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JOHNNY DRILLE, MOET ABEBE, DJ CUPPY, DJ BIGN,  AND TOP PRODUCERS TEEYMIX, SPELLZ, SPEROACH BEATZ, FRESH VDM AND KILLERTUNES LEAD “THE BEATZ AWARDS 2018” NOMINATIONS.

The Beatz Awards today announces nominees for “THE BEATZ Awards 2018,” which will honour the year’s most successful people in music production, business and distribution in 25 categories.

The artistic and stimulating show returns for its 4th year, tagged ‘THE QUADRANT’ and as with her previous years is expected to turn out an amazing show. “THE BEATZ Awards 2018” nominations include a cross section of producers getting more nominations than ever. Killertunes (the 2017 winner of New discovery Producer) dominates this year’s nominations with a total of 4 including ‘Afro Pop Producer of the Year,’ ‘Producer of the year’, ‘Afro Beat Producer of the year’, and ‘Afro Highlife Producer of the Year’, closely followed by Speorach Beatz, Spellz and Fresh VDM. These producers have produced hits songs like YEBA by KIZZ DANIEL, ASSURANCE by Davido, LOVA LOVA by Tiwa Savage featuring Duncan Mighty, AMAKA by 2Baba featuring Perruzzi, FIA by Davido. Other nominees include new entrants, Northboi who produced Soco by Wizkid, also nominated and are Micon Beatz for Ah Blem Blem By Timaya, Moet Abebe (2017 OAP of the year), DJ Cuppy, DJ Neptune, DJ Spinall, Kaffy, Olaitan Dada and DJ Big N.

ELIWORLD recognizes creative minds in music production, business and distribution across over 25 categories with the “THE BEATZ Awards” 2018 nominations. “THE BEATZ Awards 2018” will hold at the prestigious Muson Centre, Lagos on Wednesday, November 21 2018 at 5 p.m. red carpet, main show 6 p.m.

Voting can be done at the site, www.thebeatzawards/voting.html

About The Beatz Awards

The Beatz Awards is the most diverse and complete award show that celebrates the core of music in Nigeria. The Beatz Awards recognizes the triumphs and successes of the creative minds in music production, business and distribution in a range of categories.

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The complete list of nominees for the “The Beatz Awards 2018” can be found below.

CATEGORIES:

  1. AFRO POP PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • KILLERTUNESFAKE LOVE BY DUNCAN MIGHTY FT WIZKID
  • MYSTRO IMMEDIATELY BY MYSTRO FT WIZKID
  • SPELLZ MA LO BY TIWA SAVAGE & WIZKID
  • SPEROACH BEATZ AMAKA BY 2BABA FT PERUZI
  • FRESH VDM – FIA BY DAVIDO
  • KEALZ BEAT – EBEANO BY MR. P
  • TEEYMIX – BOBO BY MAYORKUN FT DAVIDO
  • DJ COUBLON – OH MY GOSH BY YEMI ALADE

 

  1. AFRO BEAT PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • KILLERTUNES                 –NOWO
  • DUNNIE                 – PEMPE
  • NORTHBOI SOCO BY WIZKID FT TERRI,SPOTLESS,CEEZAMILLI
  • JOHNNY DRILLE ME KE BY OMAWUNMI FT KIZZ DANIEL
  • OSCAR – I DUN CARE BY SIMI
  • PHANTOM – YE BY BURNA BOY
  • SEYIKEYZ – MR FOOLISH BY ADEKUNLE GOLD FT SEUN KUTI

 

  1. AFRO R&B PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • LORRD SKYNKENJIKEKE BY RUDEBOY
  • LEQRI WILL YOU BE MINE BY LEQRI FT WANDE COLE
  • KEL P YAPA BY CEEZA MILLI
  • YOUNG WILLS – CHAMPAGNE AND FLOWERS BY PRAIZ
  • FRESH VDM – MATA BY PERUZZI

 

  1. AFRO HIP-HOP PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • QUEBEATPONMILE BY REMINICS
  • DEMSA – LA FETE BY FALZ
  • CLIFF EGDE – GBAYI BY CDQ FT KIZZ DANIEL
  • P BANKS & YOUNG JOHN – SCIENCE STUDENT
  • YOUNG JOHN – WARRI BY EFE FT OLAIMDE

 

  1. AFRO HIGHLIFE PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • KILLERTUNESYEBA BY KIZZ DANIEL
  • SEYIKEYZ AIMASIKO BY SIMI
  • DON JAZZY – MY DEAR BY DJ BIG N FT DON JAZZY
  • FRESH VDM – FLORA MY FLAWA
  • SIZZLE PRO – FALL ON THEM BY ARAMIDE FT TIMAYA
  • SKELLY – STAINLESS BY ZORO FT SIMI

 

  1. AFRO ROCK PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • CLAY – THE ONE BY CLAY FT JOHNNY DRILLE
  • JOHNNY DRILLE – AWA LOVE BY JOHNNY DRILLE
  • FOLABI NUEL – MY HEART BY FOLABI NUEL
  • ZAINAB SULE – I BELIEVE IN LOVE BY ZAINAB

 

  1. AFRO SOUL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • SEYIKEYZ – IRE BY ADEKUNLE GOLD
  • OSCAR – REMIND ME BY SIMI
  • JOHNNY DRILLE – HALLELUYA BY JOHNNY DRILLE FT SIMI
  • SIZZLE PRO – JOWO BY ARAMIDE

 

  1. AFRO DANCEHALL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • RUDEBOY – FIRE FIRE BY RUDE BOY
  • TEKNO – JOGODO BY TEKNO
  • CHOPSTIX – GBA BY BARNA BOY
  • VTEKAWESOME – BUM BUM BY YEMI ALADE
  • PRAIZ – SHOW ME LOVE BY PRAIZ
  • MICON BEATZ – AH BLEM BLEM BY TIMAYA

 

  1. AFRO GOSPEL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • SMJNARA BY TIM GODFREY FT TRAVIS GREENE
  • TEE                                 – ONYE EZE BY STEPH KERRI
  • FRANK EDWARDS MIRACLE RAIN
  • FOLABI NUEL YAHWEH BY FOLABI NUEL
  • SAMMIE OKPOSO MARVELOUS THING
  • NOSA – MOST HIGH BY NOSA FT NATHANIEL BASSEY

 

  1. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • KILLERTUNES – BABA BY DJ SPINALL FT KIZZ DANIEL
  • FRESH VDM – FIA BY DAVIDO
  • SPELLZ – LOVA LOVA BY TIWA SAVAGE
  • SEYIKEYZ – IRE BY ADEKUNLE GOLD
  • JOHNNY DRILLE – HALLELUYA BY JOHNNY DRILLE FT

 

  1. MIXING & MASTERING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
  • G-PLUS CHANGRENDEZVOUS: A Playlist BY MI ABAGA
  • SWAPS/SWAPSONTHEMIXPULL UP
  • STGSOCO BY WIZKID
  • SIMI REMIND ME BY SIMI
  • OLAITAN DADABUM BUM BY YEMI ALADE
  • MIXXMONSTA ASSURANCE
  • TEEYMIX – MIND

 

  1. MUSIC VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
  • UNLIMITED LA – SCIENCE STUDENT BY OLAIME
  • MEJI ALABI – ASSURANCE BY DAVIDO
  • AJE FILMS – IRE BY ADEKUNLE GOLD
  • CLARENCE PETERS – FLORA MY FLAWA BY DAVIDO
  • DIRECTOR Q – BABA BY DJ SPINALL FT KIZZ DANIEL
  • MEX – HALLEELUYA BY JOHNNY DRILLE FT SIMI

 

  1. CHOREOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
  • DON FLEX – EBEANO BY MR. P
  • KAFFY – SCIENCE STUDENT BY OLAMIDE
  • GGB DANCE CREW – ASKAMAYA BY TENI
  • PINKY DEBBIE -BABY FAVOUR BY LIL KESH
  • BUNMI OLUNLOYO -FELA & THE KALAKUTA QUEEN

 

  1. SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR
  • DAVIDO – ASSURANCE
  • ADEKUNLE GOLD – IRE
  • SIMI – REMIND ME
  • PERUZZI – MATA
  • JOHNNY DRILLE – AWA LOVE

 

  1. NEW DISCOVERY PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • DUNNIEPEMPE
  • FRESH VDM                                     FIA
  • SPEROACH BEATZZ ASSURANCE
  • MICON BEATZ – AH BLEM BLEM BY TIMAYA
  • LORRD SKYNKENJIKEKE BY RUDEBOY
  • NORTHBOI SOCO BY WIZKID FT TERRI,SPOTLESS,CEEZAMILLI
  • PHANTOM – YE BY BURNA BOY

 

  1. MALE DJ OF THE YEAR
  • DJ KAYWISE
  • DJ BIG N
  • DJ SPINALL
  • DJ NEPTUNE
  • DJ CONSEQUENCE

 

  1. FEMALE DJ OF THE YEAR
  • DJ LAMBO
  • DJ CUPPY
  • DJ NANA
  • DJ SWITCH
  • DJ MOONLAIT

 

  1. ENTERTAINMENT TVSTATION AWARD (TERRESTRIAL) OF THE YEAR
  • TELEVISION CONTINENTAL
  • SILVERBIRD TELEVISION
  • AFRICAN INDEPENDENT TELEVISION
  • CHANNELS TELEVISION
  • LAGOS TELEVISION
  • GALAXY TV

 

  1. ENTERTAINMENT TVSTATION AWARD (CABLE) OF THE YEAR
  • SOUNDCITY TV
  • NIGEZIE TV
  • HIP TV
  • MTV BASE
  • PLANET TV
  • AFRO MUSIC
  • MUSIC AFRICA

 

  1. RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
  • SOUNDCITY FM
  • URBAN FM
  • COOL FM
  • RHYTHM FM
  • THE BEAT FM

 

  1. OAP OF THE YEAR
  • O – THE BEAT FM
  • DO2TUN – COOL FM
  • MOET ABEBE – SOUNDCITY FM
  • BIG TAK – URBAN FM
  • TOKE MAKINWA – RHYTHM

 

  1. ARTIST MANAGER OF THE YEAR
  • ASA ASIKA – DAVIDO
  • TAIYE ALIU – YEMI ALADE
  • UBI FRANKLIN – TEKNO
  • ALEX – OLAMIDE
  • OSAGIE – TIMAYA
  • EMEM EMA – MR. P

 

  1. RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR
  • DMW
  • X3M MUSIC
  • BASELINE MUSIC
  • MAVIN RECORDS
  • STARBOY ENTERTAINMENT
  • YBNL

 

  1. BLOG OF THE YEAR
  • BELLANAIJA
  • LINDA IKEJI
  • 360NOBS
  • OLORISUPERGAL
  • STELLA DIMOKOKORKUS

 

  1. ONLINE MUSIC PLATFORM OF THE YEAR
  • 360 NOBS
  • TOOXCLUSIVE
  • 9JA FLAVA
  • JAGUDA
  • NOTJUSTOK
  • NAIJALOADED

 

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