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JMartins named African Music Ambassador at GIAMA Awards


JMartins named African Music Ambassador at GIAMA Awards

Award winning artiste and producer, JMartins has been named African Music Ambassador by the organizers of Golden Icon Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) which took place at the Morris Cultural Center, Houston, USA recently.

The afro pop singer who recently dropped a new single, ‘Kpomo’ was accorded the honor based on his outstanding achievements in the African music industry. Speaking at the event he thanked his numerous fans and supporters who have stood by him throughout his almost fifteen year career ‘It’s a privilege to be here today and to be honored by the organizers of this event. My immense gratitude goes to my fans that’ve stood by me every step of the way. God bless every one of you,’ says JMartins.

Golden Icon Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) is an annual awards event designed to celebrate the very best of Africa’s rich culture of entertainment as well as to honour excellence and creativity in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Other recipients of the awards included Majid Michel, Stella Damasus, Ramsey Nouah , Uti Nwachuckwu.

Full List of Winners:

Best Motion Picture: Somewhere in Africa

Best Actor: Majid Michel – Somewhere in Africa

Best Actress: Stella Damascus – Two Brides and A Baby

Best Original Screenplay: In the Cupboard

Best New Actor: Uti Nwachukwu – In the Cupboard

Best New Actress: Belinda Effah – KoKomma

Best Supporting Actor: Frank Attus – Trapped in the Game

Best Supporting Actress: Biola Segun Williams – In the Cupboard

Best Supporting Actress: Lilian Ini Ikpe – Kokomma

Best Comedy Act: Ime Bishop Umoh – Okon Lagos

Best Indigenous Film: Unge’s War

Best Drama Film: In the Cupboard

Best Film Director: Frank Rajah Arase – Somewhere in Africa

Best Film Producer: Kwame Boadu – Somewhere in Africa

Best Costume: I’ll take my Chances

Best Cinematography: Unge’s War

Humanitarian Award: Van Vicker Foundation

Best Film (Diaspora): The Mechanic (Who is the Man)

Best Actress (Diaspora): Maureen Esealuka – Bianca

Best Actor (Diaspora): Chet Anekwe – Bianca

Best Supporting Actress (Diaspora): Susan Peters – The Entrapped

Best Supporting Actor (Diaspora): Olalekan Akintude – Black Money

Best Film Director (Diaspora): John Uche – Bianca

Best Film Producer (Diaspora): John Uche – Bianca

Best Male Actor – Diaspora

(Viewer’s Choice): Pascal Atuma

Best Female Actress – Diaspora

(Viewer’s Choice): Merlisa Determined

Best Cinematography: Robert Peters – The Entrapped

Lifetime Achievement Award: Emem Isong

Honorarium Humanitarian Award: Amobi Okoye

Music Achievement Award: J Martins

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