Award Wey Dey Peel: The Politics Of Nigeria Music Award System
Everyone wants an award. It’s a nice trophy of recognition, which appears to validate all us for something that we do. It’s a trophy that is designed to appeal to the egoistic parts of creatives, by offering them a public reward and certifying their superior skill or status. I am a creative. I have awards. They feel good. While they are intrinsically needless and meaningless.
Nigeria's Davido wins AFRIMA artist of the year
Nigeria's Davido took home the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) trophy for artist of the year, leading a strong showing for the West African powerhouse famous for its roster of Afrobeats stars.
Blackson, Thusi, Erskine host AFRIMA 2018
Ahead of this year’s All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), the African Union Commission, AUC, in partnership with the award organisers and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Ghana, have announced Michael Blackson, Pearl Thusi and Anita Erskine....
Jury releases full list of nominees for AFRIMA award
As music lovers from across Africa gear up for this year’s All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the international...
Davido, Wizkid Nominated For 2018 AFRIMA Awards
Nigerian artistes are a force to reckon with in the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA 2018). The nomination list which has been made public has Davido, Wizkid, Olamide, Wande Coal, Kizz Daniel, Simi, Tiwa Savage, TuFace, Falz and other artistes battle with Diamond Platnumz, Nasty C, Shekhinah for awards in different categories. Shekhinah and Congo’s…
African Union, Ghana partner for AFRIMA 2018 calendar unveiling
The 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) yearly calendar of programmes will be unveiled on Monday, May 21, 2018 by the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with Government of the Republic of Ghana, and the International Committee of AFRIMA during a world media event and music conference scheduled for Accra, the capital city of Ghana.
#MOBOAwards: Wizkid proves he’s the ‘Baba Nla’
The year 2017, no doubt has been a good one for Starboy Records artiste and head honcho, Wizkid, as he made Nigeria proud at the just concluded 2017 Music of Black Origin...
Tiwa Savage explains why she was without an underwear at AFRIMA
It appears stepping out without underwear has become part of Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage style sense and she has gradually come to accept it that way.
Tourism is everybody’s business
In July 2015, a few months after President Buhari was sworn in, he took a trip to Washington D.C at the invitation of then US President Barack Obama to discuss bilateral cooperation on Nigeria’s economy, corruption, and security.