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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.

Music

The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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