by Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed. Wizkid also won song of the year in Africa, with his song ‘Fever’, while Tiwa Savage won Best Female Artiste in Western Africa.

3 Likes, 0 Comments – Mci (@mycelebrityandi) on Instagram: “AFRIMA 2019: Burna Boy wins African artiste of the year Burna Boy has won the African Artiste of…”

2. AFRIMA 2019 red carpet

The red carpet of the All Africa Music Awards 2019 saw some very interesting looks. The attendees of the ceremony demonstrated a variety of beautiful fashion ranging from traditional wear to high-end designer clothing. Here are all the looks that caught our attention.


Read more: Headies 2019! Red Carpet Pictures And Full List Of Winners


One of the winners of the night, Manno Beats, chose a traditional Ankara-patterned long jacket to accompany his eye-catching hairstyle.

And the winners begin to emerge… The #6thAFRIMA #FeelAfrica A F R I M A 2 0 1 9

3,029 Likes, 269 Comments – A F R I M A (@afrimawards) on Instagram: “And the winners begin to emerge… The #6thAFRIMA #FeelAfrica A F R I M A 2 0 1 9”

The Moroccan singer Nada Azhari, who took home one of the prestigious awards, rocked an ethereal and romantic look on the red carpet.

A F R I M A Africa’s Biggest Music Event #6thAFRIMA #AFRIMAWARDS #AFRIMA2019 @nada.azhari | Morocco ・・・ What just happened ??? Best Female Artist in Northern Africa ❤️ Thank you guys sooo muchhh for voting 😍😍

140 Likes, 0 Comments – A F R I M A (@afrimawards) on Instagram: “A F R I M A Africa’s Biggest Music Event #6thAFRIMA #AFRIMAWARDS #AFRIMA2019 @nada.azhari |…”

Ankara was also a big part of Lebo Kgothadi‘s red carpet look, and she executed her outfit with sheer perfection.

A F R I M A ….for hope, for celebration! #6thAFRIMA #AFRIMAWARDS #AFRIMA2019 @lebokgothadi | South Africa ・・・ Had the pleasure of attending the 6th edition of the AFRIMAs last night/morning (that’s how long they went on for lol). Such a lovely platform that recognizes the work artists across different territories have put in. Congratulations to all the winners, more especially our Universal Music artists; @nasty_csa @nadianakai @sautisol (whom I also had the pleasure of accepting the award on their behalf because they had to step out. See me holding the award like it’s mine 😅) Thank you Reta for allowing me to wear this piece, really enjoyed the dress #afrimawards #afrima

423 Likes, 4 Comments – A F R I M A (@afrimawards) on Instagram: “A F R I M A ….for hope, for celebration! #6thAFRIMA #AFRIMAWARDS #AFRIMA2019 @lebokgothadi |…”

The Kenyan-based Nikita Kering became the youngest ever AFRIMA nominee and winner, and her lovely and youthful look couldn’t be a better fit for her.

If she can, you too can! #6thAFRIMA #AFRIMAWARDS A F R I M A …for hope, for celebration! @nikita_kering | Kenya ・・・ WE DID IT!! Youngest ever Afrima nominee and now winner of; Best female in Eastern Africa and Revelation of the African continent! Thank you soo much to all that took their time to vote! Dressed by: @the_native_woman

989 Likes, 11 Comments – A F R I M A (@afrimawards) on Instagram: “If she can, you too can! #6thAFRIMA #AFRIMAWARDS A F R I M A …for hope, for celebration!…”

The Cameroonian music sensation Salatiel and his crew sported some of the most handsome men’s fashion we have seen that day.

CONGRATULATIONS @therealsalatiel – – – ❤❤ #6thAFRIMA #AFRIMA2019

1,418 Likes, 10 Comments – A F R I M A (@afrimawards) on Instagram: “CONGRATULATIONS @therealsalatiel – – – ❤❤ #6thAFRIMA #AFRIMA2019”

The host of the ceremony, Pearl Thusi, obviously became one of the best-dressed guests of the whole event, and we simply love the meticulous styling of her outfit.

And she is ready to host you tonight… #6thAFRIMA 2 0 1 9 #Repost @pearlthusi ・・・ AFRIMA TIME. Styled by @swankyjerry . #noswankynostyling 🇿🇦 ❤️🇳🇬

911 Likes, 8 Comments – A F R I M A (@afrimawards) on Instagram: “And she is ready to host you tonight… #6thAFRIMA 2 0 1 9 #Repost @pearlthusi ・・・ AFRIMA TIME….”

Shop the latest trends in fashion with the Jiji app

My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 3-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!