AFRIMA 2018: Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Simi, Bag Nominations


AFRIMA 2018: Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Simi, Bag Nominations

By Oluwatosin Ajayi

Nominees for the Africa Music Awards have been unveiled. The nominees include top Nigerian acts – Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Simi, Olamide, amongst others.

AFRIMA 2018 which is set to hold in on the 1st of September, is in its fifth year. This year’s edition saw over 8,000 entries from across Africa with 79 songs making it to the regional nominees’ list.

See the full nominees’ list below –

  • Best Female Artist in Central Africa
  • Amanda Malela – DRC – Kumama
  • Anabela Aya – Angola – I Love You Bue
  • Blanche Baily – Cameroon – BonBon
  • Bruna Tatiana – Angola – Amo Te
  • Charlotte Dipanda – Cameroon – Sista
  • Daphne – Cameroon – Jusqu’à La Gare
  • Iyenga – DRC – Sorry
  • Shura – Cameroon – Allez Dire

Best Male Artist in Central Africa

  • Afrotonix – Chad – DYD
  • Belamy Paluku – DRC – Blood Brothers
  • Dadju – DRC – Bob Marley
  • Fally Ipupa – DRC – Mannequin
  • Gaz Mawete – DRC – Paulina
  • Locko – Cameroon – Je Serai La
  • Magasco – Cameroon – Sokoto
  • Maitre Gims – DRC – La Meme

Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa

  • Betty G – Ethiopia – Mengedegna
  • Irene namatovu – Uganda – Nsambila nyuma nga Janzi
  • Maua Sama – Tanzania – Nakuelewa
  • Petra – Kenya – I Got That
  • Rash – Kenya – Nitachange
  • Sandra Nankoma – Uganda – Kaddugala
  • Sheebah Sasha Vybz – Uganda – Mummy Yo
  • Vibe – Rwanda – Neza

Best Male Artist in Eastern Africa

  • Bebe Cool – Uganda – Freedom
  • Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania – A Boy from Tandale
  • Harmonize – Tanzania – Kwangwaru
  • Kagwe Mungai – Kenya – Till the End
  • Khaligraph Jones – Kenya – Rider
  • Nyashinski – Kenya – Bebi Bebi
  • Rayvanny – Tanzania – Makulusa
  • Yamiu Mola – Ethiopia – Wegegta

Best Female Artist in Northern Africa

  • Kenza – Algeria – Maliket Saba
  • Lyna Mahyem – Algeria – Boucan
  • Lyna Mahyem – Algeria – Bye Bye
  • Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh – Egypt – Ekaa Maksour
  • N-S feat Kafon – Tunisia – Daloula
  • Souhia Ben Lachhab – Algeria – Lik Manwalich

Best Male Artist in Northern Africa

  • Abu – Egypt – 3 Daqat
  • Balti – Tunisia – Ya Lili
  • DJ Moh Green – Algeria – Por Favor
  • Hamza El Fadly – Morocco – Ya Mraya
  • Lartiste – Morocco – Mafiosa
  • Muslim – Morocco – Mama
  • Saad Lamjarred – Morocco – Casablanca
  • Sofiane – Algeria – Arafricain

Best Female Artist in Southern Africa

  • Ammara Brown – Zimbabwe – Akiliz
  • Babes Woduno – South Africa – Ganda Ganda
  • Lily – Malawi – Bad at Love
  • Mandisa Mamba – Swaziland – Party
  • Nadia Nakai – South Africa – Money Calling
  • Rouge – South Africa – Dololo
  • Ruby the Pigeon – Namibia – Rorisang
  • Shekhinah – South Africa – Please Mr

Best Male Artist in Southern Africa

  • Cassper Nyovest – South Africa – Ksazobalit
  • EXQ – Zimbabwe – Pahukama
  • Jah Prayzah – Zimbabwe – Nziyo Yerudo
  • Kwesta – South Africa – Spirit
  • Nasty C – South Africa – Jungle
  • Roberto – Zambia – Contolola
  • Shane Eagle – South Africa – Let it Flow
  • Sibusiso Mashiloane – South Africa – Niza

Best Female Artist in Western Africa

  • Angelique Kidjo – Benin – Once in a Lifetime
  • Aya Nakamura – Mali – Oumou Sangare
  • Becca – Ghana – Number One
  • Efya – Ghana – Mame
  • Josey – Cote d’Ivoire – Jour J-O
  • Simi – Nigeria – Joromi
  • Tiwa Savage – Nigeria – Ma Lo
  • Viviane Chidid – Senegal – Marriage Force

Best Male Artist in Western Africa

  • Davido – Nigeria – Fia
  • DJ Spinall – Nigeria Nowo
  • Djodje – Cape Verde – Be Mine
  • King Promise – Ghana – CCTV
  • Kuami Eugene – Ghana – Angela
  • Kwesi Arthur – Ghana – Grind Day
  • MHD – Guinea – Bella
  • Olamide – Nigeria – Wo!
  • Starboy – Nigeria – Soco

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