Ugandan artists nominated in the 2021 AFRIMA awards
By Mico 24 September 2021 11:13 am EAT
The list of nominated artists for the 2021 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) is out and some of our very own artists have been nominated.
B2C, Rema Namakula, Eddy Kenzo, Spice Diana and inset is Bebe Cool and wife Zuena Kirema
Bebe Cool, B2C, David Lutalo, Eddy Kenzo, Rema Namakula and Spice Diana are some of the artists on the list.
'Make a Wish' by Bebe Cool in which he featured his wife Zuena Kirema has been nominated in the ''Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga Dance Hall"
'Awo' a collaboration song by the B2C also known as the Kampala Boys is nominated in the category of ''Best African Duo, Group or Band."
'Weekend by Eddy Kenzo has won him a nod in the "Best Male Artist in East Africa'' where he will be tussling it out with Diamond Platnumz next door among others.
The category to look out or this year is the "Best Female Artiste in East Africa" which has had two of our female artists Rema Namakula and Spice Diana nominated.
'Body' by Spice Diana featuring Nince Henry has landed her that nod.
Rema Namakula appears on the "Best Female Artiste in East Africa" with her 'Loco' a combined force by Chike real name Ezekpeazu Osebuka a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actor plus DJ Harold, which will see fans from the three camps voting for the song.
There is also another little known artist going by the name Afrie with the song titled 'I am an African Girl' on that list, she is also from Uganda.
Others include Shivanah and Double S for "Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Tradition" and "Best African Act in the Diaspora
The list covered close to 9,000 songs for consideration. Zuchu from Tanzania continues to do wonders with her Sukari hit song that has got her quite some nods in the AFRIMA.