SARKODIE WINS AFRICAN ENTERTAINMENT LEGENDS AWARDS

Rapper, Sarkodie won ‘Artiste of the Year’ at the 2016 African Entertainment Legends Awards held over the weekend in Nigeria.

He beat competition from AKA (South Africa), D’Banj (Nigeria), K’naan (Somalia), Yemi Alade (Nigeria), Asa (Nigeria), Daddy Lumba and Amandzeba to claim the ultimate award on the night.

The award scheme is dedicated to achievements in African entertainment. It took place at the BESPOKE Event Centre in Lagos, Nigeria and was hosted by Bryan Okwara and Ella Mensa.

The event was powered by Flexy Entertainment with support from Smile Global Entertainment.

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Full list of winners below. 

AFRICAN LEGEND ARTIST OF THE YEAR – Sarkodie

BEST MUSIC PRODUCER –Altims

BEST FILM DIRECTOR – Kunle Afolayan

BEST MUSIC VIDEO – [Romantic] Korede Bello

BEST COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR – Bovi Ugboma

EMERGING COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR – Princewill

FASHIONDESIGNER OF THE YEAR – Adedeji Jide -JReason

EMERGING FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR – Yoms Collection

HIT SONG OF THE YEAR – [Mama] Kiss Daniel

AFRICAN BEST FILM PRODUCER – Deo Studios – In April

AFRICAN GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR – [You are Great] Steve Crown

BEST COLLABORATION [AFRICA] – DIAMONDPlatnumz x PSquare [Kidogo]

SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR – XtreemHype

FAST RISING ARTIST – Minjin

ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – Elvina Ibru [Classic Fm]

 MOST POPULAR BLOG SITE OF THE YEAR- Ghanagist

BEST CINEMAS FILM 2016 – A trip to Jamaica –[Producer, Ayo Makun]

ENTERTAINMENTTV STATION OF THE YEAR – HipTv.

ENTERTAINMENT RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – Naija FM 102.7 FM

BEST RED CARPET DRESS/PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – Nana Akua Addo

BEST MODEL OF THE YEAR – Bryan Okwara

EMERGING MODEL OF THE YEAR [MALE] – Serena Sylvester

EMERGING MODEL OF THE YEAR [FEMALE] – Charlotte Derban

FAST RISING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR- Adu Safuwah Regina

FAST RISING ACTOR OF THE YEAR – Kunle Remi

NGO OF THE YEAR – Eneanya World Foundation

AFRICAN BEST RAP ARTIST – Phyno

AFRICAN DANCE HALL ACT OF THE YEAR – Patoranking – No kissing Baby

BEST ACTOR OF THE YEAR  – Alex Ekubo

BEST ACTRESS OF THE YEAR  – Funke Akindele

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY COMPANY OF THE YEAR – Joy Dadi

AELA DISCOVERY ARTIST OF THE YEAR – Emmanuel Luther

Legendary Awardees

  1. Event company of the year WALE SAMSON
  1. Award of Excellence / Hall of fame OMOTOSHO TOPE JOSEPH
  2. Icon / Legend Award

JOKE SILVA

  1. Icon / Legend Award

Rt. Hon ADEYEMI IKUFORIJI

  1. Icon / Legend Award

KING WASIU AYINDE

MARSHAL

  1. Icon / Legend Award

SIR. SHINA PETERS

  1. Icon / Legend

QUEEN SALAWA ABENI

  1. Icon / Legend Award

ONYEKA OWENU

  1. Special Recognition Award of Excellence

ONPOINTCLOTHING

  1. Artist Management Company. CASPERTAINMENT