Over 700 music stars have been confirmed to attend this year’s edition of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), which takes place at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on November 12, 2017.
Among the artistes are Salif Keita (Mali), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Femi Kuti (Nigeria), Wizkid (Nigeria), Young Paris (DRC), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Sheyi Shay (Nigeria), Bussine (Gabon), Bebe Cool (Uganda), Tuface Idibia (Nigeria), Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania), Nasty C (South Africa), Sarkodie (Ghana), Fnaire (Morocco), Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Ibitssam Tiskat (Morocco), and Emtee (South Africa).
Others include Chess Nthussi (Kenya), Ebony (Ghana), Timaya (Nigeria), Montess (Cameroon), Niniola (Nigeria), Babes Woduno (South Africa), Tay Grin (Malawi), Nsoki (Angola), Olamide (Nigeria), Big Nelo (Angola), Shatta Wale (Ghana), Cheba Maria (Algeria), Runtown (Nigeria), Amanda Black (South Africa), Kiff No Beat (Cote D’ivoire), Reniss (Cameroon), Small Doctor (Nigeria), and Mura K. E (Kenya).
According to the organisers, AFRIMA kicks off on November 10 with the Africa Music Business Roundtable holding at the Ballroom, Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. It will be followed by the AFRIMA Music Village also holding on November 10 at Waterfront, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos, while the main awards ceremony takes place on Sunday November 12 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
In partnership with African Union, AFRIMA will be broadcast live across 84 countries in Africa.