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#AMVCA2017: Who will be Hosting the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards? Here’s What to Expect this Saturday!



If you’re wondering when the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards are this weekend and what time the show will start, we have all the info about what to expect!

Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) is an annual accolade presented by Multichoice recognizing outstanding achievement in television and film, voted on by the general public.

The show will be taking place on Saturday night (March 4) and the ceremony kicks off at 7PM WAT. It will air live on all Africa Magic channels on DSTV so make sure to tune in live to see who wins all of the awards.

The show will again be hosted by Ik Osakioduwa and South African media personality Minnie Dlamini and there will be an after-party that will kick off around midnight, depending on when the show ends.

Here are the categories to look out for:

  • Best Actor in a drama
  • Best Actress in a drama
  • Best Supporting actress in a drama
  • Best supporting actor in a drama
  • Best Movie (Drama)
  • Best actor in a comedy
  • Best actress in a comedy
  • Best Movie (Comedy)
  • Best Make-up artist
  • Best Costume designer
  • Best Lightning designer
  • Best Video Editor
  • Best Sound Editor
  • Best Art director
  • Best Cinematographer
  • Best writer (Comedy)
  • Best Writer (Drama)
  • Best Indigenous Language (Hausa)
  • Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba)
  • Best Indigenous Language (Swahili)
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Short Film
  • Best Television series Comedy/Drama
  • Best New Media-Online video
  • Best Movie (East Africa)
  • Best Movie (Southern Africa)
  • Best Movie (West Africa)
  • Best Movie director
  • Best Movie

What are you looking forward to the most this Saturday? The Red carpet? The Awards?

Let us know!


  1. teekay

    March 1, 2017 at 3:48 pm

    so they won’t show it on Skye even if na bentv I dnt mind ……*sobs*

  2. Ako Martha

    March 1, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    The red carpet of course. I don’t think I can wait. I will be attending my friend’s daughter’s Birthday party that Saturday, but I’ll rush back home once it will be time. Can’t miss it for anything…

  3. Wale

    March 1, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    Why this lady again? She bored us at the last edition….GOSH.

  4. ahmed

    March 1, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    This is nice. I look forward to the award. I’m rooting for all the nigerian nominees to win.

  5. messylove

    March 2, 2017 at 9:14 am

    Nice one. but will look out for red carpet. pls what time and the T.V station. TNX.

  6. NANA

    March 2, 2017 at 10:24 am


  7. James

    March 2, 2017 at 6:47 pm

    Ramsey nouah should win the best actor category and bimbo akintola the best actress…they were both phenomenal in their roles

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