Cabo Verde Music Awards

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Cabo Verde Music Awards
Location Praia
CountryCape Verde
First awarded2011
Website Official website
Television/radio coverage
Network TCV (television)
RCV (radio)
Music of Cape Verde
Media and performance
Music awards
Music festivals

The Cabo Verde Music Awards (abbreviation: CVMA) is an annual music award ceremony that takes place every year. The award ceremony takes place in the capital city of Praia, Cape Verde. It is also broadcast on TCV.


A band called Splash has won the most awards, numbering five; [1] Neuza won in two categories in 2014. [2]


The 2011 Cabo Verde Music Awards Gilyto CVMA.jpg
The 2011 Cabo Verde Music Awards
The 2014 Cabo Verde Music Awards with Gilyto and Soraia de Deus Gilyto & Soraia de Deus - CVMA 2014.JPG
The 2014 Cabo Verde Music Awards with Gilyto and Soraia de Deus

The origins of the creation of the music awards for Cape Verde began in around the 2000s.

The first edition took place on March 2011 and was one of the most recent music awards made by any country and features the greatest Cape Verdean singers, even from the diaspora abroad. The first guests included Gilyto, La MC Malcriado and Suzanna Lubrano. The recent edition took place on May 7, 2016 [3] and featured Elida Almeida, Gilyto, Hélio de Batalha and others.


The following music categories include:


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