UPDATED: The 2015 African Muzik Magazine Awards held last night, October 10 at the Academy of Black Letters in Dallas, Texas saw a number of Nigerian acts performed at the event, including Davido, Yemi Alade, and Kcee.
BET Award winner Stonebwoy bagged the “Best Dancehall Artiste of the Year” award. Unfortunately, Sarkodie, Wiyaala and Efya lost out to their contenders in their respective categories.
Nigeria’s Davido and Yemi Alade were also successful on the night, taking home the awards for “Best West African Male” and “Best West African Female” respectively.
Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz was one of the biggest winners on the night bagging two awards; “Artiste of the Year” and “Best Dance Video”.
See the full list of winners below.
Best Male West Africa – Davido
Best Female West Africa Yemi Alade
Best Newcomer – Kiss Daniel – Ommy Dimpoz
Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz
Best Video Director – Godfather
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 – Aka
Crossing Boundaries With Music Award – Jidenna
Song of The Year – Ojuelegba – Wizkid
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 – Flavour
Music Producer of The Year – Legendury Beatz
Best Female Central Africa – Mani Bella
Best dancehall Artist – Stonebwoy
Best Dance In A Video – Serge Beynaud Okeninkpin.
AFRIMMA Humanitarian Artist – 2face Idibia
Best Dance Group – Sauti Sol
Best Dance Group – D3 dancers
Best African Dj – Jimmy Jatt
Best Gospel Artist – Icha Chavons