Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role

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The Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role is an annual merit by the Africa Film Academy to reward the Best female actress in a leading role.[1]

2005 AMAA Best Actress winner Genevieve Nnaji
2006 AMAA Best Actress winner Joke Silva
2007 AMAA Best Actress winner Chioma Chukwuka
2008 AMAA Best Actress winner Kate Henshaw
2009 AMAA Best Actress winner Funke Akindele
2010 AMAA Best Actress winner Jackie Appiah
2010 AMAA Best Actress winner Lydia Forson
2011 AMAA Best Actress winner Ama Abebrese
2012 AMAA Best Actress winner Rita Dominic
2017 AMAA Best Actress winner Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu
Best Actress (Lead role)
Year Nominees Film Result
2005 Genevieve Nnaji Won
Stephanie Okereke Nominated
2006 Joke Silva Widow’s Cot Won
Stella Damasus Behind Closed Door Nominated
Onyeka Onwenu Rising Moon Nominated
Akofa Asiedu My Mother’s Heart Nominated
Alima Qiedraego Sofia Nominated
Maradzika Tanyaradzwa Nominated
2007 Chioma Chukwuka Sins of the Flesh Won
Nadia Buari Beyonce: The President's Daughter Nominated
Khabirat Kafidipe Iwalewa Nominated
2008 Kate Henshaw-Nuttal Stronger Than Pain Won
Jackie Aygemang Princess Tyra Nominated
Stella Damasus-Aboderin Widow Nominated
Rakiya Attah Across the Niger Nominated
Genevieve Nnaji 30 Days / Keep My Will Nominated
2009 Funke Akindele Jenifa Won
Stephanie Okereke & Nse Ikpe Etim Reloaded Nominated
Stella Damasus-Aboderin State of the Heart Nominated
Corine Onyango From a Whisper Nominated
Nadia Buari Agony of the Christ Nominated
2010 Jackie Appiah & Lydia Forson The Perfect Picture Won
Bimbo Akintola Freedom in Chains Nominated
Stephanie Okereke Nnenda Nominated
Flora Suya Season of a life Nominated
Akofa Edjeani Asiedu I Sing of a Well Nominated
2011 Ama K. Abebrese Sinking Sands Won
Genevieve Nnaji Tango with Me Nominated
Idiat Shobande Aramotu Nominated
Omoni Oboli Anchor Baby Nominated
Manie Malone Viva Riva! Nominated
Denise Newman Shirley Adams Nominated
2012 Rita Dominic Shattered Won
Nse Ikpe Etim Mr. and Mrs. Nominated
Yvonne Okoro Single Six Nominated
Ama K. Abebrese Ties That Bind Nominated
Uche Jombo Damage Nominated
Millicent Makheido 48 Nominated
Kudzai Sevenzo-Nyarai Playing Warriors Nominated
2013 Florence Masebe Elelwani Won
Yvonne Okoro Contract Nominated
Mariam Ouedraogo Moi Zaphira Nominated
Rita Dominic The Meeting Nominated
Mbutung Seikeh Ninah’s Diary Nominated
Flora Suya Last Fishing Boat Nominated
2014 Clarion Chukwura Apaye Won
Uche Nnadili B for Boy Nominated
Linda Sokhulu Felix Nominated
Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha Accident Nominated
Uche Jombo Rodriquez, Monalisa Chinda & Daniella Okeke Lagos Cougars Nominated
Joselyn Dumas A Northern Affair Nominated
2015 Lesliana Pereira Njinga: Queen of Angola Won
Queen Nwokoye Chetanna Nominated
Aida Wang Juliet and Romeo Nominated
Joselyn Dumas Silverain Nominated
Ini Edo While You Slept Nominated
2016 Fulu Mugovhani Ayanda Won
Zined Odieb Behind Closed Doors Nominated
Adesua Etomi Falling Nominated
Maimouna N'Diaye Eye of the Storm Nominated
Nse Ikpe Etim, Ireti Doyle, Omoni Oboli, Dakore Akande Fifty Nominated
Nomzamo Mbatha Tell Me Sweet Something Nominated


2017 [2] Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu Felicite Won
Lydia Forson Keteke Nominated
Lupita Nyong'o Queen of Katwe Nominated
Bimbo Akintola 93 Days Nominated
Josette Bushell-Mingo While We Live Nominated
Rita Dominic 76 Nominated
Khabonina Qubeka Dora's Peace Nominated
Zimkhitha Nyoka Vaya Nominated
2018 Dakore Akande Isoken Won
Kate Henshaw Roti Nominated
Reine Swart Siembamba Nominated
Okawa Shaznay In My Country Nominated
Nana Ama McBrown
Lydia Forson
Sika Osei
Sidechic Gang Nominated
Mariam Phiri The Road To Sunrise Nominated
Tunde Aladese Lost Café Nominated
Joselyn Dumas Potato Potahto Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Website of the AMAAs". Africa Movie Academy Awards. Retrieved 20 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Nigerian movies top 2017 AMAA nomination list". Premium Times. Retrieved 2017-11-06.