Mafikizolo, Davido, Tiwa Savage top AFRIMA 2014 nominee list

African music superstars, Mafikizolo and Davido, were the most nominated artistes at the first ‎edition of the Pan-African Music Awards, AFRIMA, with six nods each.

Davido and Mafikizolo also shared two nominations for their song, Tchelete; Best Collaboration and Best Songwriter.

Davido got another Best Collaboration nomination for the song, Number One, with Diamond Platinum.

His nominations also included Best Male Artiste West Africa.

Other artistes with multiple nominations include: Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), two; Uhuru (South Africa), five; Mi Casa (South Africa), four; Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), two; Amr Diab (Egypt), two; Zahara (South Africa) three; Angelique Kidjo (Benin Republic), two.

Other nominees include Congo’s Fally Ipupa and Ghana’s Sarkodie with one nomination each.

Leading the budding music acts on AFRIMA’s nominees’ list were Nigeria’s TemiDollFace with four and Patoranking, two, among others.

Don Jazzy made the Africa Producer of the Year category for the song, Eminado, alongside top contenders: South Africa’s Robbie Malinga & Mojela Thebe for ‘Impilo’; and fellow Nigerians, Oskido and Shizzi for Tchelete; Mikky Me, Down and Del’B, Pull Over.

While 30 of the 33 award categories would be open to voting by the public and AFRIMA Academy of Voters, PREMIUM TIMES learnt recipients of the AFRIMA Legend Award and the Africa Entertainment/Music Journalist Award will be decided by the International Committee of AFRIMA and announced at the main awards ceremony on Sunday, November 9.

In partnership with the African Union Commission, All Africa Music Awards will be preceded by the AFRIMA Music Village between November 4 and 7, a four-day festival style open concert of non-stop music, fanfare and exhibition from countries in Africa and performances by African artistes.

Also, African Music Summit will hold November 6 to 7, with the theme, “Reviving the Business of Music in Africa”. The two-day conference will be a platform for the music industry stakeholders to engage and deliberate on how the industry can be nurtured and be a major contributor to national and continental economies.

See full nomination list below

AFRIMA 2014: LIST OF NOMINEES
AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN CENTRAL AFRICA
ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Betty Akna
Equatorial Guinea
Lembo La MbokaAme
Reniss
Cameroon
C’est La Vie
MaroleTchamba
Cameroon
Sacre Cameroun
Mani Bella
Cameroon
Pala Pala Woman
Laurette La Perle
Democratic Republic of Congo
Terminus
Gasandji
Democratic Republic of Congo
Libela

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTISTE IN CENTRAL AFRICA
ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
FallyIpupa
Democratic Republic of Congo
Original
Stanley Enow
Cameroon
Hein Pere
KOBA
GABON
Desole
Ben Armstrong
Cameron
Young Prince

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN EASTERN AFRICA.

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Jackie Chandiru
Uganda
Champion
Kaz
Kenya
Niokoe
Muthoni the Drummer Queen
Kenya
Nai Ni Ya Who
Size 8
Kenya
Moto
Vanessa Mdee
Tanzania
Come Over
Wahu
Kenya
For You

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTISTE IN EASTERN AFRICA.

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Dan Aceda
Kenya
An E Yo
Diamond Platnumz
Tanzania
Number One
Dr. Jose Chameleone
Uganda
Tubonge
Kidum
Burundi
Hali Na Mali
Maurice Kirya
Uganda
The Blue Dress
Peter Msechu, featuring Amini
Tanzania
Nyota

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN NORTH AFRICA.

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Aziza Brahim
Western Sahara
Julud
ChebaKheira
Algeria
Chelfaouia
Noura Mint Seymale
Mauritania
Tzenni
Samira Said
Morocco
Mazal

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTISTE IN NORTH AFRICA

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Ahmed Soultan
Morocco
It’s Alright
AmrDiab
Egypt
El Leila
Cheb Bilal
Algeria
Ma Nansakch
Hakim
Egypt
Efred
MC Majhoul
Algeria
Ktabi

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Cindy Munyavi
Zimbabwe
ParereMoyo
Dama Do Bling
Mozambique
Me Luv It
Lira
South Africa
Something Inside So Strong
Lizah James, featuring Uhuru
Mozambique
Quem Ti Mandou
Mampi
Zambia
Love Recipe
Zahara
South Africa
Impilo

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTISTE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA.

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Eddy Tussa
Angola
Margaride
Heavy K, featuring Professor
South Africa
Beautiful War
JahPrayzah
Zimbabwe
Tsviriyo
KuenoAionda
Angola
Isabel
Lawi
Malawi
Whistle Song
The Dogg, featuring Chesta
Namibia
Nuka

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN WEST AFRICA.

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Angelique Kidjo
Benin
ShangoWa
Chidinma, featuring Flavour
Nigeria
Oh Baby
Wiyaala
Ghana
Rock My Body
Niyola
Nigeria
Toh Bad
Omawumi
Nigeria
Megbele
Tiwa Savage, featuring Don Jazzy
Nigeria
Eminado

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST MALE ARTIST IN WEST AFRICA

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Sarkodie, featuring Castro
Ghana
Adonai
DJ Arafat
Cote devoire
Gbinchinpintin
Darey
Nigeria
Special Fever
Davido
Nigeria
Skelewu
Flavour
Nigeria
Ada Ada
2Face
Nigeria
Dance in the Rain

AFRIMA 2014: AFRIMA NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORIES: ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Album
Country
Artiste
Merchants, Dealers & Slaves
Nigeria
Brymo
Phendula
South Africa
Zahara
Reunited
South Africa
Mafikizolo
Stand Like Giants
South Africa
The Parlotones
Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (BGEL)
Nigeria
Olamide

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORIES: SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
SONGWRITER(S)
COUNTRY
TRACK
BulelwaMkutukana
South Africa
Impilo
David Adeleke, NhlanhlaNciza& Theo Kgosinkwe
Nigeria & South Africa
Tchelete
Kingsley Okonkwo&Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun
Nigeria
Pull Over
OlawaleAshimi
Nigeria
Down
Paul Okoye& Peter Okoye
Nigeria
Personally
The Parlotones, KhuliChana, Jon Savage & J. Nobrega
South Africa
Sleepwalker

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN GROUP/ DUO/BAND
ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
DialiCissokho&Kaira Ba
Senegal
Mbolo
Mafikizolo, featuring May D
South Africa
Happiness
Mi Casa
South Africa
Jika
P-Square
Nigeria
Personally
Sauti Sol
Kenya
Nishike
Uhuru, featuring DJ Buckz, Oskido, Professor & Uri-Da-Cunh
South Africa

Y-tjukutja

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Davido, and Mafikizolo
Nigeria & South Africa
Tchelete

Diamond Platnumz, featuring Davido
Tanzania & Nigeria

Number One

DJ Clock, featuring Beatenberg
South Africa
Pluto
Uhuru, featuring DJ Bucks, Oskido,Professor& Uri-Da-Cunh
South Africa

Y-tjukutja
D’Banj and Friends
19 countries in Africa
Cocoa Na Chocolate
Mavins /Don Jazzy
Nigeria
Dorobucci
AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: MOST PROMISING ARTISTE IN AFRICA
ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Coda
South Africa
Fat Boy
Davina Green
Zimbabwe
Everytime
Isabel Novella
Mozambique
Moya
Kakana
Mozambique
Xiluva
TemiDollFace
Nigeria
PataPata
Wiyaala, featuring Jupitar
Ghana
Rock My Body

AFRIMA 2014: NOMINEES LIST
CATEGORY: BEST AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY

ARTISTE
COUNTRY
TRACK
Angelique Kidjo
Benin
ShangoWa
Olamide
Nigeria
EledaMi


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