Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa 2014 has
announced the performers for its 2014 edition, and from Paris, one of
Africa’s biggest exports to the world, Asa is leading the pack.
Paris-based, Nigeria’s most successful music export of this decade,
ASA and arguably the foremost breakout artiste of the year, Yemi Alade.
The event will be broadcast live, primetime, on Channels TV – from 7.30 – 9.30pm. The event will hold this Sunday, 7 Dec. at the Intercontinental Hotels in Lagos, Nigeria. It is strictly by invitation.
Described by CNN as ‘an African pop legend in the making’, Asa
recently released her third album, ‘BED OF STONE’, which has arnered
rave reviews across the world, will be performing songs from it
exclusively at TFAA 2014. She will be joined by multi-award winning
singer, Iyanya and 2014’s breakout artiste, Yemi Alade, who debuted
‘KING OF QUEENS’ this year, with her music crossing borders through
collaborations with the likes of Tanzania’s most successful
“Also on the stage at the awards will be pop culture icons including
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Genevieve Nnaji, Banky W and Lanre Da Silva
Ajayi,” said designer Ohimai Atafo, who is Chair of the Central Working
Committee for the awards. “They will be driving the content of the
awards through calls to action and award presentations.”
It will be recalled that, last week, the organisers announced the
four anchors for the event: Nigeria’s Ice Prince, Iyanya and Osas
Ighodaro alongside Ugandan Channel O VJ, Flavia Tuminise.
HOSTING THE RED CARPET WILL BE AFRICA’S IT GIRLS ON TELEVISION,
BOLANLE OLUKANNI and ZAINAB BALOGUN of EbonyLife TV. They will be
joined by fashion bloggers, Denola Adepetun and Zina Anumudu of
StyleVitae who have defined the culture for fashion over the past year.
The Future Awards Africa 2014 will be broadcast live, primetime, on
perennially award-winning TV station, Channels Television – from 7.30 –
The black-tie event holds on Sunday, 7 December at the Intercontinental Hotels in Lagos, Nigeria. It is strictly by invitation.
The Future Awards Africa 2014 is headlined by Vitafoam and presented
in partnership with Microsoft, the Lagos Internal Revenue Service and
the Tony Elumelu Foundation.
Official Media Partners are EbonyLife TV, AfricaMagic, Ventures
Africa, and Y! Africa. Official Online Partners are MemeBurn,
BellaNaija and 360nobs.
The official bloggers for 2014 are LindaIkeji, Omojuwa, LadunLiadi,
Olorisupergal, Ameyaw, NigeriaNewsDesk and GidiTraffic. Country
partners are RedBox Africa, The Trent, Information Nigeria, News Wire
Nigeria, SabiNews and Pulse.ng. Buzz Partners are Style Vitae,
StyleMeAfrica, Fashpa.com & FAP.
Cool FM is the host radio station. Channels Television is the host TV station.
For more information, visit @TFAAfrica on Twitter/Instagram or the website www.thefutureafrica.com/awards . The official hashtags for the 2014 awards are #TheFutureAwards and #TheFutureAwards2014.