The international committee of this year’s All African Music Awards have announced that they have received a total of 2,558 entries forAFRIMA2015 through its website and social media platform from African artists, record companies, entertainment/music journalists across the continent and the diaspora.
The Chairman, International media committee of AFRIMA, Mr. Steve Ayorinde says “the International Committee is excited about the quality of entries received this year as many were from accomplished artistes in African music. The impressive 2015 edition entries received is a reflection of growth and acceptability of the vision and ideals of AFRIMA’s commitment to communicate Africa to the rest of the world via art, music, tourism and entertainment.”
A screening process will now be carried out and a nomination list in 33 categories will be made public soon. The screening process is to take 7 days and will be carried out by a 13-person jury panel.
The award ceremony will hold on the 15th of November 2015 and is to be broadcast in 84 countries around the world.