The complete list of nominees for the 2014 and 6th edition of the Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) awards has been revealed.

It all began in 2009, a long conceived idea came to life, the Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY), the first ever successful award ceremony of its kind was packaged and launched by Exquisite Magazine, led by its publisher, Tewa Onasanya.

Tewa Onasanya of Exquisite magazine states; “The criteria for the ELOY Awards focuses on the character of the individual, her ability and achievements and how her work impacts the Nigerian society, through Direct and Indirect leadership, Service, Commitment, Achievement, Integrity and Character and we look forward to celebrating all nominees and winners”.

In a statement by Liz Ashdown, Head of Spirits (Marketing and RTD); “Baileys is excited to be a part of this grand event that inspires, celebrates and toasts to the success of every Baileys woman out there. We are delighted to be able to partner with ELOY again this year following the success of last year’s event and over the next few weeks we will be releasing information on the different activities lined up prior to the awards ceremony in November”

For the 6th edition, plans are in top gear to create once again an outstanding and memorable award ceremony set to take place on Sunday 30th of November at the Intercontinental Hotel Lagos.

Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) 2014Award Categories

Female Music Artist

Female DJ

On-Air Personality of the Year 

Fashion Designer of the Year

Make Up Artist of the Year

Beauty Brand of the Year 

Stylist of the Year

Brand Ambassador

TV Presenter of the Year

Movie Actress of the Year

TV Actress of the Year 

Blogger [SME/Online Editor]

Female Film Producers of the Year 

As well as the category definitions above, the ELOY Nomination board is calling in entries for the ELOY Recognition Awards 2014. These are awards which will be recognizing individuals who have made a difference and impacted their industry and or community.

Send the name and brief about the ladies you would like nominated

Vote:Text “ELOY” followed by “Nominee” to 35070 or simply send an email with the name of the nominee to You can also vote online

The ELOY awards is powered by Exquisite Magazine and Baileys.