AFRIMA 2017: Davido, Wizkid, Seyi Shay nominated for Artist of the Year – Full List

AFRIMA 2017: Davido, Wizkid, Seyi Shay nominated for Artist of the Year - Full List
AFRIMA 2017: Davido, Wizkid, Seyi Shay nominated for Artist of the Year – Full List

AFRIMA 2017: Davido, Wizkid, Seyi Shay nominated for Artist of the Year – Full List

The nominations for this year’s  edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)are out with Davido & Wizkid leading the pack of nominations. Both artistes were nominated alongside Seyi Shay and 7 others for Artist of the year. They will also slug it out in the Song of the Year category as “IF” and “Come Closer” featuring Drake were both nominated. Also nominated in that category are Runtown‘s “Mad Over You” & Seyi Shay‘s “Yolo Yolo“.

Nonso Amadi‘s “Tonight” was nominated alongside Olamide‘s “Pepper Dem Gang” for Fan’s Favorite. Adekunle Gold, P-Square and Wande Coal were nominated for Best Artist or Group in African Contemporary while Mr Eazi was nominated alongside others for Most Promising Artist in Africa.

In the regional categories; Aramide, Seyi Shay, Yemi Alade and Tiwa Savagewere nominated for Best Female Artist in West Africa while Davido, Mr Eazi, Runtown, Wizkid, Tekno & Ycee were nominated for Best Male Artist in West Africa.

Best Female Artiste in Central Africa
Artiste Track Country
Bussine All Africa Party Gabon
Daphne Calee Cameroon
Ewube Fall for You Cameroon
Merveille Toi Cameroon
Mimie Dance Fi You Cameroon
Montess Love Witta Gun Man Cameroon
Nsoki Africa Unite ft Dj Maphorisa & Paulo Alves Angola
Reniss Mamamuh Cameroon
Best Male Artiste in Central Africa
Artiste Track Country
Anselmo Ralph Casa Comigo Angola
Big Nelo O Legado Da Lenda Angola
Fally Ipupa Eloko Oyo DRC
Hiro Ton Pied, Mon Pied ft Chidinma DRC
Jovi Ou Meme Cameroon
Ke Black Bazardee DRC
Locko Supporter ft Mr Leo Cameroon
Maitre Gims Tout Donner  DRC
Best Female Artiste Eastern Africa
Artiste Track Country
Chess Nthussi Give it to you Kenya
Feza Walete Tanzania
Juliana Kanyomozi I am Still Here Uganda
Lady Jaydee Sawa Na Wao Tanzania
Nandy One Day Tanzania
Vanessa Mdee Cash Madame Tanzania
Victoria Kimani Giving You ft Sarkodie Kenya
Wayna Wondwossen You are not alone Ethiopia
Best Male Artist, Eastern Africa
Artiste Track Country
Alikiba Aje ft M.I Tanzania
Diamond Platinumz Eneka Ethiopia
Eddy Kenzo Shauri Yako Uganda
Henok & Mehari Brothers Fikir Yishala Ethopia
Kibrom Birhane Eskista ft Nassmbu Barasa Ethiopia
Mura K.E Excuse my Language Kenya
Octopizzo TBT Kenya
Sinishaw Legesse Selam Ethopia Ethiopia
Qritiqual Malika Kenya
Best Female Artist in Southern Africa
Artiste Track Country
Amanda Black Amazulu South Africa
Babes Wodumo Family ft Mampinsta & Cassper Nyovest South Africa
Busiswa Ingqondo South Africa
Lebo Sekgoela Lion of Judah South Africa
Rue Down Zimbabwe
Sally Boss Madam BimBim ft Busiswa Namibia
Thandiswa Nontsokolo South Africa
Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa
Artiste Track Country
AKA The world is yours South Africa
Emtee We Up South Africa
Hugh Masekela Shango South Africa
Jah Prayzah Watora Mari ft Diamond Platnumz Zimbabawe
Nasty C Down ft Seyi Shay & Ma-E South Africa
Nduduzo Makhathini Igagu South Africa
Tay Grin Tola ft Vanessa Mdee Malawi
Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa
Artiste Track Country
Asma Lmnawar 3ndou Zine Morocco
Cheba Maria Kheltini Algeria
Ibitssam Tiskat Menak Wla Meni Morocco
Sherine Koul Maghani Egypt
Zaho Tant De Choses Algeria
Zina Daoudia Sayidati Morocco
Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa
Artiste Track Country
Balti Wela la Tunisia
Fnaire Ngol Mali Morroco
French Montana Unforgettable Morocco
Lacrim Collonel Carrillo Algeria
L’Algerino Less Monetess Algeria
Shayfeen Wach Kayn Wader Morocco
Tasmer Hosny Ya Maley 3eny Egypt
Saad Lmajarred Ghaltana Morocco
Best Female Artiste in Western Africa
Artiste Track Country
Aramide Why So serious Nigeria
Becca Na wash ft Patoranking Ghana
Oumou Sangare Yere Faga ft Tony Allen Mali
Seyi Shay Yolo Yolo Nigeria
Tiwa Savage All Over Nigeria
Viviane Chidid Lon Kelen ft Banlieuzart Senegal
Yemi Alade Tumbum Nigeria
Zeynab Noctambule ft Shadow Chris) Benin
Best Male Artiste in Western Africa
Artiste Track Country
Davido Fall Nigeria
Dj Arafat Agbangnan Cote D’voire
MHD La Puissance Guinea
Mr. Eazi Leg Over Nigeria
Runtown Mad Over You Nigeria
Sarkodie Pain Killer Ghana
Tekno Rara Nigeria
Wizkid Come Closer ft Drake Nigeria
Ycee Juice ft Maleek Berry Nigeria
CONTINENTAL CATEGORY
Best Male Artiste in Inspirational.
Artiste Track Country
Anselmo Ralph Ensina-me a Amar Angola
Dan Aceda I look to you (Ft Etana) Kenya
DJ Young Money Mama Africa (Ft Sleamnico) Nigeria
Gilad Angel Uriel (ft Omer Millo) Kenya
Michael Pulse Lost Namibia
Prosper Menko Winner Cameroon
Best Female Artiste in Inspirational Music.
Artiste Track Country
Amanda Black Amazulu South Africa
Asikey Earth Attack Nigeria
Busiswa Ingqondo South Africa
Juliana Kanyomozi I am Still Here Uganda
Lebo Sekgobela Lion of Judah South Africa
Nsoki Africa Unite (Ft DJ Maphorisa & Paulo Alves) Angola
Ogecha Intentionally Woman Nigeria
Wayna Wondersonn You Are Not Alone Ethiopia
Best Artist or Group in African Contemporary.
Artiste Track Country
Adekunle Gold My Life Nigeria
Alikiba Aje (Ft M.I.) Tanzania
Anselmo Ralph Por Favor DJ Angola
Busiswa Ingqondo South Africa
Ferre Gola Kipelekiese DRC
Oumou Sangare Yere Faga ft Tony Allen Mali
P-Square Bank Alert Nigeria
Soul Bangs Fare Bombo Mbai Guinea
Wande Coal Iskaba ft Dj Tunez Nigeria
Werrason Diemba DRC
Most Promising Artist in Africa.
Artiste Track Country
Beatballer Partytales Cameroon
Blaise B Front & Back Cameroon
Heritier Watanabe D DED DRC
Mousto Camara Fore Bara Manquer Guinea
Mr. Eazi Leg Over Nigeria
Neza Uranyica Rwanda
Rythmz Boboloh Cameroon
Soul Bangs Fare Bombo Mbai Guinea
Best African Group
Artiste Track Country
Degg J Force 3 Akolon Guinea
Fnaire Ngol Mali Morocco
Kiff No Beat Pourquoi Tu Dab Cote d’Ivoire
Mafikizolo Kucheza South Africa
Magic System Ya Foye Cote d’Ivoire
Mi Casa Nana South Africa
P-Square Bank Alert Nigeria
R2Bees Tonight (ft Wizkid) Ghana
Toofan Tere Tere Togo
Best African Collaboration.
Artiste Track Country
Alikiba Aje (Ft M.I.) Tanzania (Nigeria)
Becca Na Wash (ft Patoranking) Ghana (Nigeria)
C4 Pedro Love Again (Ft Sauti Sol) Angola (Kenya)
Davido Coolest Kid in Africa (ft Nasty C) Nigeria (South Africa)
Fuse ODG Diary (Ft Tiwa Savage) Ghana (Nigeria)
Jah Prayzah Watora Mari (ft Diamond Platnumz) Zimbabwe (Tanzania)
Locko Supporter (ft Mr Leo) Cameroon (Cameroon)
Oumou Sangare Yere Faga (Ft Tony Allen) Mali (Nigeria)
R2Bees Tonight (ft Wizkid) Ghana (Nigeria)
Zeynab Noctambule (ft Shado Chris) Benin (Cote d’Ivoire)
Best Artiste in African Rock.
Artiste Track Country
Armageddon Astral Adventure South Africa
Dark Suburb Terms Ghana
Gilad Angel Uriel (ft Omer Millo) Kenya
Nathmac Kill Myself Nigeria
Skinflint Ram on Fire Botswana
Wiyaala Village Sex Ghana
Best Artiste in African Jazz.
Artiste Track Country
Ed Izycs Smile (Ft Godwyn Guitar) Nigeria
Hugh Masekela Shango South Africa
Khalisax New Day Ghana
Kibrom Birhane Song of Abrish Ethiopia
Moreira Chonguica Take Five (ft Manu Dibango) Mozambique
Nduduzo Makhathini Igagu South Africa
Best Artist or Group in African Electro.
Artiste Track Country
Mi Casa Nana South Africa
Mobi Dixon Ezizweni (Ft Berita) Zimbabwe
Mr. Mo Tears Dried Out South Africa
Mura K.E Excuse My Language Kenya
Naomi Achu Gbagbe (Ft Skales) Cameroon
Niniola Maradona Nigeria
Nsoki Africa Unite (Ft DJ Maphorisa & Paulo Alves) Angola
Paul Bingham Hypnotic (Ft Loviso) South Africa
R3hab & Skytech Marrakech Morocco
Best Artist or Group in African Reggae, Ragga & Dancehall.
Artiste Track Country
2Baba Holy Holy Nigeria
Bebe Cool Dede Uganda
Henok and Mehari Brothers Fikir Yishalal Ethiopia
Jah Phinga One World, One People (ft Henry) Ghana
Juliana Kanyomozi I am Still Here Uganda
Qritiqal Malkia Kenya
Shan’l X Magasco Love It Cameroon
Shatta Wale Taking Over Ghana
Sinishaw Legesse Selam Ethiopia Ethiopia
Timaya Dance (Ft Rudeboy) Nigeria
Best Artist or Group in African Hip-Hop.
Artiste Track Country
AKA The World is Yours South Africa
Big Nelo O Legado Da Lenda Angola
Emtee We Up South Africa
French Montana Unforgettable (Ft Swae Lee) Morocco
Kaaris Tchoin Cote d’Ivoire
Nasty C Down South (ft Sey Shay and Ma-E) South Africa
Octopizzo TBT Kenya
YCEE Juice (ft Maleek Berry) Nigeria
Best Artist or Group in African RnB & Soul.
Artiste Track Country
Ali Kiba Aje (Ft M.I.) Tanzania
Anselmo Ralph Ensina-me a Amar Angola
C4 Pedro Love Again (Ft Sauti Sol) Angola
Degg J Force 3 Akolon Guinea
Diamond Platnumz Marry You (Ft Neyo) Tanzania
Mimie Dance Fi You Cameroon
Nozipho Ang’kakaze Ngizizwe Nje South Africa
Topher Jaxx I Want You Tanzania
Victoria Kimani Giving You (ft Sakordie) Kenya
Best Artist in African Pop.
Artiste Track Country
Daphne Calee Cameroon
Diamond Platnumz Eneka Tanzania
Locko Supporter ft Mr Leo Cameroon
Mimie Dance Fi You Cameroon
Tiwa Savage All Over Nigeria
Toofan Tere Tere Togo
Wizkid Come Closer  (Ft Drake) Nigeria
Yemi Alade Marry Me Nigeria
Best Artist or Group in African Traditional.
Artiste Track Country
Bombino Akhar Zaman Niger
Gani Ndani Biiwa Yannou Benin
Hamelmal Abate Harar Ethiopia
Kibrom Birhane Eskista (ft Nassmbu Barasa) Ethiopia
Msafiri Zawose Asili Yangu Tanzania
Nobuntu Woza Ngane Zimbabwe
Reniss Mamumuh Cameroon
Zoro Gbo Gan Gbom (ft Flavour) Nigeria
 

African Fans’ Favorite.

Artiste Track Country
Darassa Muziki (ft Ben Pol) Tanzania
Donald Raindrops (ft Tiwa Savage) South Africa
Ebony Poison (Ft Gatdoe) Ghana
Kandia Kora Retirer Guinea
Nonso Amadi Tonight Nigeria
Nyashinki Aminia Kenya
Olamide Pepper Dem Gang Nigeria
The Dogg Shuukifa Kwii Namibia
Young Paris Best of Me (Ft Ben Bronfman) DRC
Video of the Year.
Video Director Artiste Country
Africa Unite (Ft DJ Maphorisa & Paulo Alves) DJ Marcel Nsoki Angola
All Africa Party Fabasf Konexion Bussine Gabon
Come Closer (Redux) Alan Ferguson Wizkid Nigeria
Cooking Pot Adasa Cookey Orezi Nigeria
Jubilation Sasha Vybz Eddy Kenzo Uganda
Love Again DJ Marcel C4 Pedro (Ft Sauti Sol) Angola
Ngoul Mali Abderrafia el Abdioui Fnaire Morocco
Yere Faga Chris Saunders Oumou Sangare Mali
Yolo Yolo Meji Alabi Seyi Shay Nigeria
Songwriter of the Year.
Songwriter Track Artiste Country
Anselmo Ralph Ensina me a amar Anselmo Ralph Angola
Dawson If I Dawson Malawi
Karim Kharbouch, Khalif Brown, C.P DUBB, McCulloch Reid Sutphin & Jake Aujla Unforgettable (ft Swae Lee) French Montana Morocco
Ogecha Diane Obande Intentionally Woman Ogecha Nigeria
Salatiel, Daphne, Mr. Leo Calee Daphne Cameroon
Simi Smile for Me Simi Nigeria
Revelation of the Year.
Artiste Track Country
Big Nelo O Legado Da Lenda Angola
Bussine All African Party Gabon
Mr. Leo C’est Faux Cameroon
Nasty C Down South (ft Seyi Shay and Ma-E) South Africa
Nduduzo Makhathini Igagu South Africa
Nsoki Africa Unite (Ft DJ Maphorisa & Paulo Alves) Angola
Runtown Mad Over You Nigeria
Shayfeen Wach Kayn Wader Morocco
Shyn Resim Pitia Madagascar
Album of the Year in Africa.
Album Artiste Track Country
Amor é Cego Anselmo Ralph Ensina-me a Amar Angola
Azel Bombino Akhar Zaman Niger
Biology Eddy Kenzo Shauri Yako Uganda
Force et Honneur Lacrim Colonel Carrillo Algeria
No Borders Hugh Masekela Shango South Africa
Sounds from the Other Side Wizkid Come Closer (ft Drake) Nigeria
The Start Looks Like the End Dark Suburb Terms Ghana
Tokooos Fally Ipupa Eloko Oyo DRC
Producer of the Year.
Producer Track Artiste Country
DJ Coublon Yolo Yolo Seyi Shay Nigeria
Jaegen & 1Mind Unforgettable French Montana (Ft Swae Lee) Morocco
Runtown, Tspize & Del B Mad Over You Runtown Nigeria
Salatiel Calee Daphne Cameroon
Sarz Come Closer Wizkid (Ft Drake) Nigeria
Tekno If Davido Nigeria
Tony Allen Yere Faga Oumou Sangare (Ft Tony Allen) Mali
Song of the Year in Africa.
Track Artiste Country
Come Closer Wizkid  (ft Drake) Nigeria
Calee Daphne Cameroon
Eloko Oyo Fally Ipupa DRC
If Davido Nigeria
Mad Over You Runtown Nigeria
Shauri Yako Eddy Kenzo Uganda
Tere Tere Toofan Togo
Unforgettable French Montana  (Ft Swae Lee) Morocco
Yolo Yolo Seyi Shay Nigeria
Artiste of the Year in Africa.
Artiste Country Track
Davido Nigeria Fall
Eddy Kenzo Uganda Shauri Yako
Fally Ipupa DRC Kiname
French Montana Morocco Unforgettable (Ft Swae Lee)
Ke Black DRC Bazardée
MHD Guinea La Puissance
Oumou Sangare Mali Yere Faga (ft Tony Allen)
Saad Lamjarred Morocco Ghaltana
Seyi Shay Nigeria Yolo Yolo
Wizkid Nigeria Come Closer (ft Drake)

 

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