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Wednesday, 21 May 2014

AFRIMMA Awards Nominees List is out!

The long awaited nomination list and voting has been released for AFRIMMA. AFRIMMA is a highly anticipated award show celebrating the beauty of African music and artistry. The award show will take place Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Dallas, Texas at the Eisemann Center. Continue...

 This award show will honor some of the world's top African celebrity musical artists, producers, dj's, and cultural influencers. The star studded event will attract guests from various cities throughout the United States as well as guests and honorees from various African Countries. This event will be the biggest award show in Diaspora celebrating Africa and its artists. Continue...

African Muzik Magazine & AFRIMMA’s primary purpose is to cross boundaries with music. The sound of Africa is diverse, and has garnered an international appeal. This event serves as an opportunity for us to celebrate the top African Acts and the contributions they have made in relation to the African culture and sound through their music. AFRIMMA will be hosted by Africa’s #1 Comedian, Basket Mouth and Nollywood/ Ghollywood sensation, Juliet Ibrahim.

Confirmed Guests: 2Face, Diamond Platnumz, Stanley Enow, Davido, Flavour, Kcee, Navio, TooFan, Wyre, Timaya, Les Nubians, Fally Ipupa, Bracket, Iyanya, Miriam Chemmoss,, DJ Arafat , J. Martins and many more. 

There will also be live performances by Grammy Award Winner Tpain, Jamaican Reggae super star DeMarco and many more.  To view the list of nominees and vote for your favorite artists please visit

For all inquiries, please contact: or Jennifer Onwumere ( Event Logistics)| +1 ( 214) 801-0674


AFRIMMA AWARDS Nominees List Below... 
Best Male West Africa
Flavour Nabania (Nigeria)
Iyanya (Nigeria)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Dj Arafat (Ivory Coast)
Davido (Nigeria)
Shatta Wale( Ghana)

Best Female West Africa
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Viviane Chidid (Senegal)
Teeyah (Ivory Coast)
Sessima (Benin)
Efya (Ghana)

Best Male East Africa
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Ben Pol(Tanzania)
Bebe Cool(Uganda)
Wyre (Kenya)
Navio (Uganda)
Jackie Gosee (Ethiopia)

Best Female East Africa
Rema (Uganda)
Aster Aweke(Ethiopia)
Avril (Kenya)
Lady Jaydee (Tanzania)
Victoria Kimani (Kenya)
Irene Ntale (Uganda)

Best Male Central Africa
Fally Ipupa (DR Congo)
Stanley Enow (Cameroun)
Ferre Gola (Congo)
Privato "Lill'P" Niyintunze (Burundi)
Anselmo Ralph (Angola)
Sine (Cameroun)

Best Female Central Africa
Arielle T (Gabon)
Suzanna Lubrano (Cape Verde)
Gasha (Cameroun)
Lady Ponce (Cameroun)
Ceuzeny (Cape Verde)
Ary (Angola)

Best Male Southern Africa
Aka (South Africa)
Zeus (Botswana)
Donald (South Africa)
Slap Dee (Zambia)
Khuli Chana (South Africa)
Stunner (Zimbabwe)
Tha Dogg (Namibia)

Best Female Southern Africa
Lira (South Africa)
Toya De Lazy (South Africa)
Judy (Zambia)
Zahara (South Africa)
Kearoma Rantao (Botswana)
Lizha James (Mozambique)

Best African Group
Psquare (Nigeria)
Mafikizolo (South Africa)
R2bee's (Ghana)
Bracket (Nigeria)
Radio and Weasel (Uganda)
Toofan (Togo)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Best Male Diaspora
Fuse ODG( Ghana)
Tinnie Tempah
Wale (Nigeria)
French Montana(Morocco)

Best Female Diaspora
Miriam Chemmoss (Kenya)
Mayra Andrade(Cape Verde)
Bumi Thomas (Nigeria)
STL (Kenya)
Les Nubians(Cameroun)

Best Dancehall Artist
MC Norman(Uganda)
Dr. Jose Chameleon(Uganda)
Shatta Wale(Ghana)

Best Dance in a Video
Iyanya -Lekwaukwu ( Nigeria)
Toofan- Gweta ( Togo)
Kcee- Limpopo ( Nigeria)
Guru- Alkayida ( Ghana)
Psquare- Personally ( Nigeria)
Davido Skelewu ( Nigeria)

Best Gospel Artiste
Nikki Laoye (Nigeria)
Isabella (Nigeria)
Sonnie Badu (Ghana)
Icha Kavons (Congo)
Ntokozo Mbambo (South Africa)
Emmy Kosgei (Kenya)

Best Traditional Artist
Kwabena Kwabena (Ghana)
Bassekou Kouyate (Mali)
Sayicology (South Africa)
Mrisho Mpoto (Tanzania)
Stanlux (Togo)
Tunakie (Namibia)

Best Newcomer
Stanley Enow (Cameroun)
Nakhane Touré (South Africa)
Joey B (Ghana)
Phyno (Nigeria)
Kenzo (Uganda)
Sage (Kenya)

Best Video Director
Godfather (South Africa)
Clarence Peters (Nigeria)
Ogopa DJ (Kenya)
Patrick Elis (Nigeria)
Klasszik & JKP STUDIO (Angola)
Phamous Films (Ghana)
Justine Campos (South Africa)

Best DJ Africa
Dj Jimmy Jatt (Nigeria)
Dj Exclusive (Nigeria)
Dj Joe Mfalme (Kenya)
Dj Cndo (South Africa)
Dj Black (Ghana)
Dj Creme de la Creme (Kenya)
DJ Shiru (Uganda)

Best African DJ USA
DJ Shinsky (Kenya)
DJ Josh(Kenya)
DJ Fully Focus(Kenya)
DJ Amin (Ethiopia)
DJ Dee Money (NG/US)
DJ Ronnie (GH/US)
DJ Ecool (Nigeria)

Best Video of the Year
Psquare -Personally ( Nigeria)
Sarkodie -Illuminati ( Ghana)
Mafikizolo ft Uhuru – Khona ( South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz ft Davido – Number One ( Tanzania)
Flavour - Ada Ada ( Nigeria)
Anselmo Ralph – Unica Mulher (Angola)

Music producer of the year
Don Jazzy(Nigeria)
Dj Oskido(South Africa)
Nash Wonder (Uganda)
Sheddy Clever(Tanzania)

Best Dance Group
CEO Dancers
Unique Silver Dancers
Afro Mask
Imagineto Dance Company

Best Rap Act
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Aka (South Africa)
Olamide (Nigeria)
Phyno (Nigeria)
Octopizzo (Kenya)
M.anifest (Ghana)

Best Collabo
2face ft Tpain- Rainbow ( Nigeria/ United States)
Diamondz ft Davido - Number One remix ( Tanzania/ Nigeria)
Mafikizolo ft Uhuru-- Khona ( South Africa)
Dr Sid ft Don Jazzy /Phyno/Wizkid- Surulere remix(Nigeria)
Amani ft Radio and Weasel – ‘Kiboko Changu’ (Kenya/Uganda)
Jmartins ft DJ Arafat--- Touching body ( Nigeria/ Ivory Coast)
R2bees and Wizkid- Slow down ( Ghana/ Nigeria)

Song of the Year
Davido- ‘Skelewu’ (Nigeria)
Mafikizolo feat Uhuru ‘Khona’ (South Africa)
KCee - ‘Limpopo’ (Nigeria)
Yuri Da Cunha- Atchu Tchu Tcha (Angola)
Fuse ODG FT. Wyclef – Antenna Remix(Ghana)
Diamonds ft Davido ---- Number 1(Tanzania)
Wizkid ft L.A.X- Carol ( Nigeria)

Artist of the year
Mafikizolo(South Africa)
Anselmo Ralph- A Dor do Cupido(Angola)


Unknown said...

Hmmm, green white green rule. All the best to nominees. ⌣̊┈̥-̶̯͡»̶̥♡thanks ⌣̊┈̥-̶̯͡»̶̥ 

Unknown said...

Thumbs up to naija artistes

Unknown said...


Sweetest Mom said...


Unknown said...

Personallly i hate olamide but not this much nw this people hates his existance, even one nominee his name didnt come out.... i can see awards upon awards coming to naija....

Unknown said...

Afrimma kwa?...Onweghi udi mmadu agaghi anufo.
Whatever happened to hosting it in Africa continent?
Congrats to all the nominees.

*My R1.50c comment *

Unknown said...

I wish other 9ja artists all d best except craw craw yansh.. **tongue out**

Unknown said...

Phyno this yr na ur yr no doubt and flavour, davdo and wizkid, i hope one of yu wins the artiste of the yr and do naija proud...

Soul said...

Nice one. I like the equality in the nominations. Best of luck to them.

Anonymous said...

Chidinma my boo of life must win I wish her all d best dat girl as try she is a true african

ALATISHE said...

Hmm!!! Nigerian artists rock, bravo!!! Still waiting 4 LIB nominee, like; best male commenter of d year, best female commenter of d year, best comment replies.....*just kidding*

Dapo said...

best nomination list i have seen for any award done for African artist. wish all the Nigerian artistes best of luck

Anonymous said...

ooo miss you are the one who is jealous, that's why you put down ur male pride like Esau and change into a plastic bitch, to compare with us natural beautiful women. dirty bitchhhhh. Hell is waiting for you.

Anonymous said...

you may look like a plastic sugery whore out side but u will always remain a man always.

Anonymous said...

the truth is bitter but it will be always come us out. you are a man. period

Unknown said...


Nomhle said...

So happy to see Mafikizolo,Donald,Aka & Zahara representing SA :)

Unknown said...

Best male davido &female tiwa sawage, Best video Psquare,Artist of the year. Davido, best collabo mafikizolo Atist of the year fuse ODG, Best rap Olamide,newcomer Phyno, best traditional flavour, best dance in video Psquare

Amarachukwu. said...

The list looks great...wishing my bros n sistas goodluck!!!

Anonymous said...

This man like attention sha,who cares about his life ? he thinks he some celebrity abi ? yeye dey smell

Unknown said...

Wishing dem all d best
Help vote #olamide for best rep act


Truthfulness pays said...

Ok seen!

Truthfulness pays!

Anonymous said...

How come Olamide has only one nomination.

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Anonymous said...

my favourite song

Anonymous said...

Aye is my favorite song

Steveosky 4 Real. said...

Davido and Tiwa always representing

Aramide said...

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Unknown said...

Artist of d year, Ma Davido for sure go win am

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

9ja dominating...proud of our artistes


Anonymous said...

Koko master chai if it were the time of Oliver twist ooo hewu

Anonymous said...

Afrimma ko. Rimma a ni. Kilonjebe. Anybody fit anybody award dis days sha.

Anonymous said...

I love my country, always representing. Wish them luck. $£.

Unknown said...

Wish u guyz d best

DOBY DOBY said...

Didnt u see olamide in best act rap.. nxt tym dnt forget ur glasses

DOBY DOBY said...

Love d list.. naija reppin..

Anonymous said...

Yaaay!!!! Nikki Laoye is soooo on point! Bring home the prize baby!!!

cletus said...

Nikki laoye! This is your year sha! I love your 123 video...just superb and your love song 'your number' is a classic!

Unknown said...

Nice one nija we no sey carry last

NIKKy MANIC said...

Lol!!! I love chidinma ekile like kilode and I think she really deserve the award.....

NIKKy MANIC said...

Linda I love uuuuuu like kilode

Unknown said...

So much love for phyno
Am proud of naija artist
Good luck

Anonymous said...

Awesome list. Rooting for chidimma and nikki laoye, both small but mighty voices from naija.

Phillip from L.A.

Anonymous said...

Yup Pesty ! Team #ybnl
Olamide best rap act

Anonymous said...

Olamide should win in dat category

Ikhuoria paul said...

Happy 4 my mentor @NikkiLaoye she's bringing d award to us o.

Anonymous said...

Slap dee!

Anonymous said...

Hehehehehheh sounds lik afele mma (mothers plate) kedu kwanu AFRIMPA

Anonymous said...

Lol. Dencia no dey list na only bleaching awards wey u see am in

Anonymous said...

wizzy baby loke loke

Anonymous said...

SINE for Best Male Artist, Central Africa!! #Cameroon that boy di sing!!!!

Unknown said...

Diamond Platnumz killing it! 5 categories....

Anonymous said...

yeahhh! Flavour deserves it!!!! so excited for him

Anonymous said...

My p.square no go dull me! Wat abt omawumi i luv dat girl!

Anonymous said...

Is Liberia not in west Africa or Africa? No scientific or Takun J.EVEN DJ BLUE IS ABSENT.

Unknown said...

Platnumz see you ma boy

Anonymous said...

Big up to South African artists we proud of you

Anonymous said...


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