Kenyan musician Nadia Mukami has officially been crowned the queen of music in the East African region at the 2023 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMAs) in Dallas, Texas, US on Sunday, September 17, 2023.
Mukami was nominated for the award with other artists like Zuchu and Maua Sama from Tanzania.
“The Biggest celebration: THE WEIGHT LOSS. I feel like God’s Favorite because I really struggled for months and I hated music videos and pictures in General! I thank God for his unconditional love and always giving me three things! Grace, Mercy & Favor. Queen of the East is my New Name Now, Thank you Afrimma,” Nadia Mukami wrote via social media.
Here is the full list of Best Female East Africa nominees:
Maua Sama – Tanzania
Nadia Mukami – Kenya (winner)
Zuchu – Tanzania
Nikita Kering – Kenya
Spice Diana – Uganda
Fena Gitu – Kenya
Nandy – Tanzania
Hewan Gebrewold – Ethiopia
Fans congratulated her, saying that it is the year that she has put a lot into her music.
“Congratulations to our Muembu! Do they see how hardworking Embu women are?? Can they!!? 😂😂🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 You totally deserve this and MORE Nadia. Keep stepping on the gas pedal,” one stated
“Congratulations, Nadia, for winning the 2023 Afrimma Award for Best Female Artist in East Africa! This is an amazing achievement and a testament to your unique talent and hard work. Your dedication to your craft has paid off, and you deserve this recognition,” added another.
Nadia has also been nominated for the Trace awards which will soon be held for the first time in Africa, in Kigali.