KORA Awards 2016: Who are South African artists nominees?


The best artist in Africa will be honoured at 2016 KORA Awards and among the nominees,  ten South African artists were recognised which includes Naima Kay,  AKA, K.O, Rebecca Malope,  Moneoa, Busiswa, Simply Chrysolite, The Soil, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Mi Casa.

The 2016 Kora All-Africa Music Awards will be held tomorrow night, Sunday (March 20) at the Windhoek Country Club in Namibia.

Here are the list of South African nominated which includes some of the categories nominees.

Most Promising Female Artiste of Africa

  • Bading M (Gabon)
  • Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
  • Nelida Karr (Equatorial Guinea)
  • Daphe (Cameroon)
  • Naima Kay (South Africa)
  • Kaaki (Ghana)

Best Male Artist – Southern Africa

  • C4 Pedro (Angola)
  • AKA (South Africa)
  • Gazza (Namibia)
  • Coreon Du (Angola)
  • Petersen (Zambia)
  • Piksy (Malawi)

Best Female Artist – Southern Africa

  • Moneoa (South Africa)
  • Elize Detlinger (Namibia)
  • Bruna Tatiana (Angola)
  • Lusha James (Mozambique)
  • Pah Chihera (Zimbabwe)
  • Busiswa (South Africa)

Best Female Artist – Spiritual Music

  • Rebecca Malope (South Africa)
  • Gloria Muliro (Kenya)
  • Lara Georges (Nigeria)
  • Kanvee G Adams (Liberia)
  • Sarah Hagos (Eritrea)
  • Samira Adzabe (Gabon)

Best Group – Spiritual Music

  • Simply Chrysolite (South Africa)
  • VM Six (Namibia)
  • BNG (Nigeria)
  • 24 Elders (Kenya)
  • Eden (Cote d’ivoire)
  • Penuel Cantorum (Benin)

Best Album of the Year

  • Bebe Cool – Go Mama (Uganda)
  • Suzana Lebrano – Vitoria (Cape Verde)
  • The Soil – Nostalgic Moments (South Africa)
  • EES – Authentic Rebel (Namibia)
  • Tinariwen – Emmaar (Mali)
  • Jovi – Mboko God (Cameroon)

Legendary Award

  • Amr Diab (Egypt)
  • Yvonne Chaka Chaka (South Africa)
  • Teddy Afro (Ethiopia)
  • Werrason (DRC)
  • P-Square (Nigeria)
  • Coumba Gawlo (Senegal)

Best Hip-Hop Artist

  • Sarkodie (Ghana)
  • Hamzaoul Med Amine (Tunisia)
  • K.O (South Africa)
  • Stanley Enow (Cameroon)
  • Kiff No Beat (Cote d’ivoire)
  • Wakazi (Tanzania)

Best Urban Music Artist

  • Mi Casa (South Africa)
  • MzVee (Ghana)
  • DJ Arafat (Cote d’ivoire)
  • Dama Do Bling (Mozambique)
  • Fanicko (Benin)
  • Sally Boss Madam (Namibia)



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