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Public voting begins for 2022 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)



The voting portal for the 2022 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) opened to the public on Sunday, 25 September at 21:00 (CAT), to decide the winners of each of the 39 award categories, globally.

The International Committee for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in conjunction with the African Union Commission (AUC) announced this on Friday, encouraging African music lovers to vote intensively using the live voting portal at Before the portal shuts down on December 10, 2022, the eve of the awards.

More information about the voting process, which will also be audited by international auditing firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), can be found on the website as well as on AFRIMA’s social media (Instagram/TikTok – @Afrima.official; Facebook – Afrimawards). can. , Twitter – @afrimaofficial).

Like the AFRIMA 2021 edition, PWC, which has audited other major global awards, including the Oscars, will audit the voting portal, collate votes and present them at the awards.


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According to Mike Dada, Executive Producer/President, AFRIMA, “Fairness, Authenticity, Creativity, Excellence, Integrity and Transparency are at the heart of our operations. With PwC, we strengthen these value drivers. While ensuring that we remain as inclusive, reliable and authentic as ever.”

Recall that the list of nominees was unveiled globally last Wednesday, revealing a total of 382 nominations across all 39 categories.

The nominations, which have received positive acclaim around the world, are the result of a 10-day rigorous decision convened by AFRIMA’s 13-member jury in July.


Also, entries were considered for nominations for this year’s awards only within the validity period of August 20, 2021 to August 5, 2022.

According to AFRIMA’s Executive Producer/President, Mr. Mike Dada, the awards body remains the ultimate hallmark of African music globally, also serving as an archive for other award bodies across the continent.

“We are not oblivious to the fact that there are some other award bodies which duplicate our nominations every year. As the ultimate identity of African music globally, we are a source of inspiration to both music gatekeepers and music lovers across the industry. AFRIMA continues to move forward to celebrate African talent and grow our creative ecosystem, and this year’s edition is a step forward in that direction,” he said.

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On her behalf, Mrs Angela Martins, Head of Culture of the African Union Commission, encouraged music lovers to vote decisively and fairly.

He said, “We have done our work. Now it is left to your fans to decide your winners. Remember that these categories are highly competitive and are based on merit. Cast your votes to help the best person(s) emerge as champions.”

The 2022 All Africa Music Awards will now be held from 8 to 11 December 2022. A special announcement will be made on 30 September 2022 on the host country and the venue for the awards.

The AFRIMA Awards ceremony will be a 4-day celebration of music, glitz and glamour, with the aim of celebrating Africa, recognizing talent and expanding the economic boundaries of the culture and creative industry on the continent.


The event is scheduled to begin with the welcome ceremony, followed by the AFRIMA Music Village, a tour of the host city, the Africa Music Business Summit, and the Special Nominee Party and conclude with a live awards ceremony broadcast in over 84 countries around the world.

African music lovers can attend events on social media, live stream on the AFRIMA website and social media platforms (IG/TikTok – @afrima.official; Facebook – Afrimawards; Twitter – @afrimaofficial; LinkedIn – AFRIMA) ), and they can tune in to their local and cable TV providers to view event coverage.

In partnership with the African Union Commission, AFRIMA is a youth-focused music platform that recognizes and rewards the work and talent of African artists over generations.

AFRIMA primarily encourages dialogue between Africans and the rest of the world, particularly on the potential of the creative arts to foster genuine human enterprise, as well as contribute significantly to social cohesion as well as sustainable development in Africa. Is.


The program of events is in line with AU Agenda 2063 which outlines Aspiration 05 as the development of the arts and culture sector, including its cultural and creative industries, to promote the development of the African economy.

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  1. Anonymous

    September 27, 2022 at 9:52 am

    How can I vote,the link is not active.Are you kidding us.

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