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Afrimma Awards 2015 - Full Winners List

The award ceremony for the 2015 edition of the African Muzik Magazine Awards, Afrimma was held yesterday at Dallas, United states and we are just in time to serve you the full winners list from various categories.

Check list below to see if your favorite artiste won any category…

Best Male (South Africa) – AKA
Best Male (East Africa) – Diamond Platnumz
Best Male (Central Africa) – Yuri Da Cunha
Best Male (West Africa) – Davido
Best Female (East Africa) – Vanessa Mdee
Best Female (West Africa) – Yemi Alade
AFRIMMA Inspirational Song – Bracket feat. Tiwa Savage and Diamond Platnumz for ‘Alive’
Best DJ (US) – DJ Simplesimon
Best Newcomer – Ommy Dimpoz
Best Collaboration – AKA feat. Da Les and Burna Boy for ‘All Eyes on Me’
Best Dance Video – Diamond Platnumz for ‘Nana’
Best Video – Wizkid for ‘Ojuelegba’
Artist of the Year – Diamond Platnumz
Legendary Award – Yossou N’Dou

 

Afrimma Awards 2015 - Full Winners List

The Headies 2015

The Headies, an awards ceremony which debuted in 2006 have thrived to become the biggest award ceremony in the country with the sole objective of rewarding artistes with genuine artistic talent in a developing music industry.

The Headies 2015 is upon us and here are the full nominees for the awards in different categories as reviewed from July 2014 – June 2015.

1. BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

A non-voting category for the best single recording by an artiste or group in the year under review.

1. Ojuelegba – Wizkid

2. Eyo – Asa

3. Wish Me Well – Timi Dakolo

4. Bez – There’s A Fire

5. Cobhams – Do the right Thing

2. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.

1. Don Jazzy – Godwin (Korede Bello)

2. Mastakraft – Wiser (Flavour)

3. Young John – Bobo (Olamide)

4. Shizzi – Fans Mi (DavidO)

5. Legendury Beatz – Ojuelegba

6. Cobhams – There’s A Fire (Bez)

3. BEST MUSIC VIDEO

A voting category for the best conceptualist, best directed and most exciting video in the year under review.

This award goes to the video director.

1. Jamb Question (Simi) – Mex

2. Crazy (Seyi Shay) – Meji Alabi

3. The Sound (DavidO Feat. Uhuru & Dj Buckz) – Sesan

4. Katapot (Reekado Banks) – UnLimited LA

5. Baby Jollof (Solid Star Feat. Tiwa Savage) – Clarence Peters

4. BEST R&B/POP ALBUM

A category for the best R&B/Pop Album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

1. Bed of Stone – Asa

2. A.Y.O. – Wizkid

3. King of Queens – Yemi Alade

4. Rich & Famous – Praiz

5. Double Trouble – Psquare

5. BEST R&B SINGLE

A category for the best R&B single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).

1. Heartbeat – Praiz

2. Baby Daddy – Iyanya

3. Say You Love Me – Leriq ft. Wizkid

4. Do the Right Thing – Cobhams Ft. Bez

5. Wish Me Well – Timi Dakolo

6. BEST POP SINGLE

A category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group)

1. Ojuelegba – Wizkid

2. Collabo – P-Square Feat. Don Jazzy

3. My Woman, My Everything – Patoranking Feat. Wande Coal

4. Woju – Kiss Daniel

5. Godwin – Korede Bello

6. Bobo – Olamide

7. BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE

A category for the best Reggae/Dancehall single in the year under review (by single individual or group).

1. German Juice – Cynthia Morgan

2. Sanko – Timaya

3. My Body – Solid Star Feat. Timaya

4. Daniella Whyne – Patoranking

5. Cheques and Balance – Burna Boy

6. Bad Girl Special (Remix) – Mr. 2Kay feat. Cynthia Morgan & Seyi Shay

8. BEST RAP ALBUM

A Non-Voting Category for the Best Album By A Rap Artiste Or Group In Year Under Review.

1. Baba Hafusa – Reminisce

2. Street OT – Olamide

3. Chairman – M.I.

4. Above Ground Level – Modenine

9. BEST COLLABO

A voting category for the best R&B, Pop or Hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).

1. Local Rapper – Reminisce Feat. Olamide & Phyno

2. Hold on – Joe El Feat. 2Face Idibia

3. Bad Girl Special (Remix) – Mr. 2Kay Feat. Cynthia Morgan & Seyi Shay

4. Shoki (Remix) – Lil’Kesh Feat. Olamide & David O

5. Do The right Thing – Cobhams ft. Bez

6. Sisi – Praiz ft. Wizkid

10. BEST RAP SINGLE

A voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap.

1. King Kong – Vector

2. Bad Belle – M.I

3. Bank Alert – Ill Bliss

4. Local Rapper – Reminisce Feat. Olamide, Phyno & Stomrex

5. G.O.D – T.R

11. BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

A non-voting category for the single male artiste with the most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album.

1. Praiz – If I fall

2. Shaydee – High

3. Timi Dakolo – Wish Me Well

4. Cobhams – Do The Right Thing

5. Bez – There’s A Fire

12. BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.

1. Waje – Coco Baby

2. Aramide – Iwo Nikan

3. Asa – Bed of Stone

4. Simi – Tiff

5. Yemi Alade – Duro Timi

13. NEXT RATED

This category is a voting category for the most promising upcoming act in the year under review.

1. Reekado Bankz

2. Kiss Daniel

3. Cynthia Morgan

4. Korede Bello

5. Lil’ Kesh

14. HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION

A voting category for the best new artiste in the year under review.

1. Praiz – Rich n Famous

2. Yemi Alade – King of Queens

3. Skales – Man of the Year

15. LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

A non-voting category for the Rap Artiste with the best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album.

1. Ill Bliss – Bank Alert (remix) Feat. Ice Prince, Eva Alordiah & Phyno

2. Vector – King Kong

3. Reminisce – Baba Hafusa

4. G.O.D – T.R

16. BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

A voting category for the artiste whose songs are inspired by the streets. Such song should captain lingua, which may also be originated by the artiste and popular on the street.

1. Reminisce – Skillashi

2. Olamide – Bobo

3. Small Doctor – Mosquito Killer

4. Mastakraft feat. Olamide, CDQ and David O – Indomie

5. Falz The Bad Guy Feat. Yemi Alade & Poe – Hello Bae

17. BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

A voting category for the artiste whose songs reflect any form or style of music which falls outside the mainstream of recent or past popular musical trends.

1. Di’Ja – Awwwwww

2. Bez – There’s A Fire

3. Asa – Satan Be Gone

4. Adekunle Gold – Sade

5. Ugovinna – Rain On Me

6. Simi – Tiff

18. ALBUM OF THE YEAR

A voting category for the best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges requirements of excellence (Songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (Sales and popularity).

1. Rich n Famous – Praiz

2. King of Queens – Yemi Alade

3. Street OT – Olamide

4. Chairman – M.I.

5. A.Y.O. – Wizkid

6. Double Trouble – P Square

19. ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste for the year under review.

1. Olamide

2. David O

3. Wizkid

4. Yemi Alade

5. P-Square

20. SONG OF THE YEAR

A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.

1. Ojuelegba – Wizkid

2. Godwin – Korede Bello

3. Kiss Daniel – Woju

4. Olamide – Bobo

21. AFRICAN ARTISTE

A non-Nigerian award category for an individual African artiste or group with the most outstanding achievement, impact and infiltration into the Nigerian music scene in the year under review.

1. Diamond Platnumz

2. Cassper Nyovest

3. Sarkodie

4. Uhuru

5. AKA

HALL OF FAME

Special recognition for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.

2Face Idibia

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The nominations for the Music Of Black Origin, MOBO awards 2015 have been announced, This year marks 20 years of the awards – It takes place at First Direct Arena, Leeds, on 4 November, and will be broadcast live on ITV2.

See full Nominee List below:-

Best African

Fuse ODG
Davido
Wizkid
Patoranking
Moelogo
Yemi Alade
Aka
Mista Silva
Shatta Wale
Silvastone

Best Male

Skepta
Mark Ronson
Krept And Konan
JME
Stormzy

Best Female

FKA Twigs
Little Simz
Ella Eyre
Lianne La Havas
Jess Glynne

Best Album

Krept And Konan – The Long Way Home
JME – Integrity
Lianne La Havas – Blood
Wiley – Snakes & Ladders
Jamie XX – In Colour

Best Song

Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
Skepta – ‘Shutdown’
Tinie Tempah Feat. Jess Glynne – ‘Not Letting Go’
JME Feat. Giggs – ‘Man Don’t Care’
Krept And Konan – ‘Freak Of The Week’

Best Video

Stormzy – ‘Know Me From’
FKA Twigs – ‘Pendulum’
Rita Ora Feat. Chris Brown – ‘Body On Me’
Lethal Bizzle – ‘Fester Skank’
Fka Twigs – ‘Glass & Patron’

Best Newcomer

Bugzy Malone
Section Boyz
Nao
Bonkaz
Nick Brewer
George The Poet
J Hus
Snakehips
Sinead Harnett
Yungen

Best International Album

Drake – If You’re Reading This Its Too Late
Cole – 2014 Forest Hill Drive
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
Dr Dre – Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre
The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness
D’angelo – Black Messiah
Jazmine Sullivan – Reality Show
The Internet – Ego Death
Tyrese – Black Rose
A$AP Rocky – At.Long.Last.Asap

Best Grime

Bugzy Malone
JME
Lethal Bizzle
Skepta
Stormzy

Best Hip-Hop

Akala
Krept And Konan
Nines
Little Simz
Lady Leshurr

Best R’N’B/Soul Act

Kwabs
Andreya Triana
Shakka
Lianne La Havas
Joss Stone

Best Reggae

Stylo G
Chronixx
Omi
Popcaan
Protoje

Best Jazz

Binker And Moses
Julia Biel
Courtney Pine
David Lyttle
Polar Bear

Best Gospel

Chos3n
Olaedo Ibe
Leroy Johnson
Ni-cola
Faith Child

 

MOBO Awards 2015 – Full Nominees List

It’s the legend, 2Face Idibia ‘s  40th birthday and if not then why not we share some interesting facts about the multiple award winning Nigerian music icon who has well become a house hold name in Nigeria and Africa beyond.

Read below, 7 interesting facts about 2Face Idibia –

1.He is in Movies

International notoriety came to Tuface when his hit ‘African Queen’ was featured in 2006 FOX Searchlight comedy Phat Girlz starring American comedienne Mo’Nique.

He was the first Nigerian artist to have a song featured in an internationally released movie. In the film, Mo’Nique plays a plus-size aspiring fashion designer who eventually falls in love with a Nigerian doctor who appreciates and loves her body.

2Face Idibia’s ‘African Queen’ video was the first played song on MTV Base Africa when it launched.

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Listed below are Top 7 sexiest TV personalities in Nigeria 2015:-

7. Moet Abebe

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Media personality and Soundcity VJ Moet Abebe just like her colleague, Pearl has got an amazing figure that’s hard to ignore.

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She has featured in several music videos. She has also shared some risque photos of herself that has made several tongues wag over how hot she is.

Click on the next page to see other sexy TV personalities.

Breakups? They occur everyday and what’s your business if its not you hehe well these people are celebrities and that’s why everyone knows uh huh… Below is a list of Top 6 Nigerian celebrity breakups 2015 so far…The year ain’t finished yet but we’ll see how many will be listed by the end of 2015. Check out list below:-

1. Wizkid & Tania

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Wizkid is definitely having one of the best years of his career as he is gearing towards the release of his much acclaimed international album and the first one off his own ‘Star Boy’ label.

As Wizkid has been traveling a lot and trying to build his international recognition to a higher level, he seemed to be tired of his Nigerian girlfriend, Tania Omotayo and announced he’s single.

Wizkid was wished a happy birthday by his ex-girlfriend who gushed about how long they’ve been together and Wizkid surprisingly announced he was single when asked by a fan.

The Star Boy was recently spotted flirting with American singer, Dej Loaf on ‘gram a while ago and it appears he’s moved on from Tania.

Sad breakup, but it is what it is… maybe these two would always find a way to come back and re-connect.

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When it comes to hip-hop, Islam has had a profound effect on the music genre throughout the years. Here we are compiling a list of the most influential Nigerian artistes who are Muslims.

Wizkid

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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known widely as Wizkid is a Muslim born artiste, who kicked off his musical career at the age of 11.

In one of his interviews with world famous DJ Tim Westwood, Weezy confirmed that his father is married to three wives and he is the last among six children. The singer is a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry with loads of endorsements, Glo being the latest.

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Here is the full winners list from the City People Awards held 16th August, peep below to see which  award category your favourite celebrity took home!

Music Label of The Year

Mavin Records

Special Recognition Award

Don Jazzy

Best Promising Act Male

Reekado Banks

Best Promising Act Female

Simi

Comedian Of The Year

Seyi Law

Best New Act (English)

Lucas Ozeokwu

Most Promising Female Actress (English)

Ofiere Tessy

Best Movie Marketer

Magic Movies

Best Supporting Actress

Angela Okere

Best Actor Of The Year

Ken Erics

Best Music Band

Sugar Band

Lifetime Achievement Award

Clarion Chukwurah

Special Recognition Award

Kenneth Okonkwo

Best Dancehall

Oritsefemi

Best Supporting Actor (English)

Ken Okoli

Best Movie

30 Days In Atlanta

Best Director

Lancelot Imasuen

Special Recognition (Gollywood)

Soni Uttaji

Best Movie producer (Yoruba)

Femi Adebayo

Best Actor Of The Year (Yoruba)

Odunlade Adekola

Nollywood Face of The Year

Kate Henshaw

Special Recognition Award

Shina Peller

Hottest Ghanaian Actress In Nollywood

Juliet Ibrahim

Kannywood Personality of The Year

Ali Nuhu

Best Production

Fly Birds

Best Supporting Actress (Ghana)

Sonya Ibrahim

Best New Actress (Ghana)

Adusakowa Regina

Yoruba Personality of The Year

Mercy Aigbe-Gentry

Gollywood Showbiz Company of The Year

Jack Daniels

Most Promising Actor of The Year (Yoruba)

Akin Richie

Best Supporting Actress (Yoruba)

Mojisola Olaiya

DJ of The Year

DJ Lamboghini

Lets get familiar with the top 10 highest earning musicians of 2015 and their earnings as updated by Forbes.

 

Lady Gaga ($59 million)

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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

The pop star has come a long way to become one of the biggest stars on the planet today.