Browsing Category : African Music Awards

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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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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TABU OSUSA: 5TH AFRIMA JUROR


WILLIAM ‘TABU’ OSUSA William Osusa, better known in the music circle as Tabu Osusa is a key part of the Eastern African Music Industry. The Kenyan native is the founding Executive Director of Ketebul Music, a musical outfit that has been actively involved in shaping the careers and running some of the top recording and performing bands and artistes in…

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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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5th AFRIMA submission of songs to end August 1, 2018 Countdown Begins


5th AFRIMA submission of songs to end  … Artistes advised to submit before Aug. 1 closing date  … 2018 entries expected to beat previous records The countdown has begun to the August 1, 2018 deadline for submission of songs and videos to be nominated for the 5th annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), the biggest music event in Africa that…

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Afrima 2018

Queen of Music in Southern Africa


The 2017 All Africa Music Awards saw the beautiful South African “Thandiswa” emerge winner, best female artiste in Southern Africa. A feat she graciously pulled off with her single “Nonsokolo”. Among those who contended in this category were Sally Boss Madam, Lebo Sekgoela, Busiswa, Babes Wodumo and Amanda Black. Thandiswa Mazai was born in Eastern Cape in 1976 – the…

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SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR - The Golden Pen of 2018

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR – The Golden Pen of 2018


The season of celebration for the most prestigious music awards in Africa is here again. The 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) tagged 5th AFRIMA is presently in the frenzy mood with entry submission of songs through its online portal. Music artiste, DJ’s, producers, directors, songwriters, and choreographers in the creative industry will jostle to emerge winner of the 23.9…

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AFRIMA Entry Submission Opens for Africa Day Commemoration | AFRIMA

AFRIMA Entry Submission Opens for Africa Day Commemoration


Following the recent unveiling of calendar of activities for the 2018 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in Accra, Ghana, which included a courtesy visit to the President of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo by officials of African Union, International Committee of AFRIMA and African music stars, entry submissions for the annual continental music awards opens today,…

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Ghana’s Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. Catherine Afeku

AFRIMA 2018: African Union, Ghana partner for Calendar Unveiling


The 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) annual calendar of programmes will be unveiled on Monday, May 21, 2018 by the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with Government of the Republic of Ghana, and the International Committee of AFRIMA during a world media event and music conference scheduled for Accra, the capital city of Ghana. Part of the agenda for the Calendar Unveiling of…

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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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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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