Kenyan artist Akothee won the Best Female East Africa Artist Award even after a section of Kenyans on social media vowed not to vote for her at the AFRIMMA 2016 awards.
Last week, fans on social media; especially Kenyans,harshly criticized the singer for her fashion style following her ‘swimming costume’ dress code during her Lodwar tour.
The Sweet love hit maker however did not spare those who attacked her and instead responded harshly.
Despite the fight with her fans Akothee took to social media to thank everyone who had voted for her.
“I kiss all my loyal fans, look at what you have done..”Akothe wrote.
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Sauti sol also won the best group award and did not hesitate to thank their voters on social media.
“A big thank you to everyone who voted for us #Afrimma2016. Now let’s bring the MAMAs home. Only 3 days left to VOTE!” Sauti Sol wrote.
The 3rd annual African Music awards Afrimma, was held on the 15th October 2016 in Dallas, Texas.
Take a look at the comprehensive list of winners on the next page.