About Us

The Zimbabwe Music Awards 2020 edition dubbed ‘ZIMA2020’ is business unusual – through New Partnerships, New Sounds, New Genres, New Categories, New Expertise and New Passions. This year we celebrate 16 years of musical excellence and creativity, providing a high profile and multi-faceted and rich cultural diversity of Zimbabwean music.

ZIMA is the only, all- encompassing, national registered Music Awards in Zimbabwe. It now has a new team boasting of a wide ranging experience in the industry, both locally and Internationally. This team has combined expertise gained from local and international festivals and awards such as NAMAs, Bulawayo Arts Awards, Glastonbury, MTV Africa Music Awards & the South African Music Awards.

To annually and consistently Recognize, Promote and Celebrate our Musicians, their Music & the Music Support systems through strengthening the Zimbabwe Music Awards’ total infrastructure.

To Preserve the Zimbabwe Musical Legacy and Heritage through ZIMA’s Custodial Culture of continuous research, documentation and archiving. The South African Music Awards is a premier music showcase hosted by RiSA. This annual event honours the country’s finest music talent over two days in key categories, as they battle for the South African industry’s highest honour – a statuette at the South African Music Awards. Nominees also take the stage by storm with a series of epic, never-to-be-repeated performances, as the nation watches SA’s finest talent at work.


ZIMA Road Map