For the 9th year the Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA Awards) celebrated and honored members of the Nigeria entertainment industry here in New York, at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts.
The award show was filled with lots of amazing performances – Wande Coal, Praiz, Oritsefemi, the ‘Sekem’ master MCGalaxy, and the crowd pleaser ShattaWale. Also on stage were Patoranking who performed his popular song “Girlie O”, Skales with his new single “Shake Body”.
Hosts for the night Bovi and Funke Akindele kept the audience entertained with rib-cracking jokes, while Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi worked the audience by interacting and asking audience members questions to keep them engaged and even more involved in the show than in years past. Red carpet coverage was powered by both US and Nigeria/Africa based media houses – Channel O, Sound City, Bella Naija, OkayAfrica, Inside Africa, Bubbles Magazine, Black Enterprise, Luxxe Living and UDRradio just to mention a few.
The 9th NEA Awards was sponsored by Chibase Productions, MTech, Impeccable Hospitality, City Limo, WIN Foundation. Major partners include Channel O, YSGHubs, Firematic Ent, MayvenPR, The Exodus Guild, Beat FM, Star FM, Cool FM, BellaNaija, UDRradio, Rhythm FM, EEC, UnderdaRock, 745Ent, Raging Bull Ent, LOI Graphics, DJ Tee Films, Anashe Media Group, Black Enterprise, Toast Magazine.
Check out pictures from the event ceremony.
Photography: DSOL Photography and FE Photography
PR & Media Relations: Mayven PR