The African Muzik Magazine Awards AFRIMMA has today unveiled the nominees list for the 3rd edition of the biggest African music awards in Diaspora. Following the outstanding success of the 1st and 2nd editions, AFRIMMA 2014 and AFRIMMA 2015 respectively; anticipation and expectations have hit the roof for this year's edition set to hold in Dallas on October 15th, 2016.

Some of Africa's big hitters and the most impressive names on the African music scene in the past calendar year earned a mention in  highly competitive categories. Wizkid, Flavour, Davido, Sarkodie, Aka are joined by fresh faces like Falz, Mr. Eazi, Locko and Bisa Kdei on the AFRIMMA 2016 Nominees list. Also for the first time in the history of AFRIMMA, North African music and Caribbean music have been recognized with categories.

Celebrating African music and heritage , the 3rd edition of the annual African Muzik Magazine Awards AFRIMMA promises to be another festival of African music and the nominees list has set off the massive countdown to 10/15/16. Start Voting at  www.afrimma.com and Get your tickets at http://www.afrimma.com/

Best Male West AfricaBisa Kdei - GhanaSerge Beynaud  - Ivory Coast Olamide - Nigeria Flavour - NigeriaCarlou D - SenegalDavido - Nigeria Wizkid - Nigeria Sarkodie - GhanaBest Female West AfricaTiwa Savage - NigeriaYemi Alade - Nigeria Efya - GhanaVivian Chidid - Senegal Mz Vee - Ghana Dobet Gnahore - Ivory Coast Adiouza - SenegalAlmok - TogoBest Male East AfricaEddy Kenzo - UgandaDiamond Platnumz - TanzaniaJacky Gosee - Ethiopia Ali Kiba - Tanzania Jose Chameleon - UgandaBebe Cool - UgandaSauti Sol - Kenya Dynamq - South SudanBest Female East AfricaVictoria Kimani - Kenya Vanessa Mdee - Tanzania Ester Aweke -  Ethiopia Tsedenia  Gebremarkos (Ethiopia)Linah (Tanzania)Knowles Butera - Rwanda Sheebah Karungi - UgandaAkothee - Kenya Best Male Central AfricaFally Ipupa - CongoMagasco - CameroonFerre Golla - DRCC4 Pedro - Angola Stanley Enow - CameroonKyaku Kadaff - Angola Franko - CameroonFabregas - Republic of Congo Best Female Central AfricaAnna Joyce - AngolaLaurette La Perle - Congo Betty Akna - Equitorial Guinea Charlotte Dipanda - CameroonChikune - Namibia Daphne - CameroonRennis - CameroonArielle T - Gabon Best Male Southern AfricaAka - South Africa Black Coffee - South Africa The Dogg - NamibiaVee Mampeezy - BotswanaDj Bongz - South Africa Emtee - South Africa Roberto - Zambia Casper Nyomvest- South AfricaBest Female Southern AfricaZonke - South Africa Miss Lira - South Africa Ice Queen Cleo - Zambia Lizha James - Mozambique Pah Chihera - ZimbabweNnunu Ramo Gotsy - BotswanaBusiswa - South AfricaBest Male North AfricaAmr Diab - Egypt Tamer Hosny - Egypt Chawki - Morocco Mohammed Hamaki - EgyptDouzi - MoroccoSaad Lamjareed - MoroccoKhaled -Algeria Saber Rebai - Tunisia Best Female North Africa Samira Said - MorroccoIbtissam Tiskat - MoroccoAngham - Egypt Sandy - Egypt Amal Maher - EgyptLatifa - Tunisia Amani Swissi - Tunisia Jannat Mahid - MoroccoBest African GroupSauti Sol - Kenya Radio & Weasel - UgandaOs Moikanos - AngolaBracket - Nigeria Mi Casa - South AfricaR2bee's - GhanaBana C4 - CongoYamoto Band - TanzaniaCrossing Boundaries With Music AwardC4 Pedro (Angola)Wizkid  (Nigeria)Maitre Gims - (Congo)Tinie Tempah - Nigeria  MHD - SenegalAyo Jay - Nigeria STL - (Kenya)Rotimi  (Nigeria )Best GospelFrank Edwards - NigeriaUche Agu - Nigeria Willy Paul - Kenya SP Koffi Sarpong - GhanaIcha Kavons - CongoNtokozo Mbambo - South Africa Sinach- Nigeria Sonnie Badu - Ghana Best NewcomerAdekunle Gold - Nigeria Reekado Banks- Nigeria Harmonize - Tanzania Falz - Nigeria  Locko- Cameroon Nathi - South Africa Kofi Kinaata - GhanaHumblesmith - NigeriaBest Video DirectorJustin Campos - South AfricaGodfather - (South Africa)Clarence Peters - Nigeria Patrick Elis- Nigeria Mysta Adrenalyne -CameroonEnos Olik - Kenya Phamous Films - GhanaSavy Filmz - UgandaBest Dj AfricaDj Spinall - Nigeria Dj Joe MFalme - Kenya Dj Cndo - South AfricaDj Neptune - Nigeria Dj Malvado Jnr - AngolaDj Shiru - Uganda Dj D-Ommy - Tanzania Dj Labastille - CameroonBest African Dj USADj Tunes - Nigeria Dj Amin - Ethiopia Dozzy Ross - Nigeria Dj Deemoney - NigeriaDj Silent Killa - CarribeansDj Akua - Ghana Dj Fully Focus -KenyaDj Rell - Sierra LeoneAFRIMMA Video of The YearFlavour - Champion (Nigeria)Emma Nyra ft Patoranking - For My Matter (Remix)Sauti Sol ft Ali Kiba - Unconditional Bae (Kenya/Tanzania)Bisa Kdei - Brother Brother (Ghana) Akothee ft Diamond - My Sweet Love Kenya /Tanzania Stanley Enow ft Aka and Locko - Bounce (Cameroon/South Africa)Phyno ft  Olamide   - Fada FadaKorede Bello ft Tiwa Savage - Romantic ( Nigeria )Music Producer of The YearYoung John - Nigeria Masterkraft - Nigeria Dr Fizol - Uganda Kaywa - GhanaVisita - KenyaTweezy - South Africa Tud Thomas - TanzaniaDj Coublon - Nigeria Best African DancerKaffy Dancequeen - NigeriaEzinne CEO - NigeriaBrenda Derry - Cameroon Sherri Silver  - Rwanda La Petite Zota - Ivory Coast Eddy Wizzy -  Uganda Moses Iyobo - Tanzania Roxy Roberts - Best Rap ActPhyno - Nigeria Olamide - Nigeria Aka - South Africa Sarkodie - GhanaCasper Nyovest - South Africa King Kaka Sungura  - Kenya Octopizzo - Kenya Prodigio - Angola Best CollaborationReggea Blues - Harrysong , Kcee , Iyanya, Olamide and OreziFinally by MasterKraft , Flavour and SarkodieMr. Eazi ft Efya - Skin Tight - GhanaDiamond Platnumz ft Aka - Make Me Sing Wizkid X Dj Maphorisa - Soweto BabyKiff No Beat ft Dj Arafat - Approchez Regardez Lil Kesh ft Patoranking - Is it Because I love YouJ Martins  ft Youssour Ndour -  Time is Now Song of The YearSauti Sol ft Ali Kiba - Unconditional Bae Franko - Coller La  Petite Reggea Blues - Kcee, Harrysong, Orezi, Iyanya and OlamideBisa Kdei - Mansa Tekno - DuroKiss Daniel - MamaPhyno ft Olamide - Fada Fada  Diamond Platnumz ft Aka - Make Me Sing Artist of The YearFlavour (Nigeria)Diamond Platnumz ( Tanzania)Sarkodie (Ghana)Wizkid (Nigeria)Aka (South Africa)Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)Sauti Sol - Kenya C4 Pedro - Angola Dancehall Act of the YearTimaya - Nigeria Stonebwoy - GhanaBuffola Soldier - ZimbabweBurna Boy - Nigeria Mc Norman Ganja -UgandaSamini - GhanaPatoranking - Nigeria Shatta Wale - GhanaAFRIMMA Caribbean Artist of The YearMorgan Heritage AlaineMachel Montano Sean PaulKonshensBusy SignalTarrus RileyOlatunji