7th Annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards show brightens New York City

The 2012, 7th annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards show were held in New York City at the NYU Skirball Performing Arts Center, August 31 to September 2. The award show that honors Africa’s entertainers drew a large crowd of supporters to the event.

Hosted by Nigerian comedian, AY and actress Funke Akindele Oloyede the pair kept the audience entertained for the night. Some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry attended the evening in style including Don Jazzy, Uche Jombo, Banky W, eLDee and Susan Peters.

With performances from some of the top Nigerian artists like Ice Prince, Vector and Waje to name a few their songs brought the audience to their feet keeping the crowd hyped whilst they enjoyed the performance.

Davido and Wizkid were the major winners of the night both taking home two awards for Hottest Single of the year and Best New Act which was award to Davido. Singer Wizkid picked up Best Album of the Year and Best POP/R&B Artist.

As the event draw to a close the NEA Awards brought all the entertainers, actors and artist on stage where they where treated to a standing ovation by the applauding audience bring to show to a close.

Posted by Toksy Sallu

Pictures by MAYVEN PR and Twitter

 

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AY & Funke Oloyede

 

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Don Jazzy

 

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Wizkid & Davido

 

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Sina Rambo, Davido & B-Red

 

 

NIGERIA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS WINNERS

BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR 
SUPERSTAR – Wiz Kid

HOTTEST SINGLE OF THE YEAR
DAMI DURO- DAVIDO

BEST NEW ACT OF THE YEAR
DAVIDO

GOSPEL ARTIST/GROUP OF THE YEAR
TIM GODFREY

BEST POP/R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR
WIZKID

BEST RAP ACT OF THE YEAR
VECTOR

MUSIC PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
DON JAZZY

BEST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST
TINIE TEMPAH

BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
NAWTI- OLU MAINTAIN 

MOST PROMISING ACT TO WATCH 
EVA

PAN AFRICAN ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
VIVIAN NDOUR

BEST US BASED ARTIST OF THE YEAR
AWON BOYZ

BEST INDIGENOUS ARTIST/GROUP
FLAVOUR

BEST ACTOR (FILM)
WALE OJO (PHONE SWAP)

BEST ACTRESS (FILM) 
FUNKE AKINDELE (TROJ)

BEST FILM DIRECTOR
KUNLE AFOLAYAN (PHONE SWAP)

BEST PICTURE
PHONE SWAP

BEST TV SHOW
BBA

PAN AFRICAN ACTOR
MAJID MICHEL (SOMEWHERE IN AFRICA)

PAN AFRICAN ACTRESS
YVONNE OKORO (SINGLE SIX)

WORLD DJ
DJ JIMMY JATT (NIGERIA)

BEST COMEDIAN
ALIBABA

BEST ENTERTAINMENT PERSONALITY
UTI

BEST COLLABO OF THE YEAR
SAUCE KID FT DAVIDO (CAROLINA)

 

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Susan Peters

 

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Ice Prince & Brymo

 

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Susan Peters, Uche Jombo Funke Oloyede & Guest

 

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Rotimi, Wizkid, Banky W, Dj Xclusive & Skales