Bernice Larryoboh

Nigerian Afrobeat superstars recorded big wins at the 2023 AFRIMA with Burna Boy, Wizkid, Asake, Adekunle Gold, and Davido taking home different awards

The 8th AFRIMA which was held from January 12 – 15 2023 in Dakar, Senegal, brought African superstars from all parts of the continent who gathered in Senegal for the annual ceremony that celebrates the best music from the continent during the year.

Nigerian megastar Burna Boy took home the award for Best Album and Best African Act.

Asake who dominated 2022 with an unprecedented run took home the Breakout Artist of the Year.

Afrobeats global icons Davido and Wizkid also recorded wins.

Davido won the Best Inspirational Song for ‘Stand Strong’ and WizKid took home the Best West African Act award.

Adekunle Gold For his song “High” with Davido, Adekunle Gold won two awards:

Best Act Group in African contemporary music and Best Act, Duo or Group in African Pop.

The awards night, which was held at the 15,000-capacity Dakar Arena in in Diamniadio, Senegal finalised the four-day event to celebrate African music superstars.

Ghana’s Black Sheriff and Nigeria’s PSquare were among the artistes that thrilled the crowd during the event.