Auntie Boss’ Shiru to battle it out with Nigerian actress Rita Dominic

Huge feat!

The 2018 AMVCA nominees in all 27 categories were announced on Saturday, 30 June by the duo of popular Ghanaian actress and TV presenter, Joselyn Dumas, and Nigerian comedian and actor, Bovi via a syndicated broadcast on all Africa Magic channels on DStv and GOtv. Several Kenyan actors and producers have been nominated for this year’s Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs).

18 Hours, a film which was inspired by a true event, led Kenya films with five nominations including Best Movie in East Africa, Best Overall Movie, Best Writer, Best Sound Track and Best Picture.

Other Kenyans who also got nominated include Nyce Wanjeri, who stars as Shiro in the popular comedy Auntie Boss (Best Actress category), Denis Wanjohi Maina for his documentary The Flesh Business (Best Documentary category) and Sarika Hemi Lakhani, for his movie Supa Modo (Best Indigenous Language movie or TV series).

Voting for the AMVCAs open from 8:30 pm (WAT) on Saturday, 30 June 2018 and closes Sunday, 24 August 2018. Viewers can join the conversation using the hashtag #AMVCA2018 and follow @dstvng, @gotvng and @africamagictv on Twitter for more updates.

See the full rundown of categories and nominees are below:

Get our Top Stories delivered to your inbox

Welcome to the Pulse Community! We will now be sending you a daily newsletter on news, entertainment and more. Also join us across all of our other channels - we love to be connected!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Fans react to socialite Vera Sidika's new look after removing implants [Reactions]

Fans react to socialite Vera Sidika's new look after removing implants [Reactions]

Ombi Langu - Ringtone features Zabron Singers in a new song [Video]

Ombi Langu - Ringtone features Zabron Singers in a new song [Video]

Truth about man who claimed  being behind Eve Mungai's success [Videos]

Truth about man who claimed being behind Eve Mungai's success [Videos]

 Simple Boy applauds 2 people behind his music success

Simple Boy applauds 2 people behind his music success

Pozze's song 'Lalala' back on YouTube as he celebrates 1 million milestone

Pozze's song 'Lalala' back on YouTube as he celebrates 1 million milestone

Don't ruin your life - Vera Sidika unveils new look after removing implants [Photos]

Don't ruin your life - Vera Sidika unveils new look after removing implants [Photos]

Akothee flaunts new gift from her mzungu bae [Video]

Akothee flaunts new gift from her mzungu bae [Video]

I was frogmarched into university - Lillian Muli on her childhood career dream

I was frogmarched into university - Lillian Muli on her childhood career dream

Mambo ya mhesh - Bahati breaks silence with new banger [Watch]

Mambo ya mhesh - Bahati breaks silence with new banger [Watch]