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VIDEO: Erykah Badu, Fally Ipupa, Flavour & Toofan shine as Africa Lights Up the World at #Afrimma2018 Awards & Music Festival

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VIDEO: Erykah Badu, Fally Ipupa, Flavour & Toofan shine as Africa Lights Up the World at #Afrimma2018 Awards & Music Festival

African music brought the world to a standstill as a crop of Africa’s finest Artists thronged Dallas to celebrate African music and culture.

The Grand finale of Afrimma 2018 Awards & Music Festival saw superstar African entertainers including Fally Ipupa, Eddy Kenzo, Harmonize, Khaligraph Jones, Mr Patrick, Arrowbwoy, Victoria Kimani, Yemi Alade, Flavour, Semah, Didi Emah, Kaffy, Toofan and many others grace the stage with eclectic performances.

Hosted by Ace Nigerian Comedian Bovi, Kenyan comic star Eric Omondi and Ugandan TV Queen Anitah Fabiola, Afrimma 2018 brought the frills and the thrills as the Awards rolled in and the artists brought their A-game on stage. Erykah Badu the Queen of Neo-soul music was also honored with the Afrimma Excellence Award. Biggest winner of the Night was Congolese legend Fally Ipupa who carted home the Artist of The Year and Leadership in Music Awards, Togolese duo Toofan also coasted home with two awards Best Francophone and Best African Group. Davido won Best Male West Africa while Yemi Alade bested the females in the Western Africa category.

AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival Full WINNERS List

Best Male West Africa
Davido

Best Female West Africa
Yemi Alade – Nigeria

Best Male East Africa
Eddy Kenzo – Uganda

Best Female East Africa
Sheebah Karungi – Uganda

Best Male Central Africa
Fally Ipupa – Congo

Best Female Central Africa
Daphne – Cameroon

Best Male Southern Africa
Nasty C – South Africa

Best Female Southern Africa
Ammara Brown – Zimbabwe

Best Male North Africa
Ihab Amir – Morroco

Best Female North Africa
Souhila Ben Lachhab – Algeria – Winne

Best African Group
Toofan – Togo

Crossing Boundaries With Music Award
MHD – Guinea/ France

Best Gospel
Papa Dennis – Kenya

Best Newcomer
Ykee Benda – Uganda

Artist of The Year
Fally Ipupa- Congo

Best Live Act
Flavour – Nigeria

Best Video Director
Godfather Productions- South Africa

Best Dj Africa
Dj Dollar – Senegal

Best African Dj USA
Dj Ecool – Nigeria

AFRIMMA Video of The Year
Wizkid – Soco

Music Producer of The Year
Masterkraft – Nigeria

Best African Dancer
Diddi Emah – Nigeria

Best Rap Act
Khaligraph Jones – Kenya – Winner

Best Collaboration
Diamond Platnumz ft Neyo – African Beauty – Winner

Song of The Year
Wizkid – Soco – Winner

Best Lusophone
Kyaku Kyadaff – Angola – Winner

Best Francophone
Toofan – Togo -Winner

Best African Dancehall/Reggea Act
Burnaboy – Nigeria – Winner

AFRIMMA ACHIEVERS AWARD
Bismack Biyombo – DRC – Winner

HONORARY CATEGORIES
AFRIMMA HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Flavour

AFRIMMA SHINING STAR AWARD
Semah

AFRIMMA BEACON OF HOPE AWARD
Queen Julie Endee

AFRIMMA EXCELLENCE AWARD
Erykah Badu

AFRIMMA LEADERSHIP IN MUSIC AWARD
Fally Ipupa

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Asuquo Eton founded talkmediaafrica.com, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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