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July 11, 2017

Nigerian Entertainment Awards | See Full List of Nominees

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Written by: Quebex
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Phyno, Wizkid, Davido amongst others have been nominated for multiple award categories at the 12th edition of Nigerian Entertainment Awards which is meant to take place in New York City on the 3rd of  September 2017, which happens to be the week of their labour day. This was revealed in the recently announced nomination list which also includes the likes of Tekno, PSquare and many others.

This was revealed in the recently announced nomination list which also includes the likes of Tekno, Psquare, Olamide, Runtown, Mr Eazi. and many others.

Unlike other editions, this year would be more inclusive as it adds Afro Soca category to its list, a growing genre that is gradually gaining massive followership.

See below Nigerian music artistes and the categories they got nominated for;

Best Single

  • Wizkid – Come closer ft Drake
  • Phyno – Fada Fada ft Olamide
  • Davido – IF
  • Tekno – Pana
  • Psquare – Bank alert
  • Olamide – Who you epp
  • Mr Eazi – Leg over
  • Runtown – Mad over you

Best Afro Soca Artist

  • Fay-Ann Lyons
  • Machel Montano
  • Melly Rose
  • Olatunji Yearwood
  • Skinny Fabulous
  • Teddyson Johnson

Best Dancehall

  • Burna Boy
  • Cynthia Morgan
  • Ketchup
  • Harrysong
  • Patoranking
  • Timaya

Best Music Producer

  • DJ Soupamodel
  • Kriz Beatz
  • Masterkraft
  • Spellz
  • Young D
  • Sarz
  • Legendury Beatz
  • Young John

Most Promising

  • Deshinor
  • Gabzy
  • Ike Chucks
  • Moelogo
  • Nonso AmadiOdunsi

Best Disc Jockey

  • DJ Jimmy Jatt
  • DJ Neptune
  • DJ Humility
  • DJ TTB
  • DJ Spinall
  • DJ Prince
  • DJ Xclusive
  • DJ Consequence

Best Diaspora Disc Jockey

  • DJ Dee Money
  • DJ Femsta
  • DJ GQ Mike
  • DJ EL G
  • DJ Tunez
  • DJ Cuppy
  • DJ Ecool
  • DJ Afoo

Best DJ Non-Nigerian/African

  • DJ Lebbie (SL)
  • DJ Mensah (GH)
  • DJ Bossman (LIB)
  • DJ Joe Mfalme (KQ)
  • DJ Slick Stuart & Roja (UG)
  • DJ Vyrusky (GH)

 

Best Africa Female Artist [Non-Nigerian]

  • Amanda Black [SA]
  • Victoria Kimani [KQ]
  • Becca [GH]
  • Vanessa Mdee [TZ]
  • Butera Knowless [RW]
  • Sheeban Karungi [UG]
  • Efya [GH]
  • Queen Vee [ZIM]

Best Afropop Male Artist

  • Davido
  • Mr Eazi
  • Kiss Daniel
  • Runtown
  • Tekno
  • Wizkid

Best Afropop Female Artist

  • Omawumi
  • Niniola
  • Seyi Shay
  • Simi
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Yemi Alade

Best Album

  • Adekunle Gold – Gold
  • MC Galaxy – MMM
  • Falz & Simi – Chemistry
  • Olamide – Glory
  • Kiss Daniel – New Era
  • Phyno – The Playmaker
  • Mr Eazi – Life Is Eazi
  • Davido – Son Of Mercy

Best Diaspora

  • Wale
  • Rotimi
  • Ayo Jay
  • Bils
  • Jidenna
  • Jaycube
  • Wurld
  • Tinnie Tempah
  • Black Excellence

Best Africa Male Artist

  • Casper Nyovest [SA]
  • Stonebwoy [GH]
  • Diamond Platnumz [TZ]
  • Sarkodie [GH]
  • Eddie Kenzo [UG]
  • Sauti Sol [KQ]
  • Nasty C [SA]
  • Toofan [TG]

 

Best New Act

  • Tjan
  • Dremo
  • Dotman
  • Mayorkun
  • Sugarboy
  • Zoro

 

Best Rap Act

  • Falz
  • Ice Prince
  • Mz Kiss
  • Olamide
  • Phyno
  • Skales

Best Indigenous

  • 9ice
  • Adekunle Gold
  • CDQ
  • Flavor
  • Olamide
  • Phyno

Best Music Video

  • Aduke – Tjan [DIR: Kemi Adetiba]
  • All Over – Tiwa Savage [DIR: Patrick Ellis]
  • Bank Alert – Psquare [DIR: CP]
  • Come Closer – Wizkid [DIR: Daps]
  • IF – Davido [DIR: Q]
  • YOLO – Seyi Shay [DIR: Maji Alabi]

Best Collabo

  • Come Closer – Wizkid Ft Drake
  • Iskaba – Wande Coal FT DJ Tunez
  • Ko Funny – CDQ FT Davido
  • Only Girl – Adekunle Gold FT Moelogo
  • Temper – Skales FT Burna Boy
  • Up To Something – Iyanya FT Don Jazzy & Dr Sid

 

Best Inspiration

  • Cobhams Asuquo
  • Frank Edwards
  • Nathaniel Bassey
  • Sinach
  • Timi Dakolo
  • Waje

Best Entertainment Executive

  • Don Jazzy [Mavin]
  • Idris Olorunnimbe [The Temple Company]
  • Emperor Geezy [GWW]
  • Paul O [Upfront & Personal]
  • E-Money [Five Star]
  • Tobi Sanni Daniel [State Of Mind]
  • Adetoro Fawoshere [Right Entertainment]
  • Dbanj [Cream Platform]


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