- 100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016
- 100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2017
- Music Star
Multiple awards winning music start Diamond Platnumz is a Bongo Flava recording artist and singer from Tanzania who is best known for his hit song “Number One”.
Diamond is considered influential among his fans, and is said to be the most loved and decorated Tanzanian artist. He was believed to be the highest selling Tanzanian artist of ringtones by mobile phone companies in 2013, as well as being among the artists earning the highest income in the African Great Lakes region’s music industry.
He has received nominations and won Music Honours at these various prestigious awards ceremonies around the world; African Achievers Awards, Tanzania Music Awards, BET Awards, African Muzik Magazine Awards, MTV Africa Music Awards, The Future Africa Awards, The Headies, HiPipo Music Awards and Channel O Music Video Awards.
In 2016 and 2017 Africa Youth Awards named him among the Inaugural 100 Most Influential Young Africans, an initiative instituted to promote African youth movements and achieving and also restoring excellence in the works of young people across Africa.