Nigerian superstar, Wizkid has added three more plaques to his shelf as he emerged as one of the biggest winners at the 2021 African Music Awards.
Wizkid, who was nominated in four categories in this year’s AFRIMA, bagged three awards including the Best African Artist of the Year, Best Song of the Year, and Best African Collaborations during the event held on Sunday night at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The biggest winner of the night was Malian singer, Iba One, who won four awards — Album of the Year, African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music, Best Song Writer and Best Male Artiste from Western Africa.
Nigerian singer, Fireboy DML also won two AFRIMA awards including African Fans’ Favourite and Best Duo African Hip hop award alongside Cheque.
The 2021 AFRIMA Awards was hosted by Eddie Kadi and Pearl Thusi and witnessed performances from Patoranking, Chike, Olakira, D’Banj among others.
Full List Of Winners For 2021 AFRIMA Awards
African Artiste of the year – Wizkid
Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa – Manal Benchlikha
Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul – Nikita Kering
Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music.- Shanah Manjeru
Song of the year- Wizkid
Africans Fan’s Favorite – Fireboy DML
Best Duo African Hip hop award alongside Cheque – Fireboy DML
Best African Collaboration – Wizkid
Album of the year – Iba One
African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music – Iba One
Best Song Writer – Iba One
Best Male Artiste from Western Africa – Iba One
Best Producer of The Year – Beatz
Best Artiste or Duo in African Dance or Choreography – Favour alongside Diamond Platnumz and Fally Ipupa
This comes barely one week after Wizkid emerged winner of the Best African Act in this year’s edition of the MTV Europe Music Awards.