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Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Asake win massive at eighth AFRIMA

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The Nigerian music business continues to dominate Africa as Nigerian acts swept many of the awards on the eighth All Africa Music Award, AFRIMA, which occurred on Sunday, fifteenth January 2023, in Dakar, Senegal.

Nigerian star Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly often known as Burna Boy, gained the awards for Finest Album and Finest African Act, whereas singer, Ahmed Ololade, professionally often known as Asake, who dominated 2022 with an unprecedented run, gained the Breakout Artist of the Yr.

Singer David Adeleke aka Davido gained the Finest Inspirational Tune for “Stand Sturdy” and Finest African Pop for “Excessive” for his collaboration with Adekunle Gold, whereas Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, identified professionally as Wizkid, took residence the Finest West African Act award.

The eighth award ceremony, which is the primary to be held in a French-speaking nation and was broadcast in over 84 international locations worldwide, aimed to attach African musicians to international markets whereas embracing the continent’s cultural range and heritage.

Nigeria hosted many of the occasions previously, together with the final one in Lagos in 2021, the place Malian singer, Ibrahim Mahamadou Fily Sissoko, often known as Iba One, clinched the Finest Album award.