Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Latest Posts

Voting Ongoing as AFRIMA Holds November 19-21

The 2021 edition of the prestigious All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will hold in Lagos, Nigeria between November 19 to 21, 2021.

The award ceremony and grand finale regarded as the ultimate recognition of African music globally, will hold at Eko hotel in Lagos on Sunday, November 21, 2021. The event will be broadcast live on television stations across the African continent as well as stream virtually for some categories of performers and audiences.

Speaking on this year’s line up of events, Founder and President of AFRIMA, Michael Yomi Dada, revealed the ceremony will maintain its 3-day, 4-event template.

It will start with a music roundtable in the morning of November 19 and the African Music Village concert in the evening of the same day.

Industry reception is slated for Saturday November 20th while the grand finale and award ceremony proper will hold on Sunday November 21st.

Meanwhile, African music enthusiasts worldwide now have the opportunity to decide the winners of the 38 categories of this year’s AFRIMA.

Organisers of the continental awards show have announced that voting started globally on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 6 p.m (EAT) and will end midnight on Saturday, November 20, 2021 (CAT).

A statement by the award organisers said the process of voting for artistes is conducted on the official AFRIMA website.

“Winners will be determined by 100 per cent public votes in some categories while a combination of 50 per cent public votes and 50 per cent of Academy of Voters’ votes will determine winners in other categories…

“AFRIMA International Academy of Voters comprises professionals in the music industry in Africa – musicologist, producers, veteran artistes, artiste managers, music/entertainment journalists and DJs, among others.

“The International Committee of AFRIMA has 100 per cent votes to select the winner in the ‘Legend Award’ category. Past winners in this category are: Afrobeat legend, the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti (Nigeria); South African male choral group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Soul Makossa and saxophonist Manu Dibango (Cameroon); the late Oliver Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe); Salif Keita (Mali); Yvonne Chaka Chaka (South Africa); King Sunny Ade (Nigeria); and Papa Wemba (Congo).

Latest Posts

Don't Miss

Stay in touch

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

%d bloggers like this: