Entries for “AFRIMA 3.0” 2016 begin today


Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) has unveiled the schedule of events for the 2016 All African Music Awards tagged AFRIMA 3.0.

The organizers of the event announced that Music practitioners all over Africa can begin to submit entries for AFRIMA 2016 via the online platform on www.afrima.org from Monday, May 30 till Saturday, July 30, 2016.

Ms. Angela Martins, who is the Head of Culture, African Union Commission, formally opened AFRIMA 3.0. In attendance of the official opening, were officials of the African Union, AFRIMA 2015 winners and stakeholders in the African creative/entertainment industry, media executives and music artiste.

The President and Executive Producer of AFRIMA, Mr Mike also reiterated that “No matter how popular and artiste or their works are, if they don’t submit them for the awards, they will stand no chance of winning as AFRIMA jury will not go sourcing for artiste works themselves”

Mr Dada disclosed that the AFRIM jury would screen the nominees from August 2 to August 16, 2016 at the end of submissions. The full list of nominees will be announced on August 17, 2016.

He however announced that the voting period for the general public commences on August 26, 2016, while that of the AFRIMA Academy will be September 26. The entire voting process will close on November 5, 2016.

Also, there will be a Nominees Party in Nigeria on November 3, 2016, while the Africa Music submit where the African music industry will be discussed will hold on November 4 and AFRIMA Music village. The grand finale, the AFRIMA awards ceremony, which is the third edition, will hold in Nigeria on Sunday November 6, 2016. The eventual host city in Nigeria will be announced later in the year by the African Union.

Dear artiste, what are you waiting for? Log on to www.afrima.org and submit your entries.