According to organizers, AGDA aims at recognising and celebrating the talent of the greatest Disc Jockeys (DJs) in Africa and Diaspora.
The event which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa is scheduled for Saturday, May 4.
The 16-category awards ceremony include Best African DJ, Best Mixtape DJ, Best Club DJ, Best Radio DJ, Best TV DJ, Best Artiste/Band DJ, Best international African DJ, Best Global DJ (for non-Africans). Others include Best Afro Hip-hop/Hip-hop Music DJ, Best Kwaito/House Music DJ, Best Eastern African DJ, Best Southern African DJ, Best Western African DJ, Best Northern African DJ, Best Female DJ and Best Francophone DJ .
Among the DJs nominated in the various categories include those from Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, UK, USA and other countries.
It will be hosted by Uganda’s multi-award winning rapper Navio, Lerato with presentations from Big Brother Africa star Barbz, Shine, Denrele and Adams.
Meanwhile, voting starts on Friday, March 15 at www.agda.co.za
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