Bien, Tanasha Donna, Muthaka, Nikita Kering, Bey T, Wanavokali, Ha_rt the Band all nominated in different categories
The International Executive Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), in conjunction with the African Union Commission (AUC), on Wednesday September 12, released the official list of nominees for the 2022 edition.
With a total of 9,067 entries submitted- the highest number ever recorded by the awards, since its inception – the AFRIMA jury selected a total of 382 nominations across 39 categories, to represent all five regions in Africa, as well as in the diaspora. The 12-member jury, composed of music experts, as well as the AUC, held a 10-day adjudication, in July, to sieve out the best of entries from the fray to make up the list.
Leading the nominations on a regional basis this year is the Western African region, with 134 nominations, representing 35 percent; while the Eastern African region follows closely with 69 nominations, representing 18 percent.
The AFRIMA awards ceremony will feature a 4-day (Thur Nov 3rd to Sat Nov 6th, 2022) – fiesta of music, glitz, and glamour aimed at celebrating Africa, recognising talents and expanding the economic frontiers of the culture and creative industry on the continent.
The voting public portal will be live on Sunday, 25th September, 2022, at 12:00pm(CAT) music lovers within the continent, and around the world, can visit the official website to vote. Voting closes at 12.00 (CAT), December 10, 2022, before the AFRIMA main awards ceremony.
SEE THE NOMINEES IN BELOW FILES