AFRIMMA 2019: Three Awards in The Bag for Singer Zlanta Ibile


On the night of Sunday, October 27, The African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) took place at the Bomb Factory, Canton, Dallas, Texas – and our own music star, Zlanta Ibile literally walked home with a cabin full of Awards

Zlanta Ibile

The Zanku master won three major awards in one night. Zlanta received Best Collaboration Award, Best New Act and Song of the Year

Popular indigenous rapper, Phyno and fela-inspired singer, Burna Boy also had reasons to smile. Both emerged winners in Best Rap Act and Artist of The Year category.

AFRIMMA 2019: full list of winners as presented by AFRIMMA

Male East Africa – Ommy Dimpoz –

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 – Killing 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

Meanwhile, Legendary Nigerian Afrobeats singer Innocent Ujah Idibia, popularly known  by his stage name, 2baba,  was honoured with a #20YearsAKing Special Recognition Award for his pioneering role in the evolution and rise of Afrobeats.

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