Full List Of 2016 African Entertainment Legend Awards Nominees



The African Entertainment Legend Awards (AELA) which pioneered last year is back again. The AELA has released its list of nominees for the upcoming award show.

The AELA comprises of 30 award categories and over 200 nominees. The event will take place in Lagos, Nigeria on 27th November 2016.

Although voting for the AELA takes place on September 5th on the event’s official website, viewers can see what to expect below:

AELA BEST MUSIC PRODUCER

Kill Beat [GH]
ID Cabasa [Nig]
Selebobo [Nig]
Kaywa [GH]
Legendury Beatz [Nig]
D-Tunes [Nig]

AELA BEST FILM DIRECTOR

Pascal Amanfo [GH]
Chico Ejiro [Nig]
Frank Gharbin [GH]
Kunle Afolayan [Nig]
Ayo Makun [Nig]
Muyiwa Ademola [Nig]
Janneh Mohammed [Sierra Leone]

AELA BEST COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR

Anne Kansiime [Uganda]
DKB [GH]
Akpororo [Nig]
Bovi Ugboma [Nig]
Eric Omondi [Kenya]
Kofi Adu –Agya koo [GH]

AELA EMERGING COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR

MC Passion [Nig]
MC Mariachi [Uganda]
MC dodo [Nig]
Sammy Tugar [GH]
Princewill Comedian [Nig]
Comedian Xsod brown [Nig]

SEE ALSO: MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) 2016 Is Coming In October

AELA FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

Abrantie The Gentleman [GH]
Adedeji Jide -JReason [Nig]
Sima Brew [GH]
Sammielle Couture [Nig]
101 Clothing [Nig &UK]
Moofa Designs [Nig]
Onpoint Clothing [Nig]
Maxivive [Nig]
Sly Monay Fashion [Nig]

AELA EMERGING FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

Makani Couture
Ebi Stone Couture
DMG By Davids
101 Clothing
Yoms Collection
Nasana GH
House of Dabira
Ovems Fashion

AELA HIT SONG OF THE YEAR

SugarBoy [Hola Hola]
Solidstar [Shaba]
Minjin [Jare]
Pepenazi [I Ain’t Gat No Time]
Kiss Daniel [Mama]
Simi [Love Don’t Care]
Dremo [ Ojere ]

AELA AFRICAN BEST FILM PRODUCER

Emirror Film Production – She Prayed [GH]
Kunle Afolayan-The CEO [Nig]
Deo Studios – In April [Ghana]
Zainab Sheriff-An Elephant in the Room [SIERRA LEONE]
Chico Ejiro-The Pastors Wife [Nig]

AELA AFRICAN GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

Steve Crown – You are Great
Joe Mettle- Akokyem Nyame
Eben-Victory
Charles Granville -Angel
Sonnie Badu – Baba
Eric Arubayi-Most High
Sinach- Way Maker

AELA BEST COLLABORATION [AFRICA]

Edem x Reekado Banks [Nyedzilo]
Eazi x Sarkodie [Anointing]
Falz x Olamide x Davido [ Bahd Baddo Baddest]
Tiwa Savage x Wizkid [BAD]
Diamond Platnumz x PSquare [Kidogo]
Papa Dennis x Korede Bello [Wonder]
Flavour x Selebobo -Mmege Mmege
Yemi Alade x Sauti Sol –Africa

SEE ALSO: Filmmakers, AMVCA Calls For Entries For 2017 Edition – Here’s What To Do

AELA SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR

Ghanaposts
XtreemHype
Ytainment.com
Ariiyatickets.com
Ekekeee.com
Naijaticketshop.com
Drewbaba.com

AELA FAST RISING ARTIST

Mayorkun [Nig]
Kofi Kinata [GHANA]
Muno [Nig]
Tjan [Nig]
Bimbi Philips [Diaspora]
Easy [GHANA]
Minjin [Nig]
Sugarboy [Nig]

ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Berla Mundi [GH0ne TV/Live FM – GH]
Elvina Ibru [Classic Fm]
Sammy Baah [Pluzz Fm – GH]
Eric Kawa [Sierra Leone]
Kody d Kodynator [Wazobia Fm Nig]
Bukola Ajiboye [Radio Continental102.3FM]
Osam [Naija FM]
Murphy Ijemba [Brilla FM]

MOST POPULAR BLOG SITE OF THE YEAR

Ghanagist.com
Zionfelix.com
lindaIkeji.com
Ameyawdebra.com
BellaNaija.com
Thenet.ng
360nobs.com
Ghkwaku.com



BEST CINEMAS FILM

Black Monkey [GH]
In April – Deo Studios – [GH]
The CEO –Kunle Afolayan [Nig]
Moon lighting [GH]
A trip to Jamaica –Ayo Makun [Nig]

ENTERTAINMENT TV STATION OF THE YEAR

Joy Prime [GH]
WAP TV [NIG]
Soundcity [Nig]
GH0ne [GH]
PRTV [Nig]
Ebonylife TV [Nig]
Ontv [Nig]
HipTV [Nig]

ENTERTAINMENT RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

Pluzz Fm [GH]
Naija FM 102.7 FM
Hitz FM [GH]
Classic FM 97.3
Live 919FM [GH]
Brilla 88.9 FM
Wazobia 95.1 FM

AFRICAN LEGEND ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Daddy Lumba[ GH]
AKA [SA]
Sarkodie [Ghana]
D’Banj [Nig]
K’naan [Somalia,Canada]
Yemi Alade [Nig]
Nat Brew aka Amandzeba [GH]
Asa [Nig]

BEST RED CARPET DRESS/PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Ini Edo [Nig]
Pearl Thusi [SA]
Nana Akua Addo [Ghana]
Rukky Sanda [Nig]
Mercy Aigbe-Gentry [Nig]
Juliet Ibrahim [GH]
Lerato Kganyago [SA]

BEST MODEL OF THE YEAR

Victoria Michaels [GH]
Toyin Oyeneye [Nig]
Marlon Pacheco [Angola]
Kwen Maye [SA]
Chantel Dapaah [GH]
Bryan Okwara [Nig]
Ian Wordi [GH]

EMERGING MODEL OF THE YEAR [MALE]

Tobi Oguntimeyin [Nig]
Dela Rich [GH]
Seun Logan [Nig]
Staniel Ferreira [Guinea-Bissau]
Clinton Samuel [Nig]
Serena Sylvester [GH]
Emmanuel Somto [Nig]

EMERGING MODEL OF THE YEAR [FEMALE]

Charlotte Derban [GH]
Nneoma Anosike [Nig]
Franca Asare [GH]
Titilayo Ayorinde [Nig]
Damilola Oni [Nig]
Uju Marshall[Nig]
Aduke Shitta Bey [Nig]

FAST RISING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR

Philipa Nahas [Sierra Leone]
Charlotte Derban [GH]
Princess Shyngle [Gambia]
Adunni Ade [Nig]
Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu [GH]
Adu Safuwah Regina [GH]
Juliana Olayode [Nig]

FAST RISING ACTOR OF THE YEAR

Godwin Namboh [GH]
Bryan Okwara[Nig]
Deyemi Okanlawon [Nig]
Jose Tolbert [Liberia]
Kunle Remi [Nig]
Abraham Attah [GH]
Femi Jacobs [Nig]

NGO OF THE YEAR

Emelia Brobbey Foundation
Kwaku Manu Foundation
Arise Monalisa Foundation
Eneanya World Foundation
Save Tomorrow Today
Aurora Charity Foundation

AFRICAN BEST RAP ARTIST

Sarkodie [GH]
Phyno [Nig]
EL [GH]
Vector [Nig]
AKA [South Africa]

AFRICAN DANCE HALL ACT OF THE YEAR

Patoranking [Nig]
Shatta Wale [GH]
Harrysong [Nig]
Stonebwoy [GH]
Orezi-l [Nig]
Cynthia Morgan [Nig]
WizzyPro [Nig]

BEST ACTOR OF THE YEAR (AFRICA)

Fana Mokoena [SA]
Ik Ogbonna [Nig]
Alex Ekubo [Nig]
Chris Attoh [GH]
Eddie Watson [GH]
Uti Nwachukwu [Nig]

BEST ACTRESS OF THE YEAR (AFRICA)

Iyabo Ojo [Nig]
Joselyn Dumas [GH]
Hamisa Mobeto [Tanzania]
Monalisa Chinda [Nig]
Funke Akindele [Nig]
Yvonne Nelson [GH]
Toyin Aimakhu [Nig]
Elizabeth Michael lulu [Tanzania]

SEE ALSO: MTN Reveals Earnings Of $70 Million From African Music This Year

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Indomie [Ghana]
Nigerian Breweries
Joy Dadi [Ghana]
Guinness Nigeria
Globacom Limited
Mikano International Limited
MTN
Dangote Group