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Entertainment of Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Source: Adeyemi Adebayo Victor

Sarkodie Gets Nominated @ the 2012 African Entertainment Awards of Canada

Ghana is in the news again for all the good reasons as the fastest lyricist, Michael Owusu a.k.a. Sarkodie has been nominated at the 2012 African Entertainment Awards of Canada. The ‘King of Azonto’, is flying the name of the country aloft with his winning the nomination of Best Concert, a feat last won by Nigeria’s 2Face Innocent Idibia.

Just a forth night ago, Obidiponbidi was a co-winner with his Nigerian counterpart, Wizkid, at the BET Awards for Best International Act-Africa.

Should he win, he will become the first Ghanaian to win in this category and second recipient of this award after Ruff-N-Smooth got the nod as the Most Promising Artist in 2011.

The official announcement of the 2012 African Entertainment Awards Nominees were presented live on the G98.7FM’s African Groove Show at 11:30am on Sunday, July 15, 2012. The public can vote for their favourite nominee on beginning Friday July 20, 2012 online at:

The African Entertainment Awards will take Place on September 15, 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto, ON.

Below is the official list of nominees:

Best Male Artist: Runs Tee Freeman Nadawo Slimflex Ao Gorman Ozzee

Best DJ: Dj Magic Flows Dj Spinalong Dj Shorty Dj Chiggzy Dj Dlimit Dj Afroselector

Best Gospel Artist: Akin Busari Spoken The Psalmist Icha Kavonstoyin Dada

Best Female Artist: Mis Blandine Neza the Song Bird Vbling Lola Bunz Ruth Mathiang

Best Movie Actor: Lonzo Nzekwe Philip Eki Bobby Obodo

Best Movie Actress: Queen Amina Eghujovbo Olawumi Adeniyi Uba Onqudiw Abebe Berkti

Best Producer: Lanzo Nzekwe Phina Big Oj Sunset Pro Nyasha Dr Rad

Best Promoter: Moonraisers Ent Bless Ent Motherland Ent Afroent Maad Haus Production New Level Ent

Best Comedian: Mr Wise Prince K Authur Simeone Trixx, Femi Lawson

Best Male Model: Eseosa Ekhosuehi Samson Diji Yinka Bode George Eden Blackwood Bilal Els

Best Female Model: Sabrina Bella Oby Benson Tracy Hollywood Hendrix Vennesa Amilia Consolante T Lilian Tshimanga

Best Photography: Odudu Photos Aspen Photos Envoy Photos Global Vybes Photos Afrodiziac Photos

Best Designer: Emua Fashions Rayhma Sleek Andrea Iyamah Todun Designs Chinedesigns

Best Media: Mobo Tv Telafric Television Network Korrect Nation Studio Gh Amet Tv African Groove Show

Best Record Label: Top Notch Records Ghana Linx Records Loon Records Role Model Records Taff Media

Best Beauty Pageant: Miss Afrique Montreal Miss Africanada Ghana Most Beautiful Miss Awoulaba

Best MC: Mc Bonde Mc Ebone Mc Streets Moballer Banks Mc Ouzzy

African Music Ambassador: 2face K’nann D’banj

Award of Excellence: Mesfun Halie

Community Contribution Award: Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo

Best Concert: Sarkodie Flavour N’abania Black Motion Neato C Kaysha

Best African Club: On the Rox The Vue Lambadina La Rumba

We wish the Obidi good luck as he gets the nod once again. ***