By Emmanuel Adeleke
Nigerian singers, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy; David Adeleke aka Davido, as well as Ayodeji Balogun, aka Wizkid, bagged awards at the prestigious All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).
The AFRIMA awards was held on Sunday at the 15,000-capacity Dakar Arena in Diamniadio, Senegal.
The awards night concluded the four-day event to celebrate African music superstars.
Grammy award winner, Burna Boy, clinched the Best Act in Africa award at the eighth edition of the event.
He also clinched the Best Album of Year award, beating 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.
Ghana’s Black Sheriff and Nigeria’s PSquare were among the artistes that thrilled the crowd during the event.
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