Over 700 African superstars as confirmed by the African Union Commission, AUC and the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be attending the main events of AFRIMA 2017 scheduled to hold in November.
The event will feature the AFRIMA Music Village, where over 40 music artistes will be performing live.
Other activities are The Africa Music Business Roundtable, AMBR, (November 10), and the Main Awards Ceremony (November 12) at 4PM at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Orgainsers say that music executives and music business brands will engage, brainstorm and network at the Africa Music Roundtable. The Africa Music Roundtable with the theme, ‘Digital Takeover, Shaping the Future of African Music’, will bring together top international music brands, label executives and music artistes to chart a continental strategy for the African music in the digital age.
The annual AFRIMA Awards is in partnership with the African Union to foster economic development and integration on the continent while showcasing the cultural heritage of Africa to the rest of the world. The awards platform achieves this by celebrating and rewarding old and young music talents of African origin. Lagos State is the official host city of AFRIMA 2017 as appointed by the African Union after hosting a successful 2016 edition.
Salif Keita, Fally Ipupa, Femi Kuti, Wizkid, Young Paris, Diamond Platnumz, Sheyi Shay, Bussine, Bebe Cool, 2Baba, Vanessa Mdee, Nasty C, Sarkodie, Fnaire, Eddy Kenzo, Ibitssam Tiskat, Emtee and over 700 African Superstars to Converge in Lagos for AFRIMA 2017
Among the stars expected to grace the event are Salif Keita (Mali), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Femi Kuti (Nigeria), Wizkid (Nigeria), Young Paris (DRC), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Sheyi Shey (Nigeria), Bussine (Gabon), Bebe Cool (Uganda), 2Baba (Nigeria), Venessa Mdee (Tanzania), Sheyi Shay (Nigeria), Nasty C (South Africa), Sarkodie (Ghana), Fnaire (Morroco), Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Ibitssam Tiskat (Morocco), Emtee (South Africa).