This year has indeed been a very great one for some music acts across the African continent whose prominence keep soaring and are being awarded for their continued hard work.
From MTV MAMAs, MTV EMAs, BET Awards and AFRIMAs, names like Stonebwoy from Ghana, AKA, Diamond Platnumz, Cassper Nyovest have not been left out and that tells the magnitude of the work these artists have put in their craft in the year under discussion.
Last night the All Africa Music Awards 2015 was held at the Eko Hotels & Suites in Nigerian and below are list of winners and the categories under which they won.
Ghanaian, Stonebwoy continued his dominance as king of African dancehall as he won the dancehall, ragga and reggae artist of the year.
South African rivals AKA and Cassper Nyovest both picked up awards as well with Diamond Platnumz picking the biggest gong on the night, Artist of the Year, Africa.
Full list of winners
Best male artist (eastern Africa) – Diamond Platnumz
Best female artist (eastern Africa) – Tsedenia
Best male artist (Northern Africa) – Ahmed Soultan
Best female artist (Northern Africa) – Manalfrom
Lifetime achievement award – Black ladysmith mambosa
Best male (Southern Africa) – Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Best female (Southern Africa) – Busiswa
Best African Collaboration – AKA featuring Burna Boy, Da Les & Jr – All Eyes on Me
Best African Group – Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Best Artist in African Rock – M’vula (Kenya)
Best Female Artist (Western Africa) – Yemi Alade
Best male Artist (western Africa) – Olamide
Best Artist in African Jazz – Kunle Ayo
Best Artist in African Traditional – Gangbe Brass Band
Best Artist in African Contemporary – Charlotte Dipanda
Most Promising Artist in Africa – Kiss Daniel
Revelation of the Year in Africa – Adekunle Gold
Songwriter of the Year in Africa – Joseph Chameleone (Uganda)
Best Artist in African Hip-Hop – Cassper Nyovest
Best African Pop Artiste – Vanessa Mdee
Video of the Year – Wiyaala
Best Male Artist in Inspirational – Darey
Best Female Artist in Inspirational – Betty Akna
Best Artist in African Reggae, Ragga & Dancehall – Stonebwoy
Best Artist in African RnB & Soul – Praiz
Artist of the Year in Africa – Diamond Platnumz
Song of the Year in Africa – Nasema Nawe by Diamond Platnumz featuring Khadija Kopa