By Simon Asare, GNA
Accra, May 28, GNA - The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has opened nominations for the 5th Edition of its iconic continental award from May 25 to August 1, 2018.
The awards which is conceptualized to celebrate rich musical heritage of Africa, will be receiving application for this year's award slated for the November 25, 2018.
African music professionals who recorded videos or songs within the period of August 1, 2017 to August 1, 2018 are deemed eligible to apply for this year's awards.
The AFRIMA Jury which consists of 13 members have been tasked to ensure a thorough and fair screening, categorizing, assessing and selection process of AFRIMA 2018 nominees.
The 2018 AFRIMA awards consists of 36 categories and applicants can apply in one or more categories which will be determined by the jury.
Meanwhile, nominations are expected to emerge to populate the Regional and Continental awarding categories of AFRIMA in different genres of music ranging from African contemporary to electro, traditional, reggae/ragga/dancehall, hip-hop, R n B, rap and rock.