Some Ghanaian musicians have earned nominations in various categories in the 2021 All Africa Music Awards.
The list, released yesterday was sifted from over 8,800 songs submitted for nomination.
It features over 400 songs from artistes in the 30 continental and 10 regional categories cutting across African talents and creatives living on the continent and in the Diaspora.
Ghana’s Gyakie had three nomination slots in the Best Female Artist in Western Africa, Best African Collaboration, and ‘Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R n B Soul categories.
KiDi and Stonebwoy were nominated in the Best Male Artiste in Western Africa category with their songs Spiritual and Activate, respectively.
Other Ghanaian musicians that got nominations are Sarkodie, Yaw Tog, Shatta Wale, and Black Sherif.
Leading the 2021 AFRIMA nominations scorecard is South Africa’s duo, Blaq Diamond with eight nominations for their song, ‘SummerYoMuthi’.
South Africa’s Focalistic made it to the top of the list for his hit single, ‘Ke Star’ [Remix], featuring Davido and Vigro Deep with seven nominations.
With his hit song ‘Essence’ featuring Tems, Wizkid follows closely with six nominations.
The nominees’ list comprising 28 continental award categories and 10 regional award categories released for public voting on www.afrima.org is coming a few days after a rigorous long-week adjudication process.
The remaining two categories – the Legend award category will be announced at the awards, while Best Soundtrack in a movie/series/documentary film category was suspended due to low-quality entries for this year’s edition.