Davido, Wizkid, Simi, others nominated for AFRIMA [See full list]

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Information reaching Ejesgist is that  Nigerian born  artistes, Davido, Wizkid, Simi and Tiwa Savage have been nominated for the 2018 All African Music Award (AFRIMA).

According to dailypost, the nominees were unveiled by the African Union Commission, AUC, and the International Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA on Tuesday.

Other Nigerian artistes nominated in several categories include: Olamide, Mr Real, 2Baba, Falz, Banky W, Burna Boy, Praiz, Patoranking, Mr P, Wande Coal, Cobhams Asuquo and Kizz Daniel.

The ceremony is scheduled to hold in November.

Below is a full list of the nominees:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

1 Betty G -Wegegta 2 Bombino -Deran 3 Diamond Platnumz – A Boy from Tandale 4 Lartiste -Grandestino 5 Maitre Gims – Ceinture Noire 6 Mr. Leo – Love Original 7 Shekhinah South Africa – Rose Gold 8 Simi Nigeria – Simisola 7 Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa Ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna US/South Africa/Nigeria – Particula 8 Nasty C & Runtown – Said 9 Revolution & Magic System – Kelly 10 Sauti Sol Ft. Patoranking -Melanin 11 Tiwa Savage Ft Wizkid & Spellz- Ma Lo

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY 1 Charlotte Dipanda Cameroon Sista Ft. Yemi Alade 2 Davido- FIA 3 Diamond Platnumz -Sikomi 4 EX -Tsvigiri 5 Ferre Gola -Premiere Classe 6 Josey -Jour J-O 7 Kidi Ghana Odo Remix Ft. Mayorkun & Davido 8 Kizz Daniel – No Do 9 L’Algérino – Va Bene 10 Mafikizolo – Love Potion 11 Nandy -Tanzania 12 Tekno -Jogodo 13 Wande Coal -So Mi So

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN DANCE OR CHOREOGRAPHY 1 Black M – Bodyguard 2 Cassper Nyovest-Ksazobalit 3 Fally Ipupa – Ecole 4 Ferre Gola – Premiere classe 5 GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo Ghana Akwaaba 6 Mr P. – Ebeano 7 Olamide – Science Student 8 Rouge (Rudi Smit) – Arumtumtum 9 Rythmz – Fedeti 10 Shekhinah – Please Mr. 11 Toofan – Affairage

BEST AFRICAN DJ

1 Afrotronix – OyO 2 DJ Arafat- Dosabado 3 DJ Enimoney – Diet Ft. Tiwa Savage, Reminince & Slimcase 4 DJ Maphorisa -Midnight Ft. DJ Tira, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly 5 DJ Moh Green- Por Favor Ft. Magasco 6 DJ Oudy 1er – Tourner Kabato 7 DJ Spinall – Nowo Ft. Wizkid 8 DJ Zoumanto -Do Like I Do Ft. Ko-C & Mimie 9 Van Morocco Live Your Dream Ft. Dub Afrika

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ELECTRO -1 Afrotronix – OyO 2 Aminux – Ghanjibo 3 Babes Wodumo -Jiva Hezkombhede Ft. Duma Ntando & Mampintsha 4 Distruction Boyz -Omunye Ft. Benny Maverick & Dladla Mshunqisi 5 DJ Enimoney, Tiwa Savage, Reminince & Slimcase – Diet 6 DJ Maphorisa – Midnight Ft. DJ Tira, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly 7 Gold Fish – Talk to Me 8 GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo – Akwaaba 9 Lartiste – Mafiosa Ft. Carolina 10 Master KG – Skeleton Move Ft. Zanda Zakuza 11 Mr. Real – Legbegbe 12 Patoranking – Available

BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND

Name of Duo/Group/Band Country Track Title 1 4Keus – Mignon Garçon Ft. Naza, Keblack & Dry 2 Distruction Boyz – Omunye Ft. Benny Maverick & Dladla Mshunqisi 3 Fnaïre -Siri Siri 4 H-Kayne – Do What You Can’t Ft. Khaoula 5 Mafikizolo – Love Potion 6 Mi Casa – Nana 7 Revolution – Kelly Ft. Magic System 8 Rythmz – Fedeti 9 Sauti Sol – Melanin Ft. Patoranking 10 Toofan – Money

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN HIP HOP 1 Black M – Mama 2 Cassper Nyovest – Ksazobalit 3 Falz -Next Ft. Maleek Berry & Medikal 4 Khaligraph Jones -Rider Ft. Petra 5 Kwesta – Spirit Ft. Wale 6 M.ANIFEST FT KING PROMISE – ME NE WOA 7 MHD -Bodyguard Ft. Sidiki Diabaté 8 Muslim – -Aji M3aya 9 Nadia Nakai & Frank Casino -a Money Calling 10 Shane Eagle – Let it Flow 11 Sofiane – Arafricain Ft. Maître Gims

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN JAZZ -1 Alune Wade – African Fast Food 2 Anabela Aya – I Love You Bue 3 Betty G – Mengedegna 4 Fadhilee – Afirika 5 Sibusiso Mashiloane – Niza

BEST AFRICAN RAPPER OR LYRICIST

1 Cassper Nyovest – Ksazobalit 2 Falz – La Fête 3 Khaligraph Jones – Rider Ft. Petra 4 Muslim – Aji M3aya 5 Nadia Nakai – Naaa Meeaan Ft. Cassper Nyovest 6 Nasty C – Jungle 7 Rouge – Dololo Ft. Bigstar 8 Shane Eagle – Let it Flow

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN POP -1 2Baba – Amaka Ft. Peruzzi 2 Abu Egypt -3 Daqat Ft. Yousra 3 Ammara Brown – Akiliz 4 Fally Ipupa – Mannequin Ft. KeBlack & Naza 5 Kuami Eugene – Angela 6 Lyna Mahyem – Bye Bye Ft. Medi Meyz 7 Maître Gims – La Meme Ft. Vianney 8 MHD & Wizkid- Bella 9 Simi – Joromi 10 Toofan – Money 11 Vanessa Mdee – Wet Ft GNako

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN RAGGA, REGGAE & DANCEHALL -1 Burna Boy – Heaven’s Gate Ft. Lily Allen 2 Diamond Platnumz – Hallelujah Ft. Morgan Heritage 3 DJ Moh Green – Kondo Ft. Locko & Axel Tony 4 Jah Prayzah – Angel Lo Ft. Jah Cure 5 MzVee – Sing My Name Ft. Patoranking 6 Patoranking – Suh Different 7 Roberto -Contolola Ft. Patoranking 8 Sauti Sol – Melanin Ft Patoranking 9 Shatta Wale Ghana Gringo 10 Stonebwoy – Hero 11 Van – Live Your Dream Ft. Dub Afrika

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN R ‘N’ B & SOUL -1 Asikey – Dark 2 Banky W – Love You Baby 3 Bruna Tatiana – Amo-te 4 Dadju – Bob Marley 5 Djodje & Patoranking – Be Mine 6 Emtee – Me and You Ft. Tiwa Savage 7 Locko – Je Serai La 8 Patty Monroe – Reminiscing 9 Praiz -Champagne and Flowers 10 Shekhinah – Please Mr.

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ROCK -1 Angelique Kidjo – Once in a Lifetime 2 Bebe Cool – Freedom 3 Betty G – Ere Manew 4 Fokofpolisiekar – Komma 5 Hoba Hoba Spirit – Jnouni 6 Maryam Saleh, – Louca, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh Egypt Ekaa Maksour 7 Rash -Nitachange Ft. Ruff

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL -1 Bombino – Tehigren (The Trees) 2 Fatoumata -Diawara Mali Nterini 3 Harouna Samake -Try Voice 4 Irene Namatovu – Nsambila Nyuma Nga Janzi 5 Raina Ray – Zhar 6 Stephane Akam – Che Woue 7 Teni Nigeria – 8 Themindofay – Sasa 9 Wally Seck – Mirna 10 Wutah – Bronya

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

-1 Amanda Malela – Kumama 2 Charlotte Dipanda – Sista Ft. Yemi Alade 3 DJ Lee – Etege 4 Gloria Muliro – Narudisha 5 Janet Otieno – Narudi 6 Ogecha – Ufedo Mi 7 Ruby The Pigeon – Rorisang 8 Sandra Nankoma – Kaddugala

BEST MALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

-1 Cobhams Asuquo – One Hit 2 Degg J Force – Fale 3 Falz Nigeria – Child of the World 4 Macky2 – Umutima Wandi Ft. Ephraim & Njamba 5 Mr. Leo – Pray 6 Ochu Sheggy – Mabusu Ya Yuda 7 Prosper Menko – Belle Weh Ft. Protek Illasheva 8 Sarkodie – Glory Ft. Yung 9 Stephane Akam – Che Woue 10 Wazih – Be Happy

MOST PROMISING ARTISTE IN AFRICA

-1 Amanda Malela – Kumama 2 Blanche Baily – BonBon 3 DJ Zoumanto – Do Like I Do Ft. Ko-C & Mimie 4 Gaz Mawete – Paulina 5 Kidi -Odo Ft. Mayorkun & Davido 6 King Promise – CCTV Ft. Mugeez 7 Ko-C – Bollo C’est Bollo 8 Kuami Eugene – Confusion 9 Lily – Bad at Love 10 Lyna Mahyem – ByeBye Ft Medi Meyz 11 Tamy -Beautiful Ndozvandiri Ft. Takura & Dobba Don

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

-1 David Scott, DJ Maphorisa, Shekhinah and Luke Goliath – Rose Gold 2 DJ Kore -Casablanca 3 Fresh VDM – Fia 4 GuiltyBeatz – Akwaaba 5 Killertunes – Nowo 6 Laizer Classic – A Boy from Tandale 7 Makwa 6eats – Spirit 8 NorthBoi Nigeria – 9 Renaud Rebillaud – La Meme

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