Africa Magic Announces AMVCA 2020 Nominees [See Full List]

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Africa Magic, on Thursday night, announced nominees for all the categories in the 7th Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020.

The AMVCA’s nominee announcement was hosted by Nollywood’s Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman.

Nollywood stars Ramsey Nouah and Toyin Abraham secured the most nominations.

Nouah secured four nominations, the highest among the nominees ahead of the seventh edition of the AMVCA which will hold at a yet-to-be-announced date.

The 49-year-old actor secured nomination for the Best Actor in a Drama category for his role in ‘Levi’, while the other two nominations came in the Best Actor in a Comedy category with his role in ‘Merry Men 1’ and the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama category for his role in his directorial debut hit flick ‘Living In Bondage’.

He also earned a nomination for the Best Director category for his directorial role in ‘Living in Bondage’.

Toyin Abraham closely followed Nouah with three nominations – Best Actress in a Drama with her role in the movie ‘Elevator Baby’ while her two other nominations came in the Best Actress in a Comedy category with her role in the ‘Bling Lagosians’ and ‘Kasanova’.

Actress Zainab Balogun and Funke Akindele are next with two nominations each.

Other entries with multiple nominations include ‘Seven’, ‘King of Boys’ and ‘Ratnik’ with seven nominations each and ‘Elevator Baby’ with six.

Other Nollywood acts Sola Sobowale, Kate Henshaw, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), Nigerian rapper Reminisce among others also secured nominations in several categories.

See all the categories and nominees

#AMVCA7 Best Short Film or Online Video Nominees:

– Oga John – Bolanle Akintomide

-Thorn – Bola ‘Enigma’ Akanbi

-Prueba – Stanlee Ohikuhare

-Tokunbo – Bio Arimoro

#AMVCA7 Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or TV Series Nominees are:

-Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) – Seven 

-Ramsey Nouah – Living In Bondage

-Nkem Owoh – God Calling

-Remilekun ‘Reminisce’ Safaru  – King Of Boys

-Pascal Tokodi – Disconnect

#AMVCA7 Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or TV Series Nominees are:

– Toni Tones – King Of Boys

– Eucharia Anunobi – The Foreigner’s God

– Tina Mba – The Set Up

– Mary Lazarus – Size 12

– Gloria Sarfo – The Perfect Picture: 10 Years Later

#AMVCA7 Best Cinematographer Nominees are:

God Calling – Cardoso

Living In Bondage – John Demps

Ratnik – Niyi White, Gbenga Fifolabi and Abiola Ladipo

The Set Up – Mohammed Attah

#AMVCA7 Best Lighting Designer in a Movie or TV Series Nominees:

God Calling – Cardoso

Ratnik – Abiola Ladipo

Elevator Baby – Eleaxu Texas

Plan B – Odhiambo Walter

#AMVCA7 Best Costume Designer Movie or TV Series Nominees are:

Living In Bondage Olohigbe Nwagwu

The Foreigner’s God Ifan Michael

Ratnik Dimeji Ajibola

King Of Boys Yolanda Okereke

#AMVCA7 Best Make-Up Category Nominees are:

God Calling – Lilian Omozele Paul

The Foreigner’s God – Jude Odoh

King Of Boys – Hakeem Effects

Coming From Insanity – Bio Arimoro

#AMVCA7 Best Actor in a Comedy (Movie or TV Series) Nominees are:

Uzor Arukwe – Smash

Chibunna “Funny Bone” Stanley – Smash

Uzor Arukwe – Size 12

Ramsey Nouah – Merry Men 1

Etim Effiong – Plan B Daniel

#AMVCA7 Best Actress in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series) Nominees are:

Toyin Abraham – Bling Lagosians

Bimbo Ademoye – Looking For Baami

Funke Akindele – Moms At War

Toyin Abraham – Kasanova

Ebele Okaro – Smash

#AMVCA7 Best Actor in a Drama (Movie/TV Series) Nominees are:

Swankey J.K.A – Living In Bondage

Timini Egbuson – Elevator Baby

Efa Iwara – Seven

Gabriel Afolayan – Coming From Insanity

Ramsey Nouah – Levi

#AMVCA7 Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series) Nominees are:

Shola Shobowale – King Of Boys

Zainab Balogun – Sylvia

Zainab Balogun – God Calling

Toyin Abraham – Elevator Baby

Kate Henshaw – The Ghost And The House Of Truth

#AMVCA7 Best Writer in a Movie or TV Series Nominees are:

BB Sasore – God Calling

Tosin Igho – Seven

Vanessa Kanu – Sylvia

Biodun Stephen – Joba

Nicole Asinugo and CJ Obasi – Living In Bondage

Akay Mason and Yusuf Carew – Elevator Baby

#AMVCA7 Best Documentary Nominees are:

Hidden Euphoria – Aderogba Adedeji

Skin – Beverly Naya

Against All Odds: A Tale Of Resilience – Aderemi Davies

Ibadan: Yoruba Heritage – Tunde Oladimeji

#AMVCA7 Best Indigenous Language Movie/TV Series Swahili Nominees are:

Raveet Sippy Chadh – Subira

Timoth Conrad Kachumka – Sema

Victor Gatonye – Dream Child

Joan Kabugu – Toy Car

#AMVCA7 Best Indigenous Language Movie/TV Series Yoruba Nominees are:

Ronke Odusanya – Ajoji Godogbo

– Yewande Famakin – Alubarika

Oyebade Adebimpe – Adebimpe Omo Oba

Wumi Olabimtan – Intent

#AMVCA7 Best Indigenous Language Movie/TV Series Hausa Nominees are:

Tuntube – Muhammad T. Finisher

Mariya – Abubakar Bashir

Abarawa Rai – Muhammad Adam and Tundun Murtala

Sadauki – Hassan Giggs

#AMVCA7 Best Indigenous Language Movie/TV Series Igbo Nominees are:

Isianyaocha – Brown Ene

Nekwa – Paul Igwe

Nne – Victor Iyke

Obiakpor – Evan Okechukwu

#AMVCA7 Best Movie Southern Africa Nominees are:

Kukuri – Philippe Talavera

Dalitso – Abraham Kabwe

Kwacha – Cassie Kabwikta

The Beautiful Hen Behind Yao Mountain – Imran Kaisi

#AMVCA7 Best Movie East Africa Nominees are:

Disconnect – Iman Mueke

Lost In Time – Edijoe Mwaniki

Plan B – Sarah Hassan

94 Terror – Mulinwa Richard

#AMVCA7 Best Movie West Africa Nominees are:

God Calling – Momo Spaine

Seven – Tosin Igho

Elevator Baby – Victoria Akujobi

Living In Bondage – Steve Gukas

Ratnik – Dimeji Ajibola

#AMVCA7 Best Television Series Drama Or Comedy Nominees are:

Jenifa’s Diary – Funke Akindele

Truth – Anis Halloway

Life As It Is – Uche Odoh

Women – Uchenna Mbunabo

#AMVCA7 Best Picture Editor Nominees are:

God Calling – Holmes Awa

Ratnik – Dimeji Ajibola

Living In Bondage – Antonio

Rebeiro Seven – Tosin Igho and Bryan Dike

Elevator Baby – Emiola Fagbenle

#AMVCA7 Best Art Director Movie/TV Series Nominees:

Living In Bondage – Victor Afrigold, Ayanda Carter, Jim Franklin, Zimasa Ndamase

Ratnik – Dimeji Ajibola, Iwaotan Olusola Roberts

God Calling – Omotola Alade

The Bling Lagosians – Bolanle Austen Peters

#AMVCA7 Best Sound Track Movie/TV Series Nominees:

King Of Boys – Sess, Reminisce & Adekunle Gold – Original Gangster

Living In Bondage – Larry Gaga & Flavour – Tene

God Calling – Ighwiyisi Jacobs – Stay With Me

The Gift – Mercy Aghedo – The Gift

Run -Timzil – Run

For the first time, #AMVCA7 has the @MultiChoice Talent Factory Award. Nominees are:

Life of Bim – West Africa

Dreamchaser – West Africa

Ensulo – East Africa

Promises – East Africa

Savana Skies – Southern Africa

The Painting – Southern Africa

#AMVCA7 Best Director Nominees are:

Living In Bondage – Steve Gukas, Ramsey Nouah

God Calling – Bb Sasore

The Set Up – Niyi Akinmolayan

King Of Boys – Kemi Adetiba

Ratnik – Dimeji Ajibola

The Ghost And The House Of Truth – Akin Omotosho

Seven – Tosin Igho

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