Nollywood actresses have reacted to the nominations for eighth Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA)
The nominees for each category were announced on Saturday night by Adesua Wellington and Etim Effiong.
Funke Akindele bagged nine nominations, including Best Actress, Best Movie for ‘Omo Ghetto’
Also, Osas Ighodaro, Bisola Jayeola, Diane Russet were not left out as they also got their first nominations.
Here’s how they reacted:
Osas Ighodaro wrote: Jesus!! I’ve been nominated for an AMVCA – Best Actress in a Drama!! Jesus! Dreams come true! Thank you.Mommy, this is for you.”
Funke Akindele, with nine nominations took to her Instagram writing: I’m so gassed right now thank you.”
Also, Bisola Jayeola, actress and former BBNaija housemate got nominated for three awards: Best Actress in a Drama, Comedy and Best supporting actress.
Reacting, Bisola on her Instagram page, said being nominated for the first time in three categories is a big deal for her.
Her post read: “La familia, your baby girl got 3 nominations ‘Best Actress in a Drama, Best actress in a comedy and Best supporting actress.
“This is my first time being nominated for The AMVCA’s and I got 3 nominations, This is a big deal for me and I super happy and excited.
“Thank you @africamagic and Thank you in advance to everyone who is voting for me. Please swipe to see voting instructions. Your girl is floating happily
#QueenBiyesi to the world.”
Diane, on her Twitter page wrote: “Omg, AMVCA Nominee!! Thank you God.
“Guys, Thank you!”
Meanwhile, voting lines in the different categories for favorite actors or movies have been declared open on Africa Magic till the main event on May 14th, 2022.