AFRIMA Awards Nominations: Tiwa Savage, Davido and Wizkid Flying The Flag High

AFRIMA Awards Nominations: Tiwa Savage, Davido and Wizkid Flying The Flag High

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– Dominating the regional category nominations

– Nigerian acts getting 10 out of 17 nominations

 

Tiwa Savage, Davido and Wizkid Shining in AFRIMA Nominations

The list of nominees for the 2017 AFRIMA Awards has been announced and it shows Nigerian acts, Tiwa Savage, Davido and Wizkid are leading in the West African class of regional nominations. All three of them are getting nominations in top categories of the All African Muisc Awards for the fourth consecutive year.

Nigerian acts are getting 10 out of the 17 nominations available. Wizkid and Davido are in the race for the Best Male prize alongside Mr. Eazi, Runtown, Tekno, Sarkodie, MHD and Dj Arafat.

For the Best Female, Tiwa Savage is contending against some countrywomen including Seyi Shey, Yemi Alade and Aramide. Other acts from other West African countries are Oumou Sangare (Mali), Viviane Chidid (Senegal), Becca (Ghana) and Zeynab (Benin)

The 2017 AFRIMA Awards and other related events are scheduled from 10-12 November 2017. One of the events, which will broadcast across 84 countries, is a Music Business Summit.

Here’s a full list of the regional categories:

Central Africa (Best Female)

Montess – Love Witta Gun Man (Cameroon)

Reniss – Mamamuh (Cameroon)

Ewube – Fall On You (Cameroon)

Nsoki – Africa Unite ft DJ Maphorisa & Paulo Alves (Angola)

Daphne – Calee (Cameroon)

Mimie – Dance Fi You (Cameroon)

Merveilee – Toi (Cameroon)

Bussine – All Africa Party (Gabon)

 

Central Africa (Best Male)

Maitre Gims – Tout Donner (DRC)

Hiro – Ton Pied, Mon Pied ft Chidinma (DRC)

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Big Nelo – O Legado Da Lenda (Angola)

Locko – Supporter ft Mr Leo (Cameroon)

Fally Ipupa – Eleko Oyo (DRC)

Jovie – Ou Meme (Cameroon)

Anselmo Ralph – Casas Comigo (Angola)

Ke Black – Bazardee (DRC)

 

East Africa (Best Female)

Juliana Kanyamozi – I Am Still Here (Uganda)

Chess Nthusi – Give It to You (Kenya)

Victoria Kimani – Giving You ft Sarkodie (Kenya)

Lady Jaydee – Sawa Na Wao (Tanzania)

Vanessa Mdee – Cash Madam (Tanzania)

Wayna Wondersonn – You Are Not Alone (Ethiopia)

Nandy – One Day (Tanzania)

 

East Africa (Best Male)

Diamond Platnumz – Eneka (Tanzania)

Sinishaw Legesse – Selam Ethiopia (Ethiopia)

Qritiqual – Malika (Kenya)

Kibrom Birhane – Eskista ft Nassmbu Burasa (Ethiopia)

Henok & Mehari Brothers – Firkir Yishala (Ethiopia)

Alikiba – Aje ft MI Abaga (Tanzania)

Octopizzo – TBT (Kenya)

Mure K.E – Excuse my Language (Kenya)

Southern Africa (Best Female)

Sally Boss Madam – Bimbim ft Busiswa (Namibia)

Babes Wodumo – Family ft Maphorisa & Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Busiswa – Inggongo (South Africa)

Lebo Segobela – Lion of Judah (South Africa)

Amanda Black – Amazulu (South Africa)

Ru – Down (Zimbabwe)

Thandiswa – Nontsokolo (South Africa)

Southern Africa (Best Male)

Hugh Masekela – Shango (South Africa)

AKA – The World is Yours (South Africa)

Nasty C – Down South ft Seyi Shay & Ma E (South Africa)

Tay Grin – Tola ft Vanessa Mdee (Malawi)

Emtee – We Up (South Africa)

Jah Prayzah – Watora Mari ft Diamond Platnumz (Zimbabwe)

Nduduzo Makhathini – Igagu (South Africa)

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 West Africa (Best Female)

Oumou Sangare – Yere Faga ft Tony Allen (Mali)

Aramide – Why So Serious (Nigeria)

Viviane Chidid – Lon Kelen (Senegal)

Yemi Alade – Tumbum (Nigeria)

Seyi Shay – Yolo Yolo (Nigeria)

Tiwa Savage – All Over (Nigeria)

Becca – Na Wash ft Patoranking (Ghana)

Zeynab – Noctambule ft Shadow Chris (Benin)

 

West Africa (Best Male)

Runtown – Mad Over You (Nigeria)

Sarkodie – Pain Killer (Ghana)

Wizkid – Come Closer ft Drake (Nigeria)

DJ Arafat – Agbangnan (Ivory Coast)

Mr Eazi – Leg Over (Nigeria)

MHD – La Puissnace (Guinea)

YCee – Juice (Nigeria)

Davido – Fall (Nigeria)

Tekno – Rara (Nigeria)

 

North Africa (Best Female)

Ibitssam Tiskat – Menak Wla Meni (Morocco)

Zaho – Tant De Choses (Algeria)

Assma Lmnawar –  3ndou Zine (Morocco)

Sherine – Koul Maghani (Egypt)

Zina Daoudia – Sayidati (Morocco)

Cheba Maria – Kheltini (Algeria)

 

North Africa (Best Male)

Fnaire – Ngol Mali (Morocco)

Shayfeen – Wach Kayn Wader (Morocco)

French Montana – Unforgettable (Morocco)

Balti – Wela la (Tunisia)

Tasmer Hosny – Ya Maley 3eny (Egypt)

L’algerino – Les Monetess (Algeria)

Saad Lmjarred – Ghaltana (Morocco)

Lacrim – Collonel Carillo (Algeria)