Betty G is among the AFRIMA\u00a0Awards 2018 top contenders with 6 nominations. She is nominated for the 5th AFRIMA\u00a0Awards in categories of Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Female Artist East Africa, Best Artist Duo in African Jazz, Best Artist Group in African Rock and Revelation of African Continent. She is nominated for album of the year for her second album \u201cWegegta\u201d released about two months ago. \u00a0Her first debut album \u201cManew Fitsum\u201d particularly her hit single \u201cYekelekilal\u201d\u00a0was well received. Betty G has collaborated with international artists including US jazz great\u00a0Tomas Doncker, legendary Nigerian reggae artiste\u00a0Ras Kimono\u00a0and\u00a0Cameroonian music group:\u00a0X-Maleya. She appeared on\u00a0Coke Studio Africa season 4. Ethiopian artists Hamelmal Abate and Henok and Mehari Brothers took\u00a0home Best African Traditional Artist, and Best Male Artist (East Africa) awards (respectively), at last year's AFRIMA Awards.