The 2021 AFRIMA Award nominations has officially been released by the international Award Scheme, which happened on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 and some of the great Ghanaian artistes have made it to the top list.
According to the team, AFRIMA Award 2021 received over 8,880 songs, which featured 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.
Some of Ghana’s best music exports have made it onto the nominations list of the 2021 edition All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) include Sarkodie, Gyakie, Stonebwoy, Yaw Tog, Kidi and DJ Sly.
The Ghanaian female songstress Gyakie got three nominations in the categories: ‘Best Female Artiste in Western Africa’, ‘Best African Collaboration’ and ‘Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African R n B Soul’.
Ghana and Africa’s celebrated rapper Sarkodie also recieved the Best African Rapper Or Lyricist category with his song Rollies & Cigars. He’s competing with South Africa’s Nasty C, Ko- C from Cameroon, Ladipoe from Nigeria, Elow’n from Cote d’Ivoire and others. The rest, Yaw Tog and DJ Sly were also nominated for Breakout Artiste of the Year & Best African DJ categories respectively.
The Ghana Entertainment Industry has received lot of backlash from most fans in the country over lack of funds to support musician’s projects.
The 2021 AFRIMA is in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) will be broadcast live on 84 television stations in 109 countries from Lagos, Nigeria from November 19-21, 2021. Public Voting for the award will commence globally on Monday September 27, 2021.