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#NEAAwards: Checkout 2018 NEA Awards Nominees List

The Nigerian Entertainment Awards organizers have just released the 2018 Nea Awards Nominees List. The annual event is always a survival of the fittest as the best Nigerian music acts usually go head to head for awards. You may wanna refresh your memory with last year’s event here.

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‘.

Other popular categories include the Best Album, Best International Act in diaspora to mention but a few. Checkout the 2018 Nea Awards Nominees List of each 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

2Baba

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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