BECCA, Fuse ODG, Sarkodie, Shatta Wale and Ebony are among a number Ghanaian acts who have been nominated for this year’s edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).Follow @Graphicgh
The full list of nominees which was released on Thursday, August 17 also included Hiplife duo R2Bees, Dark Suburb, Wiyaala, Khalisax and Jah Phinga.
Becca has been nominated in the categories of Best Female Artiste in Western Africa and Best African Collaboration. Fuse ODG was nominated in the Best African Collaboration category while Sarkodie gets a nod in the Best Male Artiste in Western Africa category.
Shatta Wale vies for the Best Artiste or Group in African Reggae, Ragga & Dancehall category while Ebony competes in the category of African Fans’ Favourite.
Dark Suburb received two nominations in the Best Artiste in African Rock and Album of the Year in Africa categories. R2Bees also earns two nominations in the categories of Best African Collaboration and Best African Group.
Khalisax and Wiyaala received single nominations in Best Artiste in African Jazz and Best Artiste in African Rock respectively.
The full nominees list of 33 categories comprising the Regional Category which covers the five African regions and the genre-based Continental Category was revealed to the media and on AFRIMA digital media platforms.
From August 21 till November 11, music lovers across the continent will be empowered to vote for their favourite artistes in Regional and Continental categories during the voting period that will be ongoing for 11 weeks on the AFRIMA website.
In partnership with the African Union Commission, AFRIMA is aimed at celebrating the rich musical heritage of the African continent.
It will be broadcast live to over 84 countries around the world.