Nominated, Genevieve Nnaji
The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has unveiled its nomination for its 2011 awards.
The prestigious award ceremony has gained recognition with six past editions and will be held in Yenegoa, Bayelsa on Saturday, March 26, 2011.
This year’s nominations list shows a huge variety of awards unlike its previous editions as categories like ‘Best Diaspora Documentary’, ‘Best Make Up’, ‘Best Nigerian Film’ have been included.
Nigeria’s presence is heavily felt as Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji has been nominated in the ‘Best actress In a Leading Role’ category for the movie ‘Tango With Me‘. Omoni Oboli has also been nominated in the same category for the movie ‘Anchor Baby’ and director Lonzo Nzekwe in the ‘Best Film for African Abroad’ category for the same movie.
Other popular Nigerian nominees are Tina Mba, Antar Laniyan and Jeta Amata.