Afrimma Awards 2016 Full Winners List And Their Biography

Afrimma Awards 2016 Full Winners List And Their Biography

The African Diaspora music awards Afrimma was held on the 15th October 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Behind every success, there is a story. has thought is wise to share the story behind all these superstars who is making African proud in the entertainment industry. These exclusive list has only the winners of each categories and their biographies, if you wish to see the nomination list pls search the web.

Afrimma Awards 2016 Full Winners List And Their Biography

Best Male West Africa was won by Nigerian indigenous rapper Olamide.

BIO: Olamide, also known as Olamide Baddo real / full name is Olamide Adedeji, He was born on 15 March 1989, in lagos state. He is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist from Bariga, Lagos State. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. Read full bio HERE

Best Male North Africa : The Winner is Amr Diab – Egypt (Winner)

BIO: Amr Diab (Amr Abd-Albaset Abd-Alaziz Diab), born on the 11th of October 1961 in Port Said, Egypt, he is an Egyptian Singer, he is known as the Father of Mediterranean Music. He has created his own style of music, which is a blend of western and Egyptian Rhythms. His songs was translated in to 7 different languages and sang by different artists worldwide. Read full bio HERE

Best Female West Africa: The winner is Efya – Ghana (Winner)

BIO: Efya real.full name is Jane Awindor , she was born on the 10th of April 1987. She is a Ghana-born female singer/songwriter. Full bio Here

Best Female North Africa: The winner is Ibtissam Tiskat – Morocco

BIO: btissam Tiskat (Arabic: ابتسام تسكت‎‎) is a Moroccan singer, songwriter and actress who rose to popularity as a contestant in both the 2nd season of Arab Idol and the 10th season of Star Academy Arab World.full bio Here

Best Male East Africa: The winner is Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania

Bio: Diamond Platnumz  real/full name is Nasibu Abdul Juma, He was born on 2nd of October 1989 at Amana hospital in Dar es Salaam, Full Bio Here

Best Female East Africa: The winner is Akothee – Kenya

Bio: Akothee real/full name is Esther Akoth is a kenyan female artiste born and bread in the Lakeside city of Kisumu, is listed as one of the wealthiest female celebrities in her country kenya. Full bio Here

Best Male Central Africa: The winner is C4 Pedro – Angola

BIO: Born in 1983, C4 Pedro whose real name is Pedro Henriques Lisboa Santos is an Angolan kizomba musician. His name C4 Pedro mean Cry For People. Full Bio Here

Best Female Central Africa: The winner is Daphne – Cameroon

Bio: Daphne full name is Daphne Njie Gundem, she was born in Buea in 1989, she is a Female cameroonian singer. Full Bio Here

Best Male Southern Africa: The winner is AKA – South Africa

Bio: AKA Rapper real/full name is Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, He was born on January 28, 1988, is a South African hip hop recording artist and record producer.He was hail from Cape TownSouth Africa,Full Bio Here

Best Female Southern Africa: The winner is Chikune – Namibia

Bio: Chikune real/full name is Colleen Tjikune, She was Born on 13 February 1992, she is a female Afro-jazz musician from Namibia who is inspired by the musical icons of yesteryear, including Etta James.Full Bio Here

Best African Group: The winner is Sauti Sol – Kenya

Bio: Sauti Sol is a Kenyan afro-pop band formed in Nairobi,Kenya by vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano and Savara Mudigi in 2005. Initially an a capella group, guitarist Polycarp Otieno joined before they named themselves Sauti. Full Bio here

Crossing Boundaries With Music Award: The winner is Wizkid – Nigeria

Bio: Wizkid real/full name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, He born 16 July 1990 to a  polygamous home based in Surulere Lagos , Nigeria . Wizkid Biography reveals that the young super star started his career from the church choir just like some other Nigeria singers did .Full Bio Here.

Best African DJ USA: The winner is Dj Deemoney – Nigeria

Bio: DJ Dee Money is a Nigerian DJ based in Chicago, IL. Born in Chicago and raised in Nigeria, full Bio Here

AFRIMMA Video of The Year: The winner is Bisa Kdei – Brother Brother

Bio: BISA KDEI real/full name is Ronald KwekuDei Appiah was born on 19th March 1986 at Laterh in the Eastern Region of Ghana. full Bio Here

Best Gospel: The winner is Willy Paul – Kenya

Bio: Wilson Abubakar Radido is a Kenyan Award winning Contemporary Christian Music artist and song writer from Kasarani in Nairobi.Ful bio Here

Best Newcomer: The winner is Harmonize – Tanzania

Best Video Director: The winner is Patrick Elis – Nigeria

Bio: Patrick Elis  is an actor and music video director from Nigeria. He is from Delta State but you grew up in Warri. Full Bio Here

Music Producer of The Year: The winner is Masterkraft – Nigeria

Bio: Mastercraft  real/full name Sunday Ginikachukwu Nweke, is a genius of some sort in the beat making sphere.Full Bio Here

Best African Dancer: The winner is Brenda Derry – Cameroon

Bio: Brenda Derry is a video vixen,professional dancer and choreographer She hail from Cameroon.she has been featuring in the music video of so many international artists especially in Nigeria such as Davido, Full bio Here

Best Rap Act: The winner is Phyno – Nigeria

Bio: Phyno also known as Phynofino real/full name Azubuike Chibuzo Nelson, He was on born 9 October 1986.He is a Nigerian Indegenious rapper and record producer. He started his musical career as a producer in 2003. He is renowned for rapping in the Igbo language. full bio Here

Best Collaboration: The winner is Reggae Blues – Harrysong , Kcee , Iyanya, Olamide and Orezi.

Bio: Harry Songs Real / Birth name is Harrison Tare Okiri,Mr songs was born on born March 30, a Nigerian Artistes, songwriter and instrumentalist. Full bio Here

Song of The Year: The winner is Tekno – Duro (Nigeria)

Bio: Tekno real or Birth name is Augustine Miles Kelechi, His was born on December 17, 1992 in Bauchi, Bauchi state In Nigeria. full Bio Here

Artist of The Year: The winner is Flavour – Nigeria

Bio: Flavour also known as Flavour N’abania real/full name is Chinedu Okoli, He born on 23 November 1983,He is a Nigerian recording artist, dancer, songwriter, and performer. full Bio Here

Dancehall Act of the Year: The winner is Shatta Wale – Ghana

Bio:Shatta wale (formerly Bandana) real/full name is Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr., He was born on 17 October 1984, is a Ghanaian born producer and reggae-dancehall musician. Full Bio Here

AFRIMMA Caribbean Artist of The Year: The winner is Machel Montano