Zimdancehall Awards 2016: Who Got The Most Nominations?


The Zimdancehall Awards 2015 are just 2 weeks away. The nominees out and it’s time to count who got the most nominations. Of course, being nominated doesn’t equal to getting an award, but lets indulge ourselves for now until 3 March.

We rank them according to the artists that has received the most nominations.


Killer T – 7 nominations

Killer T

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Killer T got the most nominations in the Zimdancehall Awards 2015, scooping 7 of them in the following categories:

  • Best Artist 2016 (Male)
  • Best Collaboration with Fungisai Zvakavapano for the song Vanondibatirana
  • Song of the Year for Kufambofarawo Kani
  • Best Social Message for Chikorobho
  • Best Album for his 2015 Album Ngoma Ndaimba
  • Best Conscious Song for Kumanikidzira Rudo
  • Zimdancehall Ambassador


Winky D – 7 nominations

Winky D, Gafa Kusvika Ndafa

The Disappear hit maker secured 6 awards, and is second only to Killer T. Whether we agree with that or not is ofcourse another matter. Here are the categories he was nominated in:

  • Best Artist 2016 (Male)
  • Best Collaboration with Shinsoman for the song Survivor
  • Best Live Performer
  • Song of the Year for Disappear
  • Best Social Message for Survivor with Shinsoman
  • Best Album for Gafa Life
  • Best Video for  Chiramu/I Cry Medley


Seh Calaz – 6 nominations

Seh Calaz Zimdancehall

Bhanditi, is tied with Winky D at 6 nominations. Seh Calaz secured nominations in the following categories:

  • Best Artist 2016 (Male)
  • Best Vocalist
  • Song of the Year for Madhudhucha
  • Best Social Message for Usamurove
  • Best Album for Bhanditi Rebirth
  • Best Conscious Song for Amai 


Soul Jah Love – 5 nominations


Chibabababa chacho secured 5 award nominations this year. Here are the categories:

  • Best Artist 2016 (Male)
  • Best Collaboration with Ryder Marcus – Takatsika Chepakati
  • Best Social Message for Usanetse
  • Best Live Performer
  • Zimdancehall Ambassador


Ras Caleb – 4 nominations

Ras Caleb Rascal Dread Zimdancehall

The Rascal Dread got 4 nomination in the 2015 Edition of the Zimdancehall Awards in the the following categories:

  • Best Vocalist
  • Best Album for Rascal’s Manuscript
  • Best Conscious Song for Boko Haram
  • Most Improved Artist


 Oskid (Prince Tapfuma) aka – 3 nominations

Image credit: Oskid on Facebook

Image credit: Oskid on Facebook

Oskid, the hottest producer in Zimbabwe right now, scooped 3 nominations and is the only producer in this list of 6 persons who got the most nominations this year. Here are his nominations:

  • Producer of the Year
  • Riddim of the Year for 50 Calibre
  • Best Conscious Riddim for Passion


You can find the full list of nominees here:

Zimdancehall Awards 2016 Nominees list out