The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) has enabled its submission portal and also called on artists to submit their projects, songs and videos ahead of nominations.
This is after the African Union (AU) unveiled the calendar of events for the fifth edition of AFRIMA, regarded as the biggest awards event on the continent.
The unveiling on Monday in Accra, Ghana, followed a visit by the AFRIMA delegation to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Following the unveiling of the activity calendar in Ghana, entry for submissions opened on Friday, May 25, 2018.
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With all set to celebrate the best in music across the continent, the online portal www.afrima.org will remain open until August 1, 2018.
These entries will compete for possible nomination by the AFRIMA Jury in one or more of the 36 categories of the awards.
The jury consists of 13 members who have “vast experience and practice” in African music and culture. It will oversee the adjudication process to select the 2018 nominees.
Music artistes, managers, producers, record label owners, recording companies, video directors, publicists and entertainment/music journalist are eligible to submit their works or submit on behalf of their clients in any of the relevant award categories.
Nominees will emerge in different genres of music ranging from African contemporary to electro, traditional, reggae/ragga/dancehall, hip-hop, R n B, rap and rock.