15 Nov Akon Receives Dual Honors at AEAUSA: A Historic Moment Unveiled!
Akon Receives Dual Honors at AEAUSA: A Historic Moment Unveiled!
In a spectacular event held at the iconic Newark Symphony Hall, the African Entertainment Awards USA (AEAUSA) marked a historic moment by presenting the long-overdue Humanitarian Award to the illustrious Akon. President Dominic Tamin, personally handed Akon this distinguished accolade. Originally granted in 2015, the Humanitarian Award serves as a profound testament to Akon’s unwavering dedication to humanitarian causes, leaving an indelible mark on a global scale.
Adding to the brilliance of the night was the well-deserved acknowledgment of Akon as the “African Icon of the Year 2023.” His unmatched influence on the music industry and cultural landscape echoed through the hallowed halls of Newark Symphony Hall. Witnessing the maestro accept both awards in a single moment was undeniably historic.
In a heartfelt acceptance, Akon shared, “Receiving these honors is not just a personal achievement but a reminder of the power we have to make positive changes in the world. Let’s continue to strive for a better future together.”
The evening was further elevated by stellar performances from AEAUSA 2023’s lineup of exceptional artists, including Mr. Patrick, Skales, Harmonize, Safi Diabaté, Iba One, Soul Bang’s, Allienian 2Solo, Banjela, Beniton, Afro-Afriqué, Sandy C Flow, Miri Ben-Ari, William Last KRM, Vivian Chidid, and hosted by the dynamic duo, Ini Cash and Ojuolape.
Join us in showering Akon with well-deserved applause and appreciation for not only his musical prowess but also his role as a compassionate force for positive change.
Our Mission is to support, celebrate and uplift African Entertainment & Achievements in the Global arena. We use the entertainment awards ceremony as a platform, to unite all Africans including those In the Caribbean to showcase an Africa that is united, self-sufficient, willing, and able to evoke social change that matters most in the communities of Africans all over the world.
Our vision is modest: Through entertainment, we are creating a New Africa; One free and prosperous Africa for all.
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