The ninth installment of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) is scheduled to occur at Eko Hotels, Lagos, on May 20, 2023.
While numerous performers and individuals from the industry aspire to secure their inaugural accolades on the grand platform this evening, there are also quite a few who aspire to replicate the enchantment witnessed last year.
Below is a compilation of actors who emerged victorious at the AMVCA event in 2022 and have been nominated once again with the potential to win this evening.
Osas Ighodaro emerged as the recipient of the prestigious Best Actress in a Drama accolade for her outstanding performance in Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story, and she will be eagerly vying for a triumph in the identical category once more, as she has received a nomination for her role in Man of God.
Funke Akindele is a familiar face when it comes to achieving remarkable success at the AMVCAs. Akindele earned the esteemed title of Best Actress in a Comedy Movie or TV Series at the AMVCA event in 2022, thanks to her exceptional portrayal in Omo Ghetto the Saga.
In the year 2023, she has three remarkable opportunities to seize yet another coveted AMVCA trophy. She has received a nomination for the esteemed title of Best Actress in a Comedy Movie or TV Series for her exceptional performance in Battle on Buka Street.
Additionally, she is also a nominee for the prestigious Best Writer of a Movie or TV Series award, sharing the nomination with esteemed co-writers Jack’enneth Opukeme, Stephen Oluboyo, and Jemine Edukugho for their remarkable work on the film.
As a crowning achievement, her groundbreaking movie has garnered a third nomination for the highly esteemed Best Overall Movie in Africa category. Together, these nominations comprise an extraordinary achievement.
Samuel Perry, popularly known as Broda Shaggi, secured the prestigious title of Best Actor in a Comedy Movie or TV Series at the AMVCA event in 2022 for his remarkable performance in Dwindle.
In the year 2023, Broda Shaggi once again garnered nominations for the same category, but this time for two distinct films: Survivors and Inside Life.
Teniola Aladese, who graced the stage as the recipient of the esteemed Trailblazer Award at the AMVCA ceremony in 2022, continues to exemplify her talent and dedication.
She has been acknowledged for her remarkable performance in Love in a Pandemic and has consequently received a well-deserved nomination for the distinguished title of Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or TV Series.
In 2022, Tunji Afolayan emerged victorious as the recipient of the esteemed Best Art Director of a Movie or TV Series award for his outstanding work on Amina.
In 2023, he will once again be recognized for his remarkable talent, receiving a nomination in the same category for his contribution to Battle on Buka Street.
Tunde Apalowo showcased his exceptional skills as a Best Picture Editor, winning the accolade for his outstanding work on For Maria Ebun Pataki in 2022.
In 2023, he continues to captivate the industry with his talent, earning a nomination for Best Writer of a Movie or TV Series for his remarkable screenplay, Kanaani. Co-writer Jeffery Musa David is also acknowledged with a nomination for the same film.
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