AFRICAN GLOBAL DJ AWARDS HOLDS IN JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA MAY 4





Johannesburg, Friday 5th April – It’s not news that the first and only African DJ awards ceremony ‘African Global DJ Awards’ created to recognize and celebrate the talent of the greatest DJs in Africa would be held on the 4th of May at the Sandton Convention Centre Johannesburg, South Africa. This event is billed to hold annually.

The award would focus on celebrating African DJs in all genre of music both African and foreign, in a bid to let the world know that the art of DJ’ing is a respected craft with world-wide impact. This event is organized by Africans for Africans home and abroad to put this amazing continent at the forefront of entertainment.

The DJs are nominated in sixteen categories including a category for the females. The winners will be decided by popular Fan votes while the event will be hosted by the lifestyle show presenter Lerato kganyago and Ugandan rapper Navio.

Acts billed to light up the night are Tear Gas, R2bees, Navio, Efya, Duncan Mighty, AKA, Ice Prince,Camp Mulla, Dj Oskido, Dj Aly and Fila, Dj Xclusive, Dj JimmyJatt, Dj Tbo Touch, Dj Kess, Dj Black and a host of other acts

Before the awards, a lot of opportunities will arise for the fans to interact with their favourite DJs from around the world who have been nominated. Fans and DJs can chat and share pictures via our facebook page (www.facebook.com/agdaawards), Hangout via googleplus (+agdaawards) and share opinions, pictures and video skits via twitter (@agdaawards, using the hashtag #AgdaAwards), Instagram (agdaawards), youtube (agdaawards) and keek (agdaawards). Fans can also send in questions or their views regarding the event and our nominees via these media and all questions will be answered.

The nominees’ parties will hold in 3 different cities before the event proper and these are:
• Accra, Ghana on the 12th of April 2013
• Lagos, Nigeria on the 18th of April
• Nairobi Kenya on the 20th of April

GALA NITE
This will be a night before the award: DJ Networking Gala
Date: May 3rd, 2013
Venue: Johannesburg, South Africa
Time: 7pm
After Party: 10pm
(This event is strictly by invitation)

MAIN EVENT

• African Global DJ Awards

Date: May 4th, 2013

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Time: 7pm
After Party: 11pm

The categories and nominees for the awards are:

1. BEST AFRICAN DJ
– DJ ALY AND FILA (EGYPT)
– DJ FRESH (SOUTH AFRICA)
– DJ XCLUSIVE (NIGERIA)
– DJ CRÈME DE LA CRÈME (KENYA)
– DJ BLACK (GHANA)
– DJ OSKIDO (SOUTH AFRICA)

2. BEST DJ MIXTAPE
– DJ MIC SMITH (GHANA)
– DJ NEPTUNE (NIGERIA)
– DJ DEE MONEY (NIGERIA/USA)
– DJ WAXY (SOUTH AFRICA)
– DJ TBOE TOUCH (SOUTH AFRICA)
– DJ KAYWISE (NIGERIA)

3. BEST CLUB DJ
– DJ FLAVA (NIGERIA/ML)
– DJ ZIMO (NIGERIA/USA)
– DJ SHIRU (UGANDA)
– DJ SPINALL (NIGERIA)
– DJ WAXY (SOUTH AFRICA)
– DJ KILLA FINGERS (GHANA)

4. BEST RADIO DJ
– DJ JOE MFALME (KENYA)
– DJ GARETH CLIFF (SOUTH AFRICA)
– DJ BLACK (GHANA)
– DJ XCLUSIVE (NIGERIA)
– DJ CAISE (NIGERIA)
– DJ GLEN LEWIS (SOUTH AFRICA)

5. BEST TV DJ
– DJ VINNIE (NIGERIA)
– DJ CLEO (SOUTH AFRICA)
– DJ SHABSY (NIGERIA)
– DJ BILLI OCEAN (GHANA)

6. BEST ARTIST / BAND DJ
– DJ TUNEZ (NIGERIA / AWON BOYZ)
– DJ SPINALL (NIGERIA/MAVIN)
– DJ XCLUSIVE (NIGERIA/EME)
– DJ MENSA (GHANA/SAKORDIE)
– DJ NEPTUNE (NIGERIA/NAETO C)

7. BEST AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL DJ (FOR AFRICAN DJS NOT RESIDENT IN AFRICA)
– DJ ABASS (NG/UK)
– DJ AFOO (NG/US)
– DJ DEE MONEY (NG/US)
– DJ GABE (NG/UK)
– DJ ABRANTEE (GH/UK)
– DJ RONNIE (GH/US)

8. BEST GLOBAL DJ (FOR NON-AFRICAN DJS)
– DJ KHALED
– DJ ENUFF
– ¬DAVID GUETTA
– DJ DEADMAUS
– SKRILLEX
– TIËSTO

9. BEST AFRO HIP POP/HIP HOP MUSIC DJ
– DJ WAXY (SA)
– DJ HUMILITY (NG)
– DJ XCLUSIVE (NG)
– DJ CAISE (NG)
– DJ TOMMY (NG)
– DJ MISTER

10. BEST KWAITO OR HOUSE MUSIC DJ
– DJ FRESH (SA)
– DJ EUPHONIK (SA)
– DJ KENT (SA)
– DJ LULO CAFÉ (SA)
– DJ FISTAZ (SA)
– DJ GLEN LEWIS (SA)

11. BEST EASTERN AFRICAN DJ
– DJ CRÈME DE LA CRÈME (KENYA)
– DJ ALUDAH (UGANDA)
– DJ JOE MFALME (KENYA)
– DJ KUMI (KENYA)
– DJ DONNACCIA (KENYA)
– DJ JAHAWI (KENYA)

12. BEST SOUTHERN AFRICAN DJ
– DJ GESHGROOVE (ZM)
– DJ EUPHONIK (SA)
– DJ NAVES (SA)
– NAKED DJ (SA)
– DJ BLACK COFFEE (SA)
– DJ SIZWE DLOMO (SA)

13. BEST WESTERN AFRICAN DJ
– DJ BLACK (GH)
– DJ NEPTUNE (NG)
– DJ XCLUSIVE (NG)
– DJ CAISE (NG)
– DJ MIXMASTER BROWN (NG)
– DJ HUMILITY (NG)

14. BEST NORTHERN AFRICAN DJ
– DJ ALY AND FILA (EG)
– DJ CARLOS (EG)
– DJ AMINE AKESBI (MRC)
– DJ NOOR EDGE (TUN)
– DJ FEEDO (EG)
– DJ AKM (AL)

15. BEST FEMALE DJ
– DJ NANA (NG)
– DJ PIECES (NG/US)
– DJ LAMBO (NG)
– DJ KESS (GH)
– DJ CNDO (SA)
– DJ SOUPAMODEL (NG/US)

16. BEST FRANCOPHONE DJ
– DJ HI-FA (BN)
– DJ COOL (BF)
– DJ KOKOB (ET)
– DJ MULUKU (IC)
– DJ PHILO (IC)
– DJ JAKE (BN)

Voting is still on and getting hotter, so make sure you vote for the DJ of your choice through these easy steps:

1. Go to www.agda.co.za or http://www.agda.co.za/votenow.php
2. Click on the ‘Vote Now’ button on the main tab
3. On the voting page, just click on the ‘Vote’ button under the DJ of your choice

Note: Only one vote is allowed per category every 24hours

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West Africa: +234 703 380 6858
East/North Africa: +254 726 624 789


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