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Kannywood Awards 2016 3rd edition set to hold in January

Kannywood Awards is aimed at honouring talented artists in Kannywood. Here's everything you need to know about upcoming edition.

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The third edition of Kannywood Awards, aimed at showing patriotism through entertainment, has been set to hold on January 16, 2016.

Considered to be the largest gathering of Kannywood artistes, Technical crew, relevant individuals and groups, the awards will hold in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Ali Nihu wins best Kannywood actor award. play Ali Nuhu at the 2015 edition of the Kannywood Awards (Instagram)


Launched in 2013 by Sarari Klassique Merchandise, the awards was created to acknowledge talented artists in Kannywood.

The 2016 edition will comprise of more than 20 awards, given under 3 separate categories – Popular Awards, Jury Awards (Technical and Critics Awards) and special Awards.

Popular and award winning actor, Ali Nuhu, triumphed at the 2015 edition of the MTN/Kannywood awards, winning in the much coveted "Best Actor" category.

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