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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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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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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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Best Artiste or Group in African Contemporary, AFRIMA 2017

Golden Voices of Africa

Music in Africa is perceived differently with a sense of culture, style, and uniqueness. This opens up more room for exceptionalism on how the rest of the world see or imagine Africa, Though rich in culture, African music artists never relents in producing world-class rhythm and songs that are generally accepted by all. AFRIMA 2017 focuses attention on African Contemporary…

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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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Best Female in African Inspirational Music

Africa’s Inspirational Woman

Asides the natural resources, Africa is blessed with beautiful women. Beauty doesn’t just refer to the physical but also the intellectual, inspiring and sacrificial. These women have proven that beauty and curves are not all to a woman but a sound mind, a good intellect, and the will to inspire. The category for Best Female Artist in Inspirational Music was…

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AU Awards Nigeria AFRIMA hosting right for three more years

The African Union (AU) has awarded the hosting right for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) to Nigeria for another three years. This is contained in a statement signed by Segun Adeyemi, special adviser to the minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed. The minister said the hosting right was given to the country following its successful hosting of the…

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Liberian R&B Singer, Daniel Tom George professionally known as DenG first gained recognition after a collaboration with a fellow Liberian R&B singer, Emma Smith titled ‘I want to go’. DenG at that time was popularly known for singing in the ‘purest form of R&B’ but later on came to the realisation while analysing the Liberian Music Industry that in order…

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