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Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Aka, Diamond Platinumz slug it out for AFRIMA Awards

After  rigorous deliberations by the jury of the All Africa Music Awards, journalists, during the week, converged for the official announcement of the nominees for this year’s edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).

And it was announced that the likes of Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Aka and Diamond Platinumz are up for this year’s awards.

The star-studded  award ceremony will be hosted in Lagos, Nigeria for the third consecutive year and this will be the last time that the ceremony will be hosted in Nigeria.

Some of the nominees for the Best Female Artiste in West Africa include Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay, Yemi Alade, Aramide, Josey, Temi Dolface, while nominees for the Best Male Artiste in West Africa include Brymo, Flavour and Sarkodie,

Competing for the royal diadem of the Best Female Artiste in South Africa are Lira, Lizha James, Sally Ross Madam, Aka, Black Coffee, Anati and Casper Nyovest.

For East Africa, Victoria Kimani leads the nominees list, followed by Irene, Ntale, Cindy Sanyu, with Bebe Cool, Diamond Platnumz, Alikba and others featuring in the male category.

The list of nominees for the event were announced by various members of the jury who represented the various regions in Africa. Only ten of the thirty categories were unveiled, while the remaining nominees will be released later this week.