Frontline African music stars, Nigeria’s Wizkid, Burna Boy, and Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz have bagged multiple nominations in the forthcoming African Music Magazine Awards, AFRIMA.
AFRIMA, in collaboration with YouTube black voice, is hosting the 8th edition of the annual music award show.
The 2021 event is scheduled to hold on 12th December 2021 and will be held virtually with invited singers performing live on stage.
Superstar Comedian, Bovi and screen goddess Tashara Parker will co-host the award ceremony.
According to the organisers, the theme of the event ‘Flavors of Africa’ draws inspiration from the diversity in African music and its unique flavours.
Nigerian Star boy, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Diamond Platnumz and South African sensation, Focalistic all earned multiple nominations.
Some of the award categories include:
Best Newcomer -Yawtog, Black Sherif, Kamo Mphela, Marioo, Ayra Starr, Busta 929, Ruger, and Nviiri the Storyteller.
Artist of The Year: Wizkid, El Grande Toto, Dadju, Diamond Platnumz, Fally Ipupa, Tay C, Burna Boy, Andaya Nakamura.
Crossing Boundaries With Music: Burna Boy, Aya Nakamura, Dave,
Wizkid, Headie One, S. PRI NOIR, Tems and Dadju.
AFRIMA Video of The Year: Flavour ft. Diamond Platnumz X Fally Ipupa – Berna, Tag C -LA Temps, Teni – Hustle, Mzvee -Baddest Boss, Zuchu-Sukari, Rayvanny X INNO’S B -Kelebe, Rema – Bouncs and Wizkid Ft. Tems – Essence.
The voting for the award is still ongoing.