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Entertainment of Thursday, 8 November 2018


2018 Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards: Peter Ritchie wins Best Actor

Peter Ritchie has won the “Best Actor” (Ghana) award for his role in the movie “Sometime Yesterday” at the 2018 Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards which took place over the weekend.

The actor who is currently under MK Content management beat off fierce competition from actors, Bismark The Joke, Henry Adofo, Ian Wordi, Prince David Osei, Umar Krupp, Kwadwo Nkansah-Lilwin and Akwasi Boadi -Akrobeto to win the best actor in the Ghanaian category.

Peter Ritchie, an astute actor has featured in several movie such as “My brother’s wife, Babani, Beautiful Ruins, Trinity, Smoking gun and series – Idiot and I, Tenant on DStv, Peep, Bitter Chocolate” and many others.

The second edition of the Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards which was held in Lagos, Nigeria rewarded practitioners in the entertainment industry who have done exceptionally well in the past year in Nigeria and Ghana.

The awards scheme is the pioneer concept that has been created to push the very best of Ghana entertainment to Nigeria by pitching the very best of the 2 countries together every year for honour and celebration.

See Full list of winners below.

Artiste of the year – Patoranking

Best Male Act – Fancy Gadam

Best Female Act – Niniola

Next Superstar on the Roll – LAX

Street-Hop Artiste of the year – CDQ

Discovery of the year (Nigeria) – Idowest

Discovery of the year (Ghana) – Kelvynboy

Best New Artiste – Wendy Shay

Music Producer of the year – Masterkraft

Gospel Artiste of the year – Tope Alabi

DJ of the year – DJ Cuppy

Record Label of the year – Black Avenue Music

Best Artiste Manager – Blackcedis

Comedian of the year – Kenny Black

Online Comedian of the year – Nedu

Actor of the year – Prince David Osei

Actress of the year –Shafy Bello

Best Actress (Nigeria) – Bimbo Oshin

Best Actress (Ghana) – Roselyn Ngissah

Best Actor (Nigeria) – Fredrick Leonard

Best Actor (Ghana) – Peter Ritchie

Best Actress (TV Series) – Rekiya Yusuf

Best New Actress – Amaka Chukwujekwu

Movie Producer of the year- Lopez Daniel

Movie of the year – Potato Pothato

TV series of the year- Battleground

Next-Rated Movie Star – Amaka Obi

Celebrity Photographer of the year – Chocolate Shot It

OAP of the year (Nigeria) – Awazi

OAP of the year (Ghana) – Antoine Mensah

Fashion Label/Designer of the year – Quophi Akotouah

Most Stylish Celebrity (Male) – E-money

Most Stylish Celebrity (Female) – Selly Galley

Social Media Influencer of the year – Afia Schwarzenegger

Best Brand Supporting Showbiz – Pepsi


Distinct Recognition Award – Juliet Ibrahim (Fans’ Favourite Celebrity of the year)

Lifetime Achievement Award – Bunmi Olatunji (For building Bunmi into a super brand globally and her achievements in the business of fashion)

Lifetime Achievement Award – Kwabena Adisi [Bola Ray] (in recognition of his efforts and achievements in media and entertainment business)

Lifetime Achievement Award – Elvis Chuks (in recognition of his efforts and achievements as a movie producer and director.

Lifetime Achievement Award – Ndidi Obi for her efforts and achievements as a veteran actress and a pioneer star in Nollywood.

Distinct Recognition Award –Basil Anthony for his outstanding efforts and achievements in the business of I.T, social media marketing, tourism and entertainment.

Distinct Recognition Award – Rosemond Brown as Most Promising Actress of the year

Distinct Recognition Award – Victor AD as Most Promising Act of the year

Lifetime Achievement Award – Duke Banson for his outstanding efforts and achievements in the business of entertainment in Ghana and Africa.