Former Miss Uganda and AMI Awards Vice President Stellah Nantumbwe speaking to journalists at the press launch
It’s without a doubt that almost after every awards ceremony there erupts controversy between artists who usually accuse organizers of syndicates and mismanagement.
It’s at the backdrop of such circumstances that Schnaps Universe Africa Inc. has launched the Africa Music industry (AMI) awards to recognize and honor African celebrities in their deserved calibers.
On Tuesday evening, the awards event was officially unveiled to the Ugandan press at a ceremony held at Mestil Hotel, Kampala.
Speaking at the launch, former Miss Uganda Stellah Nantumbwe who also doubles as the Vice President of the AMI awards instilled hope in fans of African music saying, “These are people’s choice awards, expect the utmost transparency.”
“The entire voting process is up on our website, expect no surprises as far as winners are concerned, you’ll be able to see everything.”
Telesqop further understands that the event is designed to “honor African artists and musicians, African arts and cultures, entertainment leaders, entertainment political figures, dignitaries, celebrities and stars who are pioneers in arts, music, fashion.”
The awards gala will be held at Kampala Serena Hotel on 24th March 2018, with a horde of African celebrities expected to attend.
According to organizers, Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie will also be in Kampala for the event.
Other confirmed performers include Safary, Lizha James, Shellsy Baronet, Barbara Kanam among others.
Ellah and Ka De Jong will be the hosts for the night.
Below are some photos from the press launch: