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Sunday, July 12, 2015


Deadline: July 20, 2015.

The KORA All Africa Music Awards are officially open for entries from musicians from across the African continent and the diaspora.

The first music awards ceremony to celebrate excellence in musical artistry in Africa and the diaspora, the KORA Awards are set to take place on December 13, 2015 in Windhoek, Namibia. Featuring 27 categories across regions and genres, there is a monetary reward associated with each trophy, with the main prize, Best Artist of the Continent receiving a grand prize of USD 1 Million.

To be eligible for the Best Artist of the Continent trophy, an artist must have been voted the best of their region on the continent. The financial reward will only be given to award-winners who are in attendance at the awards ceremony - absent artists will be awarded the trophy alone.

Kora Awards are opened to all musicians, singers of Africa and its diaspora living on the continent or abroad. The competition includes several awards - each artist may enrol in one or more categories of their choice.

The song or songs participating in the competition must have been published between January 1, 2014 and July 15, 2015. 4. The songs must be of quality, not damaged and readable on any drive.

The artist, author, or composer of the titles in competition must submit his / her application(s) to the KORA Awards' Team on or - the submissions deadline is July 20, 2015.

Formal, written authorization must be sent to KORA Awards Committee. This authorization should communicate consent that the KORA Awards can use the artist's image, videos, music and biography for promotion of the KORA's 2015 edition. This letter must be sent to or

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