Rema, Simi, Burna Boy and Mercy Chinwo Win At 2020 AFRIMMA (Full List of Winners)
16 November 2020
Photo: Simi and Rema
By Khisa CJ
A number of Nigerian artists emerged victorious in the 7th edition of the All Africa Muzik Magazine Awards -AFRIMMA that went down on Sunday night - November 15, 2020.
The awards whose theme was 'Destination Africa' was for the first time held virtually because of the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic.
Burna Boy went home with two awards after winning Crossing Boundaries with Music Award and Best Collaboration for the 'Jerusalema Remix' in which he was featured by South Africa's Master KG.
Marvin Records golden boy Rema besat other West Africans artists to win Best Male West Africa category as Simi won the Best Female West Africa Category.
Umu Ibiligbo was named the Best African Group as Flavor scooped the Best Live Act.
The Best Gospel Artist Award was won by Mercy Chinwo famed for 'Excess Love' hit single.
Other Nigerian acts who went home with awards at the 2020 AFRIMMA are: DJ Cuppy (Best DJ Africa), TG Omori (Best Video Director) and Poco Lee who was named the Best African Dancer.
AFRIMMA is arguably the biggest African music award ceremony in diaspora that creates a platform to promote the diversity of African music.
Below is the Full List of AFRIMMA 2020 WINNERS
BEST MALE WEST AFRICA – Rema (Nigeria)
BEST FEMALE WEST AFRICA – Simi (Nigeria)
BEST MALE EAST AFRICA – Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
BEST FEMALE EAST AFRICA – Nandy (Tanzania)
BEST MALE CENTRAL AFRICA – Fally Ipupa (DRC)
BEST FEMALE CENTRAL AFRICA – Soraia Ramos (Cape Verde)
BEST MALE SOUTHERN AFRICA – Master KG (South Africa)
BEST FEMALE SOUTHERN AFRICA – Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
BEST AFRICAN GROUP – Umu Ibiligbo (Nigeria)
CROSSING BOUNDARIES WITH MUSIC AWARD – Burna Boy (Nigeria)
BEST NEW ACT– Zuchu (tTanzania)
ARTIST OF THE YEAR – Master KG (South Africa)
BEST GOSPEL ARTIST – Mercy Chinwo (Nigeria)
BEST LIVE ACT – Flavour (Nigeria)
BEST MALE RAP ACT – Nasty C (South Africa)
BEST FEMALE RAP ACT – Eno Barony (Ghana)
BEST COLLABORATION – Master KG ft Nomcebo Zikode & Burna Boy Jerusalema Remix
SONG OF THE YEAR – Master KG ft Nomcebo Zikode – Jerusalema
BEST VIDEO DIRECTOR – TG Omori (Nigeria)
BEST DJ AFRICA – Cuppy (Nigeria)
BEST AFRICAN DJ USA – Fully Focus (Kenya)
VIDEO OF THE YEAR – Gaz Mawete ft Fally Ipupa – C’est Rate
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR – Kabza De Small (South Africa)
BEST AFRICAN DANCER – Poco Lee (Nigeria)
BEST LUSOPHONE – Calema (Cape Verde)
BEST FRANCOPHONE – Fally Ipupa (DRC)
BEST RADIO/TV PERSONALITY – James Onen (Uganda)