Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) held on Saturday at the Symphony Space Center in New York.
The award night is organised to honour big acts in the Nigerian entertainment industry including music, film, TV, Radio among others.
Davido took home two awards for Hottest Single of the Year (“IF“) and Afropop Male Act of the Year. His label mate Mayorkun also took home an award for Best New Act. Nigeria’s ”Baddo” Olamide took home the award for Album of The Year (“The Glory“). This is the 12th edition of the event.
Celebrities present at the event include: Olamide, Seyi Shay, Davido, Gbenro Ajibade, DJ Self, Young Paris Barbee, Dremo, Korto Davies, Sheyman, ID Cabasa, DJ Enimoney, Danagog, Dotman and many more.
Here’s the list of winners below:
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
Best Actor: Ramsey Nouah (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
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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