Fally Ipupa, Runtown, French Montana, Anselmo Ralph, Wizkid, AliKiba, Davido, Hugh Masekela, Sarkodie, Seyi Shay and Others Battle for #AFRIMA2017

•    AUC-AFRIMA Releases Final Full List of Nominees
•    Public Voting Opens August 21


Angolan RnB star, Anselmo Ralph, traditional music star from Mali, Oumou Sangare and Nigerian pop-star, Wizkid lead the pack of highest nominated African music talents on the just unveiled 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Nominees List with six, six and seven nominations respectively.

This was revealed on Thursday, August 17, as the African Union and the International Committee of AFRIMA released the full AFRIMA 2017 Nominees while also disclosing that public voting on the AFRIMA website, www.afrima.org has been scheduled to open on Monday, August 21.

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AU, AFRIMA Jury unveil AFRIMA 2017 Nominees list

…Public voting to commence on August 21

African Union Commission and the 13-man Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, have unveiled the Nominees List for the 2017 edition of AFRIMA, the continent’s biggest music awards on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Renaissance Hotel, Ikeja in Lagos, Nigeria.

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AFRIMA Jury Arrives Lagos for 2017 Adjudication

AFRIMA Jury Arrives Lagos for 2017 Adjudication

The 13-man international Jury of All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, which represents the five regions of Africa, the Diaspora and the African Union Commission arrives Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday August 1, 2017, for a week-long adjudication process for the awards' fourth edition. 

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AFRIMA appoints new Jurors ahead of 2017 adjudication …Eastern Africa, Central Africa & Western Africa get new representatives on the 13-man Jury

The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, has appointed five African music professionals to the AFRIMA Academy of Jury that consists of the 13-man Jury and the 100-man College of Voters in line with the awards objective of an all-inclusive participation of African professionals in its decision–making body last week. 

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AFRIMA receives 4,816 entries for 2017 submission...Eastern Africa with the highest entries

AFRIMA receives 4,816 entries for 2017 submission...Eastern Africa has the highest entries.....as screening and adjudication processes follows…

The 2017 edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is already in the works to becoming an epoch-making awards event after receiving nearly 5,000 entries from African music artistes and music professionals at the close of the two-month entry submission process on Monday, July 17.

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AFRIMA winners urge artistes to enter for 2017 awards

African music star, previous winners of prestigious All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), have urged their colleagues in the African music industry to enter for the ongoing 2017 AFRIMA for the opportunity to own one of the coveted 23.9karat gold-plated AFRIMA trophy.

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AFRIMA honours 2017 SAMA Invitation

The All African Music Awards, AFRIMA, will honour the invitation from the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) to the 2017 edition of South Africa Music Awards, holding on Friday, May 26 and Saturday, May 27 at the Sun City Resorts, Rustenburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

The annual awards event is organised by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) to celebrate and reward the achievements of South African music and artists. 

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AU UNVEILS 2017 AFRIMA CALENDAR IN SOUTH AFRICA …..As Entry Submission Opens May 8

The African Union Commission, AUC, has formally unveiled the 2017 All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA calendar at the World Media Unveiling event held on Tuesday, May 2 at The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, South Africa. 

The ceremony was attended by AU officials, members of the International Committee of AFRIMA, past AFRIMA winners and nominees from Southern African, media executives in Southern Africa and other stakeholders in the creative/entertainment industry in Africa.

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AFRIMA 2017 Calendar Unveiling: African music stars confirm attendance

AFRIMA 2017 Calendar Unveiling

An impressive array of African music stars have confirmed attendance at the 2017 Calendar unveiling event scheduled to hold in partnership with the African Union Commission and the ONE Campaign on Tuesday, May 2, at The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.

The proceeding will feature a joint AUC-AFRIMA Cultural Conference on the theme “Enhancing the Creative Power of the African Youth”; a discussion forum to engage culture and music industries stakeholders and policy makers and for setting agenda for the formulation of culture policies.

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