Dbanj, Omawumi, Chidinma, & Flavour Nominated For 2012 Kora Awards

Dbanj, Omawumi, Chidinma, & Flavour Nominated For 2012 Kora Awards

The 2012 edition of the KORA Awards is expected to hold on December 29, 2012 in Ivory Coast with a guest appearance from one of the hottest US acts Chris Brown.

Dbanj, Omawumi, Chidinma, & Flavour Nominated For 2012 Kora Awards

A total of eight Nigerians have been nominated at this year’s awards including D’banj, Flavour, Omawumi, Chidinma and Davido. Other Nigerian acts include gospel singers Rebecca and group Infinity.

Clarence Peters has also been nominated for his creative work on Chidinma’s video ‘Kedike’.

The awards show failed to hold last year with the producer of the awards Ernest Adjovi being involved in multiple controversies.

Full list of nominees below.

BEST MALE WEST AFRICA

Fuse ODG Feat Itz Tiffany, Donae – Azonto, Ghana

Molare – Coupé Decalé, Côte D’ivoire

Dj Arafat – Kpankaka, Côte d’Ivoire

D’banj – Oliver Twist, Nigeria

Sekouba Bambino – Sinontena, Guinée

BEST FEMALE WEST AFRICA

Omawumi- If You Ask Me, Nigeria

Viviane Ndour – Kumu Nexxul, Senegal

Chindima – Kedike, Nigeria

Fafa Ruffino Feat Rockin Squat – Ilé, Benin

Claire Bahi Feat. Dj Arafat – Comme Ceci Comme Cela, Côte D’ivoire

BEST MALE EAST AFRICA

Jimmie Gait Feat Dk – Furi Furi Dance, Kenya

Kidum Feat Sana – Mulika Mwizi, Burundi

Ali Kiba Feat Lady Jay Dee – Single Boy, Tanzanie

Redsan – Ila Wewe, Kenya

Chris D – Aisha, Burundi

BEST FEMALE EAST AFRICA

Juliana Kanyomozi – I Am Ugandan, Ouganda

Marya – Shiki Simu, Kenya

Helen Berhe – Lebe, Ethiopie

Asther Aweke – Lu Mili, Ethiopie

Saida Karoli – Sakina, Tanzanie

BEST MALE CENTRAL AFRICA

Lokoua Kanza – Nakonzonga, Rdc

JB M’piana – La Danse Du Cheval, Rdc

Lord Ekomy Ndong – Bi Se Fe Nale, Gabon

Freddy Massamba – Lobelanga, Congo Brazza

Totoi Bolabote – Botaka, Guinée Equatoriale

BEST FEMALE CENTRAL AFRICA

Princess Leoni Kangala Feat Pili Pili Magale – Nzara, Centrafrique

Barbara Kanam – Djarabi, Rdc

Charlotte Dipanda – Coucou, Cameroun

Lady Ponce – Secouer Secouer, Cameroun

Meje 30 – Fimbu Ya Bakanda, Rdc

BEST MALE SOUTHERN AFRICA

Madruga Yoyo – Vamos La, Angola

Maya Cool – Faz Um Milagre Em Mim, Angola

The Dogg – The Deception, Namibie

Alain Ramanisum – Sega Sexy, Ile Maurice

Richard – Vou Cuidar De Ti, Mozambique

BEST FEMALE SOUTHERN AFRICA

Zahara – Loliwe, Afrique Du Sud

Lizha James Feat. Perola – Leva Boy, Mozambique

Yola Araujo Feat. Jacob Desvarieux – E Hoje Ou Nunca, Angola

Toya Delazy – Pump It On, Afrique Du Sud

Titica Feat Ary – Olha O Boneco, Angola

BEST MALE NORTH AFRICA

Cheb Khaled – C’est La Vie, Algerie

Kader Japonais – Gachitili Ma Vie, Algerie

Yassine Rammi Feat. Hammid B – Ya, Maroc

Madou Mc – La Tête Haute, Tunisie

Hossam Habibi – Bafkar Feek, Egypte

BEST FEMALE NORTH AFRICA

Kadidja Yama – Samhay, Maroc

Zina Daoudia – Saken Aisha, Maroc

Hasna El Becharia – Djazair Johara, Algerie

BEST AFRICAN GROUP

Magic System – La Danse Des Magician, Cote D’ivoire

Toofan – C Magik, Togo

X Maleya – Tchokolo, Cameroun

Malaika – Never Change My Mind, Afrique Du Sud

Camp Mulla – Party Don’t Stop, Kenya

BEST MALE DIASPORA (USA)

Chris Brown Feat. Lil’wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now, Usa

Jay-Z Feat Kanye West – Niggaz In Paris, USA

Chris Brown – Yeah, USA

P Diddy – I’m Coming Home, USA

Florida – I Got A Feeling, USA

BEST FEMALE DIASPORA (USA)

Rihanna – We Found Love, USA

Rammy – G For Gentlemen, Côte D’ivoire

Beyonce – Run The World, USA

Nikki Minaj – Superbass, USA

Keri Hilson Feat. Nelly – Lose Control, USA

BEST MALE DIASPORA (EUROPE AND CARRIBEAN)

Sexion D’assaut – Avant Qu’elle Ne Parte, France

Stromae – Alors On Danse, Belgique

Logobi Gt Feat Sisi K Et Bb Model- Elle Danse Sexy, France

Victor O – Vini Dou, France

Jim Rama Feat Alan Cavé – Mon Seul Regret, France

BEST FEMALE DIASPORA (EUROPE AND CARRIBBEAN)

Njie – Marzouk Ethnie, France

Michelle Henderson – Pani Pawol, Dominique

Tanya St Val – N’oublie Pas, France

Stevy Mahi – Yenki Pou Vou, France

Jocelyne Labylle – Quelqu’un De Bien, France

BEST MALE GOSPEL

Landry Foua Bi – La Clé De Ma Liberté, Côte D’ivoire

Yvan – Ton Amour Me Suffit, Benin

Thocco Katimba – Ambuye Ndiribe Nanu Mau, Malawi

Carlam – Prospérité, Gabon

Skuulfo – Adandesie, Ghana

BEST FEMALE GOSPEL

Soeur Lydie Nseya – Bolamu, Rdc

Bernice Blackie – Crucifixion, Liberia

Tonzi – Shima Imana, Rwanda

Rebecca – I Need You More, Nigeria

N’lauretta – Hommage À Jésus, Cameroun

BEST GOSPEL GROUP

Joyous Celebration – Wangilwela, Afrique Du Sud

Seraphim Song’s – Impundu, Burundi

Infinity – Press On, Nigeria

Soweto Gospel Choir – Avulekile Amasango, Afrique Du Sud

Dmk – Don’t Worry, Zambia

BEST MALE TRADITIONAL

Kiflay Issak – Mekseb, Erythrée

Stanlux – Africavio, Togo

Nasser – Moustapha, Mauritanie

King Ayisoba – Awudome, Ghana

BEST FEMALE TRADITIONAL

Hamsou Garba – Magana Zoutchi, Niger

Aida Sam – Saraaba, Senegal

Myriam Fares – Tlah, Maroc

Queen Koumb – Sissa Na Bu Ngussu, Gabon

BEST GROUP TRADITIONAL

Les Reines Mères – Tos, Côte D’ivoire

Ni Malagasy Orchestra – Salegy, Madagascar

Tinariwen – Tenere Taqqim Tossam, Mali

Les Frères Guedehoungue – Feu De Brousse, Benin

Sotheca – Goly, Côte D’ivoire

BEST MALE NEWCOMER

Aslay – Niwenawe, Kenya

Floby – Saanida, Burkina Faso

Loyiso – Wrong To You, Afrique Du Sud

Aziz Azion – My Oxygen, Ouganda

Davido – Dami Duro, Nigeria

BEST FEMALE NEWCOMER

Djelika Diawara – An Mi Woula, Mali

Amira Fathy – Ou’bal El Banat, Egypt

Keko Feat Madtraxxx- Make You Dance, Kenya

Nuella – Wakoulezi, Cote D’Ivoire

Sessimã – Mayavio, Benin

BEST DIRECTOR

Clarence Peters For Capital Dreams – Kedike Of Chindima, Nigeria

Dj Marcell- Leva Boy Of Lizha James, Mozambique

Ash Dibben – Loliwe Of Zahara, Afrique Du Sud

Gelongal – Kumu Nexxul Of Viviane Ndour, Senegal

Grand Poucet – Coupé-Décallé Of Molare, Côte D’ivoire

Jessy Nottola – Oh Amadou Of Amadou Et Maryam, Tanzanie.

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