AKA leads SA’s #AFRIMMA2016 nominees


SA rapper AKA has been nominated for five gongs at the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA).

The hip hop star Artist of The Year, Best Male Southern Africa, Best Rap Act and Song of The Year (for Make Me sing, alongsid Diamond Platnumz).

AKA (1)He’s also been nominated for Best Collaboration for Diamond Platnumz’s Make Me Sing and Video of The Year on Stanley Enow’s Bounce.

Host for the event is ‘Africa’s #1 comedian‘ Basketmouth and Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey.

The show is billed as “the sole award ceremony in the Diaspora that caters to all musical genres including but not limited to: Afrobeats, Assiko, Bongo, Decale, Funana, Genge, Highlife, Hiplife, Kwaito, Lingala and Soukous.”

South Africans were nominated in the following categories:

Best Male Southern Africa

AKA – South Africa

Dj Bongz – South Africa

Emtee – South Africa

Black Coffee – South Africa

Cassper Nyovest – South Africa

The Dogg – Namibia

Vee Mampeezy – Botswana

Roberto – Zambia

Best Female Southern Africa

Lira – South Africa

Zonke – South Africa

Busiswa – South Africa

Ice Queen Cleo – Zambia

Lizha James – Mozambique

Pah Chihera – Zimbabwe

Nnunu Ramo Gotsy – Botswana

Chikune – Namibia

AFRIMMA Video of The Year

Stanley Enow ft AKA and Locko – Bounce

Flavour – Champion

Emma Nyra ft Patoranking – For My Matter (Remix)

Sauti Sol ft Ali Kiba – Unconditional Bae

Bisa Kdei – Brother Brother

Akothee ft Diamond – My Sweet Love

Phyno ft Olamide – Fada Fada

Korede Bello ft Tiwa Savage – Romantic

Best Rap Act

Cassper Nyovest – South Africa

AKA – South Africa

Phyno – Nigeria

Olamide – Nigeria

Sarkodie – Ghana

King Kaka Sungura – Kenya

Octopizzo – Kenya

Prodigio – Angola

Best DJ Africa:

 Dj Cndo – South Africa

Dj Spinall – Nigeria

Dj Joe MFalme – Kenya

Dj Neptune – Nigeria

Dj Malvado Jnr – Angola

Dj D-Ommy – Tanzania

Dj Shiru – Uganda

Dj Labastille – Cameroon

Music Producer of The Year

Tweezy – South Africa

Young John – Nigeria

Masterkraft – Nigeria

Dr Fizol – Uganda

Kaywa – Ghana

Visita – Kenya

Tud Thomas – Tanzania

Dj Coublon – Nigeria

Best African Group

Mi Casa – South Africa

Sauti Sol – Kenya

Radio & Weasel – Uganda

Os Moikanos – Angola

Bracket – Nigeria

R2Bees – Ghana

Bana C4 – Congo

Yamoto Band – Tanzania

Best Collaboration

Dj Maphorisa x Wizkid and Dj Buckz – Soweto Baby

Diamond Platnumz ft AKA – Make Me Sing

Reggea Blues – Harrysong , Kcee , Iyanya, Olamide and Orezi

Finally by MasterKraft , Flavour and Sarkodie

Mr. Eazi ft Efya – Skin Tight – Ghana

Kiff No Beat ft Dj Arafat – Approchez Regardez

Lil Kesh ft Patoranking – Is it Because I Love You

J Martins ft Yousosour Ndour – Time is Now

Song of The Year

Diamond Platnumz ft AKA – Make Me Sing

Sauti Sol ft Ali Kiba – Unconditional Bae

Franko – Coller La Petite

Reggea Blues – Kcee, Harrysong, Orezi, Iyanya and Olamide

Bisa Kdei – Mansa

Tekno – Duro

Kiss Daniel – Mama

Phyno ft Olamide – Fada Fada

Best Gospel

Ntokozo Mbambo – South Africa

Frank Edwards – Nigeria

Uche Agu – Nigeria

Willy Paul – Kenya

SP Koffi Sarpong – Ghana

Icha Kavons – Congo

Sinach – Nigeria

Sonnie Badu – Ghana

Artist of The Year

AKA – South Africa

Flavour – Nigeria

Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania

Sarkodie – Ghana

Wizkid – Nigeria

Tiwa Savage – Nigeria

Sauti Sol – Kenya

C4 Pedro – Angola

Best Newcomer

Nathi – South Africa

Adekunle Gold – Nigeria

Reekado Banks – Nigeria

Harmonize – Tanzania

Falz – Nigeria

Locko – Cameroon

Kofi Kinaata – Ghana

Humblesmith – Nigeria

Best Video Director

Justin Campos – South Africa

Godfather – South Africa

Clarence Peters – Nigeria

Patrick Elis – Nigeria

Mysta Adrenaline – Cameroon

Enos Olik – Kenya

Phamous Films – Ghana

Savy Filmz – Uganda




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