The 8th EMY Africa Awards comes off on October 14, 2023. The event which will be held at the Labadi Beach Hotel, will show up with excitement, glitz, music and art. Two or three Ghana’s best artists will also be in front of the guests to perform.
The awards is pointed toward celebrating men who have excelled in their respective fields of endeavours. This year’s ceremony will include top Ghanaian artistes like Efya, Fameye, Camidoh, Perez Musik, and Combhas Asuoquo from Nigeria.
The Nominees are:
Man of the Year
Discovery of the Year
Designer of the Year
Free the Youth
Man of the Year (Sports)
Joseph Paul Amoah
Actor of the Year
The honorary categories are Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Magnate Award, Humanitarian Award, Young Achiever Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, Diasporan Award, Continental Icon Award, The Technology Award, Woman of the Year, The Guardian Award, Health Award, and the Agriculture Award.
For the past seven years, the Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Awards has celebrated the best in men’s achievements across local industry, community, culture and public service. Men from all ages and different backgrounds have been honoured for their fantastic drives and commitments to society.
Past winners of the Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Africa Awards include ex-President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor, Togbe Afede XIV, His Eminence Sheikh Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, Sir Sam Jonah, Ernest Ofori Sarpong, Alex Dadey, Kwame Bamfo, Abedi Pele and Azumah Nelson.
Others are Boris Kodjoe, Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, Tony Elumelo, Adebola Williams, Lanre Olusola, Michael Collins Ajereh (Don Jazzy), Ayo Animashaun, and impactful women such as Marufatu Abiola Bawuah, Ellen Hagan, Patricia Obo-Nai and Prof. Elsie Effah Kaufmann.
Last year, the EMY Africa Awards honoured the revered businessman and philanthropist, Ibrahim Mahama, as the Man of the Year.
This year’s event will be hosted by Joy FM’s Nathaniel Attoh and Nigerian actress Nancy Isime. The event will be live on Joy Prime and Adom TV at 6pm.