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African musicians bag nominations for Caribbean Afro Music Awards 

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Several African artists have been nominated for the Caribbean Afro Music Awards, which are set to take place in London, UK, in September 2021.The annual awards acknowledge and reward British and international talent from genres like Afrobeats, reggae, reggaeton, dancehall, soca and gospel.

British-Ghanaian DJ and producer Juls, who recently became a member of Grammy oversight body the Recording Academy, received two nominations in the Best DJ, Best UK Act and Best Afrobeats Act categories. The latter category features Ghanaian musician Kuami Eugene who also got a nod in the Best International Act category.

Other nominees from Africa include BM (DRC), Andrew Ripper (DRC/Zambia), Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Jidenna (Nigerian/US) as well as Kenyans Cathy Matete, Becky Muthoni, Shamir, Wyre and Lavosti, among others.

The public can vote for their favourite acts here(link is external).

Below is a list of nominees from Africa:

Best Afrobeats Act

BM
Andrew Ripper
Eddy Kenzo
Jidenna
Juls
Kuami Eugene
Best Up and Coming Act

Abby Dallas
Vision Alexander
Indie Allen
Kim Nain
Sumerr
Black Kush
Aleighcia scott
Scrappy
Irah
Tashana
Blacfyah
Persona
Ghost Dan
Simma
Taller Dan
Steffani Milan
Guala
Dionne Reid
Answele
Cathy Matete
Treesha
Becky Muthoni
Lady Ele
Best International Act

Julian Marley
Misié Sadik
Analea Brown
Kuami Eugene
Million Stylez
T Stone
Jidenna
Alborosie
Charly B
Fally Ipupa
Matieu White
Sasi The Don
Wyre
JB Mpiana
Keros-N
Million Stylez
Notch
Shamir
Ir Sais
Lavosti
Tuff Like Iron
Uwe Banton
Frankie Dee
Emeterians
Krishane
Best DJ

Gully B
Robbo Ranx
DJ Hol Up
Chris Satta
Gussy Star
DJ Triple M
DJ Longers
DJ Heartical
Shotz – The Selectors Choice
Mixmaster J 5* General
Juls
DJ Jahmar
DJ Shinski
DJ Nate
DJ Madout
Vinny Ranks
DJ 745
Epik Jones
Best UK Act
Ras Demo
Red Man UK
Mr Williamz
The Rara
Marla Brown
Juls
Irah
Sparky Rugged
Navigator
Randy Valentine
Indie
Big Zeeks
Best Album

Lieutenant Stitchie – Masterclass
Analea Brown – Queendom
Julian Marley – As I Am
Busy Signal – Parts of the Puzzle
Jidenna – 85 To Africa
Spragga Benz – The Journey Chosen
Anthony B – King In My Castle
Best Music Video

‘An fè Pouw’ – Misié Sadik
‘Dream over’– D Major
‘Juvie Slow Down’ – Busy Signal
‘Jamaica Jamaica’ – Kabaka Pyramid
‘Natural Woman’ – Kabaka Pyramid
‘Stronger in Love’ – Hezron ft. Busy Signal
‘Allo Téléphone’ – Fally Ipupa
‘J’aime Ton Body’ – Matieu White
‘Sa ou Vlé’ – Keros-N
‘Million Thoughts’ – Iba MaHr
‘Real One’ – Noah Powa
‘Boujee’ – Nailah Blackman
‘Shots’ – Motto
‘Beautifilled’ – Randy Valentine
‘We Want Justice’ – Mr Killa
‘Pull Up’ – Konshens
‘Blessing’ – Masicka
‘Sure Sure’ – Shenseea
‘From Rags To Riches’ – Teejay
‘Gweh’ – Ding Dong
‘Trick’a Treat’ – Shenseea
‘Backaz’ – Konshens

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