Flavour, Olamide, D’banj, others race for NMVA 2013

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By Charles Mgbolu

Organisers of this year’s Nigeria Music Video Awards 2013 have released their hot white list of nominees for the awards with Flavour, Olamide, Sound Sultan, D’banj and Chidinma going head to head for the most prestigious award of the night … Video of the Year.

Many videos on the list were splashed to life by celebrity film maker Clarence Peters but he would have to race against Squareball, Sesan, Mattmax who have all also been nominated in the Best Director Category.

The awards will hold on November 15, 2013 at the Shell Hall of the Muson Centre, Lagos.

See the full list of nominees…

Video of the Year
Flavour – Ada Ada
Olamide – Duro Soke
Sound Sultan – Natural Something
D’Banj – Don’t Tell Me Nonsense
Chidima – Emi Ni Baller

Best Afro Hip Hop Video
Ill Bliss – I Am Sorry
Splash – Church Agbasa
Olamide – Durosoke
MI – Chairman
Phyno – Man of the Year

*Flavour

*Flavour

Best Hip Hop Video
Eedris Abdulkareem – I Go Whooz You
Pryse – Eleto
Boogey – Sanctum
Ice Prince – VIP
Yung6ix – First Class

Best Afro Pop Video
D’banj – Don’t Tell Me Nonsense
Sound Sultan – Natural Something
Goldie – Miliki
2face – Blood on the dance floor
Alabai – Ogbanje

Best Dance Hall/Reggae Video
Davido – All of you
Waje – I wish
Patoranking – Alubarika
Orezi – Rihana
Vector – Follow Me

Best Pop Extra Video
Chidima – Emi Ni Baller
Kcee – Limpopo
Solidstar – Skibo
Davido – Gobe
Harrysong – Im In Love (Remix)

Best Gospel Video
Ada – Bobo Me
Henrisoul – Blow My Mind
Amaray – Oke Mgbidi
Kefee – Celebrate
Solomon Lange – Yabo

Best R ‘n’ B Video
Jennifer – Ifunanya
Capital FEMI – Capital F.E.M.I
Pelli – The One
Nosa – Always Pray for You
Banky W – Yes/No

Best High Life Video
Flavour – Ada Ada
i-Mike – Adure
Wizboy – Halima
Dr. Victor Olaiya ft 2face – Baby Mi Da
Inyanya – Jombolo

*Chidinma

*Chidinma

Best Afro Beat Video
Starboy – Caro
Black Magic – Confam
Henry Knight – Shako
Burna Boy – Run My Race
MGabriel – Eruku Lau Lau

Best Contemporary Afro Music Video
Xproject – Azuka
Dammy Krane – Xteristics
Sheyman – Paper
Skales – Komole
Jaywon – Catch Me If You Can

Most popular Nigerian Music Video in Europe
Dizzy – Jekin Jekin
Tipsy – Tin Geh Geh
Moe Logo – Pangolo
Dola Billz – No Gocking
Spice Vision – Today na Today

Best Indigenous Concept
Tillaman – Ori Owo
MGabriel – Eruku Lau Lau
Flavour – Ada Ada
Shola Alyson – Ife

Best use of animation
DJ Sose – Obulu
Ketchy Dons – Closer n Closer
T-Sleek – Ma Wo mi

Best use of costumes
Flavour – Ada Ada
Dipp – Balance for Me
D’Prince – Goody Bag
Tiwa Savage – Without My Heart
May D – So Many Things

Best use of Choreography
Inyanya – Jombolo
Timaya – Ekoloma Demba
TIV – What’s The Matter
Banky W – Yes/No
D’banj – Don’t Tell Me Nonsense

Best Producer
EME Records
Marvin Records
Chocolate City
Kennis Music

Best Director
Clarence Peters
Squareball
Sesan
Mattmax

Most Promising Director
Unlimited LA
Matt Max
Tyson
Catalyst
Paul Gambit

Best Editor
Matt Max  for Don’t tell me Nonesense by D’banj
Unlimited LA for Confam by Black Magic
Sesan for Sexy Mama by Iyanya
Clarence Peters for Durosoke by Olamide

Best Cinematography
Ajeh for Alubarika by Patoranking
Squareball for Church Agbasa by Splash
Matt Max for Don’t Tell Me Nonsense by D’banj
Clarence Peters for Durosoke by Olamide
Mr. Moe Musa for So many thinz by May D

Best Use of Visual Effects
Iyanya – Sexy Mama
Sound Sultan – Natural Something
Ice Prince – VIP
Morell – Oxygen
Danas – My Melody

Best Video By A New Act
Sean Tizzle – Shole
Mystro – This Kain Love
Charas – Gbege
Sym19 – Fine Baby Girl
Outrageous – Am In The Mood

Best Soft Rock/Alternative Video
Black Magic – Repete
Dazzle Ra Amen – Chinekem
Ese Peters – Omote
Shola Allyson – Ife
Timi Dakolo – Great Nation

Best Music Video by a Minor
Choco Girl – Ayo
G Girl – Young Shall Grow
Mya K – My DJ
Ozzybosco – Tinini
Whitney Wonder – Africa Unite

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