Davido and Olamide Were the Big Winners at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
Check out the full list of winners and highlights from the 2017 NEAs.
The 12th edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards went down over the weekend in New York City.
Singer Emma Nyra was the host of the awards event which was held at the Symphony Space Peter Sharp Theater.
Olamide and Davido were the big winners this year at the NEAs, as they both took home multiple awards each.
Olamide won Best Album for Glory and Best Rap Act, while Davido won Best Afropop Male Artist of the Year and Hottest Single of the Year for "If". Olamide also offered another highlight of the night as he performed to close out the show.
The NEAs were attended by many notable names including Seyi Shay, Young Paris, Dremo, Sheyman, ID Cabasa, DJ Enimoney, Danagog, Dotman, D12, and many others.
Check out the full list of winners and some highlights from the night 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: 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
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