AFRICAN GLOBAL DJ AWARDS VOTING BEGINS

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It’s not news that the 2013 African Global DJ Awards is coming up, the awards which holds on the 4th of May at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa would play host to entertainment bigwigs from all over Africa.
The DJs are nominated in sixteen broad categories. These categories also include one for female DJs who are unsung heroes in the DJ profession.
Winners will be decided by a panel of judges (along with popular votes on the website) likely to be headed by Nigeria’s legendary DJ Jimmy Jatt.

The event will be hosted by Barbz of Big Brother Africa fame, Denrele of Channel O, Lerato, Ugandan rapper Navio, DJ Jam Jam from the United Kingdom and Adams Ibrahim of Nigeria’s Soundcity.
The categories and nominees for the awards are:
1.    Best African DJ
–    DJ Aly and Fila (Egypt)
–    DJ Fresh (South Africa)
–    DJ Xclusive (Nigeria)
–    DJ Crème de la Crème (Kenya)
–    DJ Black (Ghana)
–    DJ Oskido (South Africa)

2.    Best DJ Mixtape
–    DJ Mic Smith (Ghana)
–    DJ Neptune (Nigeria)
–    DJ Dee Money (Nigeria/USA)
–    DJ Waxy (South Africa)
–    DJ Kaywise (Nigeria)

3.    Best Club DJ
–    DJ Flava (Nigeria/ML)
–    DJ Zimo (Nigeria/USA)
–    DJ Shiru (Uganda)
–    DJ Spinall (Nigeria)
–    DJ Waxy (South Africa)
–    DJ Killa Fingers (Ghana)

4.    Best Radio DJ
–    DJ Joe Mfalme (Kenya)
–    DJ Gareth Cliff (South Africa)
–    DJ Black (Ghana)
–    DJ Xclusive (Nigeria)
–    DJ Caise (Nigeria)
–    DJ Glen Lewis (South Africa)
–    DJ Tboe Touch (South Africa)

5.    Best TV DJ
–    DJ Vinnie (Nigeria)
–    DJ Cleo (South Africa)
–    DJ Shabsy (Nigeria)
–    DJ Billi Ocean (Ghana)

6.    Best Artist / Band DJ
–    DJ Tunez (Nigeria / AwonBoyz)
–    DJ Spinall (Nigeria/Mavin)
–    DJ Xclusive (Nigeria/EME)
–    DJ Mensa (Ghana/Sakordie)
–    DJ Neptune (Nigeria/Naeto C)

7.    Best African International DJ (For African DJs Not Resident In Africa)
–    DJ Abass (NG/UK)
–    DJ Afoo (NG/US)
–    DJ Dee Money (NG/US)
–    DJ Gabe (NG/UK)
–    DJ Abrantee (GH/UK)
–    DJ Ronnie (GH/US)

8.    Best Global DJ (For Non-African DJs)
–    DJKhaled
–    DJEnuff
–    ¬David Guetta
–    DJDeadmaus
–    Skrillex
–    Tiësto

9.    Best Afro Hip Pop/Hip Hop Music DJ
–    DJ Waxy (SA)
–    DJ Humility (NG)
–    DJ Xclusive (NG)
–    DJCaise (Ng)
–    DJ Tommy (Ng)
–    DJ Mister

10.    Best Kwaito Or House Music DJ
–    DJ FRESH (SA)
–    DJ EUPHONIK (SA)
–    DJ KENT (SA)
–    DJ LULO CAFÉ (SA)
–    DJ FISTAZ (SA)
–    DJ GLEN LEWIS (SA)

11.    Best Eastern African DJ
–    DJ CRÈME DE LA CRÈME (KY)
–    DJ ALUDAH (UG)
–    DJ JOE MFALME (KY)
–    DJ KUMI (KY)
–    DJ DONNACCIA (KY)
–    DJ JAHAWI (KY)

12.    Best Southern African DJ
–    DJ GESHGROOVE (ZM)
–    DJ EUPHONIK (SA)
–    DJ NAVES (SA)
–    NAKED DJ (SA)
–    DJ BLACK COFFEE (SA)
–    DJ SIZWE DLOMO (SA)

13.    Best Western African DJ
–    DJ BLACK (GH)
–    DJ NEPTUNE (NG)
–    DJ XCLUSIVE (NG)
–    DJ CAISE (NG)
–    DJ MIXMASTER BROWN (NG)
–    DJ HUMILITY (NG)

14.    Best Northern African DJ
–    DJ ALY AND FILA (EG)
–    DJ CARLOS (EG)
–    DJ AMINE AKESBI (MRC)
–    DJ NOOR EDGE (TUN)
–    DJ FEEDO (EG)
–    DJ AKM (AL)

15.    Best Female DJ
–    DJ NANA (NG)
–    DJ PIECES (NG/US)
–    DJ LAMBO (NG)
–    DJ KESS (GH)
–    DJ CNDO (SA)
–    DJ SOUPAMODEL (NG/US)

16.    Best Francophone DJ
–    DJ HI-FA (BN)
–    DJ COOL (BF)
–    DJ KOKOB (ET)
–    DJ MULUKU (IC)
–    DJ PHILO (IC)
–    DJ JAKE (BN)

Before the awards, a lot of opportunities will arise for the fans to interact with their favourite DJs from around the world who have been nominated.
Fans and DJs can chat and share pictures via our facebook page (www.facebook.com/agdaawards),  hangout on google+(+agdaa wards) to share opinions, pictures and video skits.
Also following @agdaawards and use of the hashtag  #AgdaAwards on twitter and Instagram (agdaawards)also subscribing to our channel on youtube (agdaawards) and keek (agdaawards)can get lucky fans invite (all-expense paid) to the event.
Fans can also send in questions, or their views, regarding the event and our nominees via these social media platforms and all questions will be answered by our PR team.
 There will also be a nominees’ party right here in Lagos where fans can party with their favourite DJs.
Voting commences on the 15th of March, so make sure you vote for the DJ of your choice through these 3 easy steps:
1.    Go to www.agda.co.za
2.    Click on the ‘Vote Now’ button on the main tab
3.    On the voting page, just click on the ‘Vote’ button under the DJ of your choice
Note: Only one vote is allowed per category
This event is the first of its kind; make sure you vote for these men and women who bring you good music.
Any questions or enquiries about being a part of the event should be sent to media@agda.co.za.

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