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AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival releases nominees list


The 5th edition of the Biggest African Music Awards in Diaspora, AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival is fast approaching and the announcement of the nominees list is set to crank up the anticipation.

Over the past one year African music stars from over 52 countries in the continent have put out beautiful musical works and the board of Afrimma after a thorough and excruciating screening process has come up with these nominees.

African musical heavyweights like Davido, Wizkid, Fally Ipupa, Diamond Platinum, Ali Kiba, Khaligraph Jones, Mr Eazi, J Hus, Hiro all earn nomination for a brilliant and consistent year.

While fresh talents like Ghana’s Kwame Eugene, Kenya’s Arrowboy, Uganda’s Ykee Benda, South Africa’s Tresor amongst others also earn their first Afrimma Awards & Music Festival nomination.

This year, AFRIMMA has decided to add another category to the awards show — (AFRIMMA ACHIEVERS AWARD). This category would be celebrating the feats of African stars in the fields of entertainment and sports.

AFRIMMA 2018 Awards

The AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival would take place at the prestigious ‘House of Blues’, Dallas, Texas on October 7th, 2018 and it promises to be another thrilling edition and probably the best so far. Every year, the bar is raised higher and African music fans can expect no less this year as African music stars align in Dallas, Texas to celebrate the beauty of the music and culture of the continent.

Check out the some nominees list below and head to to vote for your favorite artists. Nominees in full: Best Male West Africa

1. Wizkid – Nigeria

2. Tekno – Nigeria

3. Sarkodie – Ghana

4. Davido – Nigeria

5. Toofan – Togo

6. J Hus – Gambia

7. Sidibe Diabate – Mali

8. Stonebwoy – Ghana

9. Kiss Daniel – Nigeria

10. Mr Eazi – Nigeria

Best Female West Africa Tiwa Savage – Nigeria

Simi – Nigeria

Efya – Ghana

Adiouza – Senegal

Ebony – Ghana

Josey – Ivory Coast

Vivien Chidid – Senegal

Chidinma – Nigeria

Becca – Ghana

Yemi Alade-Nigeria

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