Wizkid, Phyno, Davido & Olamide Nominated For Nigerian Entertainment Awards (See Full List)

    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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