The Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards is one of Africa’s most prestigious celebration of film and TV talents behind and in front of the cameras. These include actors, directors, songwriters, light men to mention but a few. Multi-Choice has been able to invest and commit resources into the development of skills and talent of Africans through the AMVC awards.
The seventh edition of the AMVCAs has 27 categories which include a brand new category: The Multichoice Talent Factory Award.
Just like with other editions of the AMVCAs viewers will get to vote for their favourites in some of the categories which include the Best Actor in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series),
Best Actor in a Drama (Movie/TV Series), Best Actress in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series), Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series), Best Supporting Actor (Movie/TV Series), Best Supporting Actress (Movie/TV Series), Best Short Film or Online.
AMVCA 2020 has come and gone, but the glitz and Glamour still remain. The award which was held at the Lagos City Nigeria, on the 14th day of March 2020 witnessed A-list actors from several countries in Africa. Like we all know AMVC Awards come with a lot of paparazzi, fashion and style because the best-dressed male and female get an award too. It is more like a fashion show, so most of the actors and entertainers spend heavily to get the best fashion designers to style them because they all want to make a fashion statement. This year some actors had their big winnings in the award while some lost. The above categories are decided through public voting. Some A list Nigerian actor lost in their categories this year. The Best Supporting Actress had 5 nominations which include Eucharia Anunobi, Gloria Sarfo, Mary Lazarus, Tina Mba, Toni Tones. A list actress including Eucharia Anunobi, Toni Tones and Tina Mba lost to Gloria Sarfo. In the best actress in the comedy category, A-list actress including Ebele Okaro, Toyin Abraham, Bimbo Ademoye lost to Funke Akindele. In the Best Supporting Actor category, A-List actors such as in Nkem Owoh, Ramsey Nuoah, Richard Mofe Damijo lost to Pascal Tokodi.
Ramsey Nuoah Movie Living in Bondage won 7 awards including the Best Cinematographer -John Demps, Best Soundtrack (Movie/TV Series) – Larry Gaaga and Flavour, Best Writer (Movie/TV Series) – Asinogu Nicole and CJ Obasi, Best Movie West Africa – Living in Bondage (Steve Gukas), Best Director – Ramsey Noah (Living in Bondage, Overall Movie – Living in Bondage but lost the best actor in drama to Timini Egbuson. The A-list actors who lost in the best actor in the drama category include Ramsey Nuoah and Gabriel Afolayan. Top actors including Ramsey Nouah, Uzor Arukwe, Daniel Etim Effiong lost the Best Actor in a comedy to Chibunna “Funny Bone” Stanley.
Best Actress in a Drama was won by Toyin Abraham. A list actress in this category includes Shola Sobowale, Kate Henshaw, Zainab Balogun.
Best Dressed Male Award was won by Mike Edwards and the Best Dressed Female goes to Mercy Eke. Top actress including Ronke Odusanya, Oyemade Adebimpe, Wumi Olabumitan lost The Best Indigenous Language Movie Yoruba to Yewande Famakin.