It’s exciting times for African music as the 4th edition of the biggest African music awards in the US—the Africa Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) 2017 Awards & Music Festival—rolls into town. Western Union has joined forces with AFRIMMA to further boost the image of African music on the global stage. With the giant strides being made by African artists in recent times and the burgeoning popularity of the genre, Western Union is excited to help bring this event to life.
This year’s edition of the prestigious AFRIMMA awards will take place at the House of Blues, Dallas on October 8, 2017 and will be a three days festival of African music and culture. Top African artists from Angola, South Africa, Congo, Nigeria, Botswana, Jamaica, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Malawi, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Burundi and more will be lighting up the city of Dallas. The AFRIMMA 2017 Awards & Music Festival promises to be a historic event.
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