Tomorrow is AFRIMA 2015. What’s that I hear you say over there in the back? You need to pause your music and listen up! Okay, now that I’ve got your attention, there’s this butterfly I caught the other day I’ve been dying to tell someone about… Yeah.
Anyway, here’s the Press Release in its non abbreviated glory:
The 2015 All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, would be anchored by the continent’s most outstanding hosts and hostesses. While DNG and AURELLE ELIAM will host the main show, DENRELE EDUN, MARIA OKANRENDE and ESTELLE AHONDA would hold forth on the RED CARPET on Sunday November 15, 2015 at Eko Hotel and suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
DNG, real name Davidson Ngibuini, is an Eastern African award-winning singer, model and an On Air Personality. He is the host of “Sakata Mashariki”, Kenya’s biggest Dance TV Show.
Aurelie Eliam, actress, model and on air personality, is a household name in Côte d’Ivoire, her home country and Africa, particularly for her role in the highly successful television series, “DR. BORIS”.
Denrele Edun, multi-award winning presenter is a marvel to behold on the red carpet, is a maverick Nigerian presenter whose dress sense has brought him international fame. Popularly referred to as “Punk and Fun”, Denrele has the enviable profile of interviewing such personalities like Beyoncé, Akon, Tyler Perry, Lil Kim, Snoop Dog now Snoop Lion, etc.
Maria Okanrende AKA, Maria Beat Fm, is a well-groomed UK trained presenter with a vast experience working with BBC, MTV and DROPOUT UK. Her interviews profiles read like the who is who in “A” list entertainment. Alexander Burke Mary J Blige Wizkid, D’Banj, 2Face, Davido are fe of those she had walked the red carpet with. A bonus for AFRIMA 2015, RED CARPET.
Estelle AHONDA is a Cameroonian bilingual (English/French) communications and brand management expert. She comes with an over ten years of International experience in media and interpersonal communications.
AFRIMA is expected to be broadcast live to over 80 countries across the world with African superstars billed to light up the stage are but not limited to M’VULA, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Olamide, Yemi Alade, Busiswa, AKA, Sakordie, Charlotte Dipanda, Ahmed Soultan, Flavour, Dr. Jose Chameleon, Alikiba, Vanessa Mdee, Wiyaala, Cassper Nyovest, Dark Suburb, Bebe Cool, Darey, among others.
AFRIMA Is an Annual African Union Initiative, to celebrate, honour and reward the best of African Music, Arts and Culture. AFRIMA is designed to be hosted in various African Nations with Nigeria hosting for 3 years. 2Face Idibia hosted 2014 AFRIMA edition, in Lagos.
This year’s event slated for Sunday November 15, inside the CONVENTION CENTRE OF EKO HOTELS AND SUITES, will kick off with the RED CARPET at 4.30pm, promptly
A thoroughly well produced second to none ceremony, featuring awards categories that are uniquely African.
We here at AudioInferno are specifically interested in the nominees for African rock and extensively discussed that HERE. Will you be there? Go support your local rock acts and cheer, scream and throw chairs about for everyone nominated for the rock category. Oh and other categories, too. Not too loudly, a casual clap would suffice, methinks. Just joking! We will be there to witness the awesomeness! Will you? Special shout-outs to M’vula and Dark Suburb!