On the list are top musicians like Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy and Bisa Kdei. They are in the artiste of the year category alongside their Nigerian counterparts, Wizkid, Davido, Patoranking, Adekunle Gold, Tiwa Savage, Mr Eazi and Timaya.
Yaa Pono, Mugeez and Fancy Gadam, were also nominated for best male act. Whilst Wiyala, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Wendy Shay, Kwesi Arthur, Patapaa and a host of others also picked various nominations in different categories of the award.
For movies, Nana Ama McBrown, Roselyn Ngissah and Lydia Forson, were nominated for best actress category, while Chris Attoh, Kobi Rana, Prince David Osei and Kwadwo Nkansah were nominated for best actor category.
Organisers of this year’s edition of the award ceremony have explained that this edition has been specifically upgraded to honour practitioners in the entertainment industry who performed exceptionally in the past year and have emerged with several nominations in tight categories that cut across music, movie, comedy, TV/radio, social media and social fashion.
The event takes place in Lagos, Nigeria on October 14, 2018.