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Photos: AFRIMA Awards 2016

Hostesses pose for photograph during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos, on Monday, November 6, 2016. 82-year-old Cameroonian vibraphone and saxophonist Manu Dibango, was recognised for making tremendous contributions to African music, especially for developing a music style fusing jazz, funk and traditional Cameroonian music. The All Africa Music Awards is designed to recognise and reward artiste who have given African music the most creative competitive edge in the global market within the year under review. AFP
Hostesses pose for photograph during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos, on Monday, November 6, 2016. AFP

 

Dancers perform during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos on November 6, 2016. The All Africa Music Awards is designed to recognise and reward artists who have given African music the most creative competitive edge in the global market within the year under review.  AFP
Dancers perform during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos on November 6, 2016. AFP

 

Nigerian music legend King Sunny Ade, holding national green and white flag, raises his award after receiving the award from African Union Commission head of culture, Angela Martins (L) during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos on November 6, 2016. The All Africa Music Awards is designed to recognise and reward artists who have given African music the most creative competitive edge in the global market within the year under review. AFP
Nigerian music legend King Sunny Ade, holding national green and white flag, raises his award after receiving the award from African Union Commission head of culture, Angela Martins (L) during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos on November 6, 2016. AFP

 

Guests walk past banners with photographs of Nigerian afrobeat music legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti (L) and South African Miriam Makeba during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos on November 6, 2016. The All Africa Music Awards is designed to recognise and reward artists who have given African music the most creative competitive edge in the global market within the year under review. AFP
Guests walk past banners with photographs of Nigerian afrobeat music legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti (L) and South African Miriam Makeba during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos on November 6, 2016. AFP

 

Ghanaian group VVIP perform during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos, on Monday, November 6, 2016. 82-year-old Cameroonian vibraphone and saxophonist Manu Dibango, was recognised for making tremendous contributions to African music, especially for developing a music style fusing jazz, funk and traditional Cameroonian music. The All Africa Music Awards is designed to recognise and reward artiste who have given African music the most creative competitive edge in the global market within the year under review. AFP
Ghanaian group VVIP perform during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos, on Monday, November 6, 2016. AFP

 

Widow (C), flanked by daughter (R) of the late iconic musician from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Papa Wemba, receives a posthumous award in honour of her husband during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos on November 6, 2016. The All Africa Music Awards is designed to recognise and reward artists who have given African music the most creative competitive edge in the global market within the year under review. AFP
Widow (C), flanked by daughter (R) of the late iconic musician from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Papa Wemba, receives a posthumous award in honour of her husband during the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) ceremony in Lagos on November 6, 2016. AFP


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