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The first edition of the African Muzik Magazine Awards, Afrimma, held on July 26, 2014, at Eisemann Centre in Richardson, Texas, and it was a big win for Nigerian artistes, in addition to a special Transformational Leadership award for governor of Akwa Ibon state, Godswill Akpabio.

If there was any doubt that BET Best African Act, Davido, is the rave of the moment, it must have been squashed by now, as the young man bagged yet another Artiste of the Year award — plus the Best Male (West Africa) award.

King of High-life music, Flavour, also collected two awards, Best Video of the Year and Best Traditional Artiste.

African King of pop, 2face Idibia, who now prefers to be called just 2baba, was honoured with the Leadership in Music Award, while living African legend, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, was honoured with the Legendary Award.

Other Nigerian artistes who won awards at the show are Tiwa Savage, P-Square, Iyanya, Imagineto (Kaffy’s dance group), Kcee, Timaya.

See the full list of the winners below:

Best DJ Africa 2014 –
Dj Black (Ghana)

Best African DJ USA 2014 –
Dj Josh (Kenya)

Best Video of the Year 2014 –
Flavour (Nigeria)

Best Male East Africa 2014 –
Diamond (Tanzania)

Best Male West Africa 2014 –
Davido (Nigeria)

Best Female East Africa 2014 –
Lady Jaycee (Tanzania)

Best Female West Africa 2014 –
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Best Male Central Africa 2014 –
Fally Pupa (Congo)

Best Female Central Africa 2014 – Gasha ( Cameroon)

Best Male Southern Africa 2014 –
Khuli Chana (South Africa)

Best African Group 2014 –
P-square (Nigeria)

Best Male Diaspora 2014 –
Fuse ODG (Ghana)

Best Female Diaspora 2014 –
Les Nubians (Cameroon)

Best Female Southern Africa 2014 –
Zahara (South Africa)

Best Dancehall Artist 2014 –
Timaya (Nigeria)

Best Dance in a Video 2014 –
Iyanya (Lekwa Ukwu) (Nigeria)

Best Gospel Artiste 2014 –
Bahati (Kenya)

Best Traditional Artist 2014 –
Flavour (Nigeria)

Best Newcomer 2014 –
Stanley Enow (Cameroon)

Best Video Director 2014 –
Ogopa Dj’s (Kenya)

Music Producer of the year 2014 –
Dj Oskido (South Africa)

Best Dance Group 2014 –
Imagineto (Nigeria)

Best Rap Act 2014 –
Sarkodie (Ghana)

Best Collaboration 2014 –
Mafikizolo ft Uhuru (Khona) (South Africa)

Song of the Year 2014 –
Kcee (Nigeria)

Artist of the Year 2014 –
Davido (Nigeria)

Leadership in Music Award 2014 – 2face Idibia

Legendary Award 2014 –
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Transformational Leadership Award 2014 –
Chief Dr. Godswill Akpabio

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