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Daphne, Blanche Bailly and Charlotte Dipanda to represent Cameroon at AFRIMA 2018

The organizers of the 2018 edition of the All Africa Music Awards – Nigeria (AFRIMA) have released after two false starts the list of nominees for this year’s event which is scheduled to hold in November.
Cameroon will be represented at the all Africa music jamboree by her best notably, Daphne, Charlotte Dipanda, Blanche Bailly, Locko, Magasco, Mr Leo, Salatiel, Ko-C and Mimie nominated in some regional and continental categories.
Topping the list of nominees with 7 nominations is South Africa’s artist Shekhinah and Democratic Republic of Congo international act Maitre Gims.
Public voting will start on the AFRIMA website on Saturday, September 1, 2018.

See the list below:

Best Female Artist in Central Africa
Amanda Malela – DRC – Kumama
Anabela Aya – Angola – I Love You Bue
Blanche Baily – Cameroon – BonBon
Bruna Tatiana – Angola – Amo Te
Charlotte Dipanda – Cameroon – Sista
Daphne – Cameroon – Jusqu’à La Gare
Iyenga – DRC – Sorry
Shura – Cameroon – Allez Dire
Best Male Artist in Central Africa

Afrotonix – Chad – DYD
Belamy Paluku – DRC – Blood Brothers
Dadju – DRC – Bob Marley
Fally Ipupa – DRC – Mannequin
Gaz Mawete – DRC – Paulina
Locko – Cameroon – Je Serai La
Magasco – Cameroon – Sokoto
Maitre Gims – DRC – La Meme

Song Of The Year

Daphne – My Lover
Davido – FIA
GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo – Akwaaba
Kwesta – Wale
Maitre Gims Ft. Vianney- La Meme
Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa Ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna – Particula
Nasty C & Runtown – Said
Saad Lamjarred – Casablanca
Sauti Sol Ft. Patoranking – Melanin
Starboy Ft. Terry, Ceeza Milli, Spotless – Soco
Tiwa Savage Ft. Wizkid & Spellz – Ma Lo

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Betty G – Wegegta
Bombino – Deran
Diamond Platnumz – A Boy from Tandale
Lartiste – Grandestino
Maitre Gims – Ceinture Noire
Mr. Leo – Love Original
Shekhinah – Rose Gold
Simi Nigeria – Simisola
Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa ft Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna US/South Africa/Nigeria – Particula
Nasty C & Runtown – Said
Revolution & Magic System – Kelly
Sauti Sol ft Patoranking – Melanin
Tiwa Savage ft Wizkid & Spellz – Ma Lo

BEST ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY

Charlotte Dipanda Cameroon – Sista ft Yemi Alade
Davido – FIA
Diamond Platnumz – Sikomi
EX – Tsvigiri
Ferre Gola – Premiere Classe
Josey – Jour J-O
Kidi Ghana – Odo Remix ft Mayorkun & Davido
Kizz Daniel – No Do
L’Algérino – Va Bene
Mafikizolo – Love Potion
Nandy – Tanzania
Tekno – Jogodo
Wande Coal – So Mi So

BEST FEMALE ARTIST IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

Amanda Malela – Kumama
Charlotte Dipanda – Sista ft Yemi Alade
DJ Lee – Etege
Gloria Muliro – Narudisha
Janet Otieno – Narudi
Ogecha – Ufedo Mi
Ruby The Pigeon – Rorisang
Sandra Nankoma – Kaddugala
BEST MALE ARTIST IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

Cobhams Asuquo – One Hit
Degg J Force – Fale
Falz Nigeria – Child of the World
Macky2 – Umutima Wandi Ft. Ephraim & Njamba
Mr. Leo – Pray
Ochu Sheggy – Mabusu Ya Yuda
Prosper Menko – Belle Weh Ft. Protek Illasheva
Sarkodie – Glory ft Yung
Stephane Akam – Che Woue
Wazih – Be Happy
MOST PROMISING ARTIST IN AFRICA

Amanda Malela – Kumama
Blanche Baily – BonBon
DJ Zoumanto – Do Like I Do Ft. Ko-C & Mimie
Gaz Mawete – Paulina
Kidi – Odo ft Mayorkun & Davido
King Promise – CCTV Ft. Mugeez
Ko-C – Bollo C’est Bollo
Kuami Eugene – Confusion
Lily – Bad at Love
Lyna Mahyem – ByeBye ft Medi Meyz
Tamy – Beautiful Ndozvandiri ft Takura & Dobba Don
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

David Scott, DJ Maphorisa, Shekhinah and Luke Goliath – Rose Gold
DJ Kore – Casablanca
Fresh VDM – FIA
GuiltyBeatz – Akwaaba
Killertunes – Nowo
Laizer Classic – A Boy from Tandale
Makwa 6eats – Spirit
NorthBoi – Soco
Renaud Rebillaud – La Meme
REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

Ammara Brown – Zimbabwe – Akiliz
Aya Nakamura – Mali – Djadja
Betty G – Ethiopia – Ere Manew
Dadju – DRC – Gentlemen 2.0
Iyenga – DRC – Sorry
Mayorkun – Nigeria – Bobo
Mimie – Cameroon – Je m’en Fous
Shekhinah – South Africa – Please Mr.
Soul Bangs – Guinea – Kameremba
Vegedream – Cote d’Ivoire – La Fuite ft DJ Leska

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Cobhams Asuquo – Nigeria – One Hit (Cobhams Asuquo)
Daphne Nije, Salatiel – Cameroon – Jusqu’à la Gare (Daphne)
Maître Gims, Vianney, Renaud Rebillaud – DRC – La Meme (Maître Gims Ft. Vianney)
Nandy – Tanzania – Kivuruge
Nasibu Abdul, Juma Issaack – Tanzania – Sikomi (Diamond Platnumz)
Saim El-Hadj – Algeria – Ya Mraya (Hamza El Fadly)
Shekhinah Donell, Amon Taulo Chibiya II – South Africa – Different (Shekhinah Ft. Mariechan)
Simisola – Nigeria – Complete Me (Simi)
Venancio – Angola – Amo-te (Bruna Tatiana)

 

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