The 5th annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) were held this past weekend in Ghana’s capital city, Accra.

The awards are an annual celebration of African music in an effort to recognise, award, promote and preserve Africa’s rich music culture.

As usual, the awards were attended by music stars, dignitaries, and music lovers from across the continent in what was a musical spectacle like no other.

Africa’s best musical talents were honoured and recognized for their incredible work in 36 Regional and Continental categories.

This year, AFRIMA awarded the coveted Legendary award to South African gem, the Princess of Africa, mama Yvonne Chaka Chaka.

The awards also celebrated local faves, Shekhinah who scooped two awards, Nasty C, Master KG, Zanda Zakuza and Sibusiso Mashiloane.

Here is the full list of winners from across the continent:
REGIONAL CATEGORIES:

Best Female Artiste in Central Africa:
Daphne (Cameroon)-Jusqu à La Gare

Best Male Artiste in Central Africa:
Fally Ipupa (DRC)-Mannequin Ft Keback & Naz

Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa:
Betty G (Ethiopia)-Mengedegna

Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa:
Bebe Cool (Uganda)-Freedom

Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa:
Lyna Mahyem ft Medi Meyz (Algeria)-Bye Bye

Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa:
Hamza El Fadly (Morocco)-Ya Mraya

Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa:
Shekhinah (South Africa)-Please Mr

Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa:
Nasty C (South Africa)-Jungle

Best Female Artiste in Western Africa:
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)-Ma Lo Ft. Wizkid & Spellz

Best Male Artiste in Western Africa:
Davido (Nigeria)-Fia

CONTINENTAL CATEGORIES
ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
Betty G (Ethiopia)-Wegegta

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR:
Davido (Nigeria)-FIA

BEST AFRICAN VIDEO:
Sesan (Nigeria) for Gringo’s Shatta Wale

BEST AFRICAN ACT IN DIASPORA:
Hazel Mak (Malawi)-Jaiva Ft. Roberto & Tay Grin

BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION:
GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo (Ghana-Nigeria)-Akwaaba

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY:
Kidi (Ghana)-Odo Remix Ft. Mayorkun & Davido

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN DANCE OR COREOGRAPHY:
Mr P. (Nigeria)-Ebeano

BEST AFRICAN DJ:
Afrotronix (Chad)-OyO

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ELECTRO:
Master KG (South Africa)-Skeleton Move Ft. Zanda Zakuza

BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND:
Toofan (Togo)-Money

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN HIP HOP:
M.ANIFEST FT KING PROMISE (Ghana)-ME NE WOA

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN JAZZ:
Sibusiso Mashiloane (South Africa)-Niza

BEST AFRICAN RAPPER OR LYRICIST:
Falz (Nigeria)-La Fête

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN POP:
2Baba (Nigeria)-Amaka Ft. Peruzzi

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN RAGGA, REGGAE & DANCEHALL:
Stonebwoy (Ghana)-Hero

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN R “N”B & SOUL:
Praiz (Nigeria)-Champagne and Flowers

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ROCK:
Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh (Egypt)-Ekaa Maksour

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL:
Irene Namatovu (Uganda)-Nsambila Nyuma Nga Janzi

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC:
Sandra Nankoma (Uganda)-Kaddugala

BEST MALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC:
Sarkodie (Ghana)-Glory Ft. Yung

MOST PROMISING ARTISTE IN AFRICA:
Kuami Eugene (Ghana)-Confusion

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR:
Fresh VDM (Togo)-Fia

REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT:
Betty G (Ethiopia)-Ere Manew

SONG OF THE YEAR:
GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo (Ghana)-Akwaaba

SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR:
Shekhinah Donell, Amon Taulo Chibiya II (South Africa)-Different Ft. Mariechan

AFRICAN FANS’ FAVOURITE
Nedy Music (Tanzania)-One and Only Ft. Ruby.