Triplets Ghetto Kids win Best African Dancer award
10 OCT 2017 1:14 AMAds
The 4th edition of African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) were held on Sunday, Oct 8 at House of Blue Dallas, Texas. The music festival comprised of a welcome party, fashion show, meet and greet session and the awarding ceremony among others.
Our very own Triplets Ghetto Kids were the only Ugandans on the winning list after beating 9 contestants that included;
Kaffy Dancequeen and Korra Obidi from Nigeria,South Africa's Nabile Danser, Sherri Silver from Rwanda, La Petite Zota from Ivory Coast, Manuel Canza Laurenzo-Angola, Moses Iyobo-Tanzania, Brenda Derry-Cameroon and Eddie Wizzy Dances from Uganda.
This Triplets Ghetto Kids were so excited on winning their first International award.
"Wowwww!!! GOD IS GREAT. We managed to win the Afrimma Award as the Best African Dance Group 2017. Thanks fans for making this happen, we really so humbled @afrimma thanks a lot. We can't wait to make it again next year. Fans to the end. We dedicate the Award to all the nominees. Thanks for putting African dance on the world map & to all the children from the ghetto.."
The other East African winners included Diamond Platnumz who took Best Male Artist East Africa beating Eddy Kenzo, Bebe Cool, Navio, Sauti Sol and Tanzania's Ali Kiba.
Victoria Kimani from East Africa took the nod of Best Female East Africa beating Tanzania's Vanessa Mdee, Knowles Butera from Rwanda, Avril from Kenya and Irene Ntale from Uganda among others.
Full list of AFRIMMA 2017 winners;
Best Female West Africa – Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Best Female East Africa – Victoria Kimani (Kenya)
Best Male Central Africa – C4 Pedro (Angola)
Best Female Central Africa – Nsoki (Angola)
Best Male Southern Africa – Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Best Female Southern Africa – Babes Wodumo (South Africa)
Crossing Boundaries with Music Award – C4 Pedro (Angola)
Best Newcomer– Nsoki (Angola)
Artist of The Year – Davido (Nigeria)
Best DJ Africa – Dj Spinall (Nigeria)
Best African Dj USA – Dj Tunez (Nigeria)
Video of The Year – Fally Ipupa – Eloko Iyo Congo
Music Producer of The Year – Julz (Ghana)
Best African Dancer – Ghetto Triplets Kids – Uganda
Song of The Year – Davido – IF (Nigeria)
Best Lusophone – C4 Pedro (Angola)
Best Francophone – Fally Ipupa (Congo)
Best Sound Engineer – Sheyman (Nigeria)
Best Collaboration – Wizkid ft Chris Brown – African Bad Girl (Nigeria & USA)
Transformational Leadership Award – Engineer Noah Dallaji
Best Rap Act – Sarkodie (Ghana)
Dance Hall Act of The Year – Timaya (Nigeria)
Best Video Director – Daps (Nigeria)
Best Male North Africa – Amr Diab (Egypt)
Best African Dj – Dj Spinall (Nigeria)
Best Gospel Artist – Nathaniel Bassey (Nigeria)
Best Female North Africa – Amani Swissi (Tunisia)
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