Zimbabwean Musicians Shine in International Awards Nominations
Zimbabwean music stars, Winky D and Jah Prayzah, are making waves on the international stage as they secure nominations in the prestigious African Entertainment Awards (AEAUSA). Both artists are among the cream of the crop, competing alongside some of the continent’s finest talents in their respective categories.
Winky D Nominated for Best Reggae/Dancehall Artist
Winky D real name Wallace Chirumiko the iconic Zimbabwean reggae and dancehall sensation, has earned a nomination for the highly coveted “Best Reggae/Dancehall Artist” at the AEAUSA awards.
He is rubbing shoulders with heavyweight artists such as Shatta Wale, Ruger, Patoranking, Stone Bwoy, Spice, Takana Zion, Shenseea, Buju Banton, Popcaan, Isasha, Mr. Killa, Byron Messia, Skillbeng, and Young Bredda.
With a career spanning over two decades, Winky D has consistently produced chart-topping hits and garnered a massive fan base not only in Zimbabwe but across Africa.
Winky D unique blend of reggae and dancehall has solidified his position as one of the genre’s most influential figures.
Speaking about the nomination, Winky D Fans expressed thier gratitude and excitement, saying;
Jah Prayzah Nominated for Best Male Artist – East/South/North Africa
Jah Prayzah, another Zimbabwean music luminary, has been nominated for the “Best Male Artist – East/South/North Africa” category. This category boasts an impressive lineup of nominees, including Eddy Kenzo, Rayvanny, Marioo, Sami Bey, Yomaps, Harmonize, Yared Negu, Tamer Hosny, Young Stunna, Elegarndetoto, Meddy, Otile Brown, Diamond Platnumz, and Focalistic.
Jah Prayzah’s musical journey has seen him rise to stardom with a fusion of contemporary and traditional African sounds. His distinctive style has resonated with audiences not only in Zimbabwe but also across the African continent.
Upon hearing the news of his nomination, Jah Prayzah a fan says;
Both Winky D and Jah Prayzah’s nominations are a testament to the incredible talent that Zimbabwean musicians possess and their ability to compete on a global scale.
The AEAUSA awards, which celebrate excellence in African entertainment, will take place later this year in November, and music enthusiasts from around the world will be eagerly awaiting the results as these Zimbabwean stars vie for top honors.