AFRIMA 2021: Nigeria’s Wizkid Wins Big (See Winners List)

Superstar Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun, better known by his stage name Wizkid, was named Artiste of the Year at the 2021 edition of the All Africa Music Categories (AFRIMA), as well as winning two other awards.

This comes only a week after she won the Best African Act award at the BET Awards 2021.


AFRIMA is an annual event that honours the accomplishments of artists and vocalists from all across Africa.

The show was hosted by Eddie Kadi and Pearl Thusi, and witnessed singing performances from Patoranking, Chike, Olakira, D’banj among others.

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

Below is the list of winners

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

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