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    6 biggest snubs at the 2024 AMVCA

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    Some other nominees were completely snubbed losing in almost every single category they were nominated in.

    At the 2024 African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA), held on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Eko Hotel in Lagos, there were those who had a good night and those who had a forgettable one.

    Though, after the nominations were announced, Over the Bridge emerged as the strongest contender with 12 nominations, followed by Mami Wata, which snagged 11 nominations, the Prime Video original Breath of Life, with five wins, won the most awards this year.

    Some other nominees were completely snubbed losing in almost every single category they were nominated in.

    See below all the snubs from the 2024 AMVCA:

    Afamefuna

    Kayode Kasum‘s Afamefuna which was nominated in four categories including Best Supporting Actor, Best Lead Actor, Best Writing in a Movie and Best Director didn’t win any.

    Afamefuna: An Nwa-Boi Story [Filmhouse]

    A Tribe Called Judah

    Funke Akindele’s A Tribe Called Judah landed five nominations this year including in the Best Supporting Actor, Best Lead Actress, Best Makeup, Best Writing in a Movie, and Best Movie categories. But the movie, which was a monster hit at the cinemas raking in over ₦1.4 billion, didn’t win any awards.

    Funke Akindele as Jedidah Judah on 'A Tribe Called Judah' [Instagram/funkeakindelejenifa]
    Funke Akindele as Jedidah Judah on ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ [Instagram/funkeakindelejenifa]

    Mami Wata

    The critically acclaimed black-and-white fantasy thriller directed by CJ Obasi, Mami Wata, was the second most nominated film with 11 nominations. But only Campbell Precious won for Best Makeup.

    Mami Wata movie [Twitter/mamiwatamovie]
    Mami Wata movie [Twitter/mamiwatamovie]

    The Real Housewives of Lagos (Season 2)

    Despite being one of the most talked about series in 2023, the second season of The Real Housewives of Lagos nominated in the Best Unscripted Series category, lost to Gh Queens (Season 2).

    All the details of 'The Real Housewives of Lagos' Reunion coming on Wednesday
    All the details of ‘The Real Housewives of Lagos’ Reunion coming on Wednesday

    The Black Book

    The Black Book, the film directed by Editi Effiong which had a budget of a million dollars was nominated in five categories. But The Black Book only won for Best Editing by Antonio Ribeiro.

    The Black Book releases its official poster ahead of its September debut. [Titter/Editieffiong]
    The Black Book releases its official poster ahead of its September debut. [Titter/Editieffiong]

    Skinny Girl in Transit

    The Ndani TV hit series Skinny Girl in Transit was nominated this year in only one category for Best Writing TV Series which it lost to Mona Ombogo for Volume.

    NdaniTV’s “Skinny Girl In Transit” is back for a 6th Season!

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