Davido, Rema, Flavour, Ayra Starr, Other Nigerian Musicians Win 2023 AFRIMMA Awards

Davido, Rema, Flavour, Ayra Starr, Other Nigerian Musicians Win 2023 AFRIMMA Awards

  • The 2023 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) that took place on Sunday, September 17, saw lots of Nigerian artists emerge as winners
  • From Davido, Rema, Ayra Starr, Flavour, Blaqbonez, Odumodublvck, and more, all proudly clinched the coveted awards
  • This year's AFRIMMA not only celebrated exceptional talent but also showcased the vibrant Nigerian music scene on the global stage

On September 17, 2023, the winners of the 2023 edition of the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) were announced.

At the ceremony held in Texas, the United States, several Nigerian superstars, including Davido, Rema, Ayra Starr, Flavour, Blaqbonez, Odumodublvck, and KCee, went home with a plaque.

Davido, Ayra Starr, Rema win big at the 2023 AFRIMMA awards.
Davido, Rema, and Ayra Starr received the 2023 AFRIMMA awards. Credit: @davido, @ayrastarr, @heisrema
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Davido's record-breaking fourth album, Timeless, claimed Album of the Year, while Rema defeated Asake and other superstars to bag Artist of the Year.

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Ayra Starr won Best Female for West Africa, Flavour was awarded Best Live Performance, and Odumodublvck won Best Newcomer.

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Blaqbonez won Best Rap Act, KCee was recognised with the AFRIMMA Legendary award, and Timaya was recognised for Lifetime Achievement.

See the complete list of winners below:

Artist of the Year

Rema – Nigeria

Best Male West Africa

King Promise – Ghana

Best Female West Africa

Ayra Starr – Nigeria

Best Male East Africa

Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania

Best Female East Africa

Nadia Mukami – Kenya

Best Male Central Africa

Fabregas – DR Congo

Best Male Southern Africa

AKA – South Africa

Best Female Southern Africa

Nadia Nakai – South Africa

Best Newcomer

Odumodu Blvck – Nigeria

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Best Gospel

Mike Kalambay – DRC

Best Live Act

Flavour – Nigeria

Best Male Rap Act

Blaqbonez – Nigeria

Best Collaboration

Spyro x Tiwa Savage – 'Who’s Your Guy?'

Best DJ Africa

Ms DSF – Nigeria

Best African DJ USA

DJ Freshy K – Nigeria

Music Producer of the Year

Maajabu Gospel

Best Francophone

Fally Ipupa – DR Congo

Best African Group

Toofan – Togo

AFRIMMA Album of the Year

Davido – Timeless

Lifetime Achievement Award

Fally Ipupa (DR Congo) and Timaya (Nigeria)

AFRIMMA Legendary Award

Kcee – Nigeria

Burna Boy becomes first African artist to top the UK Album Chart

In other news, Grammy award-winning musician Burna Boy became the first and only African artist to top the UK album chart with I Told Them.

The UK official chart confirmed the news on Friday, September 1, 2023.

The prestigious music plaque was handed over to the Grammy Award-winning superstar on the same day of the announcement.

Source: Legit.ng

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