AFRIMA 2021: Wizkid Wins Artist Of The Year + Full List Of Winners

 AFRIMA 2021: Wizkid Wins Artist Of The Year + Full List Of Winners

Celebrated Nigerian superstar Wizkid has been crowned the Artist of the Year at the 2021 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). The winners were announced during a special ceremony held at the Eko Hotel in Nigeria on Sunday, November 2021. Other winners included Ghanaian dancehall star Stonebwoy and many others.

There have been some remarkable winners at the All Africa Music Award, AFRIMA 2021 in Lagos and the most of which might be 13-year-old gospel singer Shanah Manjeru who became the youngest holder of an AFRIMA Award.

AFRIMA 2021 Winners

Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music – Shanah Manjeru
African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music – Iba One
Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul – Nikita Kering
Timeline Of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) And Legend Award Winners

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 – Sauti Sol
Best Collaboration – Wizkid, Tems
Shanah Manjeru was the youngest on the AFRIMA 2021 nominee list.

Sauti Sol

Best African Rapper Lyricist – Elow’n
Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa – Manal Benchlikha
The occasion had singers like Patoranking, Chike, Olakira and several others who gave the stage amazing lights during their energetic performances.

  • 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

FireBoy who won the award of the Best Duo African HipHop alongside Cheque gave recognition to top artist Olamide during his speech for the immense support he gave to his music career.

  • Male Artist Central Africa – Fally Ipupa
  • Best Male Southern Africa – Blaq Diamond
  • Best Male Artiste Western Africa – Iba One

AFRIMA 2021 was hosted by Eddie Kadi and Pearl Thusi and the duo had an epic tricycle entrance during DJ Tarico’s performance.

  • Best Song Of The Year – Wizkid, Tems
  • Best Producer Of The Year – Legendary Beatz

Other categories won at the AFRIMA 2021 are;

  • Best Duo African HipHop – Fireboy, Cheque
  • Best African Dj – Sinyorita
  • African Fan’s Favorite – Fireboy
  • AFRIMA Artist of the Year Award – Wizkid
  • Album of the Year – Iba One
  • Song Writer of the Year – Iba One
  • Best in African Rock – Rash Band

Afrima Legend Award

Kofi Olomide joins the list of Legendary Afrima Award holders which also includes Fela Kuti, Manu Dibango and more.


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