Nigerian singer, Davido leads this year nominations at the 2014 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). The 'Aye' singer is tied with South African duo Mafikizolo; who also have six nominations.
2014 All Africa Music Awards Unveils Nominees
The five regions of Africa gave an impressive account of their respective music industry as the 2014 Nominees’ List of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, has been unveiled.
Davido represents West Africa with his impressive nominations for the tracks “Aye & Tchelete” which dominated in five categories, Artiste Of The Year, Song Of The Year (Aye), Best African Hip Hop Song (Aye), Best African Collaboration (Tchelete) and Best African Songwriter (Tchelete), while “Skelewu” earned him a comfortable spot in the Best Male Artist In West Africa category.
Among the well-known African music names on the nominees list are: Mafikizolo (South Africa) 6 nominations, Davido (Nigeria) 6 nominations, Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) 2 nominations, Amr Diab (Egypt) 2 nominations, Zahara (South Africa) 3 nominations, Angelique Kidjo (Benin Republic) 2 nominations, Fally Ipupa (DRC) 1 nomination, Sarkodie (Ghana) 1 nomination, Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) 2 nominations, Uhuru (South Africa) 5 nominations and Mi Casa (South Africa) 4 nominations.
Leading the budding music acts on AFRIMA Nominees’ List is: TemiDollFace (Nigeria) 4 nominations, others are Wiyaala (Ghana) 3 nominations; Patoranking (Nigeria) 2 nominations; Davina Green (Zimbabwe) 1 nomination and Noura Mint Seymale (Mauritania) 2 nominations, among others.
Heavyweight African music producer, Don Jazzy (Nigeria) made the Africa Producer of the Year category for the song ‘Eminado’ alongside top contenders: Robbie Malinga & Mojela Thebe (South Africa) for ‘Impilo’; Uhuru (South Africa) for ‘Tchelete’; Mikky Me (Nigeria) ‘Down’ and Del’B (Nigeria) for ‘Pull Over’.
Check out the complete list below.
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN CENTRAL AFRICA
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTISTE IN CENTRAL AFRICA
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN EASTERN AFRICA.
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTISTE IN EASTERN AFRICA.
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN NORTH AFRICA.
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTISTE IN NORTH AFRICA
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTISTE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA.
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN WEST AFRICA.
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTIST IN WEST AFRICA
CATEGORIES: ALBUM OF THE YEAR
CATEGORIES: SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN GROUP/ DUO/BAND
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION
CATEGORY: MOST PROMISING ARTISTE IN AFRICA
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN ELECTRO
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN HIP-HOP (SONG)
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN POP (A SONG)
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN REGGAE, RAGGA & DANCEHALL
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN RNB & SOUL
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN TRADITIONAL
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN ROCK
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC
CATEGORY: BEST VIDEO
CATEGORY: REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT
CATEGORY: SONG OF THE YEAR
CATEGORY: BEST TRADITIONAL AFRICAN MUSIC
CATEGORY: PRODUCER OF THE YEAR.
ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
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