The much talked about AFRIMA Awards nomination lists are finally out. The regional awards list have been made available to the general public so you can start voting for your favourite artistes from the 30th of August. It’s a tough list as almost all of one’s favourite artistes made the cut.

In partnership with the African Union Committee and the Official Host City, Lagos State, the AFRIMA 3.0. calendar of events for November 4-6, 2016 will include the Africa Music Summit on Friday, November 4, and the AFRIMA Music Village, an open concert-style festival featuring nominees and other top billed music stars.

The grand awards ceremony holds on Sunday, November 6 and over 2,500 guests are expected in Lagos, Nigeria from all over Africa. Find below the released categories.

Best Male Artiste  Central Africa

ARTISTE COUNTRY TRACK TITLE
C4 Pedro Angola Spetxa One
Ferre Gola DRC Tucheze
Franko Cameroon Coller La Petite
Jovi Cameroon Zele
Nelson Freitas Angola Miuda Linda
Wax Dey Cameroon SakaMakossa
Werasson DRC YoTe

 

Best Female Artiste, Central Africa

ARTISTE COUNTRY TRACK TITLE
Bruna Tatiana Angola PometoMudar
Daphne Ndolo Cameroon Ndolo
Mani Bella Cameroon Qui ChercheTronve
Naomi Achu Cameroon Busy Body
Reniss Cameroon La Sauce
Syssi Mananga DRC Juste Un Peu

Best Female Artiste, Northern Africa

ARTISTE COUNTRY TRACK TITLE
Amal Maher Egypt EzayFatetny
Angham Egypt WahdaKam La
Latifa Tunisia YaHayati
Samira Said Morocco Mahassalsh
Sarah Ayoub Morocco Ahwak

Best Male Artiste, Northern Africa

ARTISTE COUNTRY TRACK TITLE
Ahmed Soultan Morocco Afrobian
Ahmed Chawki Morocco Tsunami
Amir Diab Egypt Al Qahira Cairo
AymanAlatar Libya Fi GalbiKalam
DJ Van FT  Tyrane Morocco #Woman
HatimAmmor Morocco Alawal
H-Name Morocco WachRakNachet
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Best Female Artiste, Southern Africa

ARTISTE COUNTRY TRACK TITLE
Lira South Africa Let there be Light
Lizha James Mozambique Chocolate
Palu Chihera Zimbabwe Nemoyo
Sally Boss Madam Namibia Natural
Zahara South Africa Imali
Zonke South Africa Reach it

Best Male Artiste, Southern Africa

ARTISTE COUNTRY TRACK TITLE
AKA South Africa Composure
Anatii & CassperNyovest South Africa Jump
Black Coffee South Africa Come with me
Dizu Plaaties South Africa Inkomo
DJ Maphorisa South Africa Soweto Baby
Jay Prayzah Zimbabwe Hello

Best Female Artiste, Western Africa

ARTISTE COUNTRY TRACK TITLE
Adiouza Senegal Daddy
Aramide Nigeria I don’t care
Niniola Nigeria J’ete
Josey Ivory Coast Diplome
Seyi Shay Nigeria Right Now
Temi Doll Face Nigeria School Your Face
Tiwa Savage Nigeria If I Start to Talk
YemiAlade Nigeria Na Go De

Best Male Artiste,Western Africa

ARTISTE COUNTRY TRACK TITLE
Brymo Nigeria In The City
Flavour Nigeria Dance
Okyeame  Kwame Ghana Small Small
Sarkodie Ghana Hand to Mouth
Sidikiba Diabate Fais Moi Mali Confiance
Tekno Nigeria Duro
Wizkid Nigeria Final Baba Nla