Burna Boy, Kizz Daniel, Fireboy, Tiwa Savage, and others, have received nominations for the 2022 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).
Fireboy and Kizz Daniel, who were both nominated in the Best African Collaboration category, are competing against Burna Boy for Best Male Artiste in Western Africa, Song of the Year, and Artiste of the Year.
Additionally, nominated in the Song of the Year category was Burna Boy.
Tiwa Savage was nominated in the categories of Artiste of the Year and Best African Collaboration in addition to Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African RnB/Soul and Best Female Artiste in Western Africa.
Additionally, Ckay and Ruger, who were honored at the AFRIMA last year, received nominations.
With six nominations for his 2021 big hit, Big Flexa, South African musician Costa Titch took the top spot.
He is also nominated in the Song of the Year, Breakout Artiste of the Year, Best African Collaboration, Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Electro, and Best Artiste, Duo or Group in Use of African Dance/Choreography categories.
Also with six nominations is Congolese maestro, Dadju, nominated in the Best Male in Central Africa, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Artiste of the Year, Best African Act in the Diaspora and Best Soundtrack in a Movie, Series, or Documentary categories.
West Africa received the most regional nominations (134), accounting for 35% of all nominations; Eastern Africa was closely behind with 69 nominations, or 18% of all nominations.
With 68 nominations, or 17.8% of the total, Southern Africa was a close second, while Central Africa pulled its weight with 52 nominations, or 13.6%. The area of Northern Africa came in second place with 49 nominations, or 12.8%.