Its another exciting time as the 3rd edition of Top Naija Music Awards holds. In June, the call for submission of entries came up and the awards committee received entries from over 1,000 emerging music acts in Nigeria and from Nigerians in the diaspora. This shows that the event is being held in high esteem by Nigerians.

Today, we are happy to release to the public the nominees of the prestigious awards which will take place on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 in Lagos.
We congratulate all Nigerian emerging music acts who made it to these lists.
The nominees and the categories they are nominated for are listed below:

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR 2015 (MALE)

ADEKUNLE GOLD
LILKESH
VIKTOH
KISS DANIEL
GEOFFREY
KOREDE BELLO
KOKER
SMALL DOCTOR
CHINKO EKUN
FALZ THA BAD BUY
TOLU
SHEYDEE

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR 2015 (FEMALE)

SIMI
DI’JA
YOUNG GREY C
TOBY GREY
NINIOLA
ARAMIDE

SONG OF THE YEAR 2015

DO SOMETHING – KOKER
SADE/ORENTE – ADEKUNLE GOLD
JAMB QUESTION – SIMI
WOJU/LAYE – KISS DANIEL
GODWIN/SOMEBODY GREAT – KOREDE BELLO
OSINACHI – HUMBLE SMITH

MOST PROMISING ARTISTE

YCEE
MEYAR
TROMS
DOXY
RADEO
SONAX
NAOMI MAC
JAY COLLINZ
GIL JOE
PAMMY JO
CLASSIQ
ASHLEY STEPHANIE
ARTISTE TO WATCH
DON WHIZZY
MIXER
LEROY
JCARTER
PRETTY CEASAR
TOPHAA
DALES
L.T
OLAOLU
INTEGRAL
FORTUNO
GREGSWAG
ADELARRY
DAMELLA-JEAN
KIRAL
GOAL GUETTA
YBIZZY
DABOY
PRINCE BANTON
OLAOLU3NITY
LEO’NEL
MALUDA
GUCHIKID
ICE BLUE
NAZZY F
OLA’CJ

BEST AFRO POP SINGLE

FRIZZY – BODY
ZEEKELS FT OK DAVID – UWA
XB MAJIK – FISH
TOPHAA – SISTER PEACE
XODUS WALES – ILLEGAL
DEEJAX – LEKWA UKWU
DARLLYBROWN – KOKAN AIYE
AKINREX – GIDI GAN
STORJ – OGUN OWO
NGOWARI – NA SO EBI
CENT SOLID – DESIRE
MYKEBOU – BEAUTIFUL
OT – SODI
MR BOBZY – SAMPLE YOUR LOGO
VIGRIG – IJO AYO
CLENCH – GBAGBEYEN
BRANDSWAZZY – I BELIEVE
BENNY YOUNG AFRICA – BEAUTIFUL WOMAN
NAWTI FAME – 6IXLOVE
INSPIRE – COME AGAIN
TU’WIZZLE – ASK ME
PAMMY JO – NO MONEY NO LOVE
SHEGZI – UMQUOMBOTHI
MIKIMIAH – I AM MARRIED
CLASSIC – GOING GAGA
SPRINTZEE – GO WELL
SMACK – OWO ATIDE
OTEEZ – CARRY GO
ORANGO – NO BE LIE
K.O – IDI NLA
BIG ADAMS – MAKE WE DEY GO
SEVEN – THE JAM
CUNLLAY – EVERYDAY
DIAMOND DAVID – GIVE ME DAT
KAYD – FAYAGBEJO
DEEZY – OYIN
JAZZZ – ABOKI
YOUNG KAZE – PEPEREPE
KRISTALITE , SHINERY JAY – OMALICHA
6TEM – LOVE YOU TENDER
ASIKEY – LET US BE
KISSY_Y – SISI ANITA

SONG WITH A MESSAGE

2MIGHTY – OLE
BAMITEE – PROTOCOL
TOMZYYUNG – ERIN
CROSSMATT – EKO-LAGOS-NIG
BLAQ-T – DAMILOHUN
LUCIANO DA ABIA – EVIDENCE
T-SAMBA – GOOD MORNING SIR
YOUNG ARMANI – OLUWANISHOLA
LAHLAH – HUSTLE MUST PAY
FEMMY RHYTHM – LORAWAGBO
SEYI AJAYI – OLORUN KOFIMISILE
EGO – AWON OLOTE
FOCUS VEE – GBEMILEKE
ISAACMACROCK – WE ARE NIGERIANS
DAH-RAY – ASHE
SILVA – ILLUMINATI
WIZZ – E NO GO TEY

BEST RAP SINGLE

J.CLONE – SHEY U WAN KNOW
DSTYLE – BLESS ME
IFLO – SKY HIGH
CEEJAY RHYMES – TIRED OF BEING AN UPCOMING
KINGSMART – AM INTENSE
SLOW WISE – EGO
YANNICK PHILLIPE – MAKE I RAP
BEST DANCE HALL SINGLE
GEEMAX – HEADING TO THE TOP
DEMMY E – OGE
NASTY BOY – IKEBE
3STARS NAIJA – IJOKEREWA
STORMY GOLD – PARTY RIDER
LEKSON – JOLLY (PARTY TIME)
HRM (HIS RAP MAJESTY) – ALL IN ONE
EMMYBOI – WELLENGA
JAY D RIPPER – TRAFFIC JAM
PJ SHOW – BOBO
KISS JOE CUTE – FOWOKE FT JAYDE
DHEEZZY – ILEKE
DAN FLAWLESS – HOT LOVE
D’MIX – SHALEWA
KENNYIQ – MY WORLD
CHOCDEE – BOTTLES
MACE – FATIMA
A.T.O (DA RED FINGER) – TIME TO PARTY
MIKKY – TAKE IT EASY
STARZZY – GET DOWN
PROMZYX – FILM TRICK
FRESHKEN – FAVOUR
MOXIE – JAIYE
NAZZY F – BRUKUTU

BEST NIGERIAN INTERNATIONAL ACT

ROMEO
KEN PEEZ
JAYDEE
TYTANIUM
PRINCE GBASI
TBLONDIZZY
DANNY GREENE
ENIBEATS
WONDABOY
ADE SWAGGZ
CHARLY-C
SHOWA SHINS
BBILLIONAIRE
EBUB3
KLASSIK
BUCHOLINI LOPEZ
SEMA TECINO
PSALMIST – VICKY
BEST SONG RECORDING
VALTEE – RUN DIA MOUTH
GTHREE MIAMI – PERFECT MAN
YOUNG KEN – BE WITH ME
DAMMIEPHIL – I AM ME
PWOLEX – IYAWO
DISTRIKT MATTERS – MAZE
DYNASTY BABZ – NOT FUNNY
DOYINSOLAMI – BAMIDELE
MAKA – TAKE IT AWAY
KAYMAN – UJU
BEST MUSIC GROUP
NAVY KENZO
DUPI 2
CONNECT MUSIC GROUP (CMG)
ACE REPUBLIC
DP-KINGS
BETROSE

BEST RnB SINGLE

JAREXBALI – ANTIVIRUS
OLUDREY – IYAWO MI
UKENN – INTERESTINGLY AMAZING
GODWIN FT DI’JA – PROMISE
BRAHIMI – NEVER GONNA BREAK YOUR HEART
SDXEXY – TURN ON THE LIGHT
SUCCESS MICHAEL – SPECIAL
YUNG TEDDY FT SOJE – UNBRELLA
JOVANI – EMI ALAYE

COLLABORATION WITH ‘A’ LIST ACT

SOSSI – SEBEE (REMIX) FT OLAMIDE & ORITSE FEMI
EL PRAIZ – MORE FT JOE EL
SNOOVY – AUTY PERE REMIX FT SKALES
CLEO THELMA FT KOREDE BELLO – I GAT YOU
WALE SAX FT MIKE ABDUL – IBA
TOLU FT DON JAZZY – IFE MI
TJAN – I LOVE YOU SO (REMIX) FT REMINISCE
BOLG – WON TI GET E FT CHINKO EKUN
TQUEST – ONE LOVE FT JAYWON
YUNG TEE – EJURU FT SOUND SULTAN
UTO – GUY LIKE THIS FT REMINSCE
EFTEE – STAY ON TOP FT SAM KLEF

BEST CAMPUS ACT

BTEN – ILEKE
IYKE ILLOMZJR – HDOKA
BEEJAY – OMOLAYA (UNILAG)
BRAINEE – REST IN PISS
MR LUMINOUS – CAROLINA (UNICAL)
JOSHNIMI – DROP IT FT KAYKEED
BEST SONG COVER
MALLZ – RIGHT THERE
KELVIN BOJ – KEYS TO MY BEAMER
SUPERSAM – DEAF
OLUWAKOKO – WOJU NGOZI (KISS DANIEL WOJU COVER)
LISHA – DON’T JUDGE ME
GEEZY H – KING JAMES (COVER)
DACOKE IBILE – OFESHELU
OBIDI – I WANT YOU (CLEAN BANDIT COVER)
ASTRA P FT HOT-ICE – ITS GET WORSE
BLIZZI – MUTIMINA (ICE PRINCE COVER)
KMHRZZ – SHOUT OUT

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

LIZZYLU – OLUWA SURE PASS
KENJAY – LOVING YOU
DE GEENRAL – ANTI-LUXURY
2MDEES
RYNE D – HULATA
TRAIN – RUMBA
DJBLAZER – IMMA
SPAKO – IYELE
DTWINS – ISIAPUGOO FT GTIMS & ACHARAMAN
CHUKKY – APPETITE
JUXTUS – OMALICHA
G.A NOBLE – ANYWHERE
BLACK CLOUD – IFOTI ALATA
MMARSHAL – LOKE LOKE
SAUCE PRINCE – KILLING THEM

BEST GOSPEL SINGLE

WIZ-P – GLORY
ROSEMARY – DWELLING PLACE
STANKIN – ONYEDIMMA
ANTONEO – ONYEDINMA
MAYOR – OTITO
CLIFFORD – YOU ALONE
TDZEAL – AMEN
BATINSING – AM WITH GOD
DAZE & Y.KAY – PRAISE YOU
D. MARVELLOUS – GOOD GOD
JOAN PAUL – OGHENEFEJIRO
TPRAIZ – EVERYTHING NAH YOU (REMIX) FEAT FAITH ORNAMENT
JOECY TEE – WOEKILEMO
CRIS KESTER – SUPERMAN
OBIPRAISE – PRAISE YOU
FANKY. C – THANKSGIVING
LILIAN PERE – ESSENCE
PRECIOUSONG – NECHE NECHE
ABBEY AUSTIN – GOD DEY
KODE – ACHAKEGOM
YUNG.G.SON FT MAXIMUM – THANK GOD
CHET – HALLELUIA
TNJ – NORMAL LEVOO
GEEBLEX – SOULCIDE
VICTOR CHARLES – AGAIN AND AGAIN
ESEQLIC – KUWIYE
DAVEOSH – GRATEFUL
GEE POWER – MY MEDLEY
DAHRHEMA – NO ONE
MAXWELL – KO LE YI PADA

BEST COLLABORATION

SKYTEX FT LERIZY – FACEBOOK HEARBREAK (FBHB)
OLUWAJAPHET – ELEREMI
LIL DIZZIE FT BRYTHREESIXTY – SHAY BAII
YOUNG OCHA – AFRIKAN LADY FT ROLLERKING
D-EL – FORGET THE STORY FT PJAYDINO
SUPERSAM
RILLZ FT SISDAB – CARRY
OBILISEXY – STREET MI FT ULTRA & STEZY
JOSH DRE – JEJE
EASY GEE FT ft AKOEZ EMEKA – TUWE EGEDE
MAHEEK FT ECHO – TROWEY
DIMPLEZ FT DRE SAN – AUTO-MECHANIC
YUNGSTAINZ – RAZZY – JALABIYA FT THA SUSPECT
MASTER Q – KILLING ME FT SUSPEKT
VINEE – ITS YO FT K-DREAM
BILLY GREEN – CAN’T BELIEVE IT FT BONUS
XCLUCEE – CARRY YOU GO OBODO OYIBO FT WEJA B
DOGGTAG – THIS PARTY FT SNAZZY JAY & PHEROWSHUZ
HONEY TEE – GO DOWN
BEST LYRICAL EXPLORATION
ISO SCENT – IBIDUN
LYRICAL DOCTOR – EMI NI
YOUNG LOTY – GINGER FT FLOKKID & SIR FI LE
L C (LYRICAL CHIEF) – POST MAN
THA PRIEST – PIANO MAN
HOMIKRON – ATHLETIC DREAMS
ZUKKY – HIGH
SEVEN-7 – ATIMEDO

BEST TEEN ACT

STAR NAZZY
NEXA
THUNDERSOUND
AGB
FANCY KID
OLI8ER
OZZY BOSCO
DIZZY D
SHOSHO CUTE
TYZONN
JUSTINFLAMEZ
DONSHEGZY
KIDDY BOY
OLUMIDE
JOHN CFC
PHILO BELLS
JOHNEX
VEKZEE
LILKADI

BEST RAP SINGLE

LUKE – DEAR DIARY
UBAH CJ – I BADOO
GERALD MILTON – RAP SINCE
RAPHKIM – AYEOPO
VALGAME – EGO MBUTE
LANKX – SAREWOLE
CHINO – WHY E BE SAY
AIKEN VOKA – BROKEN RECORD
JAY COLLINZ – RAP DEMON
DASON – I LOVE MY LIFE
HAS’ B – GRAVITY ON BANANA PEELS
EMMY Q – YO YO YO
RHYNOCERUS – MINE
KEELTY – ERUKU LOKE
VCENTINO – ELE BEAT MI

BEST INDIGENOUS SINGLE

IBN – KING KONG (HAUSA REMIX)
KHING SOLEX – ALOMO
PROSPER JAY – OKE LAMALO
YEMOVO – EJO
OJOPAGOGO – ISEYIN
OSCAR P – IYIOMA
CHUZA – CHIDINMA
GUZZORO – DOLLAR DOLLAR
BENNY BLISS – ONYEOMA
T-SANE – DON JAZZY (TEACHER OKO)

BEST HIP HOP SINGLE

B’BASH – XO
BON FLEXY – BYE TO POVERTY
DEBSAM – ALADE OGO
HUSTLEMANIA KAMP – WE DEM BOYZ
SHORTY C – THE ANTHEM
CHRIZBLINZ – I BELIEVE I CAN FLY
DAMELLA – JEAN – SOLEJO
SLING KID – OIL AND GAS
DULLAR BOI – THANK GOD
OLUWA RYHMZY – JESU
FLONERD – FLIGHT MODE
DCLIFF – FIRST IMPRESSION
DEON – WANT YOU
TOPZY NATTY – NATTY GIRL

BEST AFRO REGGAE SINGLE

GIWAXY – LOOKING BEAUTIFUL
BEN G – COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS (REMIX) FT AFREEKAN JOEBE
OLA ONABAJO FT EL-JOE – BIGGER THAN
GIORGIE MCCOY – CAUTION FT DR JAZZ
DANNY KEYXXX – 12 DOZEN XXX
CHIDEXDH – YANKOH DANCE
DOLLARSYNO – OSHODI
KAY-KISS-UK – JEKOMO
SAGGA LEE – MY MAGA
SHINDOSKY – SKIBORIBORY
PRESIDOE CHIDOE – RAIN ON ME
STAROC GRIZ – BEND DOWN #OROBO LEKPA
DICE ANGEL – BUHARI FREESTYLE
ODION OSAGIE – FAMOUS
POPULAH DGENERUS – WE ARE HERE

AFRO HIP HOP SINGLE

FABBY – DEMOCRACY
FRICKY J – AFRICAN LADY
DSK – JAIYE
SHAN STAN – OMG
ZINO JAY – AUNTY MODI
BIGLITTLE – AS E DEY HOT
SYLARR – ZOMBIE
BABYFAZE – SHABALALA
ELO G – MONEY GINGER ME
OLA SHADE – GOD DEY
DKLEX – KOMARO FT AK ONE
FORBS ZHILAH – IF I HEAR
D.P – NO PLAY
JOHN NETWORQ – THE WAY
OLAITAN – BAZINGA DANCE
BEST COMMERCIAL SINGLE
ROHMANZ – T.G.I.F
SCOPYLINKY GALAMISHY – YANSHABOOBICHY INDUSTRYCHY
D-BOY – BIG FISH
PHEMMY G – COME CLOSER
HOLUWATEGO – IJO OPE
KOLA LUV – GAPA
EDDIE SMITH – AUNTY
CHUZY – ADA UGO
DANNY CRUZ – BABY BABY
BEST GOSPEL MUSIC VIDEO
AY4GOD – IN THE CITY
VIVIAN GALAXY – CATCH FIRE
WYTICIOUS – BLESSINGS FOLLOW ME (KELELE DANCE)
PAUL OLUIKPE – WE GO WALK FT ANASTASIA & FRANKLYN GEORGE
BEECEE UGBOH – BOBATA

BEST PRODUCER

JOHN UDOH – FIMI WOLE BY TROMS
MR STEPS UP – OMOBA NIMI & RAGGAE BLUES COVER BY MEYAR OTI
VYNCHIE – OLOSHO, LABO REMIX, CAMPAIGN SONG FOR DUMEBI
TEEMODE – BAMIDELE BY DOYINSOLA
LI2MANNI
CHEZLA MILLZ
VTEK AWESOME – SHEKINI BY PSQUARE
KILLERTUNES

DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ BADOO
DJ CONSEQUENCE
DJ MOORE
DJ SWITCH
DJ RHAMBO
DJ NATTYJAY
DJ KUSH
DJ BLAZER
DJ CHENKO
DJ NELLYBILLZ

ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

TISAN BAKO – RAYPOWER
WILLIAM – RAINBOW FM
PRINCE – RAYPOWER
MICHAEL DIMEJI LAMU – UNILAG FM
MARIAM ANAZODO – NTA
MOET ABEBE – SOUND CITY
EHIS – MTV BASE
STEPHANIE COKER – MTV BASE
TOBE DA DIVA – DREAM FM ENUGU
ABDUL GAFFA ARIKEWUYO – UNILORIN FM
FISH – NOUN FM
BIMBO – CITY FM
IKENNA NWOKEDI – UNIZIK 94.1FM

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