Ghana’s Stonebwoy, has for the third time, won the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) nod for Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga or Dancehall. Winners were announced for the 6th AFRIMA on Saturday, November 23, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria.
Stonebwoy competed against a host of musicians in the category, including his bitter rival (now friends), Shatta Wale (Ghana), Navy Kenzo (Tanzania), Patoranking (Nigeria), Praiz (Nigeria), Rosa Ree (Tanzania), Rude Boy (Nigeria), Timaya (Nigeria), and Winky D (Zimbabwe).
The 6th All Africa Music Awards, had in attendance music stars, dignitaries, and music lovers across the continent, the annual music event seeks to celebrate and reward African talents who have done exceedingly well in the year. With a total of 36 categories, the 6th AFRIMA winners are culled from the Regional and Continental categories (10 Regional Categories and 26 Continental Categories).
In 24 hours earlier to the Awards Ceremony, Stonebwoy proved to be the epitome of Reggae & Dancehall music in Ghana and Africa at large, after thrilling thousands of patrons at the Accra Technical University (ATU) campus, Ghana. His performance on the night was outstanding, and the reception from the fans was overwhelming and humongous. He dished out tunes, such as People Dey, Ololo (featuring Teni), Shuga (featuring Beenie Man) from his catalogue, that got the reserved fans jamming to.