Saturday 23 November 2019
Burna Boy basks in ‘love’ after double award win

Manno Beats, Vox Sambou and Afrotronix won Best African Act in the Diaspora

Nigerian star Burna Boy was the night’s biggest winner at Saturday’s All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in Lagos.

On Monday he thanked fans “for the love”, having been named Artist of the Year and Best Male Artist in West Africa.

Other winners included:

  • Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) – Best Female Artist in West Africa
  • Sauti Sol (Kenya) – Best African Duo, Group or Band
  • Salatiel (Cameroon) – Best Male Artiste in Central Africa
  • Nadia Nakai (South Africa) – Best Female Artiste Southern Africa
  • Stonebwoy (Ghana) – Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga or Dancehall
  • Abrham Belanyeh (Ethiopia) – Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Traditional
  • Mohamed Ramadan (Egypt) – African Fans’ Favourite
  • Kanvee Adams (Liberia) – Songwriter of the Year in Africa
  • Director Kenny (Tanzania) – Best Video Director Of The Year.

Here are some pictures from the night:

Awilo Longomba performed on stage
Kenya’s Nikita Kering won Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa
Kanvee Adams won Songwriter of the Year in Africa
Source : BBC News