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November
25

The 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA held in Accra, Ghana on November, 24, 2018 had in attendance music stars, dignitaries, and music lovers across the continent, the annual music event seeks to celebrate and reward African talents who have done exceedingly well in the year. 

With a total of 36 categories, the 5th AFRIMA winners are culled from the Regional and Continental categories. In addition, special recognition awards fully decided by the International Committee of AFRIMA is awarded to individuals who have impacted positively to the world using their craft. 

The 5th AFRIMA Legendary awards was given to the internationally recognized South African singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka. The music legend, who is “dubbed Princess of Africa” has a career span of over 30 years with several hit albums, has performed for notable personalities within and outside the country. 

Executive Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode was awarded a special recognition for his contributions towards the growth and development of the Arts and Tourism sector of Lagos state, most importantly the role Lagos state played as official host of AFRIMA in its last 4 years from 2014 – 2017. 

In what turned out to be an emotional moment for the audience, a special recognition awards was given to one of Ghana’s music veteran, Teddy Osei, the leader of the famous Osadebe group, an Atropop band created in 1969. The veteran who was helped to the stage in a wheelchair had been suffering from a mild stroke, but was overwhelmed by such great honour. 

REGIONAL CATEGORY

Best Female Artiste in Central Africa

Daphne / Cameroon / Jusqu’à La Gare

Best Male Artiste in Central Africa

-Fally Ipupa / DRC / Mannequin Ft Keback & Naz

Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa

-Betty G / Ethiopia / Mengedegna

Best Male Artiste in Eastern Africa

-Bebe Cool / Uganda / Freedom

Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa

-Lyna Mahyem ft Medi Meyz /Algeria / Bye Bye

Best Male Artiste in Northern Africa

-Hamza El Fadly / Morocco / Ya Mraya

Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa

-Shekhinah / South Africa / Please Mr

Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa

-Nasty C / South Africa / Jungle

Best Female Artiste in Western Africa

-Tiwa Savage / Nigeria / Ma Lo Ft. Wizkid & Spellz

Best Male Artiste in Western Africa

-Davido / Nigeria / Fia

CONTINENTAL CATEGORY

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

-Betty G / Ethiopia / Wegegta

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

-Davido / Nigeria / FIA

BEST AFRICAN VIDEO

-Sesan / Gringo (Shatta Wale) / Nigeria

BEST AFRICAN ACT IN DIASPORA

-Hazel Mak / Malawi / Jaiva Ft. Roberto & Tay Grin

BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION

-GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo / Ghana-Nigeria / Akwaaba

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY

-Kidi / Ghana / Odo Remix Ft. Mayorkun & Davido

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN DANCE OR CHOREOGRAPHY

-Mr P. / Nigeria / Ebeano

BEST AFRICAN DJ

-Afrotronix / Chad / OyO

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ELECTRO

-Master KG / South Africa / Skeleton Move Ft. Zanda Zakuza

BEST AFRICAN DUO, GROUP OR BAND

– Toofan / Togo / Money

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN HIP HOP

-M.ANIFEST FT KING PROMISE / Ghana / ME NE WOA

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN JAZZ

-Sibusiso Mashiloane / South Africa / Niza

BEST AFRICAN RAPPER OR LYRICIST

-Falz / Nigeria / La Fête

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN POP

-2Baba / Nigeria / Amaka Ft. Peruzzi

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN RAGGA, REGGAE & DANCEHALL

-Stonebwoy / Ghana / Hero

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN R ‘N’ B & SOUL

-Praiz / Nigeria / Champagne and Flowers

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN ROCK

– Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh / Egypt / Ekaa Maksour

BEST ARTISTE, DUO OR GROUP IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL

-Irene Namatovu / Uganda / Nsambila Nyuma Nga Janzi

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

-Sandra Nankoma / Uganda / Kaddugala

BEST MALE ARTISTE IN AFRICAN INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

-Sarkodie / Ghana / Glory Ft. Yung

MOST PROMISING ARTISTE IN AFRICA

-Kuami Eugene / Ghana / Confusion

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

-Fresh VDM / Togo / Fia

REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

-Betty G / Ethiopia / Ere Manew

SONG OF THE YEAR

-GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo / Akwaaba / Ghana

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

-Shekhinah Donell, Amon Taulo Chibiya II / South Africa / Different Ft. Mariechan

AFRICAN FANS’ FAVOURITE

-Nedy Music / Tanzania / One and Only Ft. Ruby


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May
1

Daphne has released a brand new song titled my lover produced by Salatiels protege Big Joe. The video amassed a record-breaking amount of over 250.000 views in less than 24 hrs.
The Stevens music diva just clinched the Kunde D’or award for best central African artist held in Ouagadougou , Burkina Faso .


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March
20

 

Informing the general public that RETIREMENT PENSION is possible for everyone through VOLUNTARY INSURANCE

 

INSTANT FAST & EASY REGISTRATION

Come with; Certified true copies of ID, Birth certificate, localization plan, work certificates or Attestation of Cessation of Work.

 

THIS CONCERNS YOU

Notaries / Students / Craft men / Customs Clearing Agents / Agriculturists / Business men and women / Marine workers / Mechanics / Drivers / Fashion Designers / Accountants / Unskilled workers / Managers / Entreprenuers / Etc…

 

BENEFITS

 

ORGANIZATIONS

  • Discuss partnerships with CNPS (Social Secetariats / Conventions)
  • Discuss Social Security cover for employees
  • Network with other participating organizations.
  • Advertising of products / Services
  • And others …

 

  • Register yourself for old age, Invalidity, & Death pension
  • Explore Information & Employment opportunities from participating organisations.
  • Free creation of Mobile Money Accounts
  • Low cost Bank Account creations
  • And others …

 

Dress Code: SMART / CASUAL

 

CNPS SOCIAL INSURANCE CENTRE FOR THE INFORMAL SECTOR, DOUALA

ORGANISES A REGIONAL MINI FAIR ON VOLUNTARY INSURANCE

Theme: “RETIREMENT PENSION FOR ALL”

PERIOD: From the 29th – 31st of March 2018

VENUE: SALLE DES FETES, AKWA – DOUALA, CAMEROON.

NB: On the Spot Registration !!!


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March
19

 

Nexdim Entertainment is proud to present  a fresh edition of The NEXDIM SHOW . This edition features trendy news about Davido’s provocative statement about knowing just Stanley Enow and Eto’o in Cameroon,   The social media attack on Tzy Panchak about his Honda jeep, The Mutzig Star controversy , Salatiel & Magasco’s new video, X Maleya’s brand new album release , Skidi Boy’s new clothing brand and more. You can subscribe on our YouTube channel @Nexdim TV and watch exclusive entertainment vibes every Mondays 6Pm.


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August
30

The CLIQ EMPIRE and the CLIQ Urban Music Festival in collaboration with TRACE TV & SEME BEACH HOTEL introduces the Cliq Urban Music “#Revelation_Of_The_Year”.
It is an interactive Artiste/Dance competition aimed at showcasing raw and undiscovered talent.

Set to spice up the festivities from November 30th to December 3rd, Registration is officially open starting from this day, August 29th, for everyone wishing to participate. The registration will run for a period of one month. So our question is, Why are you still reading this when you should be rushing to www.cliqfestival.com/Revelationoftheyear to get registered.

Requirements

– Fill registration form
– Pay a Registration fee of 10,000frs for Artists and 15,000frs for Dancers/group at any Express Union Branch.
– Professionally recorded Mp3 song of the Artiste
– Professionally shot Mp4 Dance Video – at most 4mins (For Dancers/group)
– Cover photo
– Payment receipt

III. How it works

Pay a Registration fee at any Express Union Branch
Account Name: Cliq Urban Music
Account Number: 17257104201
Cle RIB: 80
Code Agence: 11040
Branch: Buea 1
Fill the Registration form, either Artist or Dancers on the website – www.cliqfestival.com. Upload a professionally recorded Mp3 song of the artist/ Professionally shot Mp4 dance video of any Cameroonian song (for Dancers). Upload cover photo and scanned EU payment receipt and Submit
A committee is going to review the contest and a list shall be published for voting to begin.

IV. Rewards

There will be 2 winners

– The first prize gets: (Best Artist)
Cash prize of One million FCFA (1. 000. 000 FCFA)
– A collaboration with Mr. Leo.
– Production by Blaise B, Directed by Dr Nkeng Stephens
– Promotion and Media Tour by Cliq Empire
– Training of management team for 1 month

The First Prize gets: (Best Dancer/crew)

Cash Prize of one million FCFA (1.000.000 FCFA)

– An endorsement contract.
– Promotion and Media Tour by Cliq Empire
– Feature in Mr Leo’s Next Video

Facebook: @cliqfestival
Twitter/ Instagram: @cliqfestival
Email: thecliqfestival@gmail.com

PR/Media: The Cliq Empire – thecliqempire@gmail.com / 675-411-309

HERE IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME THE NEXT BIG SUPER STAR.


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December
21

The dramatic increase in consumer love mark for Cameroonian urban music has been applaudable.  The rise of urban artists like Jovi, Stanley Enow and the currently trending urban music artists like Mr Leo, Locko,  Maahlox, Franko, Daphne etc has triggered an increment in the commitment of fans. There’s no gain saying Cameroon urban music is the fastest growing in Africa. 

In this light, Cliq Media CEO Prince Mykel Enobi and high-quality artist Mr Leo have launched an initiative of organising the maiden edition of The Cliq Urban Music Festival scheduled to take place in Buea from Wednesday 25th March to Saturday 1st April 2017. The motive is to proliferate our urban music Africa and the world at large. 

The event shall rally top 30 artists nationally to electrify the same stage. 


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November
13

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They came, they saw they conquered! 

Saturday 12th Nov 2016 in Yaounde will go down in the annals of Cameroonian entertainment history as the day when all barriers were broken. Yemi Alade and Wax Dey were live on stage at Palais du sport.  In spite of the surrounding pessimism and no sponsorships, Calabash Music – Cameroons newest and most daring record label pulled off their first ever concert in grand style. Thousands of adoring fans flocked into Palais des Sports to witness the spectacle.
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With top-notch planning, flawless execution and maximum security, the guest star Yemi Alade and her team were awed and elated to have been part of a fantastic show. The guests have nothing but praise for Calabash Music and Wax Dey, on her social media pages, and many requests to come back for another show, this time in Douala.
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Guest stars Koppo, Gasha and many upcoming young artists kept the audience at the edge of their seats with beautiful Cameroonian tunes, in anticipation of the main artists. Wax Dey who thrilled the public with his afro beat tunes also showed his soulful side with some good old soul food music on his guitar.  Yemi Alade as always had the audience eating from her palms with an electrifying performance as she gyrated to and belted out popular tunes like “Kissing” and “Ferrari”. The concert reached fever Pitch when she was accompanied on stage by Cameroon’s Wax Dey to give an earth shaking rendition of their hit collaboration “Saka Makossa”. The concert ended with the audience still looking for “Johnny”.
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Calabash Music is blazing a new trail in Cameroon and hoping to have future sponsorships so as to make available such exhilarating performances to the wider public. As Yemi Alade says: Thank you Yaounde! Next Calabash Music Concert loading…

 


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November
7
 The 3rd edition of the prestigious All Africa Music Awards happened live in Lagos at the Convention Center Ekom Hotels & Suites.

The hosts, who were drawn from the three majorly spoken languages in Africa— English, French and Arabic— are Ahmed Soultan (Morocco); MsBonang Matheba(South Africa; and Ika Jang(Congo).

The music award ceremony saw Stanley Enow  take home the award  of  “Best African Hiphop Artist” , Wax Dey won ‘Best Central African Male Artist’ and US-based singer Naomi Achu  won the award of ‘ Best Inspirational music” .

Here is the Full List of Winners.
1. Best Male East Africa – Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
2. Best Female East Africa – Cindy Sanyu (Uganda)
3. Best Male South Africa – Black Coffee (South Africa)
4. Best female South Africa – Sally Boss Madam (Namibia)

5. Best Male Central Africa- Wax Dey (Cameroon)
6. Best Female Central Africa- Bruna Tatiana (Angola)
7. Best Male North Africa – DJ Van  (Morocco)
8. Best Female North Africa- Zina Daoudia (Morocco)

9. Best Male West Africa – Flavour (Nigeria)
10. Best Female West Africa – Aramide (Nigeria)

11. Best Inspirational Female – Naomi Achu (Cameroon)

12. Best Artiste/Dou/GroupBand in African Contemporary- Flavour (Nigeria)

13. Most Promising Artiste- Amine Aub (Morocco)

14. African Fans Favorite – Phyno (Nigeria)

15. Song writer of the year – Unique (Uganda)

16. Special Recognition Award- King Sunny Ade (Nigeria)

17. Best Artist/Duo/Group African Hiphop – Stanley Enow (Cameroon)

18. Best Artist/Duo/Group African Ragga & Dancehall- Patoranking (Nigeria)

19. Best Artist/Duo/Group African Traditional music- Zeynab (Benin)

20. Best Artist/Duo/Group African Electro -Such (Zimbabwe)

21. Best Artist/Duo/Group African RnB – Henok & Mehari Brothers (Ethiopia)

22. Best Artist/Duo/Group in African Rock -M’vula (Angola)

23. Best African Jazz – Jimmy Dludlu (South Africa)

24. Best African Group -VVIP (Ghana)

25. Best African Collaboration – Mbilo Mbilo by Eddy Kenzo (Uganda) ft Niniola (Nigeria)

26. Video of the Year – Dogo Yaro by VVIP (Ghana)

27. Revelation of the year – Falz (Nigeria)

28. Album of the year – Ahmed Soultan (Morocco)

29. Song of the year- Utanipenda Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

30. Artist of the Year -Wizkid (Nigeria)


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November
1

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An Award Ceremony held at the Chillen Media Studios, last Saturday October 29 2016, marked the climax of the ‘Go Underground’ music talent search competition organized by Buea-based record label, Chillen Muzic Entertainment.

After several weeks of competition, just five contestants were left standing as  finalists, battling for the grande prize; A 3-year 10.000.000FCFA Record Deal with Chillen Muzic Entertainment, comprising Nenkai Treacy, Gerald Tekeh, Andrew Nangoh, Fritz Fusi Mutale and Zingken Asongafac.

The ceremony was presided over by the boss of Chillen Muzic Entertainment, Nkwain Etienne Chiambah and guest judge/artist, Montess.

Phase one of the event saw all five finalist each take to the stage for the very last time. The second phase was the declaration of the results.

A week before this Award Ceremony, these five remaining contestants had presented their final performances for which the public was given a week to vote for their favourite contestants, votes which eventually constituted 10marks out of a 30marks grading. The other 20marks were from the average of the marks awarded by the judges during the final performance.

According to figures from the above statistic, the results were as follows:

5th Position- Fritz Fusi Mutale (Went home with a cash prize from Chillen Muzic Ent. + prize from sponsor, Bush Market)

4th Position- Zingken Asongafac (Went home with prizes from sponsor, Bush Market)

3rd Position- Andrew Nangoh (Went home with prizes from sponsor, Bush Market)

2nd Position- Gerald Tekeh (Went home with prizes from sponsor, Bush Market)

WINNER     –  Nenkai Treacy (Got  a 3-year Record Deal with Chillen Muzic Ent worth 10.000.000FCFA + prize from sponsor, Bush Market)

At the end of the ceremony, Chillen Muzic Ent., Nkwain E. Chiambah expressed satisfaction for the success of the entire competition and emphasized that the end of the competition was the start of the actual journey with the winner, saying he was looking forward to getting down to business.

He further urged the other four finalists to keep working towards building a career for themselves.

Excerpts Courtesy of starbillang.com 


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October
3

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Fredash Entertainment Company Ltd is gearing up for FIAFA 2017.

The  prestigious Red Carpet event of glitz and glamour shall unite participants across Africa in the sphere of fashion designing, modeling, photography and media .The event is slated to take place on April 21st and 22nd at the Chariot Hotel Banquet Hall , Buea. 

Entry is now open for those aspiring to take part. 

Email: thefiafashow@gmail.com 

 


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