Yemi Alade, Simi & Others Bag Nods For NEA 2018 | See Full List

Yemi Alade, Simi & Others Bag Nods For NEA 2018 | See Full List


The nominees list for the annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2018 (NEA) is out. It’s survival of the fittest as the best music acts go head to head for awards. Top female acts like Tiwa Savage, Niniola Seyi Shay, Simi and Yemi Alade will battle it out for ‘Afropop Female Artist Of The Year‘. While the likes of Davido, Olamide, Wizkid, Kizz Daniel and 2Baba are nominated for ‘Afropop Male Artist Of The Year‘.

See full list if nominees in the music category below.



Best Album

Simi (Similola)

Sugarcane (Tiwa Savage)

First Daze of Winter (Maleek Berry)

Outside (Burna Boy)

About 30 (Adekunle Gold)

Best Single

Legbegbe (Mr Real)

Science Student (Olamide)

Baba (DJ Spinall x Kizz Daniel)

Assurance (Davido)

Soco (Wiz Kid)

Afropop Female Artist

Yemi Alade

Tiwa Savage

Seyi Shay

Simi

Niniola

Afropop Male Artist

Olamide

Wiz Kid

Davido

Kiss Daniel

2Face

Alternative Artist

Flavour

Patoranking

Johnny Drille

Adekunle Gold

Zoro Swagbag

Diaspora/International Artist

Rotimi (U.S.)

MNEK (U.K.)

Skepta (U.K.)

Kah-lo (U.K.)

J Hus (U.K.)

Best New Act

Slimcase

Small Doctor

Lady Donli

Dice Ailes

Mr Real

Most Promising Act to Watch

Teni

Idowest

Bella Alubo

Wilfresh

Dapo Tu Burna

Trailblazer

Maleek Berry

Duncan Mighty

Mayorkun

Mz Kiss

CDQ

Best Music Video (Director)

Malo (by Tiwa, dir: Meji Alabi)

Big Daddy (by Ice Prince, dir: Clarence Peters)

Closer (by Wiz Kid, Dir: Daps)

This is Nigeria (by Falz, dir: Prodigeezy)

Ire (by Adekunle Gold, dir: Aje)

Music Producer

Killertunes

Spellz

Fresh

Kriz beat

Philkeyz

Jaypizzle

Best Male Artist – Non Nigerian / Africa

Sarkodie (GH)

Khaligraph Jones (KQ)

FA (LIB)

Fikfameica (UG)

KiDi (GH)

Best Female Artist – Non Nigerian / Africa

Betty G (ET)

Becca (GH)

Victoria Kimani (KQ)

Sheebah (UG)

Heyden Adama (SL)

Freshvibes

Squeeze Tarela

Mr Shaa

Kayjay

Peruzzi

Marz Brown

SammyLee

Best World DJs

DJ Brave

DJ TTB

DJ Buka

DJ Dee Money

DJ Jamstar

DJ Expressions

Best Singles by DJ

DJ E Cool (Ada ft. Davido)

DJ Spinall (Baba ft Kizz Daniel)

DJ Xclusive (Shempe ft Mz Kiss/Slimcase)

DJ Cuppy (Fight ft Mr Eazi)

DJ Enimoney (Diet ft Tiwa/Reminisce/Slimcase)

DJ Consequence (Do Like This ft Tiwa/Mystro)


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