January 16, (THEWILL) – Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, Ayodeji Balogun, aka Wizkid and David Adeleke, aka Davido, all clinched awards on Sunday night, at the prestigious All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), which was held in Dakar, Senegal.
Grammy award-winning Burna Boy, bagged the Best Act in Africa award at the eighth edition of the event.
He also clinched the Best Album of the Year award, beating the likes of South Africa’s Kabza De Small, Cote D’Ivoire’s Didi B, among others.
However, the Ivorian singer, Didi B, won the Song of the Year Award.
While Wizkid bagged the Best Act in West Africa award, Davido clinched the Best Male Act in African Inspirational Music Award.
For his song “High” with Davido, Adekunle Gold won two awards: Best Act Group in African contemporary music and Best Act, Duo or Group in African Pop.
Guinean singer, Manamba Kanye, won the Best Female Act in West Africa award.
Asake, who dominated 2022 with an unprecedented run, took home the Artiste of the Year.
The awards night, which was held at the 15,000-capacity Dakar Arena in Diamniadio, Senegal, finalised the four-day event to celebrate African music superstars.
Ghana’s Black Sheriff and Nigeria’s PSquare were among the artistes that thrilled the crowd during the event.