The 10th edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards was held on Sunday, the 6th of September 2015 at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, New York. Nollywood actress Osas Ighodaro and Chocolate City artist, Ice Prince, anchored the successful event.
The sold out event was attended by so many celebrities including Pasuma, Jerry Wonder, Kevin Lyttle, Fally Ipupa, DJ Abass, Juliet Ibrahim, DJ Cuppy, Sunkanmi, Ayojay, Emma Nyra, Bimbo Thomas, Ruth Kadiri, Destiny Amaka, Sonia Ibrahim, Chiney Ogwumike, Gbenro Ajibade, Jimmie, Maria Okan, Swanky Jerry, Mimi Onalaja, Tjan, Toby Grey and more.
There were performances from Yemi Alade, Praiz, MC Galaxy, Eddie Kenzo, Sheyman, Jaywon, Niniola, Mr. 2Kay, KAVHS, Simi and more.
The show also had some industry business executive’s in attendance such as Howie T (Baseline Records), Ayo Shonaiya, Jason Oshiokpekhai (Delta Airlines), Kobi Brew-Hammond (Arik Air), Dan Petruzzi (OkayPlayer), Abiola Oke (OkayAfrica.), Chetachi Nwoga (Chibase), Jason Kpana (Tidal), Briant Biggs (Roc Nation), Roslin Ilori (Mtech), Suilemana (Right Ent) and more.
Also in attendance were some prominent Nigerians from politicians to businessmen including Hon. Demola Seriki, Comrad Timi Frank, Chief Terry Wayas, and Bankole Omishore.
Delta Airlines, Arik Air, Afropop Music, Right Entertainment, Spinlet, Mtech and Western Union powered the 10th NEA Awards. Other companies that helped make the event a success includes Bellanaija, PulseNG, OkayAfrica., Beat FM, EL TV, UDR Radio, Raging Bull Entertainment, Firematic Entertainment, Megahouse Productions, Blu Energy, 803 Lounge, EEC, Impeccable Hospitality, The Exodus Guild, LOIGraphics, DJTee Films, Sahara TV, Litt Records, AMC TV, MTN Top Ten and more
See Full List of Winners below.
- · Album of the Year: Thankful / Flavour
- · Hottest Single of the Year: Ojuelegba / Wiz Kid
- · Male Artist of the Year: Wizkid
- · Female Artist of the Year: Yemi Alade
- · Best Pop Artist of the Year: Davido
- · Rap Act of the Year: Olamide
- · Best RnB Artist of the Year: Praiz
- · Best Collabo of the Year: Bad Girl Special Remix / Mr. 2 Kay
- · Best Dance Live Performance: MC Galaxy
- · Best Music Video of the Year (Director): Unlimited LA
- · Best New Act to Watch: Kiss Daniel
- · Indigenous Artist of the Year: Pasuma
- · Diaspora Artist of the Year: Styleez
- · Gospel Artist of the Year: Tope Alabi
- · Most Promising Act to Watch: Simi
- · Music Producer of the Year: Shizzi
- · African Artist of the Year (Non Nigerian): Eddie Kenzo
- · Afrobeat Artist of the Year: 2face Idibia
- · Actor of The Year (Indigenous Films): Adekola Odunlade
- · Actor of The Year (Nollywood): Gabriel Afolayan
- · Actress of The Year (Indigenous Films): Toyin Aimakhu Johnson
- · Actress of The Year (Nollywood): Ruth Kadri
- · Actress of The Year (Nigeria In Hollywood): Adepero Oduye
- · Actor of The Year (Nigeria In Hollywood): Chiwetel Ejiofor
- · Actor of The Year (Africa): Majid Michel
- · Actress of The Year (Africa): Sonia Ibrahim
- · Film Director of the Year (Indigenous Films): Olanrewaju Abiodun
- · Film Director of the Year (Nollywood): Kunle Afolayan October 1
- · Film Director of the Year (Africa): Alex Konstantaras
- · Film of the Year (Indigenous Films): Alakada
- · Film of the Year (Producer, Nollywood): October 1
- · Film of the Year (Producer, Africa): Shattered Romance
- · Female Disc Jockey of the Year: DJ Cuppy
- · Male Disc Jockey of the Year: DJ Kaywise
- · Entertainment Executive of the Year: Tobi Sanni
- · Entertainment Personality of the Year: Jimmy
- · Entertainment TV Programme of the Year: Jenifas Diary
- · OAP of the Year: Dotun (Cool FM)
- · Comedy Act of the Year: Bovi