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Here Are The Nominees For The 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMAs)

You can now vote for your favorite artists at this year's AFRIMAs.

The list of nominees for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) is out.


It features names such as Nigeria's Tiwa Savage, South Africa's Hugh Masekela, AKA, Thandiswa Mazwai, Amanda Black, DRC's Fally Ipupa, Morocco's French Montana, and more.

Notable artists who are nominated also include Montess for Best Female Central Africa, Ewube for Best Female Central Africa, Vanessa Mdee (Best Female East Africa), Sally Boss Madam (Best Female Southern Africa), Adekunle Gold (Best Artist in African Contemporary), 2Baba (Best Artist or Group in African Reggae, Ragga & Dancehall).

You can view the full list of nominees here and vote for your favorite artists in some of the categories here.

The AFRIMAs takes place November 10-12.

Vote here now and check out some of our favorite nominees underneath.

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The premiere ceremony will be hosted by Jhene Aiko. It will kick off with an ensemble of previous Grammy nominees including Gregory Porter, Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra, Regina Carter, and Kamasi Washington performing "Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology)" in tribute to the late legend Marvin Gaye.

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