This epoch-making induction ceremony to honour the artistry and the contributions made by those who have played major roles in the dissemination and creation of the art of African music — scheduled for February 26, 2022, at The Amore Garden, off freedom way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos — will showcase the African pride of the entertainment industry in celebration of the historic and cultural significance of African music.
Afrobeats Hall of Fame induction ceremony slated for February 26, 2022
Estilo Davida, a ground-breaking Nigerian lifestyle, tourism and hospitality consultancy firm announces the Afrobeats Hall of Fame (ABHF) Induction Ceremony — the first of its kind in Africa — created to pay homage and honour African achievements in music.
Part of Afrobeats Hall of Fame's objective is to include inspiring and engaging African people through the power of African music, building a serious level of credibility, respect and acceptance across Africa and the world to celebrate the historic and cultural significance of African music.
With its induction ceremony bringing together key stakeholders in the music industry to create a never-before Hall of Fame Induction in Africa, the ceremony proper will include a string of hybrid events spanning from headline tribute live performances to art exhibitions, creating an immersive and exotic experience designed to meet the entertainment cravings of Africans.
The event, which will be hosted by ace comedian Bovi and renowned artiste, Dbanj — with on-air personalities, Samantha Walsh and Uti Nwachukwu as red carpet hosts — a plethora of performances from phenomenal artistes like Wizkid, Shina Peters, Omawunmi, Flavour, Dbanj and many more, are expected to make this event truly unforgettable.
The 2021 class is divided into three categories for this award nomination: The first category is also known as The Early Influencers, including the likes of Tunde King, Onitsha Native Orchestra, E.C Arinze, Victor Olaiya, Mamman Chata and Bobby Benson.
The Mid-Influencer (the 60s - 70s) Category is next with music greats like Chief Osita Osadebe, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Rex Lawson, Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, King Sunny Ade, Dan Maraya Jos, Peacock Guitar Band International and Bala Miller. The Non-Performing category will include Kene and D1, Olisa Adibua, Obi Asika, Sunday Are and Eddie Lawan.
The last category — (the 90s - 2000s) Modern Influencer, which includes the power to vote — has the likes of 2face Idibia, Onyeka Onwenu, Femi Kuti, Daddy Showkey and a host of others while Tony Odili, Jimmy Amu, King Sunny Ade, Rex Lawson, Onyeka Onwenu, Ebenezer Obey, Chief Osita Osadebe, Fela Anikulapo Kuti will be getting special recognition for “Lifetime Achievements” in the music industry.
An intense voting process and selection of the Modern Influencer category will be overseen by The Blue Ribbon Panel who are tasked with selecting inductee nominees each year.
Look forward to a host of guests joining us as we celebrate these legends on February 26th. Don't miss out, don't be told and get your tickets now at Ariyatickets.com and Paystack.com or call +234 8068 810 250 for bookings. Visit www.afrobeatshalloffame.com and follow @afrobeatshall or more information
About Afrobeats Hall of Fame:
Afrobeats Hall of Fame is an induction ceremony that celebrates the historic and cultural significance of Afro-music by honouring the artistry and the contributions made by those who have played major roles in the dissemination and creation of music.
This ceremony is created by Estilo Da Vida, a ground-breaking Nigerian lifestyle, tourism and hospitality consultancy firm that delivers premium lifestyle experiences across Africa and beyond and our goal is to induct our artists and honour them in a way that will be engaging, in a way that it will teach and inspire the targeted demographic through the power of Afro-Music talents and legends.
Devoted to putting on a pedestal, African Entertainment Legends (AELs) with the help of leading figures in the industry, ABHF's sole aim is recognizing legendary talents from all over Africa.
The ABHF is created to pay homage and honour the African achievements and to showcase the AFRICAN PRIDE in the entertainment industry.
This exponential ceremony is to be marked annually to fully recognize and immerse our African legends and Entertainment veterans who constantly raise the bar and have changed narratives in this industry with their achievements.
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