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2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards: And The Winner Is…

2013-Nigeria-Entertainment-Awards-September-2013-BellaNaija-BN-021-600x444On Sunday, 1st September 2013, the 8th annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards took place at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, New York City, USA.
The show was hosted by comedian Basketmouth. It kicked off with a performance by Mish and the Calabar dancers. Artistes who performed on stage include Iyanya, Emma Nyra, Niyola, Phyno, Ajebutter 22, Dammy Krane and Sean Tizzle.
Taking home some of biggest nods were Rita Dominic for best actress in a film, Olamide’s YBNL for album of the year, Iyanya‘s Kukere for hottest single of the year and Ice Prince for best rap act. Phyno and Olamide closed the show with their hit song “Ghostmode”, which took home the award for best collaboration.
Check out the full list of winners below.
2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Winners
Best Album of the Year
YBNL – Olamide

2013-Nigeria-Entertainment-Awards-September-2013-BellaNaija-BN-029-356x600Hottest Single of the Year
Kukere – Iyanya

Best New Act of the Year
Burna Boy

Gospel Artist/Group of the Year
Sammy Okposo

Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year

Best Rap Act of the Year
Ice Prince

2013-Nigeria-Entertainment-Awards-September-2013-BellaNaija-BN-036-405x600Music Producer of the Year

Music Video of the Year
Ghetto – Shank (Patrick Ellis)

Most Promising Male Act to Watch

Most Promising Female Act to Watch
Emma Nyra

Eastern African Artiste or Group of the Year

Western Afrian Artiste or Group of the Year

Southern African Artist or Group of the Year

Best International Artiste
JJC Skillz

Best Indigenous Artiste/Group

Best Collaboration
Ghost Mode – Phyno Feat. Olamide

Best Lead Actor in a Film
OC Ukeje (Alan Poza)

2013-Nigeria-Entertainment-Awards-September-2013-BellaNaija-BN-024-600x5512013-Nigeria-Entertainment-Awards-September-2013-BellaNaija-BN-035-476x600Best Lead Actress in a Film
Rita Dominic (The Meeting)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film
Ali Nuhu (Blood and Henna)

2013-Nigeria-Entertainment-Awards-September-2013-BellaNaija-BN-023-432x600Best Supporting Actress in a Film
Tunde Aladese (Confusion Na Wa)

Best Film Director
Tunde Kelani (Maami)

Best Picture (Film Producer)
Last Flight to Abuja (Obi Emelonye)

Best TV Show
Big Brother Africa

Best Pan African Actor
John Dumelo (Letters to My Mother)

Best Pan African Actress
Nadia Buari (Single & Married)

Best World DJ
DJ Bayo (UK)

Best Comedian

Best Entertainment Promoter
Coko Bar

Best Radio/TV Personality
Freeze of CoolFM

Best TV Personality
Labi Layori

Best Entertainment Blog

2013-Nigeria-Entertainment-Awards-September-2013-BellaNaija-BN-034-600x398Best Entertainment Executive
Ubi Franklin

Best International Actor
Dayo Okeniyi

Best International Actress
Hope Olaide Wilson

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  1. Am i the only one that still finds it silly to hold a country’s entertainment award in another country? Another continent sef. Its just silly that they have done this 8years in a row.

  2. Mtchew… U r nt alone Jare. So they did it in NYU… Who cares mtchew

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