Before the winners of the 2011 AMAA was declared yesterday in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Ghanaian actress Lydia Forson, a co-winner of the AMAA Best Actress Award last year expectation was to see another Ghanaian pick that award.
She said: “It’s a very tight competition but I’m hoping Ghana will come up with great awards. It will be great to hand over to another great actress from Ghana”, she said to GhanaCelebrities.Com few hours to the awards.
True to her wish, her compatriot Ama K. Abebrese was adjudged as the Best Actress in Africa for her role in ‘Sinking Sands’. The actress whose role in the movie was her first major role was picked ahead of her colleagues in a tight category which comprises of Nollywood heavyweights Genevieve Nnaji (Tango With Me), Omoni Oboli (Anchor Baby), Idiat Shobande (Aramotu) as well as Congolese Manie Malone (Viva Riva) and South African Denise Newman (Shirley Adams). (more…)
I was on weekend away and I have missed a hell of drama on here. Anyway, for those interested and those who want to know how the law works in relations to the Leila Djansi v Chris Vincent (GhanaCelebrities.Com) issue, our ping back system has lead as to an article written by an Attorney (African) of Udak Law Firm based in California, USA which looks at this issue.
Read it below…It is obvious that someone is dumb and ignorant about the law as far as the two people are concerned (that is Chris-Vincent & Leila Djansi).
Question of the day: Does a Celebrity have a Right to Privacy on Facebook?
UK Law Student Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri runs a very popular blog site called Ghanacelebrities.com. Although operating out of the UK, he is a celebrity African blogger.
Leila Djansi is a famous Ghanaian filmmaker who resides in Ghana. She is, from all accounts, a brilliant one too. Chris-Vincent according to Leila Djansi routinely takes Leila Djansi’s status updates from Facebook and posts it on his blog. Djansi is upset and sends a scathing email to Chris and also threatens to sue Chris for invasion of her privacy, within 24hours, if he does not take down his posts. (more…)
Saturday, 26th March, 2011 brought some of our notable Africans together in New York for the 2011 Plush F.A.C.E List Awards In New York.
In attendance from Ghana were Star Actress Jackie Appiah, Nadia Buari and Luckie Lawson. For the Awards night, Jackie rocked a beautiful decorated sheath dress made by Ghanaian fashion label Jill-“Anne Marie Adoley Addo” and Nadia Buari was looking glamorous in a slinky black dress made by her mother “Mama Buari creation”.
I am on the same page with Nadia Buari today on her outfit, though not an Oscar Dela Renta, Nadia Buari looks stunning and simply. I love to see our sisters rock our Ghanaian labels and say so to that effect. From the photos, I think Jackie Appiah has put on a bit of weight whiles Nadia Buari has on the other hand lost some few pounds. Jackie Appiah seems to put on weight quick and loses it quick as well…
Awards nominees for this year’s Face2Face Awards were Angelique Kidjo, Ngoli Onyeka Okafor, Lillian Blankson, Edward Armah and Bisola Bokoko.
Check out the photos below….Click On Photos To Enlarge For Proper view
You can read more about the show from here
Tonight at the Bayelsa Cultural Centre, Yenagoa in Bayelsa State in Nigeria, the 7th African Movie Academy Awards 2011 winners will be declared. It is very difficult to know who wins what tonight.
But virtually everyone here on the African Continent has an expectation. What is your expectations? GhanaCelebrities.Com spoke to some people in the movie industry on the continent. Read more …
MAJID MICHEL : “I just want to have lots of fun tonight. I will be surprised if I win it and surprised if I don’t win it.”
FATIMA JABBE : “This is my second time in Nigeria but my first time at the AMAA. I’m looking forward for a good show and a fair show. If your film is nominated, you always want to make sure you win but it’s the experience that matters here, we are meeting different people, we are talking, we are interacting, we are networking. Today is a day that you know that Africans have started realizing that we have something good to export to the rest of the world to acknowledge us”.
SAJANI SRIVASTAVA HER MOVIE ‘NANI’ NOMINATED FOR BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: “This is my first time in Nigeria and in the AMAAs and my expectations for the awards is very high. I’m always positive. Let’s leave it to God.
Yes I’m confident I’m winning the award because my film won the best film in Zanzibar Film Festival as well as nominated in other film festivals, so I have high hopes for tonight. I have not seen the other movies I’m competing with but I know they are good movies also”.
DZIGBODI ALLOTEY : “As usual I’m expecting to have fun. I’m expecting to see an improvement from last year’s awards. I have the feeling tonight is going to be great. I’m hoping to have more fun. (more…)
As much as I love GhanaCelebrities.Com including all its bloggers and founder for bringing us constant up to date Entertainment stories and gossips, I have also criticised them when I think they are being nightmare and unfair to some of our celebrities. However, in this Leila Djansi saga, I do not see anything awful having been done by GC.
The recent unnecessary, absurd and unprofessional attack of Leila Djansi on the founder & blogger of GhanaCelebrities.Com after the latter published non malicious and in fact a free publicity article on Leila Djansi’s upcoming movie “Ties That Binds” has amplified my blood pressure to the extent that I feel like kicking someone in the balls (that is if the person even has a ball).
I am so angry and feel this woman called Leila Djansi is taking Ghanaians for fools. How on earth does she call readers and commentators of this website “Faceless Idiots” when in fact the one being an idiot is just sitting next to her and that is her shameful self.
Who is this Leila Djansi at all and what does she think she is in the Ghanaian movie industry? How many movies has she done or worked on and yet she has been extremely deluded by some cowards and sycophants close to her who are unable to tell her the truth in return for some little dollars that she is the only good film-maker out there. (more…)
AMAA will come on Sunday 27th March, 2011 and as you are aware, GhanaCelebrities.Com’s rep Ebenezer Anangfio Jnr is out in Nigeria with the stars in anticipation for the big night.
Eben wants to convince us that he is not only out there having fun and checking the
protruding backside of Actress Lydia Forson but he is seriously working by sending us the below photos…. Click on photos to enlarge for proper view…
Kidnapping of movie stars is very rampant in Nigeria. Nollywood actors such as Peter Edochie, John Okafor also known as Mr. Ibu have been kidnapped before and released later after payments paid to their kidnappers.
The latest movie star to be kidnapped in Nigeria is Ghanaian Actor “Majid Michel”. Ahead of the final day for the winners of the 7th edition of the African Movie Academy Awards to be declared on Sunday, Ghanaian actor and nominee in the up coming AMAA has been kidnapped by a cross section of the Bayelsan citizen. He was kidnapped when he visited the poolside where the delegates from the various African countries were assembled.
However this kidnapping didn’t involve guns and shooting. It was what people will call ‘mutual kidnapping’. This time, the actor wasn’t kidnapped for weeks and didn’t pay anything to be released. He was held for several hours to the chagrin of the organizers of the wedding ceremony. (more…)
Chris Brezzy has been a busy busy guy what with his new F.A.M.E album (Forgiving All My Enemies/Fans Are My Everything ) released this week. Check out the second track from the album entitled beautiful people…not feelin’ this one. What do you think?
This next track is with Keri Hilson ft Chris Brown. I’m biased because I am no fan of this Keri Hilson, the chick tries way too hard! Its a big fat NO from me…Check it!
I had to post this track by Lloyd entitled ‘Cupid’. It’s simply gorgeous! Enjoy.
Rumour has it that the music hungry power couple are set to do their first duet since 2007 when they worked on the Crazy in Love prior to their hush hush marriage. Their vocals are said to be dueting on Dr. Dre’s long awaited Detox album although no news on the track name or the release date as yet, it’s Dre what more can we say?
When I saw this advert I was thinkin’ wow all that shaking and jumping this game better sell real good! Check out Serena’s new advert for 2k sports Tennis Game. I get that she is the best person for the job but dang aint this a bit MUCH? We get it…sex sells!
Check out pics of Jennifer Hudson at her Album release party in New York. Home Girl is lookin’ mighty fly she is really lookin fab nowadays.
Seems like all the hard work Rihanna has been doing is just not paying off one little bit. Of all the countries that you think she would sell out her concert tickets are in America. According to reports across the net Rhianna has been told to cancel some of her US Tour dates before or poor ticket Sales. Just goes to show….
Look, I hate drama and worst of all, I hate certain individuals (celebrities) who come up as bullies. Until few minutes, I had mad respect for Director Leila Djansi and have always supported everything she has done as a Ghanaian filmmakers but I am sorry to say, that love is over…
What sets leila Djansi far from a bully and an acute mentally constipated person? I am shocked to the highest degree to have read the below email from a very great woman that many respect and admire as a role model. (more…)
On Thursdays, the 24 day of March 2011, the SOS Villa outdoored Joy FM’s Drive Time Host, Nathaniel Kwabena Adisi (Bola Ray), TV3’s Newscaster and Host of the Divas Show “Nana Aba Anamoah” And Pugilist “Joshua Clottey” as their ambassadors!
Though, Joshua missed out due to pressing family issues, we managed to capture these photos for you! Check out the photos captured by GhanaCelebrities.Com below… (more…)
The blogs were buzzing some few weeks ago that ace Director/Scriptwriter Leila Djansi was bringing down Hollywood star Nia Long to join Ama K Abebrese, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, John Dumelo and others to shoot her new movie “Ties That Binds”.
It seems things have taken a different twist as Leila Djansi wrote on FB status few minutes ago that, “Diary of a mad black woman star Kimberly Elise lands in accra for ties that bind!” (more…)
I thought the Nadia Buari’s Oscar Dela Renta Gown mess was over until a loyal reader sent the below message with the photo above to GhanaCelebrities.Com to bring to our attention the origin of the gown….
“Just for your info on Nadia Buari’s dress. It’s actually from a designer called ”Alyce Black Label” in New York. Price of the dress is $328.00”
So it is not the thousands of dollars Nadia Buari claims to have bought it and as we stated, it is not Oscar Dela Renta. Today, we know where she got it from…
Thanks to Jeejee for the info and to Nadia, I will say ” I love you home girl”…