Popular Urban groove artiste Desmond Chideme better known as Stunner has been nominated as outstanding male artist Southern Africa in the upcoming African Muzik Magazine Awards(AFRIMMA).The dafu korera hit maker posted on his facebook page. Voting is currently being done online.
AFRICAN MUZIK MAGAZINE AWARDS (AFRIMMA) is the sole award ceremony in the Diaspora that caters to all musical genres including but not limited to: Afrobeats, Assiko, Bongo, Decale, Funana, Genge, Highlife, Hiplife, Kwaito, Lingala and Soukous.
African music is currently gaining global recognition at a rapid pace following this trend, AFRIMMA will create a platform that promotes the diversity of African music by bringing influential artists from different African countries for a night of celebration.
AFRIMMA’s vision is endorsed by some of the biggest African artists such as Fuse ODG (UK), Lira (South Africa), Tuface Idibia (Nigeria), Flavour Nabania (Nigeria), Miriam Chemmoss (Tanzania) , Avril (Kenya), Afro Mask (Ghana/ United Kingdom) , Nonini (Kenya), Chub Heightz (Botswana) and many more.
Stunner who has made a success in the music scene and has also grabbed headlines outside the music buzz after the news of him and then girlfriend Pokello Nare Porn video went viral. Pokello who recently got engaged to Big Brother Housemate Elikem. The two started the relationship while on ( BBA) it was during the reality show that Stunner was dumped live on TV.
The recent nomination comes after he realissed a song on which he poked fun at socialites. The song which he poked fun at Pokello. Other artists nominated include P-square, who have been nominated in three categories incluiding video of the year for song personaly. Stunner will battle it out with South Africa’s AKA and Khuli Chana, and in the outstanding female Zahara and Lira will also battle it out. Dj Oskido is also up for the award. Mafikizolo of the Khona fame are also up for the three awards as the duo will also battle it out with P-Square in the outstanding video award.
The first award ceremony will occur on July 26th, 2014 at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas. Voting is currently being done online at .http://afrimma.com/afrimma-nominees-2014/