The All Africa Music Awards 2015 entry submission begins May 18, with Africa Union declaring the music industry as vehicle for social development
ALL Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, in partnership with the Africa Union Commission, AUC, will open submission of entries for this year’s edition of the continental awards on Monday, May 18.
Music professionals of African origin including artistes, songwriters, video directors, music/entertainment journalists and music producers resident on the continent or abroad are eligible to enter in any of the 33 award categories and entry submission closes on Monday, July 20. Works to be submitted must be produced in the year under review –May 31, 2014 to July 20, 2015.
Format of submission involves detailed information about eligibility and it is available on www.afrima.org. Entries should be done by completing the registration form on AFRIMA website while a URL link of the music work on YouTube, SoundCloud, MySpace and other compatible platforms must be included in the space provided on the entry registration form.
For hard copy entries, download the registration form and the completed copy alongside two copies of the entry must be sent to the nearest physical address provided on the AFRIMA website.
The dates for entry submission and closing were recently announced by Mike Dada, AFRIMA president/executive producer, during the AUC-AFRIMA joint conference held on April 29, at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference witnessed by international media, select African music super stars, members of the international committee of AFRIMA and senior AUC officials, also served as a forum for unveiling the AFRIMA 2015 event calendar by Mustapha S. Kaloko, AUC commissioner of Social Affairs, who formally declared the 2015 activities of AFRIMA open.
— May 18, 2015 @ 01:00 GMT