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Afrima: Davido, Wizkid, Simi Bag 2018 AFRIMA Nominations

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DavidoWizkid , Simi and Tiwa Savage are leading Nigerian candidates for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA 2018). The names of these music superstars appeared prominently on the nominees’ list of the awards.

Organizers of the AFRIMA awards released the full list of nominees for this year’s edition, which is scheduled to hold in November. The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, (AFRIMA) released the highly anticipated full list of the Regional and Continental Categories of the annual awards ceremony to the public on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.

It was announced that AFRIMA is adding four new awards categories namely African DJ of the Year; Best African Dance/Choreography; African Lyricist/Rapper of the Year and Best African Act in Diaspora; introduced in June 2018 by the African Union (AU) and the International Committee of AFRIMA to give room for expansion and inclusiveness in the African music industry.

Public voting will commence on the AFRIMA website on Saturday, September 1, where both continental and regional nominees in the 36 AFRIMA awarding categories will slug it out for the coveted 23.9 carat gold-plated AFRIMA Trophy.

See the nominees list of major categories below:

Best Female Western Africa

Best Male West Africa

Artiste Of The Year

Tiwa Savage ft Wizkid & Spellz – Nigeria (Ma Lo)

Starboy feat Wizkid, Ceeza Milli, Terri, Spotless – Nigeria (Soco)

Davido – Nigeria (FIA)

Betty G – Ethiopia (Wegegta)

Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania (Sikomi)

Kwesta feat Wale- South Africa (Spirit)

Maitre Gims feat Vianney- DRC (La Meme)

Nasty C – South Africa (Jungle)

Saad Lamjarred – Morocco (Casablanca)

Song Of The Year

Daphne – My Lover

Davido – FIA

GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo – Akwaaba

Kwesta – Wale

Maitre Gims Ft. Vianney- La Meme

Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa Ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna – Particula

Nasty C & Runtown – Said

Saad Lamjarred – Casablanca

Sauti Sol Ft. Patoranking – Melanin

Starboy Ft. Terry, Ceeza Milli, Spotless – Soco

Tiwa Savage Ft. Wizkid & Spellz – Ma Lo

Best African Collaboration

Tiwa Savage Ft Wizkid & Spellz – Nigeria (Ma Lo)

Balti Ft Hamouda – Tunisia (Ya Lili)

DJ Moh Green Ft. Magasco – Algeria/Cameroon (Por Favor)

DJ Spinall & Wizkid – Nigeria (Nowo)

Fally Ipupa Ft. KeBlack & Naza – DRC (Mannequin)

GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patappa & Pappy Kojo – Ghana (Akwaaba)

Maitre Gims Ft. Vianney – DRC/France (La Meme)

Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa Ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking, Jidenna – Particula

Nasty C & Runtown – South Africa/Nigeria (Said)

Revolution & Magic System – Cote d’Ivoire (Kelly)

Sauti Sol & Patoranking – Kenya/Nigeria (Melanin)

Best Male Southern Africa

Best African Rapper or Lyricist

Cassper Nyovest – South Africa (Ksazobalit)

Falz – Nigeria (La Fete)

Khaligraph Jones Ft. Petra – Kenya (Rider)

Muslim – Aji M3aya (Morocco)

Nadia Nakai Ft. Cassper Nyovest – South Africa (Naaa Meeaan)

Nasty C – South Africa (Jungle)

Rouge Ft. Bigstar – South Africa (Dololo)

Shane Eagle – South Africa (Let it Flow)

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MTV VMAs 2018 Winners: The Full List

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The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards are broadcasting live tonight, August 20, from New York‘s Radio City Music Hall. Below, check out a list of all of tonight’s award winners. The most-nominated artist was Cardi B, who got 12 nods. The Carters (Beyoncé and JAY-Z) received eight nominations; Drake also got eight, and Childish Gambino got seven.

Best Collaboration:
Jennifer Lopez – “Dinero” [ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B]

Best New Artist:
Cardi B

Artist of the Year:
Camila Cabello

Best Latin Video:
J Balvin – “Mi Gente” [ft. Willy William]

Song of the Year:
Post Malone – “rockstar” [ft. 21 Savage]

Best Pop Video:
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”

Best Hip Hop Video:
Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li”

Push Artist of the Year:
Hayley Kiyoko

Song of Summer:
Cardi B / Bad Bunny / J Balvin: “I Like It”

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award:
Jennifer Lopez

Video of the Year:

“Rockstar” feat. 21 Savage, Post Malone

Best Dance Video:
Avicii ft. Rita Ora – “Lonely Together”

Best Rock Video:

“Whatever It Takes,” Imagine Dragons

Video With a Message:
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Best Cinematography:
The Carters – “APES**T”

Best Direction:
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Best Art Direction:
The Carters – “APES**T”

Best Visual Effects:
Kendrick Lamar & SZA – “All The Stars”

Best Choreography:
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Best Editing:
N.E.R.D – “Lemon” [ft. Rihanna]

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