Nigeria’s Wizkid, Omah Lay have secured nominations for the 2021 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).
This was disclosed today by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).
The shortlist was from over 8,880 songs submitted for adjudication and features over 400 songs from artists in the 30 continental and 10 regional categories.
Wizkid, with his hit song ‘Essence’ featuring Tems, has six nominations including Artiste of the Year in Africa;
Best Male Artiste in Western Africa; Album of the Year; Best African Collaboration; Song of the Year in Africa; Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African R n B Soul.
Omah Lay has four nominations – Artiste of the Year in Africa; Best Artiste in Western Africa; Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Pop; Breakout Artiste of the Year.
Other Nigerian artists on the list include Davido, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Patoranking, Bella Shmurda, Olakira, Tems, The Cavemen, and many others.