Nigerian singer Asake was named ‘Breakout Artist of the Year’ at the recently concluded All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, 2023.

To accept his award, the singer went on stage, escorted by his friend and video director TG Omori.

In his acceptance speech, the ‘Joha’ singer said winning was a dream come true.

“It started as a dream, but today, it is a reality.

“Thanks to God, my label and to all my fans listening to my song. God bless you.

“God bless Africa, God bless the world. Thank you so much,” he said.

 

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Asake was pitted against Pheelz, Camidoh, Costa Titch, Daliwonga, El Grande Toto, Fior 2 Bior, Hewan Gabrewold, Marwan Moussa and Nomfundo Moh.

Asake’s music dominated the Afrobeats music scene in 2022 with hit songs such as Sungba, Peace Be Unto You and Omo Ope, amongst others.

He also released his debut album ‘Mr Money With The Vibe’ which was positively received worldwide.