Wednesday, April 25, 2012

HIGHLIGHTS OF AMAA 2012

The AMAA Awards has come and gone, but memories of it will linger. The award ceremony was held on Sunday (April 22, 2012). It was attended by guests from all over the world, including movie stars and film-makers from across Africa. Notable guests at the event included Uche Jombo, Rita Dominic, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Kunle Afolayan, Majid Michel, Juliet Ibrahim, Lydia Forson, Fathia Balogun, Funso Adeolu, Lancelot Imasuen,and Chinyere Wilfred. Morris Chestnut, Rockmond Dunbar, and Lynn Whitfield brought Hollywood glamour to the event. 


Nigerian music superstar, Tuface, ASA, and Senegalese singer Vivian provided music on the night. Star actress, Rita Dominic carted home the prestigious award for Best Actress in a Leading role. Ghanaian star, Majid Michel won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and he delivered an engaging and funny acceptance speech that had the crowd in stitches. Ivie Okujaye, winner of the Best Promising Actor award, delivered an emotional acceptance speech. 


Kunle Afolayan

Morris Chestnut (in the black suit)

Majid Michel and his beautiful sister, Isabella

Rosie Motene and Lydia Forson in conversation

ASA jamming with the band

Tuface acknowledging the crowd

May D, Ama K Abebrese, and Leila Djansi

Leila Djansi, Ebbe Bassey, and Katung Aduwak

The camera loves Lynn Whitfield, and Lynn Whitfield loves the camera

Nse Ikpe-Etim hugging Rita Dominic (Best Actress in a Leading Role)

Rita Dominic - all smiles

Majid Michel delivering his engaging and funny acceptance speech
Photo credit: Kola Oshalusi

19 comments:

  1. Rita you are shinning darling xxoo

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  2. Dnt fink she dserves it.

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  3. where was Geny n Omosexy???

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    1. when did they act last in naija?

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  4. wooo Nolly wood is growing.can't believe this Morris Chestnut.

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  5. Rita u rock gal.u deserve it.congrats.

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  6. Majid Micheal sister is very pretty jst like handsome Brother.

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  7. majid micheal deserved the award but not rita gosh\

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    1. Bad belle! U can't even appreciate a gud thing when u see one. Go act your own film and let's see how gud you are.

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  8. majid micheal deserved the award but not rita gosh\

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  9. Rita u deserved it, u are supposed to have won this award earlier than now, ride on my dear.

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  10. majid micheal deserved the award but not rita gosh\

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  11. Rita u sure deserve the award and more.about tym

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  12. Majid and Rita,u guys rock...every good work deserves a reward,,am glad u guys took d turn diz time...(Applaud)

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  13. Rita u are grate. love from a nigerian

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  14. dats nyc ba wat movie made rita win and i wanna noe d ppl who wer placed in dat category

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  15. Rita is da gurl, she deserve it

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  16. rita doms yvonne okoro n majid n d preety sis

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