And The Nominees Are… The 2013 NEA Award Nominees

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The nominees for the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards were announced yesterday at the nominee announcement event held in Lagos, Nigeria at Euphoria nightclub.

Pearl Hart of SoundcityTV and Freeze from CoolFM radio’s The Road Show hosted the event, which kicked off at 10pm with the arrival of guests. Some of the artists in attendance were Ice Prince, Funny Bone, Jhybo, K9, DJ Spinall, KCee, Kswitch, MSmooth to mention a few.

Representing for Nollywood and Gollywood were Juliet Ibrahim, Ramsey Nouah, and Uti Nwachukwu. Guests were treated to performances by Emma Nyra, Eddie Kim, Jhybo, Ketchup, and MSmooth.

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 Vector for Best Rap Act and for Best Comedian BasketMouth, Bovi and Senator were also nominated. The nominee announcement event is an opportunity for all nominees to be celebrated in Nigeria surrounded by their fellow industry peers, and supporters before the official award ceremony in New York.

Voting begins online on June 28th. Fans are encouraged to support their favorite artists, actors and actresses, comedians and entertainers by voting and encouraging others to vote as well. The 2013 NEA Awards is scheduled to take place on Sept. 1 in New York City. The organizers are working on making this year even better than the last, and will continue to unveil more details in the coming weeks.

For all things NEA Awards tune in to Cool FM 96.9 (Lagos), the official radio partner of the 2013 NEA Awards. Follow the NEAs on Twitter @NEAAwards and ‘Like’ the Facebook page ‘NEA Awards’

For sponsorship inquires please contact:

NEA US: (856) 506 5700

NEA Nigeria: (234) 805 807 7518

E-mail: info@nigeriaentawards.com

For all press and media related inquires please contact:

Mayven PR

Tel: 347 762 0677

Email: press@nigeriaentawards.com

About NEA

The NEA AWARDS is an annual entertainment award show held in the United States, with the sole purpose of celebrating and recognizing the numerous contributions of entertainers to the African entertainment industry, while at the same time promoting the image and rich culture of Nigeria.

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BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR

TIMAYA UPGRADE – TIMAYA

OBO – DAVIDO

YBNL – OLAMIDE

EMPIRE MATES STATE OF MIND – EME

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 FT WIZKID

BEST NEW ACT OF THE YEAR

SEAN TIZZLE

KETCHUP

SEYI SHAY

BURNA BOY

AJEBUTTER22

DAMMY KRANE

GOSPEL ARTIST/GROUP OF THE YEAR

FRANK EDWARDS

ONOS

MONIQUE

FUNKE AKINOKUN

SAMMY OKPOSO

BOUQUI

BEST POP/R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR

PRAIZ

BANKY

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 – DARE FT FLAVOUR (DIRECTED BY MARK HOFMEYR)

SKIBO- SOLID STAR (DIRECTED BY CLARENCE PETERS)

GHETTO – SHANK (DIRECTED BY PATRICK ELLIS)

VOICE OF THE STREETS – OLAMIDE (DIRECTED BY MATTMAX)

OLIVER TWIST – DBANJ (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

LIL MISS MISS

NIYOLA

EASTERN AFRICAN ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

CAMP MULLA

FALLY IPUPA

K’NAAN

NAVIO

RADIO & WEASEL

P UNIT

WESTERN AFRICAN ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

SAKORDIE

TOOFAN

EFYA

R2BEES

MAGIC SYSTEM

VIVIANE CANDID

SOUTHERN AFRICAN ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

TEAR GAS

AKA

ZAHARA

THE VERY BEST

DAMA DO BLING

ZONE FAM

BEST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST

LIL’ SIMZ

FUZE ODG

STYLZZ

SEAN CSA

TOLUMIDE

JJC

BEST INDIGENOUS ARTIST/GROUP

FLAVOUR

OLAMIDE

TIMAYA

JAYWON

KCEE

REMENISCE

BEST COLLABO

TONY MONTANA- NAETO C FT DBANJ

BOTTOM BELLE – OMAWUMI FT FLAVOUR

EMI NI – CHIDINMA FT SUSPECT & ILLBLISS

GHOST MODE – PHYNO FT OLAMIDE

BADDEST BOY – E.M.E

WITHOUT MY HEART – TIWA SAVAGE FT DON JAZZY

BEST LEAD ACTOR IN FILM

OC UKEJE (ALAN POZA)

FEMI JACOBS (THE MEETING)

BIMBO MANUEL (HEREOS AND ZEREOS)

ALI NUHU (CONFUSION NA WA)

HAKEEM KAZIM (LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA)

MIKE EZURUONYE (FRIENDLY SCORPION)

BEST LEAD ACTRESS IN FILM

JOKE MUYIWA (AYITALE)

RITA DOMINIC (THE MEETING)

UCHE JUMBO (MRS SOMEBODY)

GENEVIEVE NNAJI (DR. BELLO)

OMOTOLA EKEINDE (LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA)

MERCY JOHNSON (FAZEBOOK BABES)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN FILM

ALI NUHU (BLOOD AND HENNA)

JIDE KOSOKO (THE MEETING)

GABRIEL AFOLAYAN (HEREOS & ZEREOS)

JIM IYKE (LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA)

OC UKEJE (CONFUSION NA WA)

ALFRED ATUNGU (TWIN SWORD)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN FILM

EBBE BASSEY (DR. BELLO)

BELINDA EFFAH (KOKOMMA)

TUNDE ALADESE (CONFUSION NA WA)

NSE ETIM IKPE (KISS & TELL)

OGE OKOYE (FAZEBOOK BABES)

TONTO DIKE (MY LIFE MY DAMAGE)

BEST FILM DIRECTOR

CHARLES NOVIA (ALAN POZA)

JOHN UCHE (BIANCA)

NIJI AKANNI (HEREOS AND ZEREOS)

TUNDE KELANI (MAAMI)

KENNETH GYANG (CONFUSION NA WAH)

IFEANYI OGBONNA (FAZEBOOK BABES)

BEST PICTURE (FILM PRODUCER)

CONFUSION NA WAH

LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA (OBI EMELONYE)

THE MEETING (RITA DOMINIC)

HEREOS AND ZEREOS

THE TWIN SWORD

ALAN POZA

BEST TV SHOW

JARA

MOMENTS W/MO

PROJECT FAME

SUNRISE DAILY – CHANNELS TV

IDOL

BIG BROTHER AFRICA

PAN AFRICAN ACTOR

CHRIS ATTOH (SINGLE & MARRIED)

FRANK ARTHUS (HEART OF A WIFE)

MAJID MICHEL (THE GROOMS 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

BASKET MOUTH

EMEKA SMITH

SEYI LAW

I GO DIE

ENTERTAINMENT PROMOTER

SHEKPE KNIGHTS

BIG A

BIGMOOSE ENT

STRONGHOLD ENT

COKO BAR

EMPIRE ENTERTAINMENT

DELPHINO ENT

RADIO ON AIR/TV PERSONALITY

YAW – WAZOBIA

FREEZE – COOLFM

TOLU – NIGERIA INFO

AJEBO – NAIJA FM

GBEMI – BEATFM

TOKE MAKINDE – RHYTHM FM

TV PERSONALITY

DENRELE

ADAMS

LABI LAYORI

DOLAPO ONI

UTI NWACHUKWU

YVONNE “VIXEN” EKWERE

ENTERTAINMENT BLOG

NOTJUSTOK

360NOBS

LINDA IKEJI

BELLANAIJA

NDANI TV

FACTORY78

ENTERTAINMENT EXECUTIVE

GAGA (YSG ENT)

IBAKA TV

TONY NWAKOLOR (1805)

UBI FRANKLIN (MADE MEN MUSIC)

JASON NJOKU (IROKOTV)

ERIC IDIAHI (SPINLET)

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACTORS

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

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174 COMMENTS

  1. olamide all d way, u are d best, 4award is their 4u, best album of the year, best rapper of the year, best vedio of the year, best indigenous artist of the year, wish u gud luck. Luv u

  2. olamide is still the best among all the nominees.the guy is just too guy.baddest nigger ever lived.its nothing……..badoo

    • Tiwa u re M̶̲̥̅γ̲̣̣̥ best i L√ع all ur music i wish i ll sing for me on M̶̲̥̅γ̲̣̣̥ wedding day

  3. Tiwa u re M̶̲̥̅γ̲̣̣̥ best i L√ع all ur music i wish i ll sing for me on M̶̲̥̅γ̲̣̣̥ wedding day

  4. olamide all d way, u are d best, 4 award is their 4u, best album of the year, best rapper of the year, best vedio of the year, best indigenous artist of the year, wish u gud luck. Luv u baddoo.

  5. D guy who speak fire like sango oko ya,d music store,d casket of music,d music guy,olamide noni,eni duro,eni tuwo

  6. best rapper goes to OLAMIDE ( badoo )
    Best actress to my lovely mother, aunty, sister, lover… OMOTOLA EKEINDE JOLADE

  7. Olamide noni,baddo whom i have seen as the best of all musician,best rapper, best guy,his YBNL is great,the fucking wiv devil,light in the air,first of all,stupid love, and V.O.T.S

  8. The deserved it the award should be given to them, they say give d honour to whom honour is due, they due it

  9. 1st of all go downlow timba mue lalei waje….. alo gbe tomi…..mofe kowole e bi bongalo……….na olamide mak una no gv any oda person dan olamide baddooooooo

  10. na wickid… Me go follow till I die.. Mir giving u all u need.. Aboki u be my guy. Dem no born dem… U just dey shout Olamide well d guy try Buh not withstanding him still need 2 hollat Baba which is wickid. fresh boy.

  11. Menh all goes to young erikina a.k.a badoo a.k.a baddest nigga eva liveth a.k.a okada no get reverse a.k.a mr duro soke a.k.a voice of the street a.k.a hello baby is ola baby.u 2 much olamide u take all it gat nd u gat all it take,u d bst rapper oda rappers na toy,jst take the award nd get bk home wit smile on ya face evry oda person will vote 4 ya,kux dy knw u d man ontop bro.u carry NEA award u carry bst rapper,u carry evrytin am luvin uuuuu eh eh eh eh.bla

  12. Wizzy baby loke loke…Its u ma man…Dammykrane F̶̲̥̅̊♡я̣̣̥ d gurls…winning it,Niyola…crazy about u….Looking forward to see u get ur awards…You’re all worth it..

  13. Olamide badoo ℓ̊‎​ vote for Ÿ̲̣̣̣̥ø̲̣̣̥u̶̲̥̅̊ Ợ̣̣̝̇̇̇˚˚°ºº°˚˚ọ̥ ko durosoke

  14. Olamide Badoo noni sure guy †̥☺ perfect,I love U̶̲̥̅̊ guy U̶̲̥̅̊ will make it more than the best

  15. Mercy johnson, I dey feel u joor I dey gbadun all ur swags. I luv u. Kudos 2 u, u are d best of all. Best of luck my dear.

  16. Mercy johnson, I dey feel joor I dey gbadun or ur swags.I luv u my dear. U are d best of all, I wish u best of luck.

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