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Cameroon:Five Cameroonians nominated for Ivorian urban music award

Five Cameroonians have been nominated for the fifth edition of the International Urban Music Award in Cote d’Ivoire, PRIMUD.

This year’s edition of the award is holing under the theme peace and social cohesion and will bring together over 70 artistes from Cote d’Ivoire and across the continent.

For this year’s edition scheduled to hold this weekend in Abidjan, 288 artistes have been nominated and they will be gunning for 45 trophies available in the 28 categories.

Among the artistes on course are five Cameroonians who are all nominated in the Best Francophone Central African category.

Stanley Enow, who just dropped a new single last weekend, Daphne, Blanche Bailly, Tenor, and KO-C are all nominated in the same category.

They are up against heavyweights from the DR Congo;  Fally Ipupa, Inoss B, Robinio Mundibu, Gaz Mawete and Ferre Gola, while the category is completed by Gabon superstar Shanl.

Last year, Tenor was the winner of the prize in this category and is well on course to retain his crown as voting has already kicked off on the official portal. At the end of it, 40 percent of the votes will come from SMS, 40 percent from the Jury and 20 percent from online voting.

In prelude to the award ceremony, a two-day festival bring together local and international artistes will be held in Abidjan.

Published on 05.05.2023

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