AMVCA 2016 starts on March 5 - what you need to know about Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

March 5 the AMVCA would launch in 2016. Get all the details, dates, locations, actors and news.

All Africa must get ready for one of the greatest events of the year. AMVCA 2016 is finally here! On March, the 5th this Saturday, you will know, who will become the winners and who have lost their chance. Now, we're going to share all the essential information concerning the award with you.

AMVCA 2016

Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards

First, let’s find out more information about the ceremony. It is held every year and here the most outstanding achievements in TV and filmmaking are recognized. The voting is fulfilled by the public. The first such ceremony was carried out in 2013, in Nigeria. And in 2016, it will be already the fourth one.

The nominations might resemble the ones from Oscar. They include the best actors and actresses, the best directing, the best supporting actors, the best ones in a particular movie genre, and many others.

Victoria Island at the Eko Hotel

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Nominees of AMVCA 2016

The ceremony, as always, will be held in Lagos, Victoria Island at the Eko Hotel and Suites. This Saturday you'll be able to find out, who winners are. Well, who are the main candidates for the rewards? Let’s observe them:

The Best Actress in Drama (including the movies):

Mary Lazarus

  • Mary Lazarus (Do not cry for me),
  • Belinda Effah (Stop),
  • Adesua Etomi (Falling),
  • Nse Ikpe-Etim (Visit),
  • Genevieve Nnaji (Road to yesterday),
  • Fulu Mugovhani (Ayanda).

The list includes all the prominent Nigerian actresses. They have won the hearts of all Africans, and not only Nigerians.

The Best Actor in Drama:

Blossom Chukwujekwu

  • Blossom Chukwujekwu (Falling),
  • Majid Micheal (Being Mrs. Elliot),
  • Van Vicker (Long night),
  • Mike Ezuruonye (Breathless),
  • Daniel K. Daniel (Soldier’s story),
  • Segun Arinze (Jaja the Great).

Well, who is your favorite Nollywood star? All Nigerians hope that Mike Ezuruonye, Daniel K. Daniel, Blossom Chukwujekwu or Segun Arinze will become the winner.

The Best Actress in Comedy:

Funke Akindele

  • Funke Akindele (Jenifa’s diary),
  • Ini Edo (Desperate house girl),
  • Nana Mensah (An African City),
  • Abimbola Craig (Skinny girl in transit),
  • Lepacious Bose (Being Mrs. Elliot).

You can probably find lots of familiar names here. Who deserve an award? Is it Funke Akindele or probably popular Ini Edo? We will know it very soon.

Well, there are much more Nigerian candidates for AMVCA of 2016. They are presented in various nominations. It proves that Nigerian movie industry is currently on top. We hope, it'll keep growing and prospering.


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