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Nigerian artistes: Davido, Wizkid, Simi, Tiwa Savage and Olamide have been nominated for the 2018 All African Music Award (AFRIMA).

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

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