#AFRIMA2018: Davido, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid Nominated For 2018 Awards (Full List)

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AFRIMA2018: Davido, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid Nominated For 2018 Awards (Full List)

#AFRIMA2018: Davido, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid Nominated For 2018 Awards (Full List)

The organisers of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have released nominees for its regional categories ahead of the 2018 ceremony.

The event which held at the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, had officials of the African Union Commission, Jury members and some stakeholders in attendance.

Davido, Simi, Tiwa Savage, Mr Eazi, Wizkid, DJ Spinall, Ceeza Milli among other singers were nominated on the list.

The list was released by the organisers on Friday, August 17.

Voting for the award begins on Monday, August 27, 2018. The award would hold in November, according to the organisers.

See the full 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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