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Burna Boy, Davido And Wizkid Nominated For 2020 AFRIMMA Artist Of The Year – Who Do You Think Deserve It Better??


Nigerian artist, Wizkid, has been nominated for the 2020 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMMA). The category for which he has been nominated is ‘Artist Of The Year’.

All Africa Music Awards (also referred to as AFRIMA) is an annual awards event. The awards event was established by the International Committee AFRIMA, in collaboration with the African Union (AU) to reward and celebrate musical works, talents and creativity around the African continent while promoting the African cultural heritage. Its pioneer Awards show was held in 2014.

These awards consist of 37 prizes of two categories: region-based awards (covering the five African regions) overseeing the achievements of African artistes within their specific regions of origin and the genre-based continental awards.

Regional Awards

  1. Best Female Artiste in Central Africa
  2. Best Male Artiste in Central Africa
  3. Best Female Artiste in Western Africa
  4. Best Male Artiste in Western Africa
  5. Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa
  6. Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa
  7. Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa
  8. Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa
  9. Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa
  10. Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa.
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Continental Awards

  1. Artiste of the Year
  2. African Fans’ Favorite
  3. Album of the Year
  4. Best African Collaboration
  5. Best African Contemporary
  6. Best African Electro
  7. Best African Group/Duo/Band
  8. Best African Hip Hop
  9. Best African Jazz
  10. Best African Pop
  11. Best African Reggae/Ragga/Dancehall
  12. Best African RnB/Soul
  13. Best African Rock
  14. Best African Traditional
  15. Best Female Inspirational
  16. Best Male Inspirational
  17. Best African DJ
  18. Best African Lyricist/Rapper
  19. Best African Act in Diaspora
  20. Best African Dance/Choreography
  21. AFRIMA Legend Award
  22. Most Promising Artiste of the Year
  23. Producer of the Year
  24. Revelation of the African Continent
  25. Song of the Year
  26. Songwriter of the Year
  27. Video of the Year.

Other Nigerian stars in the category are Davido, Burna Boy, and Tiwa Savage. The Nigerian artists will be competing against Fally Ipupa (Congo), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Aya Nakamura (Mali/France), Toofan (Togo), and Master KG (South Africa).

Burna Boy has released an album that peaked at number one on the global chart, ‘Twice As Tall’. Tiwa Savage also released her third studio album, ‘Celia’, which has debuted at number 14 on the Billboard World Album chart. Davido recently released ‘Fem’, which garnered over 1 million views in less than 24 hours. Wizkid is yet to release his album. He, however, dropped ‘Smile’ featuring H.E.R in July.

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See the category below:

Who Do You Think Deserve It Better??

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