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#AMVCA2018: Can’t Watch the Show? Get the LIVE UPDATES of the 2018 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards

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The #AMVCA2018 has officially kicked off and this year the red carpet hosts are Sika Osei and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on one end, Helen Paul and Uti Nwachukwu on another.

– The official hashtag for the event has been announced as #AMVCA2018

We’ve spotted quite a few guests on the red carpet.

– Meg Otanwa is rooting for everyone during this year’s show!

– Just in case you missed it, you can still vote in our poll for this year.

– Actress Ini Dima-Okojie is on the red carpet!

– Sika Osei has also had a quick chat with Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi.

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Sika Osei, Uti Nwachukwu and Helen Paul have interviewed some exciting guests.

– We’re loving the red carpet looks so far.

Tallulah Doherty

Kalu Ikeagwu

Aijay Jay Ezeh

Kalu Ikeagwu and Wife Aijay Jay Ezeh

Ini Dima-Okojie

Lota Chukwu

Helen Paul

Joro Olumofin

Ik Ogbonna

Uru Eke

Alexx Ekubo

Williams Uchemba


Bassey Ekpenyong


Ekemini “Kemen” Ekerette

Noble Igwe and Denola Grey

Ade Laoye


Iyabo Ojo

Sika Osei

Peggy Ovire

Cynthia “CeeC” Nwadiora

Mawuli Gavor

Bamike “BamBam” Olawumi

– Uti is having a chat with Rita Dominic about her movie company.

The 2018 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards has officially started!

And the first award goes to:

Best Sound Editor – TATU (Kolade Morakinyo & Pius Fatoke)

Best Picture Editor – 18 HOURS (Mark Maina)

The presenters for ‘Best Lighting’ are Meg Otanwa and Okey Uzoeshi… and the winner is  (Ododoru Akinruyi)

Best Cinematographer – Okafor’s Law (Yinka Edward)

Best Costume Designer – The Bridge ( Ngozi Obasi & James Blessinone)

Best Film & Online Video-  Penance  (Michael ‘Ama Psalmist’ Akinrogunde)

Best Documentary- The Flesh Business (Denis Wanjihi Maina)

Best Make-Up Artiste- Tatu (Thelma Ozy Smith /Hakeem Effects Onilogbo)

Best Art Director- Lotanna (Tunji Afolayan)

Best Soundtrack- Tatu Evelle

Best Indigenous Language (Swahili)- Supa Modo (Sarika hemi Lakhani)

Best Indigenous Language (Hausa) – Mansoor (Ali Nuhu)

Best Indigenous Language(Yoruba)- Etiko Onigedu (Femi Adebayo)

Best Indigenous Language (Igbo)-  Bound (Lilian Afegbai)

Ali Nuhu receiving the Best Indigenous Language (Hausa)

Femi Adebayo receiving the Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba)


Best TV/Comedy Series – This is It ( Dolapo Adeleke)

Bisola performing onstage while the #AMVCA2018 pays homage to all the movie industry icons who have passed.

Best Movie East Africa – 18 Hours Phoebe Ruguru


Best Movie West Africa- Isoken Jade Osiberu


Best Movie South Africa- A Road to Sunrise  Shemu Joyah

Cobhams Asuquo performing at #AMVCA2018

And the 2018 Trail blazer Award goes to…Bisola Aiyeola!


Industry Merit Award Tunde Kelani


Falz giving a rousing performance at the #AMVCA2018

Best Writer – Alter Ego (Patrick Nnamani/ Koye O / Moses Inwang

Best Supporting Actress- Isoken (Lydia Forson)

Best Supporting Actor-  New Money (Falz)


Lydia Forson receiving her Best Supporting Actress award

And to the most anticipated awards of the night…

Best Actress in a Comedy- Auntie Boss (Nyce Wanjeri)

Best Actor in a Comedy -A Million Baby (Odunlade Adekola)

Best Actress- Alter Ego (Omotola Jalade Ekeinde)

Best Actor- Keteke (Adjetey Anang)

Best Director- Isoken (Jade Osiberu)

The WINNER of the ‘Best Overall Movie’ category goes to…

18 Hours Pheobe Ruguru

The 2018 AMVCA comes to a rousing end !






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