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In Photos: Akothee,Sauti Sol Headline the AFRIMMA Awards 2016.

The Annual AFRIMMA Awards were held on 10th October in Dallas Texas in the midst of glitz and glamour among organisers, nominees and their close family.

Akothee,Sauti Sol and Willy Paul were among the winners in the different categories they were nominated in.Singer Akothee beat the likes of Vanessa Mdee and Victoria Kimani to emerge the winner in the Best Female Artist in  East Africa Category.

Sauti Sol,who are also nominated for the MTV EMA awards for the best African Act won in the best Male group category as Willy Paul clinching the Best Gospel Act who beat Sinach,Frank and Uche.

Social media users flocked different social media platforms to congratulate the winners for making Kenya proud during the competition and urge them to keep up the good work.

Here’s the Full List of Winners plus photos;

Best African Dancer – Brenda Derry (Cameroon)

Best Female Southern Africa – Chikune

Best Rap Act – Phyno (Nigeria)

Best collaboration – Reggae blues ( Harry song, Kcee) Nigeria

Crossing boundaries with Music – Wizkid (Nigeria)

Song of the year – Tecno Duro (Nigeria)

Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Artist of the year – Flavour (Nigeria)

Best Newcomer – Harmonize (Tanzania)

Best Dancehall Act – Shatta Wale

Best Video Director – Patrick Elis

Carribean Artist of the year – Machel Montano.


Congratulations to the winners!



About Nanjira Atulo

A Journalist who embraces diversified ideas and accepts liberalism. A dreamer and a firm believer that hope is all we need to make a change in the society.

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