Glitz, glam as ‘Anikulapo’ wins big at 2023 AMVCA


The event was held at the Convention Hall of the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, with the media presenter presentr Ik Osakioduwa and South Africa Zozi TunziMiss Universe 2019, serving as hosts.

The first part of the main event had kicked off in grand style with four red carpet hosts including Toke Makinwa, Uti Nwachukwu, sika oseiand Adams.

At exactly 7:00 p.m., the prestigious award began with a cultural presentation that moved the audience.

Juan Ugbethe Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Multichoice, reiterated the organization’s commitment to the appreciation of artists in the creative industry.

Rewarding the best on the continent, inspiring filmmakers for bringing world-class entertainment into the homes of our viewers.,” he said.

The film Anikulapo, by Kunle AfolayanHe started the night off on a winning note, winning five awards at this year’s event, emerging as the biggest winner.

Of the 16 for which she was nominated, Anikulapo won in the categories: Best Indigenous Language’ (Yoruba); Best Overall Film; Best Sound Editor (film/TV series); Best Writer (Movie/TV series); and Best Soundtrack (movie/TV series).

‘Best Picture Editor’ went to the TV series Crime and Justice, while ‘Best Art Director’ went to wale adeleke for Yoruba epic film ‘Ageshinkole’.

parody maker, Bukunmi Adeaga Iloriknown as Kiekie, and Elozonam Ogbolu‘s “Back from the Future” won Best Online Content of the Year.

The duo jointly won the award in the category.

Crime and Justice won ‘Best Television Series’, while Best West African Film went to Brotherhood, produced by Jadesola Osiberu.

the announcement of bimbo ademoyeAMVCA’s first win was met with a standing ovation from the audience when she won Best Actress in a Comedy, while samuel perrypopularly known as woolly brodawon the men’s category.

Ighodaro Bears won the Best Actress award for the film Man of God, tobi bakare he won the Best Actor award for the film Brotherhood. Leaked won Best Multiple Choice Talent Factory.

Mpali won Mnet’s Best Soap Opera, while King Buga took Mnet’s Best Original Non-Script Novel award.

efe irele won Best Supporting Actress for the film 4-4-44, while Abishta Ahmed he won the Best Supporting Actor award.

Nigerian influencer Enioluwa Adeoluwa and BBNaija’s former housemate Beauty Tukura won the coveted Best Dressed Men’s and Women’s title.

Patience Ozokwo won the 2023 Industry Merit Award for her lifetime achievement and dedication to the film industry. The award was presented by Femi Odugbemi, the Chief Judge of the award.

Ozokwo applauded the AMVCA organizers for the recognition and also thanked her fans for loving her.

He took a moment to honor the lives of the creative minds who have passed: Sola Onayiga, Ada Ameh, Sammie Okposo, Leonard Chimezie, Osmond Gbadebo, Gbenga Richards, Johnson Davidson, and Murphy Afolabi.

Iyanya and Tiwa Savage thrilled the audience with some of their hit songs.


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