Burna Boy, Davido, Tiwa Savage, DJ Cuppy And More Nominated For AFRIMMA 2020

Nigerian acts are leading the way as the list of nominees for the 7th Edition of the 2020 edition of the Africa Muzik Magazine Awards & Music Festival (AFRIMMA) has been released.

The awards event was established by the International Committee AFRIMA, in collaboration with the African Union to reward and celebrate musical works, talents, and creativity around the African continent while promoting the African cultural heritage.

Some Nigerian acts to be nominated include Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Adekunle Gold, Rema, Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Fireboy, Simi, Clarence Peters and many others.

Other African acts included to slug it out for the awards are Diamond Platnumz, Rayvanny, Rosa Ree, Cassper Nyovest, Aya Nakamura, Soraia Ramos, Sauti Sol just to name a few.

This year’s awards will be held virtually, on Sunday, November 15, 2020, and it is themed “Destination Africa”.

See the full list below:

Best Male West Africa

  • Adekunle Gold – Nigeria
  • Sidiki Diabate – Mali
  • Davido – Nigeria
  • KiDi – Ghana
  • Burna Boy – Nigeria
  • Kuami Eugene – Ghana
  • Rema – Nigeria
  • Ariel Sheney – Ivory Coast
  • Wally Seck – Senegal
  • Fireboy – Nigeria

Best Female West Africa

  • Josey – Ivory Coast
  • Tiwa Savage – Nigeria
  • Zeynab – Benin
  • Yemi Alade – Nigeria
  • Yasmine- Guinea Bissau
  • Dior Mbaye – Senegal
  • Adina – Ghana
  • Teni – Nigeria
  • Aya Nakamura – Mali
  • Simi – Nigeria

Best Male East Africa

  • Eddy Kenzo – Uganda
  • Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania
  • Harmonize – Tanzania
  • The Ben – Rwanda
  • Khaligraph Jones – Kenya
  • Gildo Kassa – Ethiopia
  • Mbosso – Tanzania
  • Rayvanny – Tanzania
  • Ali Kiba- Tanzania
  • Otile Brown – Kenya

Best Female East Africa

  • Nadia Mukami – Kenya
  • Vimka – Uganda
  • Zuchu – Tanzania
  • Maua Sama – Tanzania
  • Rosa Ree – Tanzania
  • Akothee – Kenya
  • Nandy – Tanzania
  • Sheebah Karungi – Uganda
  • Fena Gitu (FenaMenal) – Kenya
  • Tanasha Donna – Kenya

Best Male Central Africa

  • Gaz Mawete – Congo
  • Matias Damiaso – Angola
  • Ninho – Congo
  • Anselmo Ralph – Angola
  • Innos’ B – Congo
  • TayC – Cameroon
  • Fally Ipupa – Congo
  • Dadju – Congo
  • C4 Pedro – Angola
  • BM – Congo

Best Female Central Africa

  • Reniss – Cameroon
  • Shan’L – Gabon
  • Daphne – Cameroon
  • Mayra Andrade – Cape Verde
  • Eva RapDiva – Angola
  • Liloca – Mozambique
  • Soraia Ramos – Cape Verde
  • Charlotte Dipanda – Cameroun
  • Edmazia – Angola
  • Blanche Bailly – Cameroun

Best Male Southern Africa

  • Black Coffee – South Africa
  • Slap Dee – Zambia
  • Cassper Nyovest – South Africa
  • Master KG – South Africa
  • Jah Prayzah – Zimbabwe
  • Vee Mampeezy – Botswana
  • Shyn – Madagascar
  • Tshego- South Africa
  • Tha Dogg – Namibia
  • Yanga Chief – South Africa

Best Female Southern Africa

  • Shasha – Zimbabwe
  • Sho Madjozi – South Africa
  • Ammara Brown – Zimbabwe
  • Busiswa – South Africa
  • Shashl – Zimbabwe
  • Ami Faku – South Africa
  • Sally BossMadam – Namibia
  • Azana – South Africa
  • Gemma Griffiths – Zimbabwe
  • Elaine – South Africa

Best African Group

  • Sauti Sol – Kenya
  • Toofan – Togo
  • Navy Kenzo – Tanzania
  • Forca Suprema – Angola
  • Mi Casa- South Africa
  • 4KEUS – Congo
  • Kiff No Beats – Ivory Coast
  • Moobers – Angola
  • Magic System – Cote d’Ivoire
  • Umu Obiligbo – Nigeria

Crossing Boundaries with Music Award

  • Burna Boy – Nigeria
  • Aya Nakamura – Mali/France
  • Dave – Nigeria/UK
  • J Hus – Gambia
  • Davido – Nigeria
  • Mr Eazi – Nigeria
  • French Montana – Morocco
  • Headie One – Ghana/UK
  • S. Pri Noir – Guinea Bissau/France
  • NSG – Nigeria/Ghana/UK

Best Newcomer

  • Kofi Mole – Ghana
  • Fanicko – Benin
  • Omah Lay – Nigeria
  • Shasha – Zimbabwe
  • Mc One – Cote d’Ivoire
  • Edgar Domingos – Angola
  • J Derobie – Ghana
  • Ami Faku – South Africa
  • Zuchu – Tanzania
  • Oxlade – Nigeria

Artist of The Year

  • Burna Boy – Nigeria
  • Fally Ipupa – Congo
  • Davido – Nigeria
  • Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania
  • Sho Madjozi – South Africa
  • Wizkid – Nigeria
  • Aya Nakamura – Mali/France
  • Tiwa Savage – Nigeria
  • Toofan – Togo
  • Master KG – South Africa

Best Gospel

  • Mercy Chinwo – Nigeria
  • Joe Mettle – Ghana
  • Miguel Buila – Angola
  • Sinach – Nigeria
  • Icha Kavons – Congo
  • Winnie Mashaba – South Africa
  • Diana Hamilton – Ghana
  • DJ Kerozen – Ivory Coast
  • Benjamin Dube – South Africa
  • Tim Godfrey – Nigeria

Best Live Act

  • Flavour – Nigeria
  • Sauti Sol – Kenya
  • Stonebwoy – Ghana
  • Sidiki Diabate – Mali
  • Yemi Alade – Nigeria
  • Burna Boy – Nigeria
  • Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania
  • Fally Ipupa– Congo
  • C4 Pedro – Angola
  • Efya – Ghana

Best Female Rap Act 

  • Eno Barony – Ghana
  • Nadia Nakai – South Africa
  • Moonaya – Senegal
  • Rosa Ree – Tanzania
  • Bombshell Grenade – Zambia
  • Muthoni Drummer Queen – Kenya
  • Askia – Cameroon
  • Candy Bleakz – Nigeria
  • Keko – Uganda
  • Rouge – South Africa

Best Male Rap Act

  • Falz – Nigeria
  • Sarkodie – Ghana
  • Moobers – Angola
  • Nasty C – South Africa
  • Tenor – Cameroon
  • Khaligraph Jones – Kenya
  • Manifest – Ghana
  • Medikal – Ghana
  • Yanga Chief – South Africa
  • Kiff No Beat- Cote d’Ivoire

Best Collaboration

  • Master KG feat. Burna Boy – “Jerusalema” Remix
  • Kabza feat. Wizkid & Burna Boy – “Sponono”
  • Ladipoe feat. Simi – “Know You”
  • Khaligraph Jones feat. Bien – “Yes Bana”
  • Beyonce feat. Shatta Wale – “King Already”
  • Dj Neptune feat. Mr Eazi &Joeboy – “Nobody”
  • Tanasha Donna feat. Mbosso – “La Vie”
  • Mz Vee feat. Yemi Alade –  “Come and See My Moda”
  • Sauti Sol feat. Soweto Gospel Group – “Brighter Days”
  • Innos B feat. Diamond Platnumz – “Yope Remix”

Song of The Year

  • Sauti Sol – “Suzanna”
  • Rema – “Woman”
  • Master KG – “Jerusalema”
  • Ali Kiba – “Dodo”
  • Burna Boy – “Anybody”
  • Young John feat. Naira Marley – “Mafo”
  • Medikal – “Omo Ada”
  • Kabza De Small feat. DJ Maphorisa – “Koko”
  • Sarkodie feat. Prince Bright – “Oofeetsu”
  • Diamond Platnumz – “Jeje”

Best Video Director

  • Justin Campos – South Africa
  • Dr Nkeng Stephens – Cameroon
  • Enos Olik – Kenya
  • TG Omori – Nigeria
  • David Duncan – Ghana
  • Sasha Vybz – Uganda
  • Director Kenny – Tanzania
  • Clarence Peters – Nigeria
  • Gyo Gyimah – Ghana
  • Patrick Elis – Nigeria

Best DJ Africa

  • DJ Spinall – Nigeria
  • DJ Black Coffee – South Africa
  • DJ Dollar – Senegal
  • DJ Lutonda – Angola
  • DJ Andy Josty – Ghana
  • DJ Neptune – Nigeria
  • DJ Cuppy– Nigeria
  • DJ ECool – Nigeria
  • DJ Malvado – Angola
  • DJ Moh Spice – Kenya

Best African DJ USA

  • DJ DeeMoney – Nigeria
  • DJ Fully Focus – Kenya
  • DJ Poison Ivy – Kenya
  • DJ Shinski – Kenya
  • DJ Moh – Ivory Coast
  • DJ Tunez – Nigeria
  • DJ Akua – Ghana
  • DJ K Meta – Ethiopia
  • DJ Mekzy – Nigeria
  • DJ Buka – Nigeria

 

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