2016 Kora Awards Nominees Released

Kora Awards

One of Africa’s premier musical awards ceremony, KORA All-Africa Music Awards, has announced the nominees in the 26 categories for her 2016 edition. The award ceremony is set to take place at the Windhoek Country Club in Namibia on the 20th of March 2016.

The Kora Awards is currently the most profitable awards ceremony for artistes on the continent of Africa. Winners from every category will go home with the coveted KORA plaques and cash prizes ranging from twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) to a million dollars ($1,000,000) for the Best African Act of the year.

The nominees list has artistes from every region on the continent and you can check it out below. Please do your own prediction on who think will go home a million dollars richer in 2016.

Most Promising Male Artiste of Africa
Reekado Banks (Nigeria‎)
Chem Edine Boudra (Algeria)‎
Numerica (Cameroon)
Odyai (Madagascar)
J Rio (Gabon)
Yamoto Band (Tanzania)
Most Promising Female Artiste of Africa
Bading M – Stop Pretending (Gabon)‎
Yemi Alade – Kissing ft. Marvin (Nigeria)‎
Nelida Karr – Congosa (Equatorial Guinea)
Daphe – Rastafari (Cameroon)‎
Namina Kay – (South Africa)
Kaaki (Ghana)
Best Male Artist â West Africa‎
Flavour (Nigeria)
Serge Beynaud (Cote dâIvoire)
Bisa Kdei (Ghana)
Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)
Atumpan (Ghana)
Davido (Nigeria)
Best Female Artist -West Africa
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Adiouza (Senegal)‎
Efya (Ghana)
Sessime (Benin)
Sissao (Bukina Farso)
Best Male Artist -East Africa‎
Jose Chameleone (Uganda)
Eddy Kenzo (Uganda)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Emmanuel Jal (South Sudan)
Sat-B (Burundi)
Tendros Erinias (Eritrea)
Awaleh Adan (Djibouti)
Best Female Artist â East Africa
Irene Ntale (Uganda)
Victoria Kimani (Kenya)‎
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
Juliana Kanyomozi (Uganda)
Knowles Butera (Rwanda)
Kenyan Avril Nyambura
Best Male Artist â Central Africa
Cano (Equitorial Guinea)
Ferre Gola (DRC)
Tresor Mvoula (Congo)
Frederick Ga$$ita (Gabon)
Mawndoe Celestine (Chad)
Calema (Sao Tome Principe)‎
Best Female Artist â Central Africa
Charlotte Dipanda (Cameroon)
Cindy Le Coeur (DRC)
Syssi Mananga (Congo)
Queen Koumb (Gabon)
Mani Bella (Cameroon)
Bussine Mbadinga (Gabon)
Best Male Artist of Southern Africa
C4 Pedro (Angola)
A.K.A (South Africa)
Gazza (Namibia)
Coreon Du (Angola)
Petersen (Zambia)
Piksy (Malawi)
Best Female Artist â Southern Africa
Moneoa (South Africa)
Elize Detlinger (Namibia)
Bruna Tatiana (Angola)
Lusha James (Mozambique)
Pah Chihera (Zimbabwe)
Busiswa (South Africa)
Best Male Artist -North Africa
Tamer Hosny (Egypt)‎
Lochi DK (Algeria)
Ahmed Soultan (Morrocco)
Saber Houari (Algeria)
Kafon (Tunisia)
Ayman Al Atar (Lybia)
Best Female Artist -North Africa
Samira Said (Morrocco)
Sherine Abdel Wahab (Egypt)
Zina Daoudia (Morrocco)
Sarah Ayoub (Morrocco)
Amani Swissi (Tunisia)
Latifa (Tunisia)‎

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