Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Naira Marley Among Nominees For ‘The Rockstars’ 2020

THE ROCKSTARS: West African Stars Lead In First Continental Awards For Influencers

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’ nominations 2020 are in following a Pan African announcement tour seeing several African countries each reveal a set or part of the nominees for this year’s historic 1st ever African influencer awards.

From West Africa, Nigerian superstar takes the lead with a total of 15 nods. He is followed by fellow Nigerian artists Davido and Burna Boy who both received 14 nominations. Africa’s leading music divas: & Tiwa Savage from Nigeria, Aya Nakamura (Mali), Djimon Hounsou (Benin / USA), Tekno (Nigeria) and Jidenna (Nigeria / USA) each received 5 nominations. Fast rising star Naira Marley is at four nominations alongside Coumba Gawlo (Senegal), Djodje (Cape Verde). Other leading personalities, Akon (Senegal), Mr. Eazi & Sarkodie from Ghana and Nigeria’s Funke Akindele Bello and Tony O. Elumelu also received 3 nominations.

Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Naira Marley, Among Nominees For ‘The Rockstars’ 2020
The Rockstars

Global voting opens to the public online from Monday, 17th February at www.TheRockstarAwards.com

Nigeria leads the pack as country with the most personalities nominated across individual categories with an impressive 159 nods. The order of most nominations is as follows: Nigeria 159, South Africa 146, Tanzania 62, Kenya 47, Uganda 32, Ethiopia 6, Rwanda 3, Angola 37, Senegal 27, Ghana 25, Democratic Republic of Congo 22, Namibia 18, Mali 14, Eritrea 13, Zimbabwe 11, Egypt 9, Cape Verde 8, Benin 7, Morocco 6, Somalia 6, Cote d’Ivoire 5 and Cameroon 3, with the rest of the nominee pool spread across the other African countries of origin.

Among ‘The Rockstars’ 2020 nominees, Maître Gims from the Democratic Republic of Congo and France, had the most nominations at 16, including nominations in the two big categories of the major overall global African ‘Rockstar’ category, the ‘StarBoy’ category. South African sensation Sho Madjozi who’s just had a massive year with her global viral smash hit ‘John Cena’ got 13 nods. Diamond Platnumz, Vanessa Mdee, Khaligraph Jones, Vinka, Eliud Kipchoge, Nyashinski & Fik Fameica were among the leading nominees in East Africa.

‘The Rockstars’ aka The Rockstar Awards is the 1st Africa Continental awards in history for recognizing the most powerful, highly acclaimed and most influential personalities from the African continent. The award ceremony also recognizes personalities from across the rest of the world, with influence on and relevant to audiences on the African continent.

Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Naira Marley, Among Nominees For ‘The Rockstars’ 2020
The Rockstars

‘The Rockstars’ recognize the most influential personalities of African origin on the planet across music, entertainment, gaming, film, content, social, media, sport, environment and conservation, sustainable fashion, beauty, arts, business and innovation.

Global voting opens to the public online from Monday, 17th February at www.TheRockstarAwards.com

‘The Rockstars’ will broadcast and livestream LIVE in September 2020 and will reach audiences in more than 180 countries and territories across the African continent and worldwide. You can see the full Rockstars’ nominations 2020 announcement list below, and online at www.TheRockstarAwards.com and www.RockstarTelevision.com

The Rockstar Complete List Of Nominees 2020

#1 ROCKSTAR #2 STARGIRL #3 STARBOY
Aya Nakamura (Mali) Aya Nakamura (Mali) Alikiba (Tanzania)
Black Coffee (South Africa) Bonang Matheba (South Africa) Black Coffee (South Africa)
Bonang Matheba (South Africa) Charlize Theron (South Africa / USA) Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Burna Boy (Nigeria) Coumba Gawlo (Senegal) Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Danai Gurira (USA / Zimbabwe) Danai Gurira (USA / Zimbabwe) Davido (Nigeria)
Davido (Nigeria) Halima Aden (Kenya / Somalia) Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) Ihssane Benalluch (Morocco) Djimon Hounsou (Benin / USA)
Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya / USA) Linda Ikeji (Nigeria) Djodje (Cape Verde)
Maître Gims (DRC) Kebede (Ethiopia) Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya)
Matias Damasio (Angola) Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya / USA) Jidenna (Nigeria / USA)
Millard Ayo (Tanzania) Pearl Thusi (South Africa) Maître Gims (DRC)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt) Perola (Angola) Matias Damasio (Angola)
Pearl Thusi (South Africa) Selly Rabi Kane (Senegal) Millard Ayo (Tanzania)
Sadio Mané (Senegal) Sho Madjozi (South Africa) Mohamed Salah (Egypt)
Sho Madjozi (South Africa) Tiffany Haddish (USA / Eritrea) Nasty C (South Africa)
Tiffany Haddish (USA / Eritrea) Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) Ommy Dimpoz (Tanzania)
Trevor Noah (South Africa / USA) Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania) Sadio Mané (Senegal)
Wizkid (Nigeria) Vanessa Nakate (Uganda) Tekno (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria) Yemi Alade (Nigeria) Trevor Noah (South Africa / USA)
Zozibini Tunzi (South Africa) Zozibini Tunzi (South Africa) Wizkid (Nigeria)

 

#4 AFROBEATSTAR #5 AFROPOPSTAR #6 BEAUTYSTAR
Burna Boy (Nigeria) Burna Boy (Nigeria) Banke Meshida Lawal (Nigeria)
Davido (Nigeria) Eazzy (Ghana) Duckie Thot (South Sudan / Australia)
Eddy Kenzo (Uganda) Eddy Kenzo (Uganda) Eudoxie Bridges (Gabon)
Jidenna (Nigeria / USA) Efya (Ghana) Grace Mahary (Eritrea / USA)
King Mensah (Togo) Fik Fermeca (Uganda) Halima Aden (Kenya / Somalia)
King Promise (Ghana) Mokobe Traore (Mali) Iman (Somalia)
Mr Eazi (Ghana / Nigeria) Ndlovu Youth Choir (South Africa) Liya Kebede (Ethiopia)
Naira Marley (Nigeria) Nyashinski (Kenya) Maria Borges (Angola)
Preto Show (Angola) Pérola (Angola) Maya Mia (Tanzania)
Tekno (Nigeria) Sally Boss Madam (Namibia) Mical Bockru (Canada / Eritrea)
Teni (Nigeria) Sho Madjozi (South Africa) Millen Happiness Magese (Tanzania)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) Top Cheri (Namibia) Nikki Thot (South Sudan / Australia)
Wizkid (Nigeria) Vinka (Uganda) Nyma Tang (South Sudan)
Zlatan (Nigeria) Wally Seck (Senegal) Sharam Diniz (Angola)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria) Shashi Naidoo (South Africa)
Victoria Michaels (Ghana)

 

#7 BLOCKBUSTER #8 BONGOFLAVASTAR #9 COWHUGGER
Anselmo Ralph for ‘Não Me Toca’ (Angola) Alikiba (Tanzania) Alikiba (Tanzania)
Aya Nakamura for ‘Pookie’ (Mali) Aslay (Tanzania) Danai Gurira (USA)
Burna Boy for ‘On The Low’ (Nigeria) Ben Paul (Tanzania) DJ Fresh (South Africa)
Burna Boy for ‘Ye’ (Nigeria) Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) Djimon Hounsou (Benin / USA)
D’banj for Oliver Twist (Nigeria) Harmonize (Tanzania) Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya)
Davido for ‘’ (Nigeria) Mbosso (Tanzania) Ihssane Benalluch (Morocco)
Davido for ‘If’ (Nigeria) Nandy (Tanzania) Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe)
Davido for FIA (Nigeria) Ommy Dimpoz (Tanzania) Lilly Ajarova (Uganda)
Fally Ipupa for ‘Eloko Oyo’ (DRC) Rayvanny (Tanzania) Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya / USA)
Innoss’B and Diamond Platnumz for ‘Yope Remix’ (Tanzania / DRC) Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania) Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira (South Africa)
Magic System and Chawki for ‘Magic In The Air’ (Cote d’Ivoire)
Maître Gims and Niska for ‘Sapés Comme Jamais’ (DR Congo)
Maître Gims for ‘Bella’ (DRC)
Maître Gims for ‘Est-ce que tu m’aimes?’  (DRC)
Maître Gims for ‘Hola Señorita (Maria)’ (DRC)
Maître Gims for ‘J’me tire’ (DRC)
Maître Gims for ‘Mi Gna ft. Super Sako, Hayko’ (DRC)
Major Lazer, DJ Maphorisa, Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking and Jidenna for ‘Particula’ (Nigeria, USA, South Africa)
Matias Damasio and Héber Marques for ‘Loucos’ (Angola)
MHD and WizKid for ‘Bella’ (Senegal, Guinea, France, Nigeria)
Mr Eazi – Leg Over (Ghana / Nigeria)
Sarkodie and Castro for ‘Adonai’ (Ghana)
Stromae for ‘Papaoutai’ (Belgium)
Tekno for ‘Duro’ (Nigeria)
Tekno for ‘Pana’ (Nigeria)
WizKid and Drake for ‘Come Closer’ (Nigeria, USA)
Yemi Alade for ‘Johnny’ (Nigeria)

 

#10 DECKSTAR #11 EDMSTAR #12 FACEBOOKSTAR
Black Coffee (South Africa) Black Coffee (South Africa) Akon (Senegal)
Cuppy (Nigeria / United Kingdom) Black Motion (South Africa) Bonang Matheba (South Africa)
DJ Alba (Namibia) DJEFF (Angola) Davido (Nigeria)
DJ Fresh (South Africa) Gazza (Namibia) Jada Pinkett Smith (USA)
DJ Neptune (Nigeria) Heavy-K Drumboss (South Africa) John Dumelo (Ghana)
DJ Slick Stuart (Uganda) Mahoota (South Africa) Millard Ayo (Tanzania)
DJ Spinall (Nigeria) Master KG (South Africa) Mohamed Salah (Egypt)
DJ Zinhle (South Africa) Moonchild Sanelly (South Africa) Pearl Thusi (South Africa)
Djeff (Angola) Prince Kaybee (South Africa) Yvonne Nelson (Ghana)
Heavy-K Drumboss (South Africa) Shekhinah (South Africa) Zozibini Tunzi (South Africa)
Lambo (Nigeria) Maître Gims (DRC)
Swizz Beatz (USA / Eritrea)

 

#13 FANDOM #14 FASHIONSTAR #15 FILMSTAR
Alikiba (Tanzania) Adama Paris (Senegal) Charlize Theron (South Africa / USA)
Ayo Makun (Nigeria) Blésnya Minher (Angola) Danai Gurira (USA / Zimbabwe)
Babes Wodumo (South Africa) Brian Ahumuza (Uganda) Daniel Kaluuya (UK / Uganda)
Bonang Matheba (South Africa) David Tlale (South Africa) Djimon Hounsou (Benin / USA)
Burna Boy (Nigeria) Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (Nigeria) Elizabeth Michael (Tanzania)
Davido (Nigeria) Flaviana Matata (Tanzania) Funke Akindele Bello (Nigeria)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) Flora Coquerel (Benin) Genevieve Nnaji (Nigeria)
Funke Akindele Bello (Nigeria) Gert-Johan Coetzee (South Africa) Irene Uwoya (Tanzania)
Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya / USA) Iman (Somalia) Jacqueline Wolper (Tanzania)
Maître Gims (DRC) Kojak Studio (Egypt) John Boyega (United Kingdom / Nigeria)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt) Leila Lopes (Angola) John Kani (South Africa)
Ommy Dimpoz (Tanzania) Liya Kebede (Ethiopia) Liya Kebede (Ethiopia)
Sadio Mané (Senegal) Millen Happiness Magese (Tanzania) Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya / USA)
Sho Madjozi (South Africa) Oluchi Onweagba (Nigeria) Pearl Thusi (South Africa)
Tekno (Nigeria) Selly Raby Kane (Senegal) Rachel Mwanza (DRC)
Trevor Noah (South Africa) Sharam Diniz (Angola) Richard Mofe-Damijo (Nigeria)
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania) Tiffany Haddish (USA / Eritrea)
Wema Sepetu (Tanzania)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Zari (Uganda)

 

#16 GAMECHANGER #17 GAMESTAR #18 GIRLSTARPOWER
Coumba Gawlo (Senegal) Dangerous Dave (South Africa) Ama Ata Aidoo (Ghana)
Daniel Ogong (Uganda) GeeMax (South Africa) Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu (Ethiopia)
Don Jazzy & D’banj (Nigeria) Ian Njoroge (Kenya) Chipo Chung (Zimbabwe)
Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) Malachaai (South Africa) Christine ‘Seven’ Mosha (Tanzania)
Halima Aden (Kenya / Somalia) Maureen-Lee Chick Ban (Mauritius) Coumba Gawlo (Senegal)
Humphrey Nabimanya (Uganda) Mikias Yohannes (Ethiopia) Danai Gurira (USA / Zimbabwe)
Kanya King (United Kingdom) Mohaned Walied (Egypt) Halima Aden (Kenya / Somalia)
Sean Watson (South Africa) Samplayze (South Africa) Ihssane Benalluch (Morocco)
Tajudeen Adepetu (Nigeria) Sylvia Gathoni Wahome (Kenya) Jasmine Dotiwala (United Kingdom / Kenya)
Taponeswa Mavunga (Zimbabwe) UF Disciple (South Africa) Kanya King (United Kingdom)
Tim Ekandjo (Namibia) Karina Barbosa (Angola)
Tony O. Elumelu (Nigeria) Lize Ehlers (Namibia)
Vanessa Nakate (Uganda) Lupita Nyong’o (Kenyan / Mexican)
Wanuri Kahiu (Kenya) Odile Gertze (Namibia)
Wizkid (Nigeria) Sherrie Silver (Rwanda)
Somoina Kimojino (Kenya)
Vanessa Nakate (Uganda)
Victoria Michaels (Ghana)
Wanuri Kahiu (Kenya)
Yvonne Chaka Chaka (South Africa)
Zozibini Tunzi (South Africa)

 

#19 GLAMSTAR #20 GQOMSTAR #21 HIPHOPSTAR
Bonang Matheba (South Africa) Babes Wodumo (South Africa) Afro B (German / Eritrea)
Dillish Mathews (Namibia) Busiswa (South Africa) AKA (South Africa)
Hamisa Mobetto (Tanzania) Distruction Boyz (South Africa) Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Khanyi Mbau (South Africa) DJ Lag (South Africa) Eva RapDiva (Angola)
Kim Opara (Nigeria) DJ Maphoriza (South Africa) Falz (Nigeria)
Mercy Eke (Nigeria) DJ Tira (South Africa) iLLBliss (Nigeria)
Shilole (Tanzania) Dominowe (South Africa) Jay-Z (USA)
Tacha (Nigeria) Griffit Vigo (South Africa) Jidenna (Nigeria / USA)
Wema Sepetu (Tanzania) Sho Madjozi (South Africa) Khaligraph Jones (Kenya)
Zari (Uganda) TLC Fam (South Africa) Kwesta (South Africa)
M.I. Abaga (Nigeria)
Movaizhaleine (Gabon / France)
Naira Marley (Nigeria)
Nasty C (South Africa)
Olamide (Nigeria)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
Stanley Enow (Cameroon)
The Lost and Found (Nigeria)
Tyler The Creator (USA)

 

#22 IMMORTAL #23 INSTASTAR #24 KIDSTAR
Barack Obama (USA / Kenya) Alikiba (Tanzania) DJ Arch Jnr (South Africa)
Bonga (Angola) Bonang Matheba (South Africa) Emmanuella Samuel (Nigeria)
Brenda Fassie (South Africa) Davido (Nigeria) Fresh Kid (Uganda)
Doudou Ndiaye Rose (Senegal) Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) Ghetto Kids (Uganda)
Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) Harmonize (Tanzania) Hussein and Zeinab (Senegal)
Fela Kuti (Nigeria) Ihssane Benalluch (Morocco) Jaden The Greatest (Tanzania)
Hugh Masekela (South Africa) Juddy Da Conceicao (Angola) Ladasha Wambo (Kenya)
Jay-Z (USA) Mohamed Salah (Egypt) Oguike Sisters (Nigeria)
Kobe Bryant (USA) Nyma Tang (South Sudan) Success Adegor (Nigeria)
Nelson Mandela (South Africa) Ommy Dimpoz (Tanzania) Vicky The Poet (Sierra Leone)
Nipsey Hussle (Eriitrea / USA) Pearl Thusi (South Africa)
Youssou Ndour (Senegal) Pérola (Angola)
Rayvanny (Tanzania)
Regina Daniels (Nigeria)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Uche Mba (Nigeria)
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
Wema Sepetu (Tanzania)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Zari (Uganda)

 

#25 KIZOMBASTAR #26 LIVESTAR #27 MEDIASTAR
Anna Joyce (Angola) Angelique Kidjo (Benin) Ameyaw Debrah (Ghana)
Anselmo Ralph (Angola) Ayo Makun (Nigeria) Anyiko Owoko (Kenya)
C4 Pedro (Angola) Basket Mouth (Nigeria) Busola Dakolo (Nigeria)
Djodje (Cape Verde) Burna Boy (Nigeria) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria)
Matias Damásio (Angola) Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) Davidajao (Ghana)
Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde) Coumba Gawlo (Senegal) Farai Gundan (Zimbabwe)
Perola (Angola) Daniel “Churchill” Ndambuki (Kenya) Isha Sesay (Sierra Leone)
Rui Orlando (Angola) Fally Ipupa (DRC) Linda Ikeji (Nigeria)
Yasmine (Cape Verde) Gilmário Vemba (Angola) Millard Ayo (Tanzania)
Yola Semedo (Angola) Idris Sultan (Tanzania) Nikki Thot (South Sudan / Australia)
Mafikizolo (South Africa) Slikour (South Africa)
Maître Gims (DRC) Uche Eze (Nigeria)
Sally Boss Madam (Namibia)
Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
Skrypt (Namibia)
Vinka (Uganda)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

 

#28 MEGAMOGUL #29 MEGAMUSICVIDEO #30 R&BSTAR
Akon (Senegal) Aya Nakamura for ‘Pookie’ (Mali) Amanda Black (South Africa)
Don Jazzy (Nigeria) Davido and Chris Brown for ‘Blow My Mind’ (Nigeria / USA) Ami Faku (South Africa)
Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe (South Africa) Diamond Platnumz and Fally Ipupa for ‘Inama’ (Tanzania, DRC) Dadju (DRC / France)
Elon Musk (South Africa / USA / Canada) Djodje for ‘Atrevido’ (Cape Verde) Fally Ipupa (DRC)
Joseph M. Kusaga (Tanzania) Inna and Vinka for ‘Bebe’ (Uganda / Romania) Lizha James (Mozambique)
Kanya King (United Kingdom) Jorja Smith and Burna Boy for ‘Be Honest’ (Nigeria) Rema (Nigeria)
Karina Barbosa (Angola) Sho Madjozi for ‘John Cena’ (South Africa) Roberto (Zambia)
Koos Bekker (South Africa) Stormzy, Ed Sheeran, Burna Boy for ‘Own It’ (United Kingdom, USA, Nigeria) Santi (Nigeria)
Mo Abudu (Nigeria) Tiwa Savage for ‘49-99’ (Nigeria) Shekhinah (South Africa)
Myke Rabar (Kenya) WizKid for ‘Joro’ (Nigeria) Simi (Nigeria)
Olivier Laouchez (France / Caribbean) Zlatan and Burna Boy for ‘Killin Dem’ (Nigeria) Tems (Nigeria)
Sean Watson (South Africa) Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Tajudeen Adepetu (Nigeria) Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
Tim Ekandjo (Namibia) Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Tony O. Elumelu (Nigeria) Zonke (South Africa)

 

#31 RADIOSTAR #32 RAPSTAR #33 REGGAESTAR
Anele Mdoda (South Africa) Afro B (German / Eritrea) Alpha Blondy (Cote d’Ivoire)
Anita Nderu (Kenya) AKA (South Africa) Bebe Cool (Uganda)
Antoine Mensah (Ghana) DaBaby (USA) Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Azania Mosaka (South Africa) Eva Rapdiva (Angola) Damian Marley (USA / Jamaica)
Che S Ulenga (Namibia) Falz (Nigeria) Koffee (Jamaica)
Coco Jean (Senegal) Jay-Z (USA) Morgan Heritage (Jamaica / USA)
DJ Bash (Kenya) Jok’Air (Cote d’Ivoire / France) Shatta (Ghana)
DJ Boubs (Senegal) Kendrick Lamar (USA) Stonebwoy (Ghana)
DJ Edu (Kenya / United Kingdom) Khaligraph Jones (Kenya) Tiken Jah Fakoly (Cote d’Ivoire)
DJ Fresh (South Africa) Kwesta (South Africa) Winky D (Zimbabwe)
DJ Neptune (Nigeria) M.I. Abaga (Nigeria)
Gaetano Kagwa (Uganda) Maître Gims (DRC)
Hamisi ‘BDozen’ Mandi (Tanzania) Movaizhaleine (Gabon / France)
Jasmine Dotiwala (United Kingdom) Nadia Nakai (South Africa)
Lischen Khachas (Namibia) Naira Marley (Nigeria)
Malaika (Uganda) Nasty C (South Africa)
Millard Ayo (Tanzania) Olamide (Nigeria)
Sammy Forson (Ghana) Rosa Ree (Tanzania)
Toke Makinwa (Nigeria) Sarkodie (Ghana)
Toolz (Nigeria) Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
Yandile Nuku (Botswana) Stella Mwangi (Denmark / Kenya)
Ydee (Senegal) Stormzy (United Kingdom)

 

#34 RISINGSTAR #35 SHOWBIZSTAR #36 SMASHIT
Ami Faku (South Africa) Altitude Beach (South Africa) Aya Nakamura for ‘Pookie’ (Mali)
Biura (Angola) Barramundi (Senegal) Beyoncé, SAINt JHN, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter for ‘Brown Skin Girl’ (USA, Nigeria)
JoeBoy (Nigeria) Big Concerts (South Africa) Davido and Chris Brown for ‘Blow My Mind’ (Nigeria / USA)
Jok’Air (Cote d’Ivoire / France) Clube S (Angola) Djodje for ‘Atrevido’ (Cape Verde)
Lizzo (USA) Dakar Arena (Senegal) Inna X Vinka for ‘Bebe’ (Uganda / Romania)
Marsai Martin (USA) Fiesta (Tanzania) Jorja Smith and Burna Boy for ‘Be Honest’ (Nigeria)
Naira Marley (Nigeria) Guvnor (Uganda) Maître Gims and Maluma for ‘Hola Señorita’ (DRC / Colombia)
Njideka Akunyili Crosby (Nigeria) HomeBoyz (Kenya) Matias Damásio for ‘Teu Olhar’ (Angola)
Petra (Kenya) Illusion (Uganda) Nasty C and Rowlene for SMA Vol. 1 (South Africa)
Rema (Nigeria) Kigali Arena (Rwanda) Sho Madjozi for ‘John Cena’ (South Africa)
Rimon (Eritrea / Netherlands) Madison Avenue (South Africa) Tellaman, Shekhinah and Nasty C for ‘Whipped’ (South Africa)
Sho Madjozi (South Africa) NRG (Kenya) Wizkid for ‘Joro’ (Nigeria)
Teni (Nigeria) One Africa Music Fest (International)
Top Cheri (Namibia) SoundCity (Nigeria)
Vinka (Uganda) Step Angola (Angola)
Sumo (South Africa)
Sun City (South Africa)
Swangz Avenue (Uganda)
Taboo (South Africa)
Twist (Ghana)

 

#37 SPORTSTAR #38 STARCITY #39 STARCOUPLE
Anthony Joshua (United Kingdom) Accra 2Baba and Annie Idibia (Nigeria)
Brigid Kosgei (Kenya) Cape Town Adekunle Gold and Simi (Niigeria)
Bruno Fernando (Angola) Casablanca Banky W and Adesua Etomi (Nigeria)
Caster Semenya (South Africa) Dakar Burna Boy & Stefflon (Nigeria and US/ Jamaica)
Coco Gauff (USA) Dar Es Salaam Davido & Chef Chi (Nigeria)
Djene Dakonam (Togo) Kigali Diamond & Tanashe (Tanzania/ Kenya)
Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) Lagos Gail and Kabelo Mabalane (South Africa)
Joel “The Process” Embiid (Cameroon) Luanda Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman (Nigeria)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt) Mombasa Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola (Nigeria / Ghana)
Pascal Siakam (Cameroon) Swakopmund Nameless & Wahu (Kenya)
Roger Federer (Swizerland / South Africa) Nana Ansah Kwao and Gifty Anti (Ghana)
Sadio Mane (Senegal) Nneka and Isaac Moses (Nigeria)
Serge Ibaka (Congo) Okyeame Quophi and Stacy Amoateng (Ghana)
Siya Kolisi (South Africa) Patrice &. Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe (South Africa)
Tiger Woods (USA) Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys (USA / Eritrea)
Teddy A and Bam Bam (Nigeria)
Timi and Busola Dakolo (Nigeria)
Tunde and Wunmi Obe (Nigeria)

 

#40 STARCREATOR #41 THEDON #42 TIKTOKSTAR
Benon Mugumbya (Uganda) Clarence Peters (Nigeria) Chane
Black Coffee (South Africa) Daps (USA / United Kingdom) Karl Kugelmann
Christopher Ghenda (Congo) Director Q (United Kingdom) Mc Shem Comedian
Detergente (Angola) Eban Olivier (South Africa) Mpho Mudau
DJ Maphoriza (South Africa) Meji Alabi (United Kingdom) Pheladi Paledi
Fortune (Ghana) Nezzoh Montana (Kenya) The Gemini
GuiltyBeatz (Ghana) PDK (Namibia) ThunThun Skittles
(Nigeria) Rod Taumata (Cape Verde) Troy
Lizer Classic (Tanzania) Wanuri Kahiu (Kenya) Wian
Nahreel (Tanzania) YEAHLENZO (South Africa) Witney
Northboi (Nigeria)
Phantom (Nigeria)
Samklef (Nigeria)
Swizz Beatz (USA / Eritrea)
Tboy Daflame (South Africa)
Teck Zilla (Nigeria)

 

#43 TRAVELSTAR #44 TVSTAR #45 TWITTERSTAR
Amanda Ponzio- Mouttaki (Morocco) Bonang Matheba (South Africa) Bonang Matheba (South Africa)
Campsbay Girl (South Africa) Danai Gurira (USA / Zimbabwe) Davido (Nigeria)
Dawn Jorgensen (South Africa) Daniel Kaluuya (UK / Uganda) Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Fay Kakai (Uganda) Djimon Hounsou (Benin / USA) DJ Zinhle (South Africa)
Mofe Runsewe (Nigeria) Edi Gathegi (Kenya) Dr. Dípò Awójídé (Nigeria)
Odile Gertze (Namibia) Elizabeth Michael (Tanzania) Elon Musk (South Africa / Canada / USA)
Sarah Duff (South Africa) Fredy Costa (Angola, Portugal, Brazil) Loyiso Gola (South Africa)
Sharon Mundia (Kenya) Funke Akindele Bello (Nigeria) Maître Gims (DRC)
Silvia Njoki (Kenya) Iretiola Doyle (Nigeria) Pearl Thusi (South Africa)
Valerie Egbuniwe (Nigeria) Jennifer Kyaka (Tanzania) Trevor Noah (South Africa / USA)
John Kani (South Africa) Wizkid (Nigeria)
Linda Ejiofor (Nigeria) Zozibini Tunzi (South Africa)
Maria Nepembe (Namibia)
Marsai Martin (USA)
Mercy Eke (Nigeria)
Pearl Thusi (South Africa)
Tacha (Nigeria)
Tiffany Haddish (USA / Eritrea)
Timini Egbuson (Nigeria)
Trevor Noah (South Africa / USA)

 

#46 VISIONARYSTAR #47 WORLDSTAR #48 YOUTUBESTAR
Akon (Senegal) Black Coffee (South Africa) Caspar Lee (South Africa)
Alex Okosi (Nigeria) Charlize Theron (South Africa / USA) Davido (Nigeria)
Amadou Galo Fall (Senegal) Danai Gurira (USA / Zimbabwe) Desus & Mero (Jamaica / USA)
Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe (South Africa) Djimon Hounsou (Benin / USA) Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Hassan Joho (Kenya) Elon Musk (South Africa / Canada / USA) Dimma Umeh (Nigeria)
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