Ethiopian Artists Teddy Afro and Aster Aweke in the list of the 20 top nominees for this year's Kora Awards.
The awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on 2nd December in Ivory Coast. Teddy Afro Manager is not aware of the Choice and declined to comment.
This year's event offered fans across Africa the chance to vote for their favourite artistes as the final countdown for the Kora Awards 2014 begins.
Teddy Afro and Aster Aweke placed in the same category with Diamond from Tanzania, and Wahu Kagwi of Kenya.
Through their Facebook page, Kora Awards gives fans a chance to select their best artistes from Eastern, Central, Western, Southern and Northern Africa before coming up with a complete list of the top artistes.
The other nominees include Omawumi [Nigeria] Mafikizolo and Zahara [South Africa] Sarkodie [Ghana], Koffi Olomide and Fally Ipupa (DR Congo), Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe), Viviane Chidid (Senegal), Cheb Khaled (Algeria), and DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast) and four other African music artistes made the Top 20 list.
The Kora Awards are music awards given annually for musical achievement in sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 1994 by Ernest Adjovi, the awards are named after the Kora, an important West African plucked chordophone.
American recording artiste, Chris Brown is expected to be the guest artiste at the December awards gala.
Go to www.koraawards.com and let's VOTE for our Ethiopian Artists to win.