Basketmouth, Tiwa Savage To Host NMVA 2012 + Full Nominee List Inside

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Basketmouth and Tiwa Savage have been announced as the hosts for this year’s Nigerian Music Video Awards, scheduled to hold on December 20 at the Eko Hotel & Suites.

A total of 19 awards are up for grabs, with each category having five nominees each.

R&B diva Tiwa Savage leads the list of nominees with four nods for ‘Best use of Costumes’, ‘Best Indigenous Concept’, ‘Best Highlife’ and ‘Video of the Year’. The Mavin Records first lady bagged all nominations with her recently released duet ‘Ife wa gbona.

R&B-Pop singer Chidinma, follows closely with her ‘Kedike‘ video bagging three nods.

Video director, Clarence Peters also gets three nods: ‘Best Video director’, ‘Best Cinematography’ and ‘Best Editor’ categories; also for Kedike.

The men also get to be nominated as rappers Illbliss, Ruggedman and Olamide battle for the ‘Best Hip-Hop’ video award while 2face, veteran Ras Kimono, Olu Maintain and General Pype slug it out in the ‘Best Reggae-Dancehall’ award.

BEST AFRO HIP HOP
Dona Diva – Shut Up
NEATO C – Tony Montana Remix
Sauce Kid/Sinzu – Carolina
Uzikendu – Osiso
Vector – Angeli

BEST R&B
Burna Boy – Like to Party
D’beat – Oyoyo
DIPP – Rock your body
Jeffery – Tona Tona
Timi Dakolo – Love Song

BEST AFRO POP
Brymo – Ara
Chidinma – Kedike
JJC – African Skank
P-square – Beautiful Onyinye
Shank – Ghetto

BEST USE OF COSTUMES
Darey – Sisi Eko
Tiwa Savage – Ife Wa Gbona
Goldie – Say My Name
Sexy Steel – Bebedi Alhaja

BEST GOSPEL
Anny – Woruno
Gaise – Movie Song
Psalm – Ebube
Razor – I Need You More
Revival Train – Feel Good

BEST HIGHLIFE
Darey – Sisi Eko
Tiwa Savage – Ife Wa Gbona
Omawumi – Bottom Belle
Sexy Steel – Bebedi Alhaja
Flavour – Kwarikwa

BEST INDEGINOUS CONCEPT
Chidinma – Kedike
Tiwa Savage – Ife Wa Gbona
Kween – You No Go Know
Sexy Steel – Bebedi Alhaja

BEST HIP HOP
IllBliss – Anamachikwanu
Laylow – At The Top
Olamide – Ilefo Illuminati
Phyno – Shutdown
Ruggedman – Because of You

BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL
2face – Raindrops
General Pype – Give It To Me
Olu Maintain – NAWTI
Ras Kimono – Veteran
Spydaman – Pick Pin

BEST SOFT ROCK/ALTERNATIVE
BEZ – Stupid Song
Boogieman – Rock Your Party
Ebisan – Jowo
Lagbaja – Knock Knock
MYA K – Survive

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Boogieman – Rock Your Party
Omawumi – Bottom Belle
Solid Star – Omotena
Spydaman – Pick Pin
2face – Iheneme

BEST CONTEMPORARY AFRO (Live Beats choice)
2face – Iheneme
Eldee – Today Today
Chuddy K – Gaga Crazy
X Project – Black Diamond
Iyanya – Kukere

BEST VIDEO BY A NEW ARTISTE (Live Beats choice)
Davido – Dami Duro
Zeelex – Go
Seaon – Lie
Styleh – Iwoni
Miz Gold – Tika Tika

BEST DIRECTOR
Patrick Elis – Bebedi Alhaja (Sexy Steel)
James Oludare – Say My Name (Goldie)
Clarence Peters – Kedike (Chidinma)
AJE Films – Tona Tona ( Jeffery)

BEST NEW DIRECTOR
Shola – You Go Know (Kween)
Bolaji Kekere Ekun – Ife Wa Gbona (Tiwa Savage)
Adasa – Like To Party (Burna Boy)
AJE Films – Tona Tona (Jeffery)

BEST EDITOR
Patrick Elis – Sandalili (YQ)
Clarence Peters – Kedike (Chidinma)
Bolaji Kekere Ekun – Ife Wa Gbona ( Tiwa Savage)
AJE Films – Ara (Brymo)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Patrick Elis – Bebedi Alhaji (Sexy Steel)
Clarence Peters – Kedike (Chidinma)
Bolaji Kekere Ekun – Ife Wa Gbona (Tiwa Savage)
AJE Films – Tona Tona (Jeffery)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Psquare – Beautiful Onyinye
Sexy Steel – Bebedi Alhaja
Chidinma – Kedike
Tiwa Savage – Ife Wa Gbona
Olu Maintain – NAWTI

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Capital Gorreti Music
Hypertek
HKN
Kennis Music
Black Water Records

Wana

Wana

Quo non Ascendam. Writer. E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

2 comments

  1. Congratulations to D’ BEAT (starquest 2011 winner) for being nominated in the Best RnB category…. Mehn diz guyz work hard, I mean they work hard!!!

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