AFRIMA 2019 Nominees List

The Afrima (All Africa Music Awards) international committee and the AU (African Union) have announced the regional and continental nominees of the sixth annual awards show.

Zimbabwe also has representation in the African musical award ceremony. The Zimbabwean artists are nominated in the southern African region for both Male and Female categories. These artists include Ammara Brown, Ex Q, Jah Prayzah, Winky D, and Tamy Moyo.


All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is designed to promote the distinct rich African music worldwide, engaging millions of fans by propelling African music to glorious pinnacles beyond the borders of Africa.

Music in African societies, as it functions in many different societies in the world, has enormous value. Music, either making it or listening to it, is linked to life experiences and peoples’ culture.

As such, sweet, feel good experiences need to be created for the millions of followers of African music all over the world for them to understand and appreciate Africa’s culture. Hence, the birth of AFRIMA to inspire generations and celebrate African music.

Full 2019 AFRIMA Nominees List

The full list comprises of the 10 Regional Categories and 26 Continental Categories.

AFRIMA Regional Categories

Best Female Central Africa

Best Male Central Africa

Best Female Eastern Africa

Best Male Eastern Africa

Best Female Northern Africa

Best Male Northern Africa

Best Female Southern Africa

Best Male Southern Africa

Best Female Western Africa

Best Male Western Africa

AFRIMA Continental Categories

Album Of The Year

African Fan’s Favourite

Artiste of The Year

Best African Act In Diaspora

Best African Group/Duo/Band

Best African Collaboration

Best African DJ

Best African Contemporary

Best African Dance & Choreography

Best African Electro

Best Artiste/Duo/Group In African Hip Hop

Best African Jazz

Best African Rapper/Lyricist

Best African Video

Best Artiste/Group In African Traditional

Best Artiste/Group In African Pop

Best Artiste/Group In African Reggae/Ragga/Dancehall

Best Artiste/Group In African RnB & Soul

Best Artiste/Group In African Rock

Best Female Artiste In African Inspirational Music

Best Male Artiste In African Inspirational Music

Most Promising Artiste Of The Year

Producer Of The Year

Revelation Of The African Continent

Song Of The Year

Songwriter Of The Year

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