Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Nominees for the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards | View the Complete List

2012 NEA in New York City, USA
2012 NEA in New York City, USA
The nominees for the 2013 edition of the annual entertainment awards Nigeria Entertainment Awards, were announced recently at the Euphoria Night Club, Lagos.
Hosted by on-air-personality Freeze of Cool FM and Pearl Hart of Soundcity TV, the nominees announcement kicked off at 10 PM with celebrity guests in attendance including Ice Prince, Juliet Ibrahim K9, Ramsey Nouah, DJ Spinall, Uti Nwachukwu, Funny Bone, KCee and Kay Switch.
Rising acts Emma Nyra, Eddie Kim, Jhybo, Ketchup and MSmooth entertained guests with their singles.
The President of the NEA Tope Esan announced the nominees from all thirty-four categories and some of the nominees this year include Iyanya’s “Kukere” and K9’s “Kokoma” for Hottest Single of the Year, Rita Dominic, Genevieve Nnaji and Uche Jombo for Best Lead Actress, Jesse Jagz, Ice Prince and Vectorfor Best Rap Act and for Best Comedian Basketmouth, Bovi and Senator were also nominated.
2013 NEA Announcement in Lagos
Best Album of the Year
Timaya Upgrade – Timaya
O.B.O (Omo Baba Olowo) – Davido
YBNL – Olamide
Empire Mates State of Mind – E.M.E
Son of a Carpenter – Brymo
R&BW – Banky W
Hottest Single of the Year
Kukere – Iyanya
This Year – Jaywon
Kokoma – K9
Like to Party – Burna Boy
Limpopo – Kcee
Beat of Life (Samba) – Sarz Feat. Wizkid
Best New Act of the Year
Sean Tizzle
Ketchup
Seyi Shay
Burna Boy
Ajebutter 22
Dammy Krane
Gospel Artist/Group of the Year
Frank Edwards
Onod
Monique
Funke Akinokun
Sammy Okposo
Bouqui
Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year
Praiz
Banky W
Wizkid
Iyanya
Davido
Wande Coal
Best Rap Act of the Year
Olamide
Jesse Jagz
Ice Prince
Vector
Phyno
Ruggedman
Music Producer of the Year
Spellz
Masterkraft
Chopstix
Sarz
Shizzi
Fliptyce
Music Video of the Year
Tonight – Burna Boy (Directed by MEX)
Sisi Eko – Darey Art Alade Feat. Flavour (Directed by Mark Hofmeyr)
Skibo – Solid Star (Directed by Clarence Peters)
Ghetto – Shank (Directed ny Patrick Ellis)
Voice of the Streets – Olamide (Directed by Mattmax)
Oliver Twist – D’banj (Directed by Sesan)
Most Promising Male Act to Watch
Sugar Boyz
K9
Bular
Black Magic
Endia
Man
Yung L
Shady XL
Most Promising Female Act to Watch
Aramide
Oyinkansola
Lola Rae
Emma Nyra
Kimani
Aura
Lili Miss Miss
Niyola
Eastern African Artist/Group of the Year
Camp Mulla
Fally Ipupa
K’Naan
Navio
Radio & Weasel
P Unit
Western African Artist/Group of the Year
Sakordie
Toofan
Efya
R2Bees
Magic System
Viviane Candid
Southern African Artist/Group of the Year
Tear Gas
AKA
Zahara
The Very Best
Dama Do Bling
Zone Fam
Best International Artist
Lil’ Simz
Fuse ODG
Stylzz
Sean CSA
Tolumide
JJC
Best Indigenous Artist/Group
Flavour
Olamide
Timaya
Jaywon
Kcee
Remenisce
Best Collabo
Tony Montana – Naeto C Feat. D’banj
Bottom Belle – Omawumi Feat. Flavour
Emi Ni – Chidinma Feat. Suspect & Illbliss
Ghost Mode – Phyno Feat. Olamide
Baddest Boy – E.M.E
Without My Heart – Tiwa Savage Feat. Don Jazzy
Best Lead Actor
OC Ukeje (Alan Poza)
Femi Jacobs (The Meeting)
Bimbo Manuel (Heroes and Zeroes)
Ali Nuhu (Confusion Na Wa)
Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Last Flight to Abuja)
Mike Ezuruonye (Friendly Scorpion)
Best Lead Actress
Joke Muyiwa (Ayitale)
Rita Dominic (The Meeting)
Uche Jombo (Mrs Somebody)
Genevieve Nnaji (Dr Bello)
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde (Last Flight to Abuja)
Mercy Johnson (Fazebook Babes)
Best Supporting Actor
Ali Nuhu (Blood & Henna)
Jide Kosoko (The Meeting)
Gabriel Afolayan (Heroes & Zeroes)
Jim Iyke (Last Flight to Abuja)
OC Ukeje (Confusion Na Wa)
Alfred Atungu (Twins Sword)
Best Supporting Actress
Ebbe Bassey (Dr Bello)
Belinda Effah (Kokomma)
Tunde Aladese (Confusion Na Wa)
Nse Ikpe-Etim (Kiss & Tell)
Oge Okoye (Fazebook Babes)
Tonto Dikeh (My Life My Damage)
Best Film Director
Charles Novia (Alan Poza)
John Uche (Bianca)
Niji Akanni (Heroes and Zeroes)
Tunde Kelani (Maami)
Kenneth Gyang (Confusion Na Wa)
Ifeanyi Ogbonna (Fazebook Babes)
Best Picture (Film Producer)
Confusion Na Wa
Last Flight to Abuja (Obi Emelonye)
The Meeting (Rita Dominic)
Heroes and Zeroes
The Thin Sword
Alan Poza
Best TV Show
Jara
Moments with Mo
Project Fame
Sunrise Daily (Channels TV)
Nigerian Idol
Big Brother Africa
Pan African Actor
Chris Attoh (Single & Married)
Frank Arthus (Heart of a Wine)
Majid Michel (The Groom’s Bride)
Thomas Gumede (Otelo Burning)
David Mapane (Taxi Cop)
John Dumelo (Letters to my Mother)
Pan African Actress
Yvonne Okoro (The Contract)
Nadia Buari (Single & Married)
Yvonne Nelson (Single & Married)
Mbufung Seikeh (Ninah’s Dowry)
Matshepo Maleme (A Million Colours)
Nolwazi Shange (Otelo Burning)
World DJ
DJ Xclusive (LGA)
DJ Tunez (NYC)
DJ Sose (LGA)
DJ TTB (ABJ)
DJ Spinall (LGA)
DJ Bayo (UK)
Best Comedian
Senator
Bovi
Basketmouth
Emeka Smith
Seyi Law
I Go Die
Best Entertainment Promoter
Shekpe Knights
Big A
Bigmoose Ent
Stronghold Ent
Cokobar
Empire Entertainment
Delphino Ent
Best Radio/TV Personality
Yaw – Wazobia FM
Freeze – Cool FM
Tolu – Nigeria Info
Ajebo – Naija FM
Gbemi – Beat FM
Toke Makinwa – Rhythm FM
Best TV Personality
Denrele
Adams
Labi Layori
Dolapo Oni
Uti Nwachukwu
Yvonne “Vixen” Ekwere
Best Entertainment Blog
Not Just Ok
360 Nobs
Linda Ikeji
Bella Naija
Ndani TV
Factory 78
Best Entertainment Executive
Gaga (YSG Ent)
Ibaka TV
Tony Nwakolor (1805)
Ubi Franklin (Made Men Music)
Jason Njoku (Iroko TV)
Eric Idiahi (Spinlet)
Best International Actor
Gbenga Akinnagbe
Dayo Okeniyi
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Emmanuel Akintunde
Nonso Anozie
David Oyelowo
Best International Actress
Megalyn Echikunwoke
Ashley Madekwe
Caroline Chikezie
Hope Olaide Wilson
Adepero Oduye
Judi Shekoni
Voting begins online on June 28th. Fans are encouraged to support their favorite actors and actresses, comedians and musicians by voting and encouraging others to vote as well. The 2013 NEA Awards is scheduled to take place on Sunday 1st September in New York City.
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, follow @NEAAwards on Twitter | call NEA US (856) 506 5700 | NEA Nigeria (234) 805 807 7518 | e-mail info@nigeriaentawards.com | press@nigeriaentawards.com

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