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NEA 2017 WINNERS – JIDENNA, DAVIDO, OLAMIDE OTHERS WIN BIG

The 12th edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards was held on Saturday, November 25th, 2017 at the Symphony Space Peter Sharp Theater in New York. Singer Emma Nyra anchored the successful 12th edition of the awards.

 

Olamide and Davido were big winners for the night with both taking home multiple awards each. Olamide won Best Album for “Glory” and Best Rap Act; Davido won Best Afropop Male Artist of the Year and Hottest Single of the Year for “If”.

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: Ramsey 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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