Full List: All The Winners From the KORA Awards

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 16:58 , Written by 

The 2012 KORA Awards took place on the 30th of December and feted the best of African and diasporan music. Check out the winners' list below.

Best Male Artist from Western Africa - DJ Arafat for Yorobo Kpankaka (Côte d'Ivoire)

Best Female Artist from Western Africa - Chidinma for Kedike (Nigeria)

Best Male Artist from Eastern Africa - Kidum feat. Sana for Mulika Mwizi (Burundi)

Best Female Artist from Eastern Africa - Juliana Kanyomozi for I Am Ugandan (Uganda)

Best Male Artist from Central Africa - Lord Ekomy Ndong for Bi Se Fe Nale (Gabon)

Best Female Artist from Central Africa - Mounira Mitchala for Independence (Chad)

Best Male Artist from Southern Africa - The Dogg for Deception (Namibia)

Best Female Artist from Southern Africa - Zahara for Loliwe (South Africa)

Best Male Artist from Northern Africa - Cheb Khaled for C'est La Vie (Algeria)

Best Female Artist from Northern Africa - Hasna El Becharia for Djazair Johara (Algeria)

Best African Group - Magic Systeme for La Danse Des Magiciens (Ivory Coast)

Best Male Artist in the Diaspora USA - Chris Brown feat. Lil'Wayne & Busta Rhymes for Look At Me Now (USA)

Best Female Artist in the Diaspora USA - Rihanna for We Found Love (USA)

Best Male Artist in the Diaspora Europe & The Carribean - Sexion d'Assaut for Avant Qu'elle Parte (France)

Best Female Artist in the Diaspora Europe & The Carribean - Sega for El Jaloux (France)

Best Male Religious Artist - Yvan for Ton Amour Me Suffit (Benin)

Best Female Religious Artist - Sœur Lydie Nseya for Bolamu (DRC)

Best Religious Group - Seraphim Song's Impundu (Burundi)

Best Male Traditional Artist - Stanlux for Africavio (Togo)

Best Female Traditional Artist - Aida Samb for Saraba (Senegal)

Best Traditional Group - Les Frères  for Guedehoungue Feu De Brousse (Benin)

Most Promising Male of the African Continent - Davido for Dami Duro (Nigeria)

Most Promising Female of the African Continent - Sessimé for Mayavio (Benin)

Best Video Director of Africa - Gelongal Kumu Neexul deViviane Ndour (Senegal)

Best Artist (Africa) - DJ Arafat for Yorobo Kpankaka (Ivory Coast)

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