Here Are Your ZIMA Nominees For 2015…

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The 2015 Zimbabwe Music awards that were meant to be held at the end of last year but were later postponed, some sections of the media stating that it was to accommodate Bob Marley’s family, who are meant to come and collect a ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award on the late singer’s behalf.

The Awards ceremony will now be held on Thursday 25 February 2016, at the Harare International Conference Centre (H.I.C.C.).

The nominees are as listed below:

Best Acapella

  • Nkwali — Nkwali
  • Revival and Reformation — 7th day Tynwald East Choir
  • Mbiri yashe — Vabati vevhangeri
  • Hosanna — Breeze Music
  • Mavambo — Tariro yedenga Choir

Best Alternative Music

  • Nyaya Dzerudo — Bryan
  • Beating for You — Alethea
  • Moto Ngaubvire — Cynthia Mare
  • Kodak Moments — Warren H
  • Lalela — Alfred Nenguwo

Best Choral Music

  • Nomoyo — Makumbe High School
  • The Battle Against Evil — African Joy with Sabastian Magacha
  • Chisikwa — Xtreme Afrique

Best Collaboration

Best Contemporary Gospel Music

  • Kuregerera In Advance — Takesure Zamar and Worship Addicts
  • Mwana Wamambo — Mudiwa Hood
  • King of Glory — Janet Manyowa
  • Makanaka Jesu — Pastor Mahendere
  • Tinosimudza Maoko — Itai Zama

Best Dancehall Music

Best Hip Hop

  • Mind over matter — Trey XL
  • Bebengakholwa — Cal_Vin
  • Trae young — Trae young
  • Zita rako — l-kat
  • Its our time — Klap

Best House Music

  • Mhururu — Tkp
  • Its Love — Skaiva
  • Ngikulindile — Squash
  • Achimwemwe — Defined House
  • You Can’t say No — J dot

Best Producer

  • Russo — Way too Nice /Various
  • Sanii Makalima — The Ark
  • Munyaradzi Viyal — Jerusarema/Jah Prayzah
  • Prince Oskid — Tapfuma and Tamuka Mukulumi/ Kenako volume 1
  • Elton Bryce — Bryce Nation

Best RnB /Soul/Afro Pop

Best Single

  • Ndomira Pamuri — Janet Manyowa
  • I cry Too — Mzoe 7
  • Thank God its Friday — Roki ft XQ
  • Ngala Ngala — Nesto ft Squash
  • Handikusiye — Shingai Mangoma ft Reverb7

Best Song Of The Year

  • Eriza – Jah Prayzah
  • Alleluya – Roki and XQ
  • Ebenezer – Rev. T. Chivaviro
  • Disappear – Winky D
  • Takuda Kumbofarawo – Killer T
  • Gulekwete – Soul Afrika
  • Makanaka Jesu – Pastor Michael Mahendre
  • Ndomira Pamuri – Janet Manyowa
  • Chimwe Nechimwe – Blessing Shumba
  • Kana Zvandibata – Fungisai feat Killer T

Best Sungura

  • Rumbidzo — Nicholas Zakaria
  • Gunship — Sulumani Chimbetu
  • Mupedza Nyaya — Romeo Gasa
  • Zvandigumbura — Mark Ngwazi and Njanja Express
  • Mafaro Chete — Zebedee Gurajena

Best Traditional Gospel Music

  • Paita Nyasha — Bethan pasinawako
  • Ebenezer — Apostle Rev T. Chivaviro
  • Ndijesu — Blessing Shumba
  • Glory to Glory — Mathias Mhere
  • Grace Period — Grace Murudzwa

Best Traditional Music

  • Zvakarongeka — Tasarina Chibaya
  • Jerusarema — Jah Prayzah
  • Gudo Guru — Changamire
  • Volume 1 — Chaki Chaki
  • Mwene Wemoyo, Mangwenya — Diana Samkange

Best Video

  • Andy Cutta — Alleluya /Roki and XQ
  • Joe Njagu — Zvidikidiki /Selma Mtukudzi
  • Andy Cutta — Ndomira pamuri ft Janet Manyowa
  • Andy Cutta — I don’t Care When I am in Love/ Candy main ft Clare
  • Valentine — Shamwari

Album of the Year

  • Jerusarema — Jah Prayzah
  • King of Glory — Janet Manyowa
  • Ngoma Ndaimba — Killer T
  • Kuregerera in Advance — Takesure Zama
  • Makanaka Jesu — Pastor Mahendere

Best Duo and Group

  • Roki and EXQ
  • Defined House
  • Sabastian Magacha and African joy
  • Extreme Afrique

Best Male Artiste

  • Killer T — Ngoma Ndoimba
  • Jah Prayzah — Jerusarema
  • Pastor Mahendere — Makanaka Jesu
  • Trevor Dongo — Two Steps to Go
  • Sulumani Chimbetu — Gunship

Best Female Artiste

  • Varaidzo — Mutongi Wemoyo
  • Cynthia Mare — Moto Ngaubvire
  • Janet Manyowa — Glory to Glory
  • Cindy Munyavi — Music Vocals
  • Ammara Brown — Armaratia

Best Newcomer

  • Zebedee Gurajena — Mafaro Chete
  • Nkwali — Nkwali
  • Janet Manyowa — Glory to Glory
  • Alethea — Beating for you

International Achiever

  • Buffalo Soul Jah

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Lifetime Achievement Award:-

  • Bob Marley

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