Duncan Mighty, Peruzzi, Tiwa Savage Win Big At NEA Awards | See Full List

Awards were held on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at the University of the District of

Columbia Theater of the Arts in Washington, DC.

The show was hosted by Charles Okocha was popularly known as Igwe Tupac and featured top

African and Caribbean stars. Davido and Tiwa Savage were the big winners of the night

taking home Afropop Male and Female Artists of the year respectively.

Other highlights of the show saw Tunde Ednut winning the humanitarian award, Gbenga

Solitude won entertainment pioneer award and Harry Baba winning the community

activist award.



  • Album of the Year: Outside (Burna Boy)
  • Hottest Single of the Year: Legbegbe (Mr Real)
  • AfroPop Male Artist of the Year: Davido
  • AfroPop Female Artist of the Year: Tiwa Savage
  • Alternative Artist of the Year: Adekunle Gold
  • Diaspora/International Artist of the Year: Skepta
  • Best New Act: Small Doctor
  • Most Promising Act to Watch: Teni
  • Trailblazer Artist of the Year: Duncan Mighty
  • Freshvibes Artist of the Year: Peruzzi
  • Music Producer of the Year: Fresh
  • Best Music Video of the Year (Director): Prodigeezy- This is Nigeria (Falz)
  • African Male Artist of the Year (Non-Nigerian): Sarkodie
  • African Female Artist of the Year (Non-Nigerian): Victoria Kimani

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