The nominees were unveiled by the African Union Commission, AUC, and the International Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA on Tuesday.
Other Nigerian artistes nominated in several categories include: Olamide, Mr Real, 2Baba, Falz, Banky W, Burna Boy, Praiz, Patoranking, Mr P, Wande Coal, Cobhams Asuquo and Kizz Daniel.
We have top African acts from the Nigerian music scene, the South African Music scene, East African Music and other west African acts.
The ceremony is scheduled to hold in November.
Below is a full list of the nominees:
Best Male West Africa