Diamond Proves That He Is The King Of Music In Africa At The AFRIMA Awards (Full List)

The second edition of the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA), went down on Saturday night at the Academy of Black Letters in Dallas, Texas.

The event which was hosted by African Comedy King, Basketmouth and East Africa comedy Queen, Anne Kansiime saw guests treated to an evening of fun and electrifying musical performances from some of the continents leading acts.

Other nominees such as Sauti Sol, Willy Paul Jaguar, Octopizzo STL, Victoria Kimani, DJ Creme de la Creme, DJ Joe Mfalme, lost out to their contenders.

Tanzanian singer, Diamond Platnumz was one of the biggest winners on the night bagging three awards Best Male (East Africa), Video Of The Year, Artiste Of The Year.

Here’s the full list of winners.

Best Male West Africa


Best Female West Africa

Yemi Alade

Best Newcomer

Kiss Daniel – Ommy Dimpoz

Best Male East Africa

Diamond Platnumz

Best Video Director


Best Male Central Africa

Yuri da Cunha

Best Female East Africa

Vanessa Mdee

Best African DJ USA

DJ Simple Simon

AFRIMMA Video of The Year

‘Nana’ by Diamond Platnumz ft Flavour

Best Male Southern Africa


Crossing Boundaries With Music Award


Song of The Year

Ojuelegba – Wizkid

Best Dancehall Artist

Patoranking Stonebwoy

Best Dance In A Video

Serge Beynaud – Okeninkpin

Best Collaboration

Aka ft Burnaboy, DaL.E.S and JR – All Eyes On Me

Artist of The Year

Diamond Platnumz

AFRIMMA Inspirational Song

Bracket ft Diamond Platnumz – Alive *

Transformational Leadership Award

Botswana President, Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama

Legendary Award

Youssou Ndour

Best Traditional Act


Music Producer of The Year

Legendury Beatz

Best Female Central Africa

Mani Bella

Best dancehall Artist


Best Dance In A Video

Serge Beynaud Okeninkpin.

AFRIMMA Humanitarian Artist

2Face Idibia

Courtesy of Niaje

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