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Sarkodie, Efya, R2Bees, Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel,Nadia Buari and others nominated for Nigeria Entertainment Awards

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Irene, Yvonne, Efya, Eddie, Sandra and a Nollywood personalityNominations for  the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Award (NEA) have been announced  and Sarkodie, Efya, R2Bees and UK based-Fuse ODG have been nominated in the music categories. While actors Majid Michel, Yvonne Nelson, Nadia Buari, John Dumelo and Chris Attoh were nomintaed in the pan-African movie categories.  The Nigeria Entertainment Award (NEA) was established in New York City in January, 2006. This year’s award ceremony will be held in New York on September 02. Check out full list of nominees below: Best Album Of The Year Timaya Upgrade – Timaya Obo – Davido Ybnl – Olamide Empire Mates State Of Mind – Eme Son Of A Carpenter – Brymo R&Bw – Banky W Hottest Single Of The Year Kukere – Iyanya This Year – Jaywon Kokoma – K9 Like To Party – Burna Boy Limpopo – Kcee Beat Of Life (Samba) – Sarz Ft Wizkid Best New Act Of The Year Sean Tizzle Ketchup Seyi Shay Burna Boy Ajebutter22 Dammy Krane Gospel Artist/Group Of The Year Frank Edwards Onos Monique Funke Akinokun Sammy Okposo Bouqui Best Pop/R&B Artist Of The Year Praiz Banky Wizkid Iyanya Davido Wande Coal Best Rap Act Of The Year Olamide Jesse Jagz Ice Prince Vector Phyno Ruggedman Music Producer Of The Year Spellz Masterkraft Chopstix Sarz Shizzi Fliptyce Music Video Of The Year Tonight – Burna Boy (Directed By Mex) Sisi Eko – Dare Ft Flavour (Directed By Mark Hofmeyr) Skibo- Solid Star (Directed By Clarence Peters) Ghetto – Shank (Directed By Patrick Ellis) Voice Of The Streets – Olamide (Directed By Mattmax) Oliver Twist – Dbanj (Directed By Sesan) Most Promising Male Act To Watch Sugar Boyz K9 Bular Black Magic Endia Man Yung L Most Promising Female Act To Watch Aramide Oyinkansola Lola Rae Emma Nyra Kimani Aura Lil Miss Miss Niyola Eastern African Artist Or Group Of The Year Camp Mulla Fally Ipupa K’naan Navio Radio & Weasel P Unit Western African Artist Or Group Of The Year Sakordie Toofan Efya R2bees Magic System Viviane Candid Southern African Artist Or Group Of The Year Tear Gas Aka Zahara The Very Best Dama Do Bling Zone Fam Best International Artist Lil’ Simz Fuze Odg Stylzz Sean Csa Tolumide Jjc Best Indigenous Artist/Group Flavour Olamide Timaya Jaywon Kcee Remenisce Best Collabo Tony Montana- Naeto C Ft Dbanj Bottom Belle – Omawumi Ft Flavour Emi Ni – Chidinma Ft Suspect & Illbliss Ghost Mode – Phyno Ft Olamide Baddest Boy – E.M.E Without My Heart – Tiwa Savage Ft Don Jazzy Best Lead Actor In Film Oc Ukeje (Alan Poza) Femi Jacobs (The Meeting) Bimbo Manuel (Hereos And Zereos) Ali Nuhu (Confusion Na Wa) Hakeem Kazim (Last Flight To Abuja) Mike Ezuruonye (Friendly Scorpion) Best Lead Actress In Film Joke Muyiwa (Ayitale) Rita Dominic (The Meeting) Uche Jumbo (Mrs Somebody) Genevieve Nnaji (Dr. Bello) Omotola Ekeinde (Last Flight To Abuja) Mercy Johnson (Fazebook Babes) Best Supporting Actor In Film Ali Nuhu (Blood And Henna) Jide Kosoko (The Meeting) Gabriel Afolayan (Hereos & Zereos) Jim Iyke (Last Flight To Abuja) Oc Ukeje (Confusion Na Wa) Alfred Atungu (Twin Sword) Best Supporting Actress In Film Ebbe Bassey (Dr. Bello) Belinda Effah (Kokomma) Tunde Aladese (Confusion Na Wa) Nse Etim Ikpe (Kiss & Tell) Oge Okoye (Fazebook Babes) Tonto Dike (My Life My Damage) Best Film Director Charles Novia (Alan Poza) John Uche (Bianca) Niji Akanni (Hereos And Zereos) Tunde Kelani (Maami) Kenneth Gyang (Confusion Na Wah) Ifeanyi Ogbonna (Fazebook Babes) Best Picture (Film Producer) Confusion Na Wah Last Flight To Abuja (Obi Emelonye) The Meeting (Rita Dominic) Hereos And Zereos The Twin Sword Alan Poza Best Tv Show Jara Moments W/Mo Project Fame Sunrise Daily – Channels Tv Idol Big Brother Africa Pan African Actor Chris Attoh (Single & Married) Frank Arthus (Heart Of A Wife) Majid Michel (The Grooms Bride) Thomas Gumede (Otelo Burning) David Mapane (Taxi Cop) John Dumelo (Letters To My Mother) Pan African Actress Yvonne Okoro (The Contract) Nadia Buari (Single & Married) Yvonne Nelson (Single & Married) Mbufung Seikeh (Ninah’s Dowry) Matshepo Maleme (A Million Colours) Nolwazi Shange (Otelo Burning) World Dj Dj Xclusive (Lga) Dj Tunez (Nyc) Dj Sose (Lga) Dj Ttb (Abj) Dj Spinall (Lga) Dj Bayo (Uk) Best Comedian Senator Bovi Basket Mouth Emeka Smith Seyi Law I Go Die Entertainment Promoter Shekpe Knights Big A Bigmoose Ent Stronghold Ent Coko Bar Empire Entertainment Radio On Air/Tv Personality Yaw – Wazobia Freeze – Coolfm Tolu – Nigeria Info Ajebo – Naija Fm Gbemi – Beatfm Toke Makinde – Rhythm Fm Tv Personality Denrele Adams Labi Layori Dolapo Oni Uti Nwachukwu Yvonne “Vixen” Ekwere Entertainment Blog Notjustok 360nobs Linda Ikeji Bellanaija Ndani Tv Factory78 Entertainment Executive Gaga (Ysg Ent) Ibaka Tv Tony Nwakolor (1805) Ubi Franklin (Made Men Music) Jason Njoku (Irokotv) Eric Idiahi (Spinlet) Best International Actors Gbenga Akinnagbe Dayo Okeniyi Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Emmanuel Akintunde Nonso Anozie David Oyelowo Best International Actress Megalyn Echikunwoke Ashley Madekwe Caroline Chikezie Hope Olaide Wilson Adepero Oduye Judi Shekoni  ]]>

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Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana breaks silence after being dropped from world cup team

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Cameroon goalkeeper, Andre Onana, has finally broken his silence after being kicked out from his side’s World Cup squad. (more…)

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I did not say the car was mine- Fella Makafui clears the air on recent Chevrolet flaunt

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Over the week, Ghanaian actress, Fella Makafui was spotted in a sweet Chevrolet Corvette. (more…)

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Sarkodie performs with a live orchestra on BBC radio 1Xtra’s “Afrobeat Concerto

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Africa’s most-awarded rapper, Sarkodie fascinated online viewers with an incredible performance of his smash hit songs “Rollies and Cigars “ and “Lucky” on BBC radio 1Xtra’s “Afrobeat Concerto.” (more…)

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MTN Ghana And Boomplay Partner To Offer Special Data Bundles And Subscription For Music Streaming

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MTN, Ghana’s number 1 telecommunication company in partnership with Boomplay, Africa’s largest music streaming and download platform, is making music streaming and download more accessible and affordable to its users and cherished customers.

 

The partnership outdoors special data bundles and subscription plans that will give MTN users access to Boomplay’s over 90 million songs and unlimited offline playback of downloaded songs. Subscribers will also enjoy an ad-free listening experience while saving money when they opt for the daily, weekly or monthly subscription along with its corresponding data bundles.

 

The plans on offer are:

 

Boomplay x MTN Data Bundle Plan:

AmountPackage
GHS 4.5Boomplay Daily Subscription + 500MB data bundle
GHS 13.5Boomplay Weekly Subscription + 1GB data bundle
GHS 30Boomplay Monthly Subscription + 3GB data bundle

 

Boomplay x MTN Subscription Plan:

AmountPackage
GHS 2Boomplay Daily Subscription
GHS 9Boomplay Weekly Subscription
GHS 17Boomplay Monthly Subscription
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Speaking about the partnership, Boomplay Ghana’s General Manager, Elizabeth Ntiamoah-Quarshie said, “Having MTN as a key partner in our strides to make music streaming and download more affordable offers an exciting prospect for the future of our music industry and streaming culture. With this partnership, we are making our catalogue of over 90 million songs available to MTN subscribers at a cost lower than users on regular data plans. Users also have daily, weekly and monthly subscription options to choose from. Ultimately, this means more music to discover, stream and download on Boomplay. At the same time, artists and content providers can earn more streaming royalties and reach a wider audience.”

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Commenting on the partnership, Chief Commercial Officer of MTN, Mr. Noel Kojo-Ganson said, “This partnership is great news for all our customers. Due to the diversity and multiplicity of Boomplay’s music collection, our customers will have more choices, more value and better control over what they can listen to. This partnership will make music more affordable and accessible to our cherished subscribers, many of whom are music lovers.”

 

With high internet costs limiting the potential of the digital music economy in Africa, Boomplay views telecommunication partnerships as essential to its advancement strategy and the progress of Africa’s music streaming culture. This partnership with MTN Ghana reaffirms the streamer’s commitment to empowering the African music ecosystem to unlock its potential.

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African Legends Night Unveils Music Legends Hall of Fame

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African Legends Night has unveiled its first-ever Music Legends Hall of Fame list to celebrate African music legends as part of celebrations to mark 10 years of African Legends Night.

 

The Legends Hall of Fame is an annual induction list of all legendary musicians who have performed at African Legends Night. Over the ten-year period, African Legends Night has witnessed 20 headliners from a number of African countries such as Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, DR. Congo, Namibia, South Africa among others.

 

The Hall of Fame is also to recognize music legends who have consistently excelled in their endeavor of work in a long period.

 

Commenting on the initiative, Ernest Boateng, CEO of Global Media Alliance said “We recognize the immense contribution of musicians in projecting the face of the African continent positively. Our inductees are musicians who have had an impact in our society hence the Hall of Fame is to celebrate their achievements and major milestones in the course of their music careers.”

 

In no particular order, below are the musicians who made the first-ever Legends Hall of Fame lists:

 

  • Hugh Masekela
  • Daddy Lumba
  • Yvonne Chaka Chaka
  • Kojo Antwi
  • Femi Kuti
  • Amakye Dede
  • Kanda Bongoman
  • Awilo Longomba
  • George Darko
  • Ofie Kodjoe
  • Freddie Meiway
  • Ben Brako
  • Gyedu Blay Ambulley
  • Samini
  • Nana Tuffuor
  • Akosua Agyapong
  • Amandzeba Nat Brew
  • 2Face Idibia
  • Rex Omar
  • Ofori Amponsah

 

The African Legends Night is a premium pan-African concert which recognizes and celebrates living African music legends.

 

African Legends Night this year is sponsored by HD Plus, Ghana Gas, Ghana Tourism Authority, Beyond the Return, Perception Management International and Silverbird Cinemas with media partners – MX24, eTv, Citi FM, YFM, B&FT, Happy FM, Daily Guide, Ghanaweb, AmeyawDebrah, NYDJ Live, Oman FM and Net2 TV.

 

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Ghana’s Premier Technical University, Accra Technical University Admission for 2022/2023 Academic Year Still in Progress

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Are you interested in pursuing a programme that guarantees employability? Accra Technical University (ATU) is still admitting students! (more…)

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