These are the big winners at this year’s African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA).The 2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) took place over the weekend in Dallas, Texas.The awards show hosted a lot of the biggest and brightest new African talent, with the likes of Fally Ipupa, 2Baba, Zlatan Rema, and many more in attendance.
The big winners at the 2019 AFRIMMAs include Nigeria’s Zlatan, who took home the Best Newcomer award and the Song of the Year award for “Killin Dem” alongside Burna Boy. Burna Boy also won the Artist of the Year award.For the Best East African Male and Female awards, Tanzania’s Ommy Dimpoz and Kenya’s Akothee won big. In the Best Male Southern Africa categories, Master KG took home a trophy, while Fally Ipupa won for Best Male Central Africa.
Late Ivorian star DJ Arafat received a post-humous honor for Best Francophone, while Togo’s Toofan won Best African Group. Phyno won Best Rap Act and his fellow countryman Rema won Video of the Year.
Best Male East Africa – Ommy Dimpoz – Tanzania
Best Female East Africa – Akothee – Kenya
Best Male Southern Africa – Master KG – South Africa
Best Male Central Africa – Fally Ipupa – Congo
Best African Group – Toofan – Togo
Best Newcomer – Zlatan – Nigeria
Artist of the Year – Burna Boy – Nigeria
Best Rap Act – Phyno – Nigeria
Song of the Year – Killin Dem by Burna Boy/Zlatan
Best African DJ USA – DJ Poison Ivy – Kenya
AFRIMMA Video of the Year – Dumebi by Rema
Best Francophone – Dj Arafat – Ivory Coast
Radio/TV Personality of the Year – Willy Tuva – Kenya