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
Best Female East Africa
Best African Group
Crossing Boundaries with Music Award
Best Video Director
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
Song of the Year
Sauti Sol ft. Ali Kiba – Unconditional Bae
Artiste of the Year