The nominees’ list for the 13th edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA 2018) has been released by the organisers.
Nigerian music heavyweights Davido, Wizkid, Simi, Olamide, and Tiwa Savage as the usual names which feature on the list nominated for the Awards holding in Washington DC, US.
The awards which will take place November 10, covers various spheres of Nigeria’s thriving entertainment industry, including, music, movies, disc jockeying, record executives, comedy and a category for Nigerian artistes in the diaspora.
In the category for ‘Female Artist of the year’, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Simi, Seyi Shay and Niniola will be battling for glory while the ‘Afropop Male Artist of the year’ category has Davido, Wizkid, Kizz Daniel, Olamide and 2baba will slug it out the covetous award.
A total of 22 award categories will up for grabs which includes ‘Best Lead Role in Film’ (Male and Female), ‘Album of the year’, ‘Most Promising Act to Watch’, ‘Best New Act’ and more.
See the full list of nominees for the music categories at NEA 2018