Master KG Dominates AFRIMMA Award as the weekend goes right for singer Edirisa Musuuza aka Eddy Kenzo! after being showered with cash during his performance at the AFRIMMA Awards 2020.
And the only singer with a lot blessings (Kenzo) from the pearl of Africa; and the talented Ugandan young dance group, Masaka Kids Africana! also graced the 7th edition of the African Music Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) that went down on Sunday 15th November 2020.
However, the awards themed ‘Destination Africa’! that only embraced one Ugandan, James Onen aka Fat Boy scoop the Radio/TV presenter award; was also a blessing for Young Mandela. He saw his way back home with happy pockets after thrilling revelers with an epic stage performance.
However, Kenzo latter went on his social media platform and posted a photo online; while swimming in American dollars after his performance. And the Masaka Man thereby praising the Senegalese and Benin people’s amazing and endless love for him.
“Bano bafuwa eh 😳 😳 #Togolese #Beninipeople ❤😃🖐,” Eddy Kenzo posts.
And following the same function a number of Artists went back home with smiles on their faces. Here is some those who were the best of 2020.
Master KG Dominates AFRIMMA Award 2020 ‘Destination Africa’ and List of Winners
But when the organizing body for AFRIMMA proclaimed the theme of the 7th edition as ‘Destination Africa’! not many grabbed it right that this was about to be the journey of a lifetime. Surprisingly, history marked the first African music awards to be held virtually aired on AFRIMMA YouTube page. It was a fun experience, a musical journey into the different parts of Africa. And more so it was hosted by WFAA’s Tashara Parker.
The performances were exuberant and colorful and left viewers yearning for more. However, Nigeria’s Rema gave an eclectic performance, Cape Verdean Soraia Ramos was an example in sonic beauty. While veteran Fally Ipupa did it right as he is evergreen in African music.
And some of the performers on the night include dance king Poco Lee, Congo’s Gaz Mawete! Ugandan star Eddy Kenzo, South Africa’s rap queen Nadia Nakai and man of the moment Master KG.
AFRIMMA 2020 FULL WINNERS LIST:
First is BEST FEMALE WEST AFRICA – Simi (Nigeria)
Second is BEST MALE EAST AFRICA – Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Third is BEST FEMALE EAST AFRICA – Nandy (Tanzania)
Fourth is BEST MALE CENTRAL AFRICA – Fally Ipupa (DRC)
Sixth is BEST FEMALE CENTRAL AFRICA – Soraia Ramos (Cape Verde)
Seventh is BEST MALE SOUTHERN AFRICA – Master KG (South Africa)
Eighth is BEST FEMALE SOUTHERN AFRICA – Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
And BEST AFRICAN GROUP – Umu Ibiligbo (Nigeria)
CROSSING BOUNDARIES WITH MUSIC AWARD – Burna Boy (Nigeria)
BEST NEW ACT– Zuchu (Tanzania) and many others That have managed to achieve in 2020. Lastly on this list the South African New boy on the block dominates due to his new hit Jerusalema.