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AMVCA Awards 2023

Here’s the full winner lists of the 9th AMVCA Awards (2023 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards).


The ninth edition of the Africa Movie Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) held on Saturday at Eko Hotels, Lagos State.

It was hosted by IK Osakioduwa and former Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi.

Nigerian actress, Osas Ighodaro won the Best Actress in Drama, while three former Big Brother housemates became big winners at the event.

Tobi Bakre won Best Actor in Drama, Elozonam won Best Online Social Content Category, while Diane Russet won the ‘Best Original Drama Series.’

Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwo also won the 2023 Industry Merit award.

Ex BBNaija housemate, Beauty Tukura won the AMVCA Best Dressed award for the year (Female), while influencer Enioluwa Adeoluwa won the award for Best Dressed award for the year (Male).

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Anikulapo also won the Best Overall Movie,

In Africa

Here is a full list of winners for the AMVCA 2023:

Best Actor in a Comedy – (Movie/TV Series)

Samuel Perry (Broda Shaggi)


Best Actress in a Comedy – (Movie/TV Series)

Bimbo Ademoye – Selina


Best Actor in a Drama – (Movie/TV Series)

Tobi Bakre – Brotherhood


Best Actress in a Drama – (Movie/TV Series)

Osas Ighodaro – Man of God

Best Supporting Actor (Movie/TV Series)

Abdisattar Ahmed – Gacal


Best Supporting Actress (Movie/TV Series)

Efe Irele – Four Four Forty Four


Best Short Film

Adeoye Adetunji – Pa Aromire


Best Online Social Content Creator

Elozonam, Kie Kie – Back From The Future


Best Original Telenovela


Best Unscripted Original

King Bugar


Best Original Comedy Series

Njoro Wa Uba


Best Original Drama Series



Best Art Director

Wale Adeleke – King Of Thieves (Agesinkole)

Best Costume Designer (Movie/TV Series)

Adeola Art-Alade – The Real Housewives of Lagos (Reunion Episode)


Best Lighting Designer (Movie/TV Series)

Mathew Yusuf – Brotherhood

Best Picture Editor (Movie/TV Series)

Holmes Awa & Daniel Tom – Crime & Justice


Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV Series)

Anu Afolayan – Anikulapo


Best Soundtrack (Movie/TV Series)

Kent Edunjobi – Anikulapo

Best Makeup (Movie/TV Series)

Maryam Ndukwe, Hakeem Effects Onilogbo – Shanty Town


Best Writer (Movie/TV Series)

Sola Dada – Anikulapo


Best Cinematographer (Movie/TV Series)

Loukman Ali – Brotherhood

Best Movie, Southern Africa

Jewel – Elvis Chucks


Best Movie, East Africa

Click Click Bang – Philip Karanja Njenga

Best Movie, West Africa

Brotherhood – Jade Osiberu


Best Television Series

Crime & Justice – Yinka Edward


Best Documentary

Nigeria-the Debut – Nora Awolowo


Best Director

Loukman Ali – Brotherhood


The Multichoice Talent Factory Film


Best Indigenous Language, Swahili (Movie/TV Series)

Philip Karanja Njenga – Click Click Bang


Best Indigenous Language, Yoruba (Movie/TV Series)

Anikulapo – Kunle Afolayan


Best Indigenous Language, Hausa (Movie/TV Series)

Aisha – Abubakar Bashir Maishadda


Best Indigenous Language, Igbo (Movie/TV Series)

Uhuruchi – Victor Iyke


Best Overall Movie, Africa

Anikulapo – Kunle Afolayan

Industry Merit Award

Patience Ozokwor


The Trailblazer Award

Angel Onigwe

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