AMVCA 2024: Funke Akindele, Femi Adebayo Steal the Show With Highest Nominations, Full List Emerges

AMVCA 2024: Funke Akindele, Femi Adebayo Steal the Show With Highest Nominations, Full List Emerges

  • The 2024 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) is fast approaching, and the list of nominees has been released by the organiser ahead of the show
  • The event is taking place in May, and many films met the requirements for the prestigious event as some A-listers emerged as the highest-nominated 
  • Femi Adebayo's movie, Jagun Jagun, bagged eight nominations in different categories, while Funke Akindele's movie, A Tribe Called Judah, bagged five nominations

The much-anticipated 10th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) is almost here, and the list of nominees has been released before the event.

Legit.ng reported that the organisers announced the event's date and released the award categories and changes made for this year.

Femi Adebayo, Funke Akindele steal show at AMVCA nomination list.
Femi Adebayo, Funke Akindele steal show at AMVCA nomination list. Photo credit @funkejenfaakindele/@femiadebayo
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The live nomination for the event took place on March 24, 2024, broadcast live across all Africa Magic Channels.

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The list of nominees was also released, and Femi Adebayo and Funke Akindele had the highest number of nominations.

Jagun Jagun bags eight nominations

Femi Adebayo's movie, Jagun Jagun, received eight nominations in different categories, while Akindele's movie, A Tribe Called Judah, which broke the box-office record, received five nominations in different categories.

Other movies, including Breath of Life, Afamefuna, Blood Vessel, and many others, made the nomination list.

Details of event

The nomination opens on March 24, 2024, and closes on April 28th at 10pm. The award ceremony is also billed from May 10 to 11, 2024.

The milestone event will be hosted in Lagos state, making it the tenth time that the city will host the prestigious award.

Below is the list of nominees:

BEST DIGITAL CONTENT

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BEST MULTICHOICE TALENT FACTORY

BEST SCRIPTED M-NET ORIGINAL

BEST UNSCRIPTED M-NET ORIGINAL

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (WEST AFRICA)

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (EAST AFRICA)

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (SOUTHERN AFRICA)

BEST INDIGENOUS M-NET ORIGINAL

BEST SHORT FILM

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

BEST LEAD ACTOR

BEST LEAD ACTRESS

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

BEST EDITING

BEST SOUND DESIGN

BEST ART DIRECTION

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

BEST MAKEUP

BEST WRITING (TV SERIES)

BEST WRITING (MOVIE)

BEST DOCUMENTARY

BEST SERIES (SCRIPTED)

BEST SERIES (UNSCRIPTED)

BEST DIRECTOR

BEST MOVIE

2023 AMVCA: Jade Osiberu bags 11 nominations

Legit.ng earlier reported that Osiberu's movie, Brotherhood, emerged as the best-nominated movie in 2023 list of nominees.

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Tobi Bakre also scored his first nomination as an actor. The nomination list was unveiled on Sunday, April 16th, 2023.

Source: Legit.ng

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