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Nigerian Entertainment Awards: Davido, Olamide, Seyi Shay win big [SEE FULL LIST]

Nigerian Entertainment Awards: Full list of winners

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Nigerian Entertainment Awards, NEA, held on Saturday at the Symphony Space Center in New York. The award night was organised to honour big acts in the Nigerian entertainment industry including music, film, TV, Radio among others. Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

Celebrities present at the event include: Davido, Olamide, Seyi Shay, ID Cabasa, Korto Davies, Gbenro Ajibade, DJ Self, Young Paris Barbee, Dremo, Dotman, Sheyman, DJ Enimoney Danagog among others.

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Nigerian Entertainment Awards

Nigerian Entertainment AwardsOur very own Davido took home two awards for Hottest Single of the Year (“IF“) and Afropop Male Act of the Year. His label mate Mayorkun also took home an award for Best New Act. Nigeria’s ”Baddo” Olamide took home the award for Album of The Year (“The Glory“). This is the 12th edition of the event.

Here’s the list of winners below:


Album of the Year: Glory (Olamide)

Hottest Single of the Year: If (Davido)

AfroPop Male Artist of the Year: Davido

AfroPop Female Artist of the Year: Seyi Shay

Rap Act of the Year: Olamide

Dancehall Artist: Patoranking

Best Collabo of the Year: Iskaba – Wande Coal & DJ Tunez

Best Music Video of the Year (Director): Yolo- Seyi Shay (Dir: Meji Alabi)

Nigerian Entertainment AwardsBest New Act: Mayorkun

Indigenous Artist of the Year: Phyno

Diaspora Artist of the Year: Jidenna

Inspirational Artist of the Year: Sinach

Most Promising Act to Watch: Deshinor

Music Producer of the Year: Krisbeatz

African Male Artist of the Year (Non-Nigerian): Toofan

African Female Artist of the Year (Non-Nigerian): Becca

AfroSoca: Machel Montano


Best Actor: Ramsey Nouah (76)

Best Actress: Funke Akindele (A Trip to Jamaica)

Supporting Actor: AY (A Trip to Jamaica)

Supporting Actress: Kehinde Bankole (The Dinner)

Film Director: Steve Gukas (93 Days)

Best Picture: The Wedding Party

Best Lead Role in TV: Oreka Godis (Our Best Friend’s Wedding)

Best Lead Role in Film (Non-Nigerian / Africa): Korto Davies

Best TV Show: Big Brother Naija


Best Disc Jockey: DJ Prince

Diaspora Disc Jockey of the Year: DJ Phemstar (U.S.)

Africa Disc Jockey of the Year: DJ Slick Stuat & Roja (UG)

Entertainment Executive of the Year: Tobi Sanni Daniel

OAP of the Year: Big Tak (Urban FM)

TV Presenter: Seyitan (The Sauce)

Best Comedy Act: Woli Arole & Asiri

Photographer: Kelechi Amadi.

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