This years first Annual Afro Entertainment Awards was hosted by Jahghana, Dj Ziggs, Students at UIC and Legend Talk Radio. In addition to the incredible performances, part of the proceeds benefited United Africa Organization. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees. Special thanks to Ike Ileka, Shantell Mckenzie,Fallah Porter, Garcon Morweh, ASC PRESIDSENT Nasrah Serwaah Acheampong and other BOARD MEMBERS Chinyere Evulukwu,Folake Ogundipe. The event was a hit and they intend to make it bigger and better next year!!
Check out the footage from this years event!!
I will be co-hosting the Afro Entertainment Awards:
Awards ceremony Saturday, October 8th, 2011, at the University of Illinois at Chicago Auditorium, located at 750 South Halsted, Chicago, Illinois 60607.
The 1st Annual Afro Entertainment Awards acknowledges and honor the accomplishments and contributions of entertainers and entrepreneurs of the Afro Entertainment arena. Lunched in 2011, The Afro Entertainment Awards is unique in the sense that it incorporates entertainers and entrepreneurs from the Global Pan African Diaspora. It has a focus to Reach, Educate, Inspire, Grow, and Nurture today’s Generation through Entertainment.
Their goal is to enhance the lives of individuals by helping them face demanding and challenging situations with enthusiasm and strength. The Annual Afro Entertainment Awards strives to support local and international charities through fund raising and awareness.
Afro Entertainment Awards Categories
o Who brings the freshest sound, always keeps your body moving and the dance floor grooving?
Best African Restaurant
o When your bellies rumble who the first food joint on your mind ?
Best Fashion Designer
o Who’s got the most innovative, the cleanest look and freshest styles?
Best Female Artist
o Always on point ready to show chi town what she’s got
Best Song Writer
o Bringing entertainment style and dance moves devoted to the arts we nominate …
Best Student Organization
o Involved in our community helping to make a difference for students and bringing change to society
Best Music Video
o Bringing Chicago amazing visuals and arts. Select that nominee that made your jaw drop. For best music video.
o Every event is banging and the talk of the town lets recognize Chicago’s best promoter
Best Male Artist
o So amazing. So Talented……. Chicago offers the best selection of male artists.
Best Event of the Year
o This event must have made the history books.
o Tell us who runs the runway in the world of contemporary African fashion
Best Dance Group
o Let’s recognize our best dancers who rock the stage.
o Brings out the beauty in every snap
Best Beauty Hair Salon
o Which Salon do you think brings out your beauty regardless!
Best Recording Studio
o Which Studio in the Chi do you think has what it takes for this Category?
Best African Radio (US)
o Which African Radio station in the Chi do you think runs & reigns in this field?