African Global DJ Awards

15 March 2013
It seems DJ may just start getting the recognition and acknowledgement for their contributions to the music industry. Mohammed Alfa of Stronghold Entertainment, Kolawole Ajayi of Kollertunz and Tope Esan of Stats Media have put together the first ever African Global DJ Awards, an award ceremony geared at honouring DJs from Africa and around the world. The award show will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre on 4 May and hosted by Barbz of Big Brother fame, Denrele Edun of Channel O, rapper Navio from Uganda, DJ Jam Jam from United Kingdom and Adams of Nigeria's SoundCity.

The categories and nominees for the awards are:

1. Best African DJ
- DJ Aly And Fila (Egypt)
- DJ Fresh (South Africa)
- DJ Xclusive (Nigeria)
- DJ Crème De La Creme (Kenya)
- DJ Black (Ghana)
- DJ Oskido (South Africa)

2. Best DJ Mixtape
- DJ Mic Smith (Ghana)
- DJ Neptune (Nigeria)
- DJ Dee Money (Nigeria/USA)
- DJ Waxxy (South Africa)
- DJ Kaywise (NIGERIA)

3. Best Club DJ
- DJ Flava (Nigeria/ML)
- DJ Zimo (Nigeria/USA)
- DJ Shiru (Uganda)
- DJ Spinall (Nigeria)
- DJ Waxxy (South Africa)
- DJ Killa Fingers (Ghana)

4. Best Radio DJ
- DJ Joe Mfalme (Kenya)
- DJ Gareth Cliff (South Africa)
- DJ Black (Ghana)
- DJ Xclusive (Nigeria)
- DJ Caise (Nigeria)
- DJ Glen Lewis (South Africa)

5. Best TV DJ
- DJ Vinnie (Nigeria)
- DJ Cleo (South Africa)
- DJ Shabsy (Nigeria)
- DJ Billi Ocean (Ghana)

6. Best Artist / Band DJ
- DJ Tunez (Nigeria / Awon Boyz)
- DJ Spinall (Nigeria /Mavin)
- DJ Xclusive (Nigeria /EME)
- DJ Mensa (Ghana /Sakordie)
- DJ Neptune (Nigeria /Naeto C)

7. Best African International DJ (For African DJs Not Resident in Africa)
- DJ Abass (NG/UK)
- DJ Afoo (NG/US)
- DJ Dee Money (NG/US)
- DJ Gabe (NG/UK)
- DJ Abrantee (GH/UK)
- DJ Ronnie (GH/US)

8. Best Global DJ (For Non-African DJs)
- DJ Khaled
- DJ Enuff
- David Guetta
- DJ Deadmau5
- Skrillex
- Tiesto

9. Best Afro Hip pop/Hip Hop Music DJ
- DJ Waxxy (SA)
- DJ Humility (NG)
- DJ Xclusive (NG)
- DJ Caise (NG)
- DJ Tommy (NG)
- DJ Mister

10. Best Kwaito or House DJ
- DJ Fresh (SA)
- DJ Euphonik (SA)
- DJ Kent (SA)
- DJ Lulo Cafe (SA)
- DJ Fistaz (SA)
- DJ Glen Lewis (SA)

11. Best East African DJ
- DJ Crème De La Crème (Kenya)
- DJ Aludah (Uganda)
- DJ Joe Mfalme (Kenya)
- DJ Kumi (Kenya)
- DJ Donnaccia (Kenya)
- DJ Jahawi (Kenya)

12. Best Southern African DJ
- DJ Geshgroove (ZM)
- DJ Euphonik (SA)
- DJ Naves (SA)
- Naked DJ (SA)
- DJ Black Coffee (SA)
- DJ Sizwe Dhlomo (SA)

13. Best Western African DJ
- DJ Black (GH)
- DJ Neptune (NG)
- DJ Xclusive (NG)
- DJ Caise (NG)
- DJ Mixmaster Brown (NG)
- DJ Humility (NG)

14. BEST Northern African DJ
- DJ Aly and Fila (EG)
- DJ Carlos (EG)
- DJ Amine Akesbi (MRC)
- DJ Noor Edge (TUN)
- DJ Feedo (EG)
- DJ Akm (AL)

15. Best Female DJ
- DJ Nana (NG)
- DJ Pieces (NG/US)
- DJ Lambo (NG)
- DJ Kess (GH)
- DJ Cndo (SA)
- DJ Soupamodel (NG/US)

16. BEST Francophone DJ
- DJ Hi-Fa (BN)
- DJ Cool (BF)
- DJ Kokob (ET)
- DJ Muluku (IC)
- DJ Philo (IC)
- DJ Jake (BN)

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