On Sunday night was big for some Nigerian musicians as they were awarded at the 2017 edition of the All Africa Music Awards held at the EKO Hotel & Suites, Lagos.

 

Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid won two of the most prestigious categories for Artiste of the Year and Song of the Year and Best West African Artiste award. Tiwa Savage, YCee, Wande Coal, 2baba, Adasa Cookey and Orezi were also awarded.

 

The List of the Winners:

Best in contemporary African RnB & soul – Eli Keba

Best Artiste in contemporary song – Wande Coal (Iskaba)

Best artiste in African raggae/dancehall – 2baba

Best artiste in African traditional – Halmelmal Abate

Best African hip-hop – Ycee

Best artiste in African pop – Tofaan

Best female artist in inspirational – Asike

Best male artiste in inspirational- Gilad

Video of the year – Orezi (Cooking Pot)

African legend award – Salif Keita and Oliver ‘Tutu’ Mtukudzi

Songwriter of the year – Simi

Best African group – Toofan

African discovery of the year – Shyfan

Producer of the year – DJ Cublon

Album of the year – Eddy Kenzo

Song of the year – Wizkid

Artiste of the year – Wizkid

 

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