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10 Annual KORA All African Awards Winners Announced
Published December 20, 2005

There are 25 award categories. Entries for the KORA awards are submitted from around the world to a selection committee in Johannesburg.

The tenth KORA All African Awards were held on December 4thin Durban, South Africa. The winners were:

Most Promising Male Artist
D'Banj (Nigeria)

Most Promising Female Artist
Kaz (Kenya)

Revelation of the Year
2Face Idibia (Nigeria)

Best African Hip Hop Group/ Artist
Koba (Gabon)

Best African Reggae Ragga Group/ Artist
Leg Def (Guinea)

Best African Traditional Artist
Kefee (Nigeria)
Jolidon Lafia (Benin)

Best African Traditional Group
Ladysmith Black Mambazo (South Africa)

Best African American Diaspora Artist
Will Smith

Best Spiritual Male Artist
Sammy Okposo (Nigeria)

Best Spiritual Female Artist
Folake Umosen (Nigeria)

Best Spiritual Group
Maximum Melodies (Kenya)

Best African Video
Afrotenor (South Africa)

Best Male Artist Central Africa
Werrason (DRC)

Best Female Artist Central Africa
Naneth (Gabon )

Best Group Central Africa
Les Marquis De Maison Mere  (DRC)

Best Male Artist East Africa
Alain Auriant (Mauritius)

Best Female Artist East Africa
Neema Jiwe (Kenya)

Best Group East Africa
Longombas (Kenya)

Best Male Artist Southern Africa
Hugh Masekela  (South Africa)

Best Female Artiste Southern Africa
Perola (Angola)

Best Group Southern Africa
Malaika (South Africa)

Best Male Artist West Africa
Sunny Neji (Nigeria )
Martin Hod (Benin )

Best Female Artiste West Africa
Adja Soumano  (Mali)
Zeynab (Benin )

Best Group West Africa
Praye Mifitiatse (Ghana)
Bantu Feat Ayuba (Nigeria)