Popular Afrobeat singer, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, is at the top of the nomination list for this year’s edition of the ‘Tingo Mobile-Soundcity Music Awards Festival’, with a total of eight nominations in seven categories, including ‘African Artiste of the Year’, ‘Listener’s Choice’, ‘Viewer’s Choice’, ‘Digital Artiste of the Year’, ‘Best Male MVP’, and ‘Song of the Year’. The self-acclaimed African Giant got two nominations in the ‘Best Collaboration Category’— Black Sheriff featuring Burna Boy (Second Sermon), and Asake featuring Burna Boy (Sungba remix).
Following in second place is singer Divine Ikubor, aka Rema, who tied with Ahmed Ololade, popularly known as Asake, with seven nominations.
Other nominees include Raphael Attachie, aka Camidoh; Stanley Didia, aka Omah Lay; Daniel Anidugbe, aka Kizz Daniel; Ghanaian singer, Mohammed Frimpong aka Black Sherif; with five nominations each.
South African rapper, Costa Tsobanoglou, aka Costa Titch; Dennis Dwamena, aka Kidi; and Oyinkansola Aderibigbe, aka Ayra Starr; were nominated in four categories.