It is a truly extraordinary year for the Kenyan music industry, something that has been in the works for more than 10 year.
The quality of music coming out of the country is at its very best, with artists after artist making their mark on the global scene.
The Nigerian music industry has acknowledged these efforts with 4 Kenyan artists being nominated for awards at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2016.
Needless to say Sauti Sol are at the forefront of the Kenyan assault, being nominated for the award of African Male Artist (Non Nigerian / Africa), alongside gospel wonder kid Papa Denis.
They take on the likes of Stone Boy and Sirkodie from Ghana. Victoria Kimani has been nominated for the award of African Female Artist (Non Nigerian / Africa), going up against Tanzanian Vanessa Mdee and Rwanda’s Knowless Butera among others.
Dj Joe Mflame closes the Kenyan nominations being nominated for the award of African Disk Jockey of the Year.