Author Archives : Tayo Adesokan

5TH AFRIMA WINNERS


REGIONAL CATEGORY Best Female Artiste in Central Africa -Daphne / Cameroon / Jusqu’à La Gare Best Male Artiste in Central Africa -Fally Ipupa / DRC / Mannequin Ft Keback & Naz Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa -Betty G / Ethiopia / Mengedegna Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa -Bebe Cool / Uganda / Freedom Best Female Artiste in Northern…

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YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA, BOBI WINE, BOLA RAY, KEKE OGUNGBE, OBOUR, DJ VAN, OTHERS TO SPEAK AT AMBS IN GHANA


5TH AFRIMA: YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA, BOBI WINE, BOLA RAY, KEKE OGUNGBE, OBOUR, DJ VAN, OTHERS TO SPEAK AT AFRICA MUSIC BUSINESS SUMMIT (AMBS) IN GHANA Renowned South African music superstar, Yvonne Chaka Chaka; Ugandan music activist and parliamentarian, Bobi Wine; Internationally acclaimed video and audio disk jockey, DJ Van; Nigerian music executive, Kenny Ogungbe; Ghanaian entertainment and media owner, Bola…

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5th AFRIMA: Michael Blackson, Pearl Thusi, Anita Erskine, to Host


Michael Blackson, Pearl Thusi, & Anita Erskine to host AFRIMA-GHANA 2018 The African Union Commission, AUC, in partnership with the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Ghana, have announced Michael Blackson, Pearl Thusi and Anita Erskine as the host and hostesses who will hold the live stage of the 5th AFRIMA-Ghana 2018 Main…

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AFRIMA announces exciting event programme for GHANA 2018


The International Committee of All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, and The African Union Commission, AUC, have announced the program for the biggest music event in Africa, the 5th AFRIMA-Ghana 2018 holding in the Gold Coast City of Accra, Ghana from Wednesday, November 21 to Saturday, November 24 under the theme ‘Africa is Gold’. Ghana was unveiled as the 5th AFRIMA…

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Artistes in Scuffle for the 5th AFRIMA Artiste of the Year Award


5TH AFRIMA CONTINENTAL CATEGORY- Artiste of the Year The 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA rolled out its nominees list recently, having a host of African artiste in different music genre being recognized for their talent and immense hard work put into their music. The category for Artiste of the year, which is one of the coveted categories of AFRIMA…

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5TH AFRIMA NOMINEES: BEST AFRICAN VIDEO


BEST AFRICAN VIDEO Name of Video Director Track Title (Artiste) Country Armsdeal Let It Flow (Shane Eagle) South Africa Cedrick Kayla Affairage (Toofan) Togo Clarence Peters Melanin (Sauti Sol) Nigeria Felicite Ben Rejeb Price Django (Dadju Ft. Franglish) Congo Jacob Bain Nterini (Fatoumata Diawara) Mali Lebogang Rasethaba Money Calling (Nadia Nakai & Franck Casino) South Africa Meji Alabi Ma Lo…

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5TH AFRIMA NOMINEES: ARTISTE OF THE YEAR


ARTISTE OF THE YEAR Name of Artiste Country Track title Betty G Ethiopia Wegegta Daphne Cameroon My Lover Davido Nigeria FIA Diamond Platnumz Tanzania Sikomi Kwesta South Africa Spirit Ft. Wale Maître Gims DRC La Meme Ft. Vianney Nasty C South Africa Jungle Saad Lamjarred Morocco Casablanca Starboy Nigeria Soco Ft. Terry, Spotless, Ceeza Milli & Wizkid Tiwa Savage Nigeria…

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CHRIS SYREN: 5TH AFRIMA JUROR


Christian Syren, a Swedish music professional, who has lived all his life in South Africa is dedicated to the growth of music and culture in Southern Africa. He co-founded Making Music Productions (MMP), an event and project management company in South Africa, through which he has played a vital role in the music industry. His company provided the technical facilities…

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ÂNGELA MARTINS: 5TH AFRIMA JUROR


Ângela Marina de Ascenssão Jeremias Martins is the African Union Commission representative for the All african Music Awards, and a jury member on the AFRIMA adjudication panel. Mrs Martins heads the Culture Division at the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She’s been very active in the preparation, formulation and implementation of appropriate programs, policies and strategies related to…

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JOETT: 5TH AFRIMA JUROR


JOETT Regarded as one of the most acclaimed vocal coach in his native country, Tanzania, Joett is also a songwriter whose song writing skills earned him registered membership of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Joett’s international music exposure entailed working with musical establishments like Universal, Sony BMG, Capitol, Columbia and Jive Records. All of these attained…

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RITA RAY: 5th AFRIMA Juror


Rita Ray Rita is an embodiment of performing arts with an outstanding repertoire in music, theatre, broadcast and sound production. With a relentless passion for her craft, the music guru is a popular club DJ and a celebrated music revolutionary. Having a career life that revolves around music, she presents the African music review on Focus on the BBC World…

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Hadja Kobele Keita 5th AFRIMA Juror | All Africa Music Awards

Hadja Kobele Keita: 5th AFRIMA Juror


Hadja Kobele Keita is the astounding 5th AFRIMA juror from Guinea, representative of the Diaspora. She is a veteran in the business of music, having accrued over 15 years of experience spanning music, touring, and management. Hadja has successfully worked with iconic music stars including; 2Baba Idibia, Fally Ipupa, T-Pain, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Ace Hood , Mavado, Sarkodie and Wizkid. Over the…

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