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Davido, Olamide, Funke Akindele And Others Win Big At NEA Awards

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Last Saturday, while some of you were busy drooling over pictures from #BAAD2017, some big achievers in the entertainment industry were being rewarded at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA).

The 12th edition of the Event which was held at the Symphony Space Center in New York was graced by top industry acts like Davido, Olamide, Seyi Shay, DJ Self, Young Paris, Barbee, Gbenro Ajibade, Dremo, Korto Davies, Sheyman, ID Cabasa, DJ Enimoney, Danagog, Dotman and so much more

The glamorous event also saw stars like the O.B.O, Davido, taking home awards for Hottest Single of the Year (“IF“) and Afropop Male Act of the Year.

His protege, Mayorkun, was not far behind, bagging the award for Best New Act.

Street king Olamide took home the award for Album of The Year (“The Glory“).

In the Film/TV category, Ramsey Noauh took home the Best Actor for his role in “’76” while Funke Akindele took home the award for Best Actress for her role in “A Trip to Jamaica

The one thing common among the Winners, and I am sure they can attest to this, is that they all worked very hard to deserve the awards.

See full list of winners below:

MUSIC CATEGORIES

·      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)

·      Best 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

FILM/TV CATEGORIES

·      Best Actor: Ransey Noauh (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

OTHER CATEGORIES:

·      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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