African Entertainment Awards USA Unveil Nominees



The 22nd of October is the scheduled date for the second edition of the African Entertainment Awards USA (AEAUSA) and in keeping with their timetable, the organizers have unveiled nominees in 28 different categories.

See Also: Full List Of 2016 African Entertainment Legend Awards Nominees

A statement on the African Entertainment Awards USA website reads;

“We use entertainment as a platform to showcase an Africa that is united, self-sufficient, and willing and able to evoke social change that matters most in the communities of Africans and Africans in the Diaspora world-wide.”

This year’s awards will take place at the Liberty Theater Elizabeth in New Jersey in the US.

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The full list of nominees for the African Entertainment Awards USA;

Best Male Single

  • Amr Diab – Gamalo
  • Diamond Platnumz – Utanipenda
  • Eddy Kenzo-Maria
  • MC Galaxy- Hello
  • Olamide – Bobo
  • Sarkodie – Hand to Mouth
  • Wiz Kid-Baba Nla

Best Female Single

  • Lady Ponce-Me NdiguiYem
  • Seyi Shay – Right Now
  • Vanessa Mdee – Never Ever
  • Victoria Kimani-Booty Bounce
  • Zhara – Country Girl
  • Zvidikidiki- Selmor Mtukudzi

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Best Female artist

  • Akothee
  • Anna Joyce
  • Linah Sanga
  • Neyma
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Victoria Kimani
  • Yemi Alade

Best Collaboration

  • Ali kiba and Christian Bella – Nagharamia
  • AY ft. Diamond Platnumz – Zigo Remix
  • Kiss Daniel – Woju ft. Davido, Tiwa Savage
  • Obrafour ft. BisaKdei – Pimpinna
  • To Semedo ft. Boss AC – Porqueteamo
  • Yemi Alade – Na Gode (Official Video) ft. Selebobo

Best Hip hop artist

  • Aka Sim Dope
  • E.L
  • Joh MakiniJovi
  • Jovi
  • MHD
  • Rahiz
  • Wale

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Community Award

  • Cameroon American Council
  • FundacaoLwini
  • Kuki Ndinho Foundation
  • Miss Africa Tri State
  • Missy BK
  • The Iya Project
  • UFC Cote D’Ivoire

Best DJ

  • DJ Bossman
  • DJ Brazao
  • DJ D-Ommy
  • DJ Jimmy Jatt
  • DJ Mensah
  • DJ Tunez
  • DJ Van

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Best Male Artist

  • Coreon Du
  • Diamond Platnumz
  • Eddy Kenzo
  • Master Jake
  • Mc Galaxy
  • Nelson Freitas
  • Wiz Kid

Best Video of the year

  • Diamond Platnumz – Utanipenda
  • Eddy Kenzo (Viva Africa)
  • Joh Makini – Don’t Bother ft AKA
  • MC Galaxy – Hello
  • Ommy Dimpoz – Achia Body
  • The Ben – Ntacyadutanya

Hottest Group

  • Keche
  • Kiff No beat
  • Mafikizolo
  • Sauti Sol
  • Tabanka Djaz
  • Yamoto Band

Best Francophone Artist

  • Dez Altino
  • Fally Ipupa
  • La fouine
  • Maitre Gims
  • Serge Beynaud
  • Sidiki Diabate
  • Soul Bangs

Best Dancehall

  • Alonzo Abasi
  • Patoranking
  • Shata Wale
  • Stonebwoy
  • Takana Zion
  • Winky D

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Best Promoter

  • Carol Nyazika/Lisa Chiriseri
  • Daniel Mendes
  • DMK Global
  • GilytoSemedo
  • OBO Entertainment
  • Olamide Talabi Davies
  • Prince Ademola

Best Blogger

  • All4woman
  • Laura Ikeji
  • Millard Ayo
  • MunyaBloggo
  • Niaje
  • TheHotGym

People’s Choice

  • Ali Kiba
  • Amr Diab
  • BisaKdei
  • Diamond Platnumz
  • Eddy Kenzo
  • Iyanya
  • Jose Chameleon
  • Landrick
  • Wiz Kid

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Best Male Artist

  • Anselmo Ralph
  • Badoxa
  • Binhan
  • Filipe Santos
  • Nelson Freitas
  • To Semedo
  • Ziqo

Best Female Artist

  • Bruna Lee
  • Eneida Marta
  • Lizha James
  • Lura
  • Nsoki
  • Perola
  • Yola Semedo

Best New Artist

  • Ayo Jay
  • DenG
  • Harmonize
  • Jay Oliver
  • Missy Bk
  • Tekno Miles
  • Togar Howard
  • Ziza Bafana

Best Dance Group

  • Clinch Crew
  • Ghetto kids AKA Sitya Loss Dancers
  • Legacy Dance Crew
  • OsMoikanos
  • TrybeDancerz
  • Umoja

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Best Gospel artist

  • Abel Chungu Musuka
  • Bonnie Deuschle Celebration Choir
  • Goodluck Gozbert
  • Joyous Celebration
  • Next Level
  • Sonnie Badu
  • Zim Praise

Best Award Show

  • African Woman Awards (AWA)
  • Afrimma
  • Angola Music Awards (AMA)
  • Cabo Verde Music Awards (CVMA)
  • Liberian Entertainment Awards (LEA)
  • Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA)