Artistes in Scuffle for the 5th AFRIMA Artiste of the Year Award

5TH AFRIMA CONTINENTAL CATEGORY- Artiste of the Year

The 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA rolled out its nominees list recently, having a host of African artiste in different music genre being recognized for their talent and immense hard work put into their music.

The category for Artiste of the year, which is one of the coveted categories of AFRIMA is set to reward outstanding artiste who has gained attention and garnered huge listening through their music, producing remarkable sounds that have graced the airways across the continent. Some other criteria that come to play here include good sound, quality production, and publicity of the artiste.

Going through the caliber of African stars who dominate the category for Artiste of the Year for the 5th AFRIMA, one is left wondering what the end result will be, considering the territorial feat some of these artiste hold, their fan base, and both local and national recognition.

Introducing the artiste who makes up the list, we have Daphne; a Cameroonian artiste whose style of music revolves around genres like pop, Afro-pop , afrobeat, reggae, makossa, hip-hop and urban music in general. Her song MyLover is an afrobeat infusion relating the despair of a young lady rejected by the man whom she loves.

Daphne- 5th AFRIMA

Daphne- 5th AFRIMA

One of Africa’s fast-rising star from Ethiopia, Betty G, is a singer and songwriter who explores her traditional Ethiopian sounds with contemporary, soft rock and pop.

Betty G- 5th AFRIMA

Betty G- 5th AFRIMA

The Nigerian Superstar Davido is undoubtedly one of Africa’s known talents with a huge fan base in Nigeria, the US, and the UK. He has made more music than any other artiste including collaborations with local and international artiste in the past year.

Davido- 5th AFRIMA

Davido- 5th AFRIMA

Diamond Platinumz; one of Tanzania’s most celebrated artiste is a singer, songwriter, and performer who combines elements of hip-hop, reggae, R&B, afro-beat, dancehall, and African traditions in his songs. Also known for his electric and energetic dance steps.

Diamond platnumz- 5th AFRIMA

Diamond platnumz- 5th AFRIMA

South Africa’s Hip-Hop Star Kwesta has made history as South Africa’s Hip-Hop Best selling artiste. The rapper and songwriter have been able to take South African Music and sell it to the world by securing various collaboration with some international artiste.

Kwesta- 5th AFRIMA

Kwesta- 5th AFRIMA

Another Nigerian artiste is the beautiful songstress Simi; who is fast becoming one of Nigeria’s most sort after artiste. She is not only a talented singer but also gifted with the songwriting skill, and vocals that leaves her listeners to spellbound.

Simi- 5th AFRIMA

Simi- 5th AFRIMA

Maitre Gims, the Congolese born French rapper, singer and songwriter, has recorded success with most of his hit single topping French albums chart.

Maitre Gims- 5th AFRIMA

The second South African in the category is the young and talented Hip-Hop artiste, Nasty C. A music producer who learned the mastery of music at an early age having his elder brother who is also a music producer as an inspiration.

Nasty C- 5th AFRIMA

Nasty C- 5th AFRIMA

Nigeria’s Starboy ‘Wizkid’ is one of Africa’s best artiste with a growing global influence. The Afro-pop star has topped charts in 15 countries. His label called Starboy comprise other young and talented artiste with a fresh sound.

Wizkid- 5th AFRIMA

Tiwa Savage, the screen diva from Nigeria is one of Africa’s biggest female artiste. The Singer, Songwriter, and Performer with 2 successful studio album have huge fan base across Africa and Europe, where she recently had a sold out concert.

Tiwa Savage- 5th AFRIMA

Undoubtedly, this category consists of some of Africa’s most talented and huge artiste across the 5 regions.
Who amongst these music icons will wear the crown for Artiste of the Year category at the 5th AFRIMA come November 2018?. Go now to www.afrima.org to vote for your choice artiste.

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