Full List Of Africa Music Awards Nominees 2018

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Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Flavour, Tekno, DJ Cuppy nominated in the first ever African Music and Choice Awards 2018 slated for the 24th March at the Serena Hotel in Kampala.

Here is the full list of the 32 categories:

Best Female Central Artist
Cindy Le Coeur – Elixir ft Koffi Olomide | DRC
Daphne – Promets Moi | Cameroon
Bussine – All African Party | Gabon
Telma Lee – Tatuagem | Angola
MJ30 – Kugatalove ft Celeo Scram | DRC
Nsoki – Quem Me Dera | Angola
Blanche Bailly – Dinguo | Cameroon
Barbara Kanam – Badi | DRC
Arielle T – Moitié Moitié | Gabon
Charlotte Dipanda – Massa | Cameroon

Best Male Central Artist

Fally Ipupa – Jeudi Soir | DRC
Roga Roga – Oyo Ekoya Eya | Congo
C4 Pedro – Love Again feat Sauti Sol | Angola
Ferre Gola – Mea Culpa | DRC
Stanley Enow – Caramel ft Davido | Cameroon
Trésor Mvoula – Tengou Tengou | Congo
Felix Wazekwa – Prince de la Rumba | DRC
Anselmo Ralph – Todo Teu | Angola
Mr. Leo – Pray | Cameroon
Werrason – Zenga Luketu | DRC

Best Female Eastern Artist
Juliana Kanyomozi – Wakajanja | Uganda
Knowles Butera – Uzagaruke | Rwanda
Victoria Kimani – China Love ft R. City | Kenya
Lady Jaydee – Baby | Tanzania
Rema Namakula – Tikula | Uganda
Avril – Babiee ft A Pass | Kenya
Mimi Mars – Dedee | Tanzania
Sheebah Karungi – Muwe | Uganda
Priscillah – Biremewe | Rwanda
Vanessa Mdee – Bounce Ft Maua Sama | Tanzania

Best Male Eastern Artist
Eddy Kenzo – Kiseela | Uganda
Diamond Platnumz – Sikomi | Tanzania
Sauti Sol – Melanin ft Patoranking | Kenya
Darassa – Hasara Roho | Tanzania
Radio & Weasel – Gutamiiza ft B2C | Uganda
Nyashinski – Hayawani | Kenya
Harmonize – Nishachoka | Tanzania
Dynamq – Love Shining | South Sudan
Alikiba – Maumivu Per Day | Tanzania
Bebe Cool – One More Touch | Uganda

Best Female Southern Artist

Londie London – He Goes | South Africa
Sally Boss Madam – What You Say | Namibia
Shashl – No More | Zimbambwe
Lizha James – Mutxangana | Mozambique
Zahara – Mgodi | South Africa
Dama Do Bling – Lagrimas De Mãe ft Vekina | Mozambique
Amantle Brown – Black Mampatile | Botswana
Neyma – Gigolo ft Eva Alordiah | Mozambique
Babes Wodumo – Jiva Phez’kombhede | SA
CleoIce Queen – XO Fever | Zambia

Best Male Southern Artist

Slapdee – Forget You ft Kalu Konga | Zambia
Nasty C – NDA | South Africa
Jah Prayzah – Nziyo Yerudo ft Yemi Alade | Zimbabwe
Chester – Suzana | Zambia
Roberto – Vitamin U ft Vanessa Mdee | Zambia
Kalux – Kudurupa | Namibia
B1 – Show Me Your Money | Zambia
Cassper Nyovest – Baby Girl | South Africa
Tate Buti – Olusheno ft Young T | Namibia
T Bwoy – Don’t Lead Me On ft T Sean | Zambia

Best Female Northern Artist

Hanane El Khader – Challenge | Morocco
Souhila Ben Lachhab – Lik Manwalich | Algeria
Angham – Farah Ghayeb | Egypt
Latifa – Fresh | Tunisia
Jamila – Blach Blach | Morroco
Amal Maher – Ya Masr | Egypt
Samira Said – Allez | Morocco
Yasmin Ali – Seebt Alya Nafsy | Egypt
Amani Swissi – Ana Mesh Baaya Aleik | Tunisia
Inna – Yalla | Morocco

Best Male Northern Artist

Ihab Amir – Wehda Wehda 3lia | Morocco
Amr Diab – Meaddy El Nas | Egypt
Ayman Alatar – Allah Yester | Libya
Saad Lamjarred – Let Go | Morocco
Chawki – Qahwa | Morocco
Tamer Hosny – Ya Mali Aaeny | Egypt
Badr Soultan – Rah li Rah | Morocco
The Voice Kids – Allah Shahid ft Tamer Hosny | Egypt
Mohammed Assaf – Seyouf El Ezz | Libya
Zouhair Bahaoui – Muchas Gracias | Morocco

Best Female Western Artist

Cuppy – Green Light ft Tekno | Nigeria
Viviane Chidid – Mariage Forcé | Senegal
Becca – Crazy | GhanaJosey – Vendeur d’Illusion | Ivory Coast
Tiwa Savage – Ma Lo ft Wizkid, Spellz | Nigeria
Efya – Until the Dawn | Ghana
Almok – Etoukpé (Bullet) | Togo
Yemi Alade – Single ft Searching | Nigeria
Adiouza – Ma La Nob | Senegal
Chidinma – Gone Forever | Nigeria

Best Male Western Artist

Davido – FIA | Nigeria
Serge Beynaud – Matta Swagg | Ivory Coast
Toofan – Ma Girl ft Patoranking | Togo
Sarkodie – Far Away ft Korede Bello | Ghana
Flavour – Chimamanda | Nigeria
Dj Arafat – Kpadoompo | Ivory Coast
Sidiki Diabaté – Allô Allô | Mali
Wally B. Seck – Faramareen | Senegal
Stonebwoy – Hero | Ghana
Tekno – Only One | Nigeria

Best French Female Newcomer

Nabila – Prends Ma Main | Cameroon
Rocky Gold – Gros Cœur de Femme | Ivory Coast
Aida Samb – Lan La | Senegal
Mimie – Dona | Cameroon
Tatiana Kruz – Goût | DRC
Queen Biz – C’est la Vie | Senegal
Mel,b Akwen – Frappé | Cameroon
Anita Mwarabu – Bolingo Mabe ft Innoss’B | DRC
Janine Kleen – Tchiaoo | Ivory Coast
Ewube – Fall 4 U | Cameroon

Best French Male Newcomer

Fabregas – Zigida | DRC
TNT – Inshallah | Ivory Coast
Magasco – Sokoto | Cameroon
Héritier Watanabe – S’Il Te Play | DRC
Shado Chris – Chaleur | Ivory Coast
Innoss’B – Top Model | DRC
Numerica – Monbèquiè | Cameroon
Kane Diallo Welma – Foone Ma | Senegal
Locko – Danse Avec Moi | Cameroon
Suspect 95 – Contrat | Ivory Coast

Best Female Newcomer

Lydia Jazmine – Drum | Uganda
ML – O’Radio ft Neslow | Namibia
Zani Challe – Chikondi Chako | Malawi
Young Grace – Whisky Ya Papa | Rwanda
Vinka – Only Love You | Uganda
Natacha – Wangu ft Sheebah | Burundi& Uganda
Ebony – Maame Hw3 | Ghana
Irene Ntale – Stamina Daddy | Uganda
Nandy – Kivuruge | Tanzania
Maua Sama – Katu Katu | Tanzania

Best Male Newcomer

Ray Vanny – Unaibiwa | Tanzania
Ykee Benda – Superman | Uganda
Christopher Muneza – Simusiga | Rwanda
Preto Show – Sacanagem ft Biura | Angola
Lava Lava – Dede | Tanzania
Uncle Austin – Everything ft Meddy | Rwanda
Maleek Berry – Been Calling | Nigeria
Medikal – Oh Lord | Ghana
Christian Bella – Pambe | Tanzania
Fik Fameica – Kutama | Uganda

Best Gospel Female Artist

Ada – I Overcame | Ghana
Size 8 – Hallelujah | Kenya
Angel Benard – Siteketei | Tanzania
Acsa Olangi – Glory In Heaven ft Eunice, Mati | DRC
Wahu – Sifa | Kenya
Sinach – No Other Name | Nigeria
Deborah Lukalu – We Testify | DRC
Shira – Plus Que l’Amour | Ivory
CoastNicah The Queen – Naringa | Kenya
Cassi Kalala – Nouveau Depart | DRC

Best Gospel Male Artist
Willy Paul – Tempted | Kenya
Sonnie Badu – Alpha & Omega | Ghana
Moise Matuta – Timbre Divin | DRC
Frank Edwards – Here To Sing ft Chee | Nigeria
Alemba – Bless My Way ft Size 8 | Kenya
Elijah Oyelade – Take Me To The Place | Nigeria
Moise Mbiye – Ta présence | DRC
Uche Agu – Make God Big | Nigeria
Icha Kavons – Testimony | Congo
Michel Bakenda – Nzambe Monene | DRC

Best African Group

Sauti Sol – Melanin | Kenya
LM Villa Nova – Zigida ft Fabregas | DRC
Radio & Weasel – Gutamiiza | Uganda
TNT – Inshallah | Ivory Coast
Safary – Mon Chocolat | Senegal
Toofan – Ma Girl | togo
Mi Casa – Nana | South Africa
Best Life Music – Your Vodo | Burundi
Yamoto Band – Mama | Tanzania
Mafikizolo – Kucheza | South Africa

Best DJ Africa

DJ Spinall – On A Low | Nigeria
Joe MFalme – Wabe | Kenya
DJ Evra – Né Pour Briller | DRC
DJ Black Coffee – Come With Me | South Africa
DJ Exclusive – Belle | Nigeria
DJ D-Ommy – On Siz Kitaa | Tanzania
DJ Paulo Alves – Africa Unite | Angola
DJ Maphorisa – Midnight Starring | South Africa
DJ Shiru – Dance Well | Uganda
Bebi Philip – Zepele | Ivory Coast

Best Song of The Year

Babes Wodumo ft Mampintsha – Wololo | South Africa
Ferre Gola – Jugement | DRC
Davido – If | Nigeria
Diamond Platnumz – Zilipendwa ft Harmonize | Tanzania
Cassper Nyovest – Tito Mboweni | South Africa
Runtown – Mad Over You | Nigeria
Fally Ipupa – Eloko Oyo | DRC
Eddy Kenzo – Jubilation | Uganda
Darasa – Muziki ft Ben Pol | Tanzania
Wizkid – Come Closer ft Drake | Nigeria

Best Video of The Year

Victoria Kimani – My Money | Kenya
Davido – Fia | Nigeria
C4 Pedro – Love Again ft Sautisol | Angola
Fally Ipupa – Jeudi Soir | DRC
Tiwa Savage – Ma Lo ft. Wizkid, Spellz | Nigeria
Emtee – Winning ft Nasty C | South Africa
Wizkid – Daddy Yo | Nigeria
Ferre Gola – Poisson d’Avril | DRC
Eddy Kenzo – Jubilation | Uganda
Runtown – Mad Over You | Nigeria

Best Female Artist of The Year

Daphne | Cameroon
Yemi Alade | Nigeria
Vanessa Mdee | Tanzania
Victoria Kimani | Kenya
Juliana Kanyomozi | Uganda
Nandy | Tanzania
Lizha James | Mozambique
Josey | Ivory Coast
Almok | Togo
Viviane Ndour | Senegal

Best Male Artist of The Year

Ferre Gola | DRC
Davido | Nigeria
Alikiba | Tanzania
Wizkid | Nigeria
Eddy Kenzo | Uganda
Fally Ipupa | DRC
Serge Beynaud | Ivory Coast
Sidiki Diabate | Mali
C4 Pedro | Angola
Diamond Platnumz | Tanzania

Best Collaboration

Shado Chris – Menbalescouilles ft Kadja | Ivory Coast
Magasco – Power ft Locko, Minks, Tenor | Cameroon
Tiwa Savage – Ma Lo ft Wizkid, Spellz | Nigeria
Wizkid – African Bad Gyal ft Chris Brown | Nigeria
Diamond Platnumz – Waka ft Rick Ross | Tanzania
DJ Maphorisa – Midnight Starring ft DJ Tira | South Africa
Fally Ipupa – Mannequin ft Keblack, Naza | DRC
B2c – Kapande ft Eddy Kenzo | Uganda
Sarkodie – Ur Waist ft Flavour | Ghana
Vanessa Mdee – Bounce ft Maua Sama | Tanzania

Best Legendary of 2K18
Koffi Olomide – Alidor | DRC
Youssou Ndour – Mbeuguel Is All | Senegal
Brenda Fassie – Vulindela | South Africa
Angelique Kidjo – Disons Non Au Mariage Des Enfants | Benin
Meiway – Watch Mi Body | Ivory Coast
Alpha Blondy – Lumiere | Ivory Coast
Yvonne Chaka Chaka – Keep Looking At Me | South Africa
Salif Keita – Mali Denou | Mali
Papa Wemba – Chacun Pour Soi ft Diamond Platnumz | DRC
Lucky Dube – Remember Me | South Africa

Best Dancehall

Timaya – Telli Person ft Phyno, Olamide | Nigeria
Beenie Gunter – International Baby ft Nina Roz | Uganda
Stonebwoy – Hero | Ghana
Jah Prayzah – Nziyo Yerudo ft Yemi Alade | Zimbabwe
Samini – Morning Dose ft Kojo Baafi | Ghana
Patoranking – Love You Die | Nigeria
Buffalo Souljah – My Lady | Zimbabwe
Shatta Wale – Nobody Go Talk | Ghana
Ziza Bafana – Katonda Wa Ragga | Uganda

Best Rap

Suspect 95 – Contrat | Ivory Coast
Phyno – Augment ft Olamide | Nigeria
Aka – Caiphus Song | South Africa
Tenor – Bad Things | Cameroon
Olamide – Wo | Nigeria
Sarkodie – Almighty | Ghana
Cassper Nyovest – Baby Girl | South Africa
Octopizzo – Sing Along | Kenya
Prodígio – Gaguejei ft Deezy, Berg, Josslyn | Angola
Cal_Vin – Thabani | Zimbabwe

Best Latest Rumba of the Year

Ferre Gola – Manix | DRC
Koffi Olomidé – Dikwiz | DRC
Héritier Watanabe – DDED | DRC
JB Mpiana – Correction | DRC
Fabregas Le Métis Noir – Mopepe | DRC
Fally Ipupa – Nourrisson | DRC
Deplick Pomba Nuance – Hymne National | DRC
Fvicteam – Toc Toc | DRC
Celeo Scram – Wenze Ya Minzemba ft Ferre Gola | DRC
Pegguy Tabu – Claudia | DRC

Best Latest Ndombolo of the Year

Werrason – Mipende | DRC
F’victeam – Libre Parcours | DRC
JB Mpiana – Je Ne Te Calcule Pas | DRC
Felix Wazekwa – Leopard Fimbu | DRC
Robinio Mundibu – Tsha Nanu Boye | DRC
Héritier Watanabe – Retirada | DRC
Koffi Olomide – Tournevis | DRC
Ferre Gola – Seben | DRC
Roga Roga – Oyo Ekoya Eya | Congo
Fabregas Le Métis Noir – Tengama | DRC

Best Female Zouk of the Year

K-Reen – Sensasyon
GuyanaStacy – Etre Aimée
MartiniFanny J – Toi Et Moi
GuyanaPriscillia – Pour Toi
GuadeloupeJessye Belleval – Laissé Là
GuadeloupeNesly – Tard Le Soir
GuyanaMethi’s – Si ou Envi ft Dj jackson
GuadeloupePrincess Lover – Je les Laisserai
MartiniStony – Pardonne Moi
GuadeloupeT and S – Pli fò
Guadeloupe

Best Male Zouk of the Year

Kaysha – Ma Meilleure Amie | DRC
Lorenz – Mwen Vlé ft Dasha | Guadeloupe
Axel Tony – Mwen Lov | Cameroon
Jim Rama – Condamné | Guadeloupe
Alex Catherine – Que Pour Elle | Guadeloupe
Warren – Impossible Pas Possible | Guyana
Michael – Corps à Corps | Guadeloupe
Ben-G – Vou é Mwen ft Djelissa | Guyana
Were Vana – Komprann Sé Jé ft Methi’s | Guadeloupe
Myl’s – Sans Un Mot | Guadeloupe

Best Female Kizomba of the Year

Yasmine – Esquece O Mundo | Guinea Bissau
Shellsy Baronet – Última Bolacha | Mozambique
Telma Lee – Tatuagem | Angola
Guida – Deixa Tentar | Cape Verde
Yola Araújo – Nakuzanga | Angola
Bruna Tatiana – Amo Te | Angola
Soraia Ramos – Agora Penso Por Mim | Cape Verde
Jennifer Dias – Love U | Cape Verde
Yola Semedo – Lá No Fundo | Angola
Nsoki – Bebé Wé | Angola

Best Male Kizomba of the Year

Atim – Insistir Porquê | Morocco
Jay Oliver – Ex Dam ft DJ Mil Toques | Angola
C4 Pedro – Vou Ter Saudades | Angola
Messias Maricoa – Vão Me Dizer Yah | Mozambique
Tó Semedo – Ai Minina ft Badoxa | Portugal
Ravidson – Minha | Cape Verde
Puto Português – Casamento | Angola
Kaysha – Malembe Malembe ft Vanda May & C4 Pedro | DRC
Mika Mendes – Rainha ft Elji Beatzkilla | Cape Verde
Nelson Freitas – Window Pane | Cape Verde.

 

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