The Nigeria Entertainment Awards were held on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at the University of the District of Columbia Theater of the Arts in Washington, DC. The show was hosted by Charles Okocha was popularly known as Igwe Tupac and featured top African and Caribbean stars.
Davido and Tiwa Savage were the big winners of the night taking home Afropop Male and Female Artists of the year respectively. Other highlights of the show saw Tunde Ednut winning the humanitarian award, Gbenga Solitude won entertainment pioneer award and Harry Baba winning the community activist award.
Well we are more concerned with the music categories at the NEA Awards and below are the Winners of each category.
Album of the Year: Outside (Burna Boy)
Hottest Single of the Year: Legbegbe (Mr Real)
AfroPop Male Artist of the Year: Davido
AfroPop Female Artist of the Year: Tiwa Savage
Alternative Artist of the Year: Adekunle Gold
Diaspora/International Artist of the Year: Skepta
Best New Act: Small Doctor
Most Promising Act to Watch: Teni
Trailblazer Artist of the Year: Duncan Mighty
Freshvibes Artist of the Year: Peruzzi
Music Producer of the Year: Fresh
Best Music Video of the Year (Director): Prodigeezy- This is Nigeria (Falz)
African Male Artist of the Year (Non-Nigerian): Sarkodie
African Female Artist of the Year (Non-Nigerian): Victoria Kimani