Sarkodie, Fuse ODG, DJ Black, others win at AFRIMMA Awards
konknaijaboy | On 27, Jul 2014
It is without doubt that Sarkodie and Fuse ODG are at the forefront of Ghanaian music and their efforts were rewarded last night at the Eisemann Center in Texas where the 2014 edition of the African Music Magazine Awards AFRIMMA was organized.
Although Sarkodie could not pick up the biggest award of the night which went to 2014 BET Award winner for Best International Act, Africa, Davido, he picked up the best rap artiste.
The awards show was hosted by beautiful Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim and Nigerian comedian Basketmouth and saw awesome performances from Togah Howard, Iyanya, Davido, and many others.
AFRIMMA is the only awards show organised in the Diaspora that caters to all musical genres including but not limited to: Afrobeats, Assiko, Bongo, Decale, Funana, Genge, Highlife, Hiplife, Kwaito, Lingala and Soukous.
The biggest African Muzik Awards in Diaspora had the big African Stars like Flavour, Diamond Platnumz , Togar Howard , Stanley Enow, Wyre, Alaine, Khuli Chana, the African King of Pop and International superstar T-pain dazzle on the stage with electrifying performances. Other performances on the night include Kukere master Iyanya, Khuli Chana, Kcee and more.
Red hot HKN ganga honcho Davido who has been blazing the trail in the African music industry carted home the Artiste of the Year award with Flavour and Diamond also winning big. Here is the full list of winners.
Check out the full list below:
Best DJ Africa 2014- Dj Black (Ghana)
Best African DJ USA 2014 – Dj Josh (Kenya)
Best Video of the Year 2014- Flavour (Nigeria)
Best Male East Africa 2014- Diamond (Tanzania)
Best Male West Africa 2014- Davido (Nigeria)
Best Female East Africa 2014- Lady Jaydee (Tanzania)
Best Female West Africa 2014 – Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Best Male Central Africa 2014 – Fally Pupa (Congo)
Best Female Central Africa 2014- Gasha (Cameroon)
Best Male Southern Africa 2014- Khuli Chana (South Africa)
Best African Group 2014- P-square (Nigeria)
Best Male Diaspora 2014- Fuse ODG (Ghana)
Best Female Diaspora 2014- Les Nubians (Cameroon)
Best Female Southern Africa 2014- Zahara (South Africa)
Best Dancehall Artist 2014 – Timaya (Nigeria)
Best Dance in a Video 2014- Iyanya (Lekwa Ukwu) (Nigeria)
Best Gospel Artiste 2014- Bahati (Kenya)
Best Traditional Artist 2014- Flavour (Nigeria)
Best Newcomer 2014- Stanley Enow (Cameroon)
Best Video Director 2014- Ogopa Dj’s (Kenya)
Music Producer of the year 2014- Dj Oskido (South Africa)
Best Dance Group 2014- Imagineto (Nigeria)
Best Rap Act 2014- Sarkodie (Ghana)
Best Collaboration 2014- Mafikizolo ft Uhuru (Khona) (South Africa)
Song of the Year 2014- Kcee (Nigeria)
Artist of the Year 2014- Davido (Nigeria)
Leadership in Music Award 2014- 2face Idibia
Legendary Award 2014- Yvonne Chaka Chaka
Transformational Leadership Award 2014- Chief Dr. Godswill Akpabio