Davido, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Simi, nominated for 2019 AFRIMA
Top Nigerian music stars, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy and Simi have all been nominated for All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2019.
The musicians are being considered for several categories alongside other international artistes for the award which will hold in November in a yet to be announced country.
Aderele Niyi, the Associate Director for AFRIMA, whole announcing the nominations of the Nigerian acts, said that apart from gaining fame and money, another thing that makes the dedication and hard work of Nigerian musicians worth it is the fact they can make their own art and get awards and recognition for representing Africa brilliantly on a global stage.
At a press conference held recently in Lagos where the nominations were made public, Niyi unveiled the list of nominees and they include Tiwa Savage, Davido, Burna Boy, Simi, Wizkid, Kizz Daniel, Teni, Yemi Alade, Niniola and other international musicians set to be recognised in the 2019 edition of the AFRIMA award ceremony.
It was learnt that 2019 edition will be the sixth that the prestigious award show will be held with Niyi stating that the event was established to reward and celebrate musical works, talents and creativity around the African continent, while promoting the African cultural heritage.