Mr. Eazi, Wizkid, C4 Pedro, Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Tekno and More Top AFRIMMA 2017 AWARDS and MUSIC FESTIVAL Nominees List

The highly anticipated nominees list for the 4th edition of the biggest African Music Awards in Diaspora AND MUSIC FESTIVAL has been released. The award ceremony which moves to a more prestigious venue ‘House of Blues’, Dallas , Texas promises to be a star studded one. 


, , Mr Eazi, , Runtown, Ray Vanny, Fally Ipupa and Flavour all earn nomination gongs for their successful year and new stars like Dremo, Kadejevera DJ, Hiro, Mr Leo all earn nominations for their superb year. 


AFRIMMA 2017 the 4th edition of the biggest African Music Awards in Diaspora  promises to be the best ever edition of the 4th Annual African Muzik Magazine AFRIMMA AWARDS now known as AFRIMMA AWARDS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL. Two new categories have been added to the 2017 edition of AFRIMMA-  Best Lusophone and Best Francophone as we countdown to October 8th, 2017.




 Check out the nominees list below and head to to vote for your favorite artists 








Best Male West Africa


1. – Nigeria 


2. Falz – Nigeria 


3. Serge Beynaud  – Ivory Coast 


4. Mr Eazi – Nigeria 


5. Toofan – Togo


6.  Moh Dediouf – Senegal


7. – Nigeria 


8. Stonebwoy – Ghana


9. – Nigeria 


10. Kedejevara DJ (Ivory Coast)



Best Female West Africa 


Tiwa Savage – Nigeria


Yemi Alade – Nigeria 


Efya – Ghana


Adiouza – Senegal 


Becca – Ghana 


Josey – Ivory Coast 


Mz Vee – Ghana


Simi – Nigeria 


Almok – Togo 





Best Male East Africa


Eddy Kenzo – Uganda


– Tanzania


Jacky Gosee – Ethiopia 


Ali Kiba – Tanzania 


Navio – Uganda


Bebe Cool – Uganda


Sauti Sol – Kenya 


Dynamq – South Sudan


Nyashinski – Kenya 


Darasa – Tanzania




Best Female East Africa


Victoria Kimani – Kenya 


Vanessa Mdee – Tanzania 


Ester Aweke –  Ethiopia 


Avril – (Kenya)


Lady Jaydee (Tanzania)


Knowles Butera – Rwanda 


Irene Ntale  – Uganda


Akothee – Kenya 


Dayna Nyange  – Tanzania



Best Male Central Africa


Fally Ipupa – Congo


Hiro – Congo 


Ferre Golla – DRC


– Angola 


Stanley Enow – Cameroon


Anselmo Ralph – Angola 


Maitre Gims – (Congo)


Werrason – DRC 


Mr Leo – Cameroon





Best Female Central Africa


Laurette La Perle – Congo 


Betty Akna – Equitorial Guinea 


Syssi Mananga – Congo


Ary – Angola


Rennis – Cameroon


Arielle T – Gabon 


Mani Bella – Cameroon


Nsoki – angola


Daphne – Cameroon


Best Male Southern Africa


Donald – South Africa 


Black Coffee – South Africa 


The Dogg – Namibia


Jah Prayza – Zimbabwe


Nasty C – South Africa 


Emtee – South Africa 


Roberto – Zambia 


Casper Nyomvest- South Africa


Aka – South Africa



Best Female Southern Africa


Babes Wodumo – South Africa 


Miss Lira – South Africa 


Ice Queen Cleo – Zambia 


Lizha James – Mozambique 


Pah Chihera – Zimbabwe


Sally Boss Madam – Namibia


Zahara – South Africa


Chikune – Namibia 


Bucie- South Africa 



Best Male North Africa 


Amr Diab – Egypt 


Tamer Hosny – Egypt 


Chawki – Morocco 


Ahmed Soultan – Morocco


Douzi – Morocco


Ayman Alatar- Morocco


Khaled -Algeria 


Saber Rebai – Tunisia 


Best Female North Africa 


Samira Said – Morrocco  


Ibtissam Tiskat – Morocco


Angham – Egypt 


Sandy – Egypt 


Amal Maher – Egypt


Latifa – Tunisia 


Amani Swissi – Tunisia 


Sarah Ayoub – Morocco




Best African Group


Sauti Sol – Kenya 


Radio & Weasel – Uganda


Toofan – Togo


Bracket – Nigeria 


Mi Casa – South Africa


R2bee’s – Ghana


Best Life Music – Burundi 


Yamoto Band – Tanzania


Forca Suprema- Angola



Crossing Boundaries With Music Award






Young Paris  – (Congo)


French Montana-  Morocco


MHD – Guinea Conakry


Ayo Jay – Nigeria 


King Kanja – (Kenya)


Wale (Nigeria )


Jidenna (Nigeria)


Maleek Berry (Nigeria)



Best Gospel 


Frank Edwards – Nigeria


Uche Agu – Nigeria 


Willy Paul – Kenya 


SP Koffi Sarpong – Ghana


Icha Kavons – Congo


Ntokozo Mbambo – South Africa 


Nathaniel Bassey – Nigeria 


Sonnie Badu – Ghana 



Best Newcomer


Dremo – Nigeria


Medikal – Ghana 


Ray Vanny – Tanzania 


Preto Show- Angola


Maleek Berry – Nigeria  


Mr Leo – Cameroon 


Nathi – South Africa 


Julz – Ghana


Niniola – Nigeria


Zani Challe – Malawi






Artist of The Year 


Flavour (Nigeria)


( Tanzania)


Fally Ipupa- Congo




Cassper Nyovest  (South Africa)


– (Nigeria)


Eddy Kenzo – Uganda


–  Nigeria 


Mr Eazi – Nigeria


– Angola 



Dancehall Act of the Year


Timaya – Nigeria 


Stonebwoy – Ghana


Jah Prayza – Zimbabwe


Burna Boy – Nigeria 


Samini – Ghana


Patoranking – Nigeria 


Shatta Wale – Ghana


Buffalo Souljah- Zimbabwe





Best Video Director


Daps – Nigeria 


Justin Campos – South Africa


Sesan – Nigeria


Clarence Peters – Nigeria 


Patrick Elis- Nigeria 


Shammack -Cameroon


Enos Olik – Kenya 


Savy Filmz – Uganda 


Avalon Okpe- Nigeria


Godfather- South Africa




Best Dj Africa


Dj Spinall – Nigeria 


Dj Joe MFalme – Kenya 


Dj Black Coffee – South Africa


Dj Exclusive – Nigeria 


Dj Kalonje  – Kenya  


Dj D-Ommy – Tanzania 


Dj Paulo Paulo Alves – Angola


Dj Crème Delacreme- Kenya


DJ Nyce- Ghana




Best African Dj USA




Dj Tunez – Nigeria 


Dj Wagura  – Ethiopia 


Dj FreshyK- Nigeria 


Dj Deemoney – Nigeria


Dj Silent Killa – Carribeans


Dj Akua – Ghana 


Dj Fully Focus -Kenya


Dj Rell – Sierra Leone


Dj Poison Ivy  – Kenya 


Dj Mike Kiss- Carribeans



AFRIMMA Video of The Year


Toofan – Terre (Togo)


– If (Nigeria)


  – Come Closer (Nigeria)


 Runtown – Mad Over You (Nigeria)


Casper Nyovest – Tito Mboweni (South AFrica)


Emtee ft Nasty C – Winning (South Africa)


ft Ray Vanny – Salome (Tanzania)


Victoria Kimani ft Donald – Fade Away(Kenya/South Africa) 


Fally Ipupa – Eloko Iyo (Congo)


ft Sautisol- Love again (Angola/Kenya)


Wande Coal ft Dj Tunez – Iskaaba (Nigeria)


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