BEST RAP ARTIST 

 

African

Falz

 American 

Cardi B

 

 BEST INDEPENDENT RAP ARTIST

 

Universal

 Jsbproductionz

 

 FRANCOPHONE ARTIST

Universal 

Fally Ipupa

 

BEST INDEPENDENT NEW ARTIST

 Universal

Master E

 

 BEST TRADITIONAL SONG 

Universal

 Nasty C


 

BEST DANCE/GROUP/ COLLABORATION / DUO SONG

 

African 

Semah G. Weifur feat. Flavour (Most High)

American

SZA feat. Travis Scott (Love Galore)  

 

BEST ARTIST MALE 

 

African

Casper Nyovest

American

Bruno Mars 

 

BEST ARTIST FEMALE 

 

African

Vanessa Mdee

 American

 Beyonce’

 

BEST INDEPENDENT GOSPEL / INSPIRATIONAL

 

African

Francis Nsela Adosi 

American

Dave Shirley 

 

BEST SONG OF THE YEAR

 Universal

 Davido - If 

 

BEST INDEPENDENT SONG OF THE YEAR

Universal

Filon Jay 

 

BEST OLDIES BUT GOODIES

 Universal

The 5th Dimension  

 

 MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR 

Africa 

African Sunrise - Nsoki

 

 America

Strength of a Woman - Mary J Blige

 

INDEPENDENT MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Universal

Romeo Mputu – Show Me Your Love

 

INDEPENDENT MALE ARTIST

African

Cappuccino

 

American

Jemell Moore 

 

INDEPENDENT FEMALE ARTIST

African

Eguono Emuraishe

 

American 

Ana Lou 

 

INDEPENDENT DANCE / GROUP/ COLLABORATION/ DUO SONG

Universal

 Juliana Musical Drama - Independent Dance

STL feat. Ajala - Independent Duo Song

 

Film Category

 

BEST CHILD ACTOR

Universal

Prince Chima - Busted Life

 

BEST SHORT FILM 

African

Blood Secrets (My State) - Kester Ezuma

 

American

  Rich Africans - Iver William Jallah 

 

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM

African

How to Marry A Billionaire - Namia Roberts

 

American

Not Another Black Movie - Jay Davis

 

BEST MAIN STREAM INDEPENDENT FILM

Universal

 Detroit (Annapurna Pictures)

 

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM ACTOR

African

Austin Ogbuefi - 3Some

 

American

Marwan Grandville - A Day of Trouble

 

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM DIRECTOR 

African

Robert Peters - Stolen

 

American

Donte Williams - Not Another Black Movie 

 

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM ACTRESS

African

Matilda Lambert - Deepest Cut

 

American

 Vivica Fox - True to The Game 

 

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM SUPPORTING ACTOR

African

Elechi Wordu - Stolen

 

American

Chico Benymon - When It Comes Around

 

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM SUPPORTING ACTRESS 

African

Soleil Diva - Stolen

 

American

Jackee’ Harry - When It Comes Around

 

BEST TELEVISION ENSEMBLE

Universal

 River Hotel  

 

BEST FILM SUPPORTING ACTOR

African

Chuck Kendall - Busted Life

 

American

Keith Robinson - All Eyez on Me

 

BEST FILM SUPPORTING ACTRESS

African

Brunhilda Njua - Slave Dancer 

 

American

Tiffany Haddish - Girls Trip

 

BEST FILM ACTOR

African

 Ramsey Nouah - Busted Life 

 

American

Demetrius Shipp Jr. - All Eyez on Me

 

BEST FILM ACTRESS

African

Woinshet Belachew - Lebana Police

 

American

Octavia Spencer – Gifted

 

 BEST FILM DIRECTOR

African

Bayo Akinfemi - Busted Life 

 

American

Benny Boom - All Eyez on Me

 

BEST FILM

African

Busted Life

 

American

All Eyez on Me

 

Comedy Category

 

BEST STAND-UP COMEDIAN MALE

African

Michael Blackson 

 

American

 Deon Cole

 

BEST STAND-UP COMEDIAN FEMALE

African

 Princess Damilola Adekoya 

 

American

Annie McKnight

 

Fashion Category

 

BEST FASHION DESIGNER

African

Adeyinka Lipede (ObaWear) - Best Modern Traditional Wear

Betty Fashion - Best Elegant Fashion Wear

Ma Winny Casey (Nitindonite Fashion) - Best Traditional Wear

 

American

Ellie Saab


 

SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER

Universal

 Ana Montana