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Public online voting underway for African Diaspora Merits Awards (ADMA) 2016

Public online voting is now underway for this year’s African Diaspora Merits Awards (ADMA).

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This is a yearly event organized by STICHTING IMAANI NGO to celebrate the achievements of Africans in the Diaspora and back home.

ADMA was founded in 2012 by Leonard Ajayi-Odekhiran and Tony Dele Akinyemi with the aim of encouraging more Africans to succeed in their various endeavours and project a positive image of Africa in their host countries.

Adma4There are two categories: the voting and honorary categories. While the voting category is dedicated to those who have excelled in the entertainment field, the honorary category recognizes outstanding people in all other fields.

The awards giving ceremony will be held on 16th October 2016 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

The past winners of ADMA include Diana Tambe, (Best Fashion Designer 2013); Habiba Abubakar (Best Humanitarian 2013); and Don Velli (Best Video of The Year 2013).
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Voting categories
1. Best DJ of The Year
2. Best Mix Master of The Year
3. Outstanding DJ of The Year
4. Best Gospel Video of The Year
5. Best Gospel Song of The Year
6. Best Gospel Artist of The Year
7. Best Video of The Year
8. Breakthrough Song of The Year
9. Best Song of The Year
10. Best Artist of The Year
11. Best New Single of The Year
12. Most Creative Video of The Year
13. Best Reggae-Dancehall Song of The Year
14. Best Reggae-Dancehall Video of The Year
15. Breakthrough Artist
16. Best Hip Hop Video of The Year
17. Best Hip Hop Song of The Year

Click here to vote for your favourite nominees.

By Stephen Ogongo Ongong’a

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