South Africa Beats Nollywood At AMAA 2014

Nigerian film stars joined their counterparts from other African countries at the 2014 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards, held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Clarion Chukwura, who won the award for Best Actor in the female category for her role in “Apaye; A Mother’s Love” led other stars, Eniola Badmus, Rita Dominic, Patience Ozokwo, Segun Arinze, Richard Mofe Damijo, Ibinabo Fiberesima, and many others who graced the occasion.

At the end of the show, South Africa carted away 9 plaques while Nollywood clinched 6.

On this segment of EN, we featured the highlights of the event.

Also, Entertainment Correspondent, Abidemi Dairo sits with EN presenter, Mayowa Ogundele for a review of the event.

Also, EN featured scenes from the shoot of Kabarr’s new music video. Also, we featured highlights of God’s Children Got Talent, a talent hunt show sponsored by Redeemed Christian Church of God.

VIDEO: Celebrities Shine At Headies Awards

The Headies Awards 2013 was well attended by Nigerian celebrities but raving lyricist Olamide emerged the biggest star of the night by carting away three individual prizes and one for his ghost mode collaboration with fast rising act, Phyno.

The rapper also won the  best rap album, album of the year and the best street hop categories.

Other winners were Jaywon of Kennis Music who bagged the recording of the year, EME’s Banky W with the Best R&B Single, 2face Idibia with best pop single, and rapper Modenine reclaimed the respected Lyricist on the Roll Prize.

2013 was no doubt an eventful year within the Nigerian music industry. Entertainment correspondent, Abidemi Dairo sat down with entertainment PR consultant, Ayeni Adekunle to review the highs and lows of the Nigerian music industry in 2013.