‘Tompolo’ singer Kcee has been announced as the headliner of the nomination gala of African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).


AMAA 2017 nomination gala will take place in Kigali, Rwanda.

Nominees into the 28 categories of the awards will be announced at the gala, which will also feature performances from Rwandan artistes.

According to a statement signed by Tony Anih, director of administration, AMAA will host a creative entrepreneurs’ workshop in Kigali on May 13, prior to the nominations gala night on May 14.


Meanwhile, AMAA will hold a sponsors’ night in Lagos, the official host state, on May 4.

Joyce Banda, former president of Malawi, is expected to deliver a keynote address at the event.

The main award ceremony is scheduled to hold in Lagos on Sunday, June 18.


It will be attended by delegates and nominees from over 50 African countries and from Europe, North America, United States and South America.

RwandAir, Rwanda Development Board and Radisson Blu have partnered with the organisers of the AMAA to host the nomination night in Kigali.

“We are very happy with our collaboration with RwandAir, Rwanda Development, Radisson Blu and the Kigali Convention Centre and this is in the spirit of value creation and integration within the continent which the Africa Union is promoting and AMAA holding the nominations in Rwanda this year will promote tourism and bilateral relations between Nigeria and Rwanda,” said Anih.


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