The big list is out, the much-anticipated Nominees List of the prestigious African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) has been released by the organizers. After a two-year period of virtual shows due to the impact of the pandemic, AFRIMMA Awards is set to return with an in-person ceremony on the 19th of November at the Gilley’s Event Center in Dallas, Texas.
Tagged “This is Africa”, the award show seeks to consolidate on the growth of the previous award ceremonies and the massive growth of African music culture. It has been a great year of good music on the African music scene and many African artists did the continent proud.
Zambian household name artists Macky 2, Slapdee and Towela Kaira have been shortlisted for the nominees of this year’s edition.
Towela Kaira has been nominated in the category of “Best Female Southern Africa” alongside DBN Gogo (South Africa), Ammara Brown (Zimbabwe), Mpho Sebina ( Botswana), Msaki ( South Africa), Gemma Griffiths (Zimbabwe), Makhadzi (South Africa) and Shekinah ( South Africa).
Macky 2 and Slap Dee are both in the “Best Male Southern Africa” up against Mark Exdous (Mozambique), Edgar Muzah (Zimbabwe) and Focalistic, Dlala Thuzkin, Zakes Bantwini, Master KG (all from South Africa).