Pop singer, Akon hosts AFRIMA awards 2017 alongside Sophy Aiida
By Patricia Uyeh,
Pop singer, Akon would be hosting this year’s All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) holding at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos on the 12th of November, 2017.
Akon will be hosting the fourth edition of the awards ceremony, which will be broadcasted live across 84 countries in Africa alongside Ms. Sophy Aiida, a high-profile Cameroonian-French entertainment broadcaster.
The Organisers of the award, the African Union and the international committee of AFRIMA announced this through a statement that was released on Tuesday in Lagos, that read:
“The Senegal-born superstar will handle the event proceedings of the live broadcast award show scheduled to air live on over 80 television stations and online platforms across the world with support from the co-host, Ms. Sophy Aiida, a Cameroonian-French entertainment broadcaster,”
Meanwhile, the organizers added that Africans all around the world are already bracing up for the main awards ceremony and the AFRIMA Music Village, which is scheduled to hold on the 10th of November. They said:
“Meanwhile, Africans on the continent and in the diaspora are in eager anticipation for the AFRIMA 2017 main awards ceremony and the AFRIMA Music Village scheduled to hold on Friday, November 10. The Music Village is an evening of non-stop open music festival of live performances from African stars and nominees, with an audience of 40,000 people. It will also be broadcast live and produced by a prominent experiential marketing/production agency in Africa, Backstage Pro,”
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