The 11th edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards comes off in September this year and as usual, our Ghanaian celebrities have earned some nominations in the prestigious award ceremony which will take place in New York.
So What Nominations Did our Ghanaian celebrities earn?
Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, Bisa Kdei and Stonebwoy were all nominated in the African Male Artist (Non Nigerian / Africa) category.
See the list of nominations in that category below:
African Male Artist (Non Nigerian / Africa)
- Stonebwoy (GH)
- FA (LIB)
- Sarkodie (GH)
- Sauti Sol (KQ)
- Deng (LIB)
- Papa Denis (KQ)
- Bisa Kdei (GH)
- Eric Geso (LIB)
- Shatta Wale (GH)
In the African Female Artiste ( Non Nigerian/Africa) category MzVee and Efya also earned a nomination there. See a list of the nominees in that category below:
African Female Artist (Non Nigerian / Africa)
- Vannessa Mdee (TZ)
- Efya (GH)
- Lira (SA)
- MZ Vee (GH)
- Sheebah Ndiwanjawulo (UG)
- Adiouza (SN)
- Victoria Kimani (KQ)
- Knowless Butera (RW)
In the film and Tv Categories, our very own Abraham Attah, Majid Michel, Van Vicker, Chris Attoh, idris Elba and Henry Adofo were all nominated in the Africa (Non Nigerian) Actor Category and Ama K Abrebese, Yvonne Okoro and Nana Mensah also earned their nominations in the Africa (Non Nigerian) Actress category. See the full list from those categories below
Africa (Non Nigerian) Best Actor
- Majid Michel (The Department)
- Abraham Attah (Beast of No Nation)
- Idris Elba (Beast of No Nation)
- Henry Adofo (Freetown)
- Van Vicker (A Long Night)
- Chris Attoh (Happiness is a Four letter word)
Africa (Non Nigerian) Best Actress
- Fulu Mugovhani (Ayanda)
- Nuong Faalong (Freetown)
- Ama K. Abebrese (Beast of No Nation)
- Nana Mensah (An African City)
- Yvonne Okoro (Rebecca)
- Faridah F. Kuteesa (House Arrest)
- Shirley Frimpong Manso’s Rebecca also got nominated in Best Picture as well as Beast Of No Nation and Silver Rain.
In the Africa Non Nigerian Disc Jockey category, Dj Mensah and DJ Vyrusky also got a nomination there.
Interestingly “Skin Tight” hit maker Mr Eazi i was also nominated in the Diaspora Artiste category and Most Promising Act category.
The NEAs is an annual award ceremony with primary objective of recognizing the contributions of Nigerian and African Entertainers.
The award ceremony, in its 11th year, is not only focused on recognizing Nigerian entertainers but also highlight Nigerians who continue to make an impact in our immediate communities in Nigeria or extended communities in the diaspora.