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.

About AFRIMA

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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