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Bebe Cool floors Diamond Platnumz and Nyashinski to win prestigious continental award

November 26, 2018 at 06:55
Bebe Cool floors Diamond Platnumz and Nyashinski to win prestigious continental award

Ugandan musician Bebe Cool has emerged as the best male artist in Eastern Africa at the just concluded  All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) which was held in Accra, Ghana, on Saturday November 24th 2018.

Bebe Cool was nominated in the same category – Best Male Artist in Eastern Africa alongside Diamond Platnumz and Kenya’s finest Nyashinski.

Best Male Artist in Eastern Africa

Bebe Cool – Uganda – Freedom (Winner)
Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania – A Boy from Tandale
Harmonize – Tanzania – Kwangwaru
Kagwe Mungai – Kenya – Till the End
Khaligraph Jones – Kenya – Rider
Nyashinski – Kenya – Bebi Bebi
Rayvanny – Tanzania – Makulusa
Yamiu Mola – Ethiopia – Wegegta

Bebe Cool

Bebe Cool

Full list

Below is the full list of AFRIMA winners:

Regional category

Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa

Betty G / Ethiopia / Mengedegna

Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa

Bebe Cool / Uganda / Freedom

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 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

5th AFRIMA winner’s continental category

Album of the year

Betty G / Ethiopia / Wegegta

Artiste of the year

Davido / Nigeria / FIA

Best African video

Sesan / Gringo (Shatta Wale) / Nigeria

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 / Akwaaba / Ghana

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

 

 

 

 

 

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Comments

  1. Congrats!! but how was just that possible

  2. Really! What has he sang.nkt I don’t think anyone can beat diamond platinum in East Africa.

  3. But has beaten him

  4. Timothy simiyu : November 28, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Bebe beating diamond? How

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