AFRIMMA Awards 2021: All the Winners

Here is the full list of winners for the 2021 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA), which took place Sunday night.

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With three awards, including Best African Artist, Wizkid became the second biggest winner at AFRIMA 2021. PHOTO via @AllAfrica

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA ( — Here are the complete winners of the 2021 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) that were held on Sunday evening. The awards were won by many artists across the continent, including Blaq Diamond, Wizkid, Eddy Kenzo and Tanzanian DJ Sinyorita.

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Patoranking, Chike, Olakira, D’Banj, and others performed at the show hosted by South African media personalities Pearl Thusi and Eddie Kadi.

South Africa was well represented, with Blaq Diamond and Makhadzi each taking home awards in their respective categories.

Tanzanian DJ Sinyorita, real name Mwanaisha Said, takes home the ‘Best DJ in Africa’ award after Nigeria’s Dj Cuppy won the coveted prize a year earlier.

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The night’s biggest winner was the Malian singer, Iba One, who won four awards, including the following: Album of the Year, African Male Artist in Inspirational Music, Best Song Writer, and Best Male Artist from Western Africa.

Wizkid won three awards, including Best African Artiste at AFRIMMA 2021, making him the second-biggest winner.

Besides winning ‘Best African Artiste of the Year,’ Wizkid also won the ‘Best Song of the Year’ for his global smash hit, “Essence” with Tems, and ‘Best African Collaboration’ with the same artist.

Additionally, Flameboy DML from Nigeria took home two awards at the event – “African Fans’ Favorite Award” and “Best African Hip Hop Duo Award” alongside Cheque.

Here is the complete list of AFRIMMA 2021 winners.

Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music 

  • Shanah Manjeru
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African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music

  • Iba One

Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul

  • Nikita Kering

Best Artist or Duo in African Dance or Choreography 

  • Flavour, Diamond Platnumz, FallyIpupa

Best Female Artist in the Diaspora 

  • Naomi Achu

Artiste, Duo, or Group in African Pop

  • Iba One

Best Group

Best Collaboration

  • Wizkid, Tems

Best African Rapper Lyricist

  • Elow’n

Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa 

  • Manal Benchlikha

Best Male Artist in Northern Africa 

  • Dizzy Dros

Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa 

  • Eddy Kenzo

Best Female Artist Central Africa

  • Shan L

Best Female Artist in East Africa

  • Nikita Kering

Male Artist Central Africa

  • Fally Ipupa

Best Male Southern Africa

  • Blaq Diamond

Best Male Artiste Western Africa

  • Iba One

Best Song Of The Year

  • Wizkid, Tems

Best Producer Of The Year

  • Legendary Beatz

Best Duo African HipHop

  • Fireboy, Cheque

Best African DJ

  • Sinyorita

African Fan’s Favorite 

  • Fireboy

AFRIMA Artist of the Year Award

  • Wizkid
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Album of the Year

  • Iba One

Song Writer of the Year

  • Iba One

Best in African Rock

  • Rash Band

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