Organisers of African Muzik Magazine Award, otherwise called AFRIMMA Awards & Music Festival, have released the much anticipated nominees list for the 4th edition of the show holding on October 8, 2017 in Dallas, Texas, United States.
Touted as the biggest African music event in the Diaspora, the show, this year, hosts an impressive calibre of potential winners, including Wizkid, Tekno, Mr Eazi, Davido, Runtown, Ray Vanny, Fally Ipupa, Flavour and other acts on the continent who have all earned the nomination gongs for the year in review.
From general award categories such as ‘Crossing Boundaries with Music’, ‘Artiste of the Year’, ‘Best Newcomer’, ‘Best Video Director’ and ‘Song of the Year’, Nigeria could be said to have led the nomination chart in this year’s edition of Dallas-domiciled Africa Muzik Magazine Awards, now called AFRIMMA Awards & Music Festival.
The nominees list released by organisers on Friday reveals the strength of Nigerian artistes such as Wizkid, Flavour, Davido, Tekno, Runtown, Mr Eazi, Timaya, Clarence Peters, Patoronking, Jidenna, Ayo Jay and Maleek Berry on the continent.
New offerings for the year, according to AFRIMMA Founder and CEO of Big A Entertainment, Mr. Anderson Obiagwu, includes new stars like Dremo and others.