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Wizkid, Davido, Seyi Shay Music stars bag nominations for NEA Awards

Star Nigerian acts, Wizkid, Olamide, Davido, Flavour, Phyno, Banky W,  received mentions, so also did DJ Spinall, DJ Xclusive, Kunle Afolayan, O.C Ukeje, and many others.

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Wizkid and Seyi Shay were nominated at the 2016 NEA awards. play

Wizkid and Seyi Shay were nominated at the 2016 NEA awards.

(JM Films)

The Nigerian Entertainment Awards has announced the nominees for the 10th edition of the annual NEA Awards which is slated to hold in New York come September.

The lists spans various sections of the entertainment industry, including, music, movies, disc jockeying, record executives, comedy and a category for artistes in the diaspora.

Star Nigerian acts, Wizkid, Olamide, Davido, Flavour, Phyno, Banky W,  received mentions, so also did DJ Spinall, DJ Xclusive, Kunle Afolayan, O.C Ukeje, and many others.

Check out the full list of nominees below!

 

Hottest Single of the Year

Woju - Kiss Daniel

Shoki Remix - Lil Kesh, Olamide, Davido

Godwin - Korede Bello

Shake Body - Skales

Dorobucci - Mavins

Ojuelegba - Wizkid

 

Best New Act to Watch

Lil Kesh

Dija

CDQ

Kiss Daniel

Ayojay

Falz

Korede Bello

 

Gospel Artist of the year

Obiwon

Eben

Tope Alabi

Nathaniel Bassey

Psalm Ebube

Onos Ariyo

Flo

 

Indigenous Artist of the Year

Olamide

Pasuma

Phyno

Flavour

MC Galaxy

Jaywon

 

Best R&B Artist of the Year

Banky W

Seyi Shay

Chidinma

Timi Dakolo

Praiz

Shaydee

 

Best Pop Artist of the Year

Sean Tizzle

Presh

Davido

Wizkid

Runtown

Burna Boy

 

Female Artist of the Year

Yemi Alade

Aramide

Seyi Shay

Cynthia Morgan

Dija

Eva

 

Male Artist of the Year

Olamide

Skales

Flavour

Davido

Wizkid

Patoranking

 

Best Rap Act of the Year

Olamide

Reminisce

Ice Prince

Phyno

Falz

M.I

 

Music Producer of the Year

Pheelz

Shizzi

Legendary Beatz

Young John

DJ Coublon

T Spize

 

Best Music Video of the Year (Director)

IBADAN (QDOT FT OLAMIDE) BY HG2 FILMS

Condo (Ycee ft. Patoranking) - Clarence Peters

Shugga (Eva) - WOLTRK Ent & Radioactiiv

Onye (Waje ft. Tiwa Savage) - Kemi Adetiba

Aww - (Dija) - Unlimited LA

Crazy (Seyi Shay) - Meji Alabi & JM Films

 

Best Collabo of the Year

Indomie RMX - MASTERKRAFT, CDQ,  DAVIDO

SHOKI FT. DAVIDO & OLAMIDE

Badgirl Remix MR. 2KAY FT Seyi Shay & Cynthia Morgan

Collabo - Psquare ft Don Jazzy

Condo - Ycee ft Patoranking

Marry Me - Falz Ft. Yemi Alade

 

Most Promising Act to Watch

Danagog

Niniola

Tjan

Tonye

Pere Carter

Simi

Sunkanmi

TeeGee Da Unsual

 

Diaspora Artist of the Year

Bils - USA

Jay Cube - USA

Emmy Gee (SA)

Moelogo (UK)

Stylzz - USA

Lioness (UK)

 

African Artist of the Year (Non-Nigerian)

Eddie Kenzo

Diamond Platinum

SAUTI SOL

Sarkodie

Stoneboy

AKA

Mzvee

 

Male Disc Jockey of the Year

DJ Spinall - Nigeria

DJ Xclusive - Nigeria

DJ KAYWISE - Nigeria

Dj Neptune - Nigeria

DJ Kenny - ABJ

DJ Tunez - New York

DJ LEGEND - Nigeria

DJ Magic Flowz - Canada

 

Female Disc Jockey of the Year

DJ Fizzie - Nigeria

DJ Cuppy - Nigeria

DJ Soupamodel - USA

DJ Lambo - Nigeria

Dj Nana - Nigeria

 

Album of the Year

Baba Hafusa - Reminisce

Thankful - Flavour

Street OT - Olamide

King of Queens - Yemi Alade

AYO - Wizkid

Rich & Famous - Praz

 

Afrobeat Artist of the Year

Lagbaja

Femi Kuti

Seun Kuti

Tuface

Tony Oladipo Allen

Ara

 

Best Dance/Live Performance

MC Galaxy

Yemi Alade

Psquare

Omawumi

Wizkid

Olamide

 

Record Executive of the Year

Emperor Geezy - GworldWide

Tobi Sanni - State of Mind Ent

Howie T - Baseline

Ossy - Achievas

JP - One Nation Records

Mr. Dilly - Eric Manny

 

OAP of the Year

Gbemi - Beat FM

Tisan Bako - Raypower

Osi Dirisu - BeatFM

Ajebo - Naija FM

Dotun - Cool FM

Omalicha - Rhythm FM

 

Entertainment Personality of the year

Olisa Adibua

Toyin Lawani

Dbanj

Emmanuel Ikubese

Ehis

Jimmie

 

Entertainment TV Programme of the Year

Shugga

Return of Jennifer

Gidi Up

Tinsel

Who Wants to be a Millionaire

Project Fame West Africa

 

Comedy Act of the Year

Helen Paul

Akpororo

Ushbebe

Bovi

Emieka Smith

Still Ringing

 

Actor of the Year (Nollywood)

Kunle Afolayan (October 1st)

Wole Ojo (Brave)

O.C Ukeje (Secret Room)

Yakubu Mohammed (Dark Closet)

Femi Jacobs (The Meeting)

Gabriel Afolayan (Antique)

 

Actress of the Year (Nollywood)

Rita Dominic (The Meeting)

Weruche Opia (When Love Happens)

Linda Ojiofor (Secret Room)

Ruth Kadiri (Matter Arising)

Joke Silva (Folly)

Kehinde Bankole (October 1)

 

Film of the Year – Producer (Nollywood)

Invasion 1897

October 1st

Secret Room

Verdict

Antique

The Meeting

 

Film Director of the Year (Nollywood)

Eneaji Chris (Secret Room)

October 1 (Kunle Afolayan)

The Meeting (Mildred Okwo)

Antique (DJ Tee & Darasen Richards)

Stanlee Ohikhuare (Verdict)

Adeleke Dolapo (Brave)

 

Actor of the Year (Indigenous Films)

Zubby Micheal

Ibikunle Oladipo

Jide Kosoko

Adekola Odunlade

Yakubu Mohammed

 

Actress of the Year (Indigenous Films)

Aborisade Abisola (Temiloluwa ATM)

Faithia Balogun (Iya Alalake)

Halima Fatete (Har da Mijina)                                       

Onyekachukwu Okeke (Olanma)

Ariyike Akinyanju- (Eyinju Eledumare)

Toyi n Aina-Johnson (Alakada)

 

Film Director of the Year (Indigenous Films)

Olanrewaju Abiodun

Blessing Adejumo

Amechi Ukeje

Niji Akanni

Okey Zubelu

Ugezu j Ugezu

Obi Emelonye

 

 

Film of the Year – Producer (Indigenous Films)

Ibaje

Wazo

Eyinju Eledumare

Alakada

Har da Mijina

Onye Ozi

 

Actor of the Year (Africa)

Majid Michel (Knocking on Heavens Doors)

Adjetey Anang (Devils in the Details)

Gerald Langiri (Fundi-Mentals)

James Gardiner - Shattered Romance

 

Actress of the Year (Africa)

Terry Pheto

Joselyn Dumas

Sonia Ibrahim

Lydia Forson

Okawa Shaznay

 

Film of the Year – Producer (Africa)

Shattered Romance

FAR

Devil in the Details

A Letter from Adam

Fundi-Mentals

 

Film Director of the Year (Africa)

Shirley Frimpong-Manso

Eddie Nartey

Gilbert Agbor

Sam Kessie

Alex Konstantaras

 

Actor of the Year (Nigeria in Hollywood)

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

David Oyelowo

Hakeem Kae Kazeem

Gbenga Akinnagbe

Chiwetel Ejiofor

 

Actress of the Year (Nigeria in Hollywood)

Carmen Ejogo

Caroline Chikezie

Enuka Okuma

Adepero Oduye

 

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