Davido, Wizkid , Simi and Tiwa Savage are leading Nigerian candidates for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA 2018). The names of these music superstars appeared prominently on the nominees’ list of the awards.
Organizers of the AFRIMA awards released the full list of nominees for this year’s edition, which is scheduled to hold in November. The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, (AFRIMA) released the highly anticipated full list of the Regional and Continental Categories of the annual awards ceremony to the public on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.
It was announced that AFRIMA is adding four new awards categories namely African DJ of the Year; Best African Dance/Choreography; African Lyricist/Rapper of the Year and Best African Act in Diaspora; introduced in June 2018 by the African Union (AU) and the International Committee of AFRIMA to give room for expansion and inclusiveness in the African music industry.
Public voting will commence on the AFRIMA website on Saturday, September 1, where both continental and regional nominees in the 36 AFRIMA awarding categories will slug it out for the coveted 23.9 carat gold-plated AFRIMA Trophy.