2021 African Entertainment Awards USA

The 7th AEAUSA to be held in New Jersey. The award show to be hosted by Nancy Isime, Idris Sultan, and Jynnyn Edwards.[1] The nominees were announced on 1 November 2021, following the opening of the voting portal (vote.aeausa.net), with Wizkid leading with eight nominations. Tems, and Diamond Platnumz with six nominations. Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, and Focalistic with five nominations. Wizkid had the highest award winnings at the 7th AEAUSA Awards by securing 5 awards at the ceremony.[2]

7th AEAUSA Awards
Date2021
LocationNew Jersey
Hosted by
Most awardsWizkid (5)
Most nominationsWizkid (8)
Television/radio coverage
Produced by

This year's award included a new category named the Best African Movie, to support the creation of quality Nigerian movies, with a non-voting category awarded to Julius Maada Bio, Teni, Oluwole Ogundare, Peggy Kenol, Nyla Tamin, and Empak Corp.[3] The 7th African Entertainment Awards USA, was produced by Dominic Tamin, Nyla Tamin, Oluwole Ogundare, and Peggy Kenol.[3][4]

PerformersEdit

List of its event hosts, award presenters, and music performances.[4]

Host(s)Edit

PresentersEdit

  • Dr Nelson Aluya MD
  • Nyla Tamin
  • Oluwole Ogundare
  • Abdirahman Mohamed
  • DJ Subeer
  • II-Kaya Ises
  • Anita Kakule
  • Patricia Nabakooza
  • Fatima Sesay
  • Fahyvanny
  • Miri Ben-Ari
  • Mr. Leo
  • Adejayan Adeola Ruth
  • Martha Heredia
  • Douglas Lwang

PerformancesEdit

Nominees and WinnersEdit

The following is a list of nominees[5][6][7] and the winners[4] are listed highlighted in boldface.

Best Male Artist Best Female Artist
Best Hip Hop Artist Best Duo/Group
Best Collaboration Best Video
  • "Essence" - Wizkid, Tems
    • "The Calling" - Yaadcore
    • "Crocodile Teeth" - Skillibeng
    • "Woussai Woussai" - Manamba Kanté
    • " La Patronne" - Djely Kaba Bintou Kouyaté
    • "Back in Office" - Mayorkun
    • "Zuchu" - Rayvanny
    • "Salute" - Ali Kiba
    • "Berna Reloaded" - Flavour
    • "Waah!" - Diamond Platnumz
Artist of the Year Song of the Year
Best Dancer/Group Best Gospel Artist
Best DJ Afro-Latino Artist Of The Year
Best Francophone Male Artist/Group Best Francophone Female Artist/Group
Best Palop Male Artist Best Palop Female Artist
Best Upcoming/Local Artist Best Reggae/Dancehall Act
  • Sharma Boy
    • Leil
    • Swabbii
    • Kobazzie
    • Annalie Prime
    • Tribe Mark
    • Halima Bah
    • JRhyma
    • Triomio
    • Nikita Kering
    • Harmonee
    • Mimi Mars
Best Male Artist – Central/West Africa Best Female Artist – Central/West Africa
Best Male Artist – East/South/North Africa Best Female Artist – East/South/North Africa
Best New Artist Album Of The Year
Media Personality of the Year Social Media Influencer of the Year
Best African Comedian Video Director of the Year
Producer of the Year Athlete of the Year
Best Digital News Platform Best African Movie
  • Pulse TV
    • PlatinaLine
    • Ameyaw Debrah
    • The HotJem
    • Linda Ikeji
    • Gistlover
    • Tunde Ednut
    • Instablog9ja
    • Tuko News
    • Bongo5.com

Special Recognition AwardsEdit

Award description(s) Recipient
African Leader of the Year Julius Maada Bio
Special Recognition Achievement Award "Teni"
Best United States Tax Company of the Year "Empak Corp"
Creative Director of the year "Oluwole Ogundare" -
Producer of the year "Peggy Kenol"
"Nyla Tamin"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eric Omondi Among Kenyan Artists Nominated for African Entertainment Awards USA". Mwakilishi.com. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Wizkid wins five awards at 2021 AEAUSA". The Nation Newspaper. 28 December 2021. Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Wizkid, Don Jazzy, Ebuka, Eddy Kenzo, win big at African Entertainment Award USA 2021". Vanguard News. 29 December 2021. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
  4. ^ a b c "7 TH ANNUAL AFRICAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS, USA (AEAUSA) 2021 WINNER" (PDF). AEAUSA. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
  5. ^ COULIBALY, Mariam (11 April 2021). "AEAUSA 2021 : La Côte d'Ivoire honorée par trois artistes aux USA". Linfodrome.ci (in French). Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  6. ^ Music, Wasafi (1 November 2021). "List Of Tanzanians Nominated In 2021 AEAUSA Awards". Wasafi Music. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  7. ^ "Africa Entertainment Awards USA: Beenie Gunter, B2C nominated". MBU. 3 November 2021. Retrieved 8 November 2021.

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