All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, in partnership with the African Union Commission, AUC, is an innovative awards platform that rewards excellence in the African music industry and showcases the cultural and entertainment uniqueness of Africa to the rest of the world. The music property recognises and rewards the work and talent of myriad of African artists from the old to the new generation of musicians.

AFRIMA also stimulates conversations among Africans and between Africa and the rest of the world about the potential of the creative arts for real humanising enterprise on the continent contributing significantly to social cohesion, national, regional and continental integration as well as sustainable economic development in Africa.

Six editions of the awards ceremony have been held between 2014 and 2019 and 3,104 nominees have emerged in the 37 categories of the awards across the traditional and contemporary forms of African music.

Amongst these nominees, 211 African creative talents have emerged winners of the coveted 23.9 Karat gold-plated AFRIMA trophy for excellence in music and artistry.

Vision, Value & Mission