Sauti Sol and Akothee Lead the List of Kenyan Artists Nominated for the AFRIMMA Awards.


The African Music Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) has gradually become one of the most glamorous and anticipated award ceremonies in the continent.

Now on its third edition, the 2016 AFRIMMA Awards considers artists from all genres across Africa. From Afropop, Bongo Flava, Highlife, Kwaito, Lingala among many others.

This year has seen Kenya bag a total of 16 nominations in 13 categories, with Sauti Sol leading the charge with five nominations.




Akothee comes as a surprise pick for the awards is second with two award nominations while King Kaka, Octopizzo, Willy Paul, Visita, Victoria Kimani, DJ Joe Mfalme, Enos Olik all with one nomination each.

Check out the list of the nominations by category for the Kenyan artists;

Best Male East Africa 

Sauti Sol

Best Female East Africa

Victoria Kimani


Best African Group

Sauti Sol

Crossing Boundaries with Music Award


Best Gospel

Willy Paul

Best Video Director

Enos Olik

Best DJ Africa

DJ Joe Mfalme

Best African DJ USA

DJ Fully Focus

AFRIMMA Video of the Year

Sauti Sol ft. Ali Kiba- Unconditional Bae

Akothee ft. Diamond- My Sweet Love

Music Producer of the Year


Best Rap Act


Kaka Sungura

Song of the Year

Sauti Sol ft. Ali Kiba – Unconditional Bae

Artiste of the Year

Sauti Sol


By Mdundo

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