Watch to see if Namibian nominees, The Dogg and Sally Boss Madam
bring home the award
Multichoice is pleased to announce that it will be broadcasting the All
Africa Music Awards live on GOtv on 10-12 November. The Awards will be screened
on GOtv Max and GOtv Plus Channel 29.
The All African Music
Awards (AFRIMA) is one of the biggest music awards in Africa with participation
of over 700 artistes across the continent. The awards, which are in their 4th
year, will be held in Nigeria, which has been the host city since 2014 and will
be co-hosted by multi-award winning artist and composer, Akon and one of Cameroon’s
biggest entertainment personality and host Sophy.
“This is the first
time that we have screened these spectacular awards live on our platforms. We
hope to be able to keep showcasing these awards in the future, so that we are
part of celebrating the amazing musical talent that we have in our continent,”
said MultiChoice Namibia GM, Roger Gertze.
Nominees in over 33 regional and continental categories are battling it
out for the coveted AFRIMA 23.9 karat gold-plated trophy. These include the
AFRIMA Legend Award and Music/Entertainment Journalist of the Year award. Well-known
sensational African music names on the AFRIMA nominees list include: Becca ft
Patoranking (Ghana), Yemi Alade and Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) in the Best Female in West Africa
Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Davido (Nigeria), Fally Ipupa (DRC) in the Artist of the Year
(Tanzania), Ebony (Ghana), The Dogg
and Nyashiki (Kenya) in the African
Fans Favourite Category
. Artists vying for Album of the Year
include Angola’s Anselmo Ralph, Dark suburb
(Ghana), Wizkid (Nigeria), Hugh Masekela (South Africa) and more. You can get
the full nominees list on https://afrima.org
Other categories include Best African Jazz, Best African Pop, Best
African Reggae, Ragga Dancehall, Most Promising Artist of the Year, Songwriter
of the Year, and Video of the Year. Past winners have included Sally Boss madam (Namibia)
Female in Southern Africa, Kuseim (Uganda) Producer of the Year, VVIP (Ghana) –
Video of the Year, Flavour (Nigeria) – Best Male in West Africa and Diamond
Platinumz (Tanzania) for Best Male in East Africa.
Who will take home a gold AFRIMA trophy this year? Tune in to GOtv Plus
to find out! The channels will go live with content from Friday 10 November at
23:00 CAT until Sunday 13 November at 21:00 CAT.
For more information log on to www.dstv.com