It was an emotionally charged night full of entertainment, glamour and red carpet extravaganza as Africa’s biggest film and television stars gathered at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos for the seventh edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs).
Hosted by the duo of IK Osakioduwa and AMVCA newbie Amina Abdi Rabar, the event held on Saturday, March 14, and is organized by Africa Magic in association with MultiChoice. The 7th edition of the AMVCAs was also sponsored by Amstel Malta.
The biggest winner of the night was Nigerian thriller ‘Living in Bondage’, which walked home with six awards including Best Overall Movie and Best Director. Timini Egbuson won Best Actor in a Drama whilst Toyin Abraham won in the Best Actress in a Drama, both wins for their performances in the movie ‘Elevator Baby’. Meanwhile, The MultiChoice Academy award went to East Africa for the movie ‘Promises’.
Another highlight was the performance by award-winning African music icon Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia who performed a medley of his popular songs, whilst talented vocalists Mercy Aghedo, Adeniyi Timilehin Adeola, Ighwiyisi Jacobs also gave special renditions of songs nominated for the Best Soundtrack award
Popular BBNaija alumni Mercy Eke and Mike Edwards became the first winners of the ‘Best Dressed’ award at the 7th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) which held on Saturday, March 14, at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos.