Wed, Jan

2021 AFRIMA: Wizkid Bags ‘African Artiste Of The Year’ Award


Wizkid wins big at 2021 African Music Awards (AFRIMA) as he bags three awards comprising African artist of the year, song of the year and best African collaborations. The event which held on Sunday night at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, saw wizkid beat the likes of Davido, Burma Boy, South Africa’s Blaq Diamond, Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Fally Ipupa (DR Congo), Focalistic (South Africa), Makhadzi (South Africa), MHD (Guinea), Omah Lay (Nigeria) and Malian Aya Nakamura to clinch the highly contested Best Artiste of the Year award. This is coming barely a week after he won the Best African Act in this year’s edition of the MTV Europe Music Awards, EMA.

Wizkid won three awards out of the four nominations he got in this year’s AFRIMA.

See full list of winners for 2021 AFRIMA Awards:

Album Of The Year - Iba One
Artiste Of The Year - Wizkid
African Fan's Favorite - Fireboy DML
Best African Collaboration - Wizkid
Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African Pop -Iba One
Best Artiste, Duo Or Group In African r 'n' b & Soul - Nikita Kering
Best Female Artiste In African Inspirational Music - Shanah Manjeru
Song Of The Year - Wizkid
Best Producer of The Year - Legendary Beatz
Best Artiste or Duo in African Dance or Choreography- Flavour
Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa - Manal Benchlikha
Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa - Dizzy Dros
Best Male Artiste in Western Africa - Iba One
Best Female Artiste East Africa category - Nikita Kering