The All African Music Award (AFRIMA) 2021 took place at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, Nigeria last night 21st November 2021.
The award ceremony was hosted by British-Congolese Comedian, Eddie Kadi and South African actress Pearl Thusi. The red carpet started at 5 pm while the main event commenced at 9 pm Nigerian time.
There were various performances from top Nigerian artistes like Patoranking, Chike, D’Banj and more.
Essence hitmaker, Wizkid swept the ultimate award this year; Best Artiste of the Year.
See full list of AFRIMA 2021 winners below:
- African Artiste of the Year – Wizkid
- Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa – Manal Benchlikha
- Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa – Dizzy Dros
- Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul – Nikita Kering
- Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music – Shanah Manjeru
- African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music – Iba One
- Song of the Year – Wizkid
- Africans Fan’s Favorite – Fireboy DML
- Best Duo African Hip Hop award – Cheque, Fireboy DML
- Best African Collaboration – Wizkid featuring Tems (Essence)
- Album of the Year – Iba One
- Best Song Writer – Iba One
- Best Male Artiste from Western Africa – Iba One
- Best Producer of the Year – Beatz
- Best Artiste or Duo in African Dance or Choreography – Flavour, Diamond Platnumz and Fally Ipupa
- Best Female Artiste in the Diaspora – Naomi Achu
- Artiste, Duo, or Group in African Pop – Iba One
- Best Group – Sauti Sol
- Best African Rapper Lyricist – Elow’n
- Best Male Artiste in East Africa – Eddy Kenzo
- Best Female Artiste in East Africa – Nikita Kering
- Best Female Artiste in Central Africa – Shan L
- Best Male Artiste Central Africa – Fally Ipupa
- Best Male Southern Africa – Blaq Diamond
- Best Song of the Year – Essence – Wizkid feat. Tems
- Best Producer of the Year – Legendary Beatz
- Best African Rock – Rash B