Nollywood A-Listers Dominate AMVCA 2024 Nominations



The Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) has unveiled its nominees for the 2024 edition, with Nollywood stars Funke Akindele, Timini Egbuson, Kehinde Bankole, and others leading the pack. The 10th edition of the prestigious awards ceremony will be held on May 11, 2024, at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos.

This year’s nominations showcase a diverse range of films and television shows, with categories recognizing acting, directing, writing, and technical aspects of filmmaking. Leading actors Funke Akindele (“A Tribe Called Judah”) and Timini Egbuson are among the nominees for Best Lead Actress and Actor respectively.

Fan favorites like Kehinde Bankole (“Adire”) are also vying for Best Lead Actress honors. The critically acclaimed “Over the Bridge” leads the pack with the most nominations (12) across various categories.

MultiChoice Nigeria, organizers of the AMVCA, expressed their excitement for the upcoming ceremony. They anticipate a night celebrating excellence in African filmmaking.

A full list of nominees across all categories is available on the AMVCA website and various media outlets. Here are some of the leading categories and nominees:

Best Lead Actor

Wale Ojo (Breath of Life)

Stan Nze (Afamefuna)

Marc Zinga (Omen)

Gideon Okeke (Egun)

David Ezekiel (Blood Vessel)

Richard Mofe Damijo (The Black Book)

Adedimeji Lateef (Jagun Jagun – The Warrior)

Gabriel Afolayan (This is Lagos)


Best Lead Actress

Segi Lolaogidan (Over the Bridge)

Lucie Debay (Omen)

Omowunmi Dada (Asiri Ade)

Ireti Doyle (The Origin: Madam Koi Koi)

Adaobi L. Dibor (Blood Vessel)

Evelyne Ily (Mami Wata)

Kehinde Bankole (Adire)

Funke Akindele (A Tribe Called Judah)

The announcement of the AMVCA nominees has generated significant buzz on social media, with fans expressing their excitement and predicting potential winners. The ceremony promises to be a night of glamour and recognition for the best of African cinema.

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