AFRIMA 2017:- Wizkid, Davido, 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 Shayand 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.
The full nominees list of 33 categories comprises of the Regional Category which covers the five African regions and the genre-based Continental Category.
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REGIONAL CATEGORY
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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