Tanzanian act, Diamond Platnumz makes history at AFRIMMA 2015

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This past weekend was one to remember in the annals of Nigerian entertainment as stars turned up for this year’s African Musik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) held on the 10th of October at the Academy of Black Letters in Dallas Texas.

The main event was hosted by top Nigerian comedian Basket Mouth and Uganda’s Anne Kansiime while the red carpet was anchored by Nigerian artist Emma Nyra.

The biggest winner on the night was Tanzanian star Diamond Platnumz as he carted away the Best Dance Video, Best Male East Africa and Artist of the Year awards. Nigerian acts were not left out on the night however as Davido, Wizkid and Yemi Alade each went home with an award.
The full list of winners are:

Best Male West Africa – Davido

Best Female West Africa Yemi Alade

Best Newcomer – Kiss Daniel – Ommy Dimpoz

Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz

Best Video Director – Godfather

Best Male Central Africa – Yuri da Cunha

Best Female East Africa – Vanessa Mdee

Best African DJ USA – Dj Simple Simon

AFRIMMA Video of The Year – ‘Nana’ by Diamond Platnumz ft Flavour

Best Male Southern Africa – Aka

Crossing Boundaries With Music Award – Jidenna

Song of The Year – Ojuelegba – Wizkid

Best Dancehall Artist – Stonebwoy

Best Dance In A Video – Serge Beynaud – Okeninkpin

Best Collaboration – Aka ft Burnaboy, DaL.E.S and JR – All Eyes On Me

Artist of The Year – Diamond Platnumz

AFRIMMA Inspirational Song – Bracket ft Diamond Platnumz – Alive *

Transformational Leadership Award – Botswana President, Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama

Legendary Award – Youssou Ndour

Best Traditional Act – Flavour

Music Producer of The Year – Legendury Beatz

Best Female Central Africa – Mani Bella

Best dancehall Artist – Stonebwoy

Best Dance In A Video – Serge Beynaud Okeninkpin.

AFRIMMA Humanitarian Artist – 2face Idibia

Best Dance Group – Sauti Sol

Best Dance Group – D3 dancers

Best African Dj – Jimmy Jatt

Best Gospel Artist – Icha Chavons‎

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