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AFRIMA Celebrates the Life of African Music Icon, Late Hugh Masekela

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  The International Committee of AFRIMA (All Africa Music Awards) celebrates the life of an African music icon and activist, Hugh Masekela as he passed on peacefully at his country home, Johannesburg, South Africa after a protracted battle with prostate cancer on January 23, 2018 at the age of 78. Masekela earned three nominations at the 2017 AFRIM in the…

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AFRIMA Music Village

Retro: AFRIMA 2017 Music Village

At the dawn of the Africa’s open-air evening music concert, the AFRIMA Music Village, the AFRIMA team and its brand partners set up the stage for the continent’s all-night music glittery affair. When the sunset, the quiet platform was brought to life by music performances from upcoming and rave artistes from the continent, competitions, lots of food, old and new friends. Malawian…

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Sheyi Shay at AFRIMA 2017 Awards

Sheyi Shay’s Performance Blew Minds at AFRIMA 2017

Sheyi Shay, Nigerian pop-diva was one of the music artistes who made the All Africa Music Awards lit as she performed with class and panache to a crowd of elite African diplomats, corporate giants, music lovers. The Nigerian diva whose song ‘Yolo Yolo’ is a rave Afrobeat about being grateful for one’s journey, won her producer DJ Coublon, the 2017…

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Akon Arrives Lagos, Nigeria

Akon Arrives Lagos for AFRIMA 2017

–African Superstars Arrive Lagos for AFRIMA 2017 Multi-Platinum international Artiste, Akon arrived Lagos yesterday to host the 2017 All Africa Music Awards scheduled for Sunday, 12th of November, 2012 at the Eko Hotels and Suites by 4PM. The artiste felt immediately at home in the host city as fans gathered to catch a glimpse of stardom while the executive producer…

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A POV of people enjoying the AFRIMA 2017 Music Village

African Stars Shut Down Lagos at AFRIMA 2017 Music Village

African stars converged to stir the crowd at the AFRIMA 2017 Music Village at the Waterfront, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday, 10th November 2017. The stage showcased an array of upcoming acts, major comebacks and A-list artistes in the continent. The major continental openly-staged platform shut down the streets as fans connected with their favourite stars in a…

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L-R Wale Onusi, representative of the MD United Capital Securities Ltd,Jude Chiemaka,CEO Kennis Music, Nigeria, Kenny Ogungbe,MD Trace TV, Nigeria,Samo Onyemelukwe, CEO Emblue,Nigeria, Kelvin Orifa, Chairperson Moshito Festival

AMBR 2017:  African Music Stakeholders Share Insights on Shaping African Music Digitally

The Africa Music Business Roundtable, AMBR, a platform organised by the All Africa Music Awards engaged top music business stakeholders, label owners and music marketers on the theme, Digital Takeover; Shaping the Future of African Music, at the Grand Ball room, Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos by 8am. Keynote speakers present at the event were the Head of…

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Oliver Mtukudzi

Oliver Mutikudzi, African Government Ministers and others to Grace AFRIMA 2017

    Zimbabwean music icon, Oliver Mtukudzi, the Honourable Minister of Tourism, South Africa, Ms Tokozile Xasa, the Honourable minister of Culture and Creative Arts, Ghana, Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare, and the Deputy Minister of Tourism of Zimbabwe, the Honourable Anastacia Ndhlovu MP will be amongst the Culture diplomats and dignitaries who will grace the AFRIMA 2017 main awards ceremony red carpet…

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Big Music brands, Sony Music, Trace TV, JTV Digital, Moshito, Okay Music, DKM Media Converge at the AMBR

Africa is taking charge of its music industry; one of the fastest growing vehicles of its rich culture, tradition and urbane lifestyles. The big music brands in Africa and the Diaspora will be meeting to engage and network at the 2017 Africa Music Business Roundtable (AMBR). The AMBR is one of the main events of the 2017 All Africa Music Awards. …

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Akon and Sophy

Music Superstar, Akon, to host AFRIMA 2017 in Lagos

Multi-award winning African-American music star, Akon, has been unveiled as host of the 4th annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) scheduled to hold on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Eko Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. According to a statement by the African Union Commission and the International Committee of AFRIMA made available…

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AFRIMA 2017. African Superstars Confirmed

Salif Keita, Fally Ipupa, Femi Kuti, Young Paris,Sheyi Shay,over 700 African Superstars to Converge in Lagos for AFRIMA 2017

Salif Keita, Fally Ipupa, Femi Kuti, Wizkid, Young Paris, Diamond Platnumz, Sheyi Shay, Bussine, Bebe Cool, 2Baba, Vanessa Mdee, Nasty C, Sarkodie, Fnaire, Eddy Kenzo, Ibitssam Tiskat, Emtee and over 700 African Superstars to Converge in Lagos for AFRIMA 2017 African Music superstars, Salif Keita (Mali), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Femi Kuti (Nigeria), Wizkid (Nigeria), Young Paris (DRC), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania),…

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AU, AFRIMA Unveils Exciting Events Calendar

AU, AFRIMA Unveils Exciting Events Calendar

………AMBR and AFRIMA Music Village for November 10 ……..Award Ceremony for November 12 ……..Live Broadcast to 84 countries The African Union Commission, AUC and the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have unveiled some of the exciting programme of activities and performers billed for the AFRIMA 2017 main events to hold in the Official Host City, Lagos…

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AFRIMA 2017 Nominees - Artiste of the year Collage

A Clash of Continental Stars

The coveted 23.9 Karat gold-plated AFRIMA Trophy ignites a clash of the star-studded African artistes for the Artiste of the Year category. These African stars are musical icons in the continent and in diaspora and are slugging it out to prove which star shone brighter in the year. The Nigerian stars; Davido , the rich boy gone ‘baddest’, whose single ‘Fall’ is an enjoyable…

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