The stage of Africa Movie Academy Awards will be lightened up on Saturday 25th May, 2014 when Afro-hip-hop super star Fally Ipupa from the Democratic Republic of Congo alongside Nigerian contemporary high-life act, Flavour, Ghanaian Keche musical group and Nigeria’s J-Martins will perform at the continental showbiz fiesta.
Announcing the musical stars that will be on parade, Mr. Tony Anih, Director of Administration of AMAA said that Nigerians and international guests that will be in Yenagoa for the awards should be prepared for a great time with the musical artistes drawn from West and Central Africa.
‘’As an African brand AMAA always parade the best of our musical stars and celebrities to perform and host the awards. We are continuing in that tradition again and for our 10th anniversary we went for the best available within the continent.’’
The awards that is being sponsored by Glo, MRS oil, Sterling Bank as platinum sponsors will also have Nigeria’s Segun Arinze, Nigerian-British born Lloyd Nathaniel, Ghana’s Naa Ashorkor and a yet to be announced South African hosts of the event.
Red carpet of the show will be anchored by Kenya’s Mariam Kaptuiya, Ghana’s Igantius Annor and Mamavi Owusu. The Nigerians who will be part of the red carpet anchors include John Mike Nwadibie, Chike Osigwe Emamuzo and Ogbeta Huldah.
AMAA is hosted by Bayelsa State government under the leadership of Governor Seriake Dickson who has promised that the state is well secured for the comfort and enjoyment of residents and visitors who will come from all parts of the world to the oil-rich state.
Other corporate organisations that are sponsoring AMAA this year include FCMB, Skye Bank, CCECC, Atlas Oranto Petroleum International, Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation, Dan Etete Foundation, Skymit Autos, BUA Group while the media partners are Bella Naija, ONTV, Ebony TV and Cool FM.