‘Lucky’ Afgan Picks Up AMI Award for Solo Artist
Singer Afgan won the AMI Award for best male solo artist on Wednesday night at Senayan Tennis Indoor Stadium in Jakarta.
He said that he felt blessed just to be nominated along with such talented artists. The other nominees for best male solo artist were Iwan Fals, Marcell, Elfonda “Once” Mekel, Sandhy Sondoro and Vidi Aldiano.
“I am very proud to have won this award,” Afgan said in accepting the trophy. “I had expected Om Iwan to win. But I got lucky. I was shaking as I walked up to the stage.” This is the second AMI Award for Afgan for best male solo artist, following his win in 2009.