FULL LIST: Akothee, DJ Poison Ivy make Kenya proud at 2019 AFRIMMA Awards

Popular media personality Mzazi Willy M Tuva, singer Akothee and American-based DJ Poison Ivy flew the Kenyan flag high over the weekend during the 2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) held in Dallas, Texas, United States.

Tuva was crowned the Best Radio/TV presenter, Akothee won the Best Female Artist in East Africa while Poison Ivy won the Best African DJ in the USA.

Boy band Sauti Sol came second in the ‘Best African Group’ category, losing out to Toofan of Togo.

Tanzanian crooner Ommy Dimpoz beat off stiff competition from fellow countrymen Diamond Platnumz, Ali Kiba and Harmonize to emerge ‘Best Male Artist in East Africa.’

Below is the complete list of the 2019 AFRIMMA nominees and winners:

Best Male East Africa

  • Ali Kiba – Tanzania
  • Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania
  • Harmonize – Tanzania
  • Nyashinski – Kenya
  • Juma Jux – Tanzania
  • Eddy Kenzo – Uganda
  • Khaligraph Jones – Kenya
  • Ommy Dimpoz – Tanzania *WINNER
  • Rayvanny – Tanzania
  • The Ben – Rwanda

Best Female East Africa

  • Vinka – Uganda
  • Victoria Kimani – Kenya
  • Vanessa Mdee – Tanzania
  • Akothee – Kenya *WINNER
  • Nandy – Tanzania
  • Sheebah Karungi – Uganda
  • Fena Gitu (Fenamenal) – Kenya
  • Knowles Butera – Rwanda
  • Rema Namakula –Uganda
  • Juliana Kanyomozi- Uganda

Best Male Central Africa

  • Fally Ipupa – Congo *WINNER
  • Dadju – Congo
  • Stanley Enow – Cameroon
  • Preto Show – Angola
  • Naza– Congo
  • Ya Levis – Congo
  • Salatiel – Cameroon
  • Matias Damasio- Angola
  • Anselmo Ralph – Angola
  • C4 Pedro – Angola

Best Male Southern Africa

  • Aka- South Africa
  • Roberto – Zambia
  • Cassper Nyovest- South Africa
  • Emtee- South Africa
  • EXQ – Zimbabwe
  • Nasty C – South Africa
  • Jah Prayzah – Zimbabwe
  • Shyn – Madagascar
  • Prince Kaybee – South Africa
  • Master KG – South Africa *WINNER

Best African Group

  • Sauti Sol – Kenya
  • Toofan – Togo *WINNER
  • B26 – Angola
  • R2bee’s – Ghana
  • Navy Kenzo – Tanzania
  • Umu Obiligbo – Nigeria
  • Forca Suprema – Angola
  • Bracket- Nigeria
  • Black Motion- South Africa
  • 4KEUS- Congo

Best Newcomer

  • Rema – Nigeria
  • Kwesi Arthur – Ghana
  • Naiboi- Kenya
  • Zlatan – Nigeria *WINNER
  • Ya Levis – Congo
  • Fireboy DML – Nigeria
  • Rui Orlando- Angola
  • Soraia Ramos – Cape Verde
  • Gaz Mawete- Congo
  • Sho Madjozi- South Africa

Best Rap Act

  • Phyno- Nigeria *WINNER
  • Olamide – Nigeria
  • Falz – Nigeria
  • Sarkodie – Ghana
  • Tha Dogg – Namibia
  • Cassper Nyovest – South Africa
  • Zlatan Ibile – Nigeria
  • Nasty C – South Africa
  • Khaligraph Jones – Kenya
  • Medikal – Ghana

Song of The Year

  • Burna Boy x Zlatan – Killing Dem *WINNER
  • Rema – Dumebi
  • Master KG ft Zanda Zakuza – Skeleton Move
  • Ya Levis – Katchua
  • Wizkid- Fever
  • Diamond Platnumz ft Fally Ipupa- Inama
  • BM ft Awilo Longomba – Rosalina remix
  • Burna Boy- On the low
  • Aya Nakamura- Pookie
  • Shatta Wale – My Level

Best African Dj USA

  • DJ Tunez – Nigeria
  • DJ Fully Focus – Kenya
  • DJ Silent Killa – Caribbean
  • DJ Poizon Ivy – Kenya *WINNER
  • DJ Mekzy–Nigeria
  • DJ Shinski – Kenya
  • DJ Rell- Sierra Leone
  • DJ Freshy K- Nigeria
  • DJ Nana B- Ghana
  • Dj Moh – Ivory Coast

AFRIMMA Video of The Year

  • Rema -Dumebi *WINNER
  • Zlatan x Burna Boy- Killin Dem
  • Diamond Platnumz ft Fally Ipupa – Inama
  • Patoranking ft Davido- Confirm
  • Ommy Dimpoz- You are the best
  • Anselmo Ralph ft C4Pedro – Pra Cuiar Mais
  • Flavour ft Umu Obiligbo- Awele
  • Aya Nakamura- Pookie
  • Adekunle Gold- Kelegbe Megbe
  • Sho Madjozi – Idhom

Best Francophone

  • Stanley Enow – Cameroon
  • Fally Ipupa – Congo
  • Dadju – Congo
  • Toofan – Togo
  • Ariel Sheney- Ivory Coast
  • Dj Arafat – Ivory Coast *WINNER
  • Daphne – Cameroon
  • Ya Levis- Cameroon
  • Aya Nakamura- Mali
  • Salatiel – Cameroon

Radio/Tv Personality of The Year

  • Willy Tuva – Kenya *WINNER
  • Lil Ommy – Tanzania
  • Do2dtun- Nigeria
  • Yaw- Nigeria
  • Jamal Gaddafi- Kenya
  • Afonso Quintas – Angola
  • Sammy Forson- Ghana
  • James Onen- Uganda
  • Dj Fresh – South Africa
  • Konnie Toure- Ivory Coast

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