Nigerian artiste, Wizkid won 3 major awards at the 2021 AFRIMA Award show.
Big Wiz won Artiste of the year, Song of the Year — “Essence” (ft. Tems) and Best African Collaboration — “Essence” (ft. Tems) awards.
It would be recalled that Wizkd was nominated under six categories ‘Artiste of the Year in Africa’, ‘Best Male Artist in Western Africa’, ‘Album of the Year’, ‘Best African Collab’, ‘Song of the Year’ and ‘Best Duo in African R&B’.
Most of his nominations were attached to Essence, the biggest song in Africa. With this achievement, Wizkid has once again retained his title of being the most awarded Nigerian artiste.
See full winners list below:
African Artiste of the year – Wizkid
Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa – Manal Benchlikha
Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul – Nikita Kering
Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music.- Shanah Manjeru
Song of the year- Wizkid
Africans Fan’s Favorite – Fireboy DML
Best Duo African Hip hop award alongside Cheque – Fireboy DML
Best African Collaboration – Wizkid
Album of the year – Iba One
African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music – Iba One
Best Song Writer – Iba One
Best Male Artiste from Western Africa – Iba One
Best Producer of The Year – Beatz
Best Artiste or Duo in African Dance or Choreography – Favour alongside Diamond Platnumz and Fally Ipupa