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NOMINEES FOR HIP HOP WORLD AWARDS 2010

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As released by the screening committee on Tuesday April 6, 2010 during a breakfast event attended by Banky W, MI, Dagrin, Emem Ema, Sherry Eromosele, Kelvin Orifa, Jesse Jagz, Iceprince Zamani, Bayo Omisore and others…

Only music materials released into the Nigerian market between December 2008 and November 2009 are eligible for nomination for Hip-Hop World Awards 2010.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges' requirements of excellence (in every realms: songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (sales, popularity)

C.E.O

Artiste: DAGRIN

Producer(s): Sossick, Sars, T-Frizzle and Dokta Frabz

Record Label: Missofunyin Entertainment

MUSHIN 2 MO'HITS

Artiste: WANDE COAL

Producer(s): Don Jazzy

Record Label: Mo'Hits Records

UN-DAREY-TED

Artiste: DAREY

Producer(s): Tee-Y Mix and Cobhams

Record Label: Soul Muzik

DANGER

Artiste: PSQUARE

Producer(s) – Paul Okoye, Peter Okoye, J Martins, Effrenzy

Record Label – Square Records

LEAST EXPECTED

Artiste: BRACKET

Producer(s): Dekumzy, J Martins, Phino

Record Label: Ape Planet

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review Overall most successful artiste for the year under review.

WANDE COAL

Real Name(s): OJOSHIPE WANDE JNR.

Album Title: Mushin 2 Mo'Hits

Record Label: Mo'Hits Records

TERRY G

Real Name(s): GABRIEL AMANYI

Album Title: Ginjah Ur Swaggah – Season 1

Record Label: Bluemoon Entertainment, TGP Recordz

DAREY

Real Name(s): DARE ART ALADE

Album Title: Un.Darey.Ted

Record Label: Soul Muzik

BRACKET

Real Name(s): NWACHUKWU OZIOKO and ALI OBUMNEME

Album Title: Least Expected

Record Label: Ape Planet

DAGRIN

Real Name(s): OLAITAN OLAONIPEKUN

Album Title: C.E.O

Record Label: Missofunyin Entertainment

SONG OF THE YEAR

Most popular song from an album in year under review. Decided by voting

“YORI YORI”

Artiste: BRACKET

Album: Least Expected

Producer: Dekumzy

Record Label Ape Planet

“KOKOROKO”

Artiste:

KEFEE

Album: A Piece Of Me

Producer: K Solo

Record Label Branama Afrique

“YOU BAD”

Artiste: Wande Coal

Album: Mushin 2 Mo'Hits

Producer: Don Jazzy

Record Label: Mo'Hits Records

“FREE MADNESS Pt. 2”

Artiste: Terry G

Album: Ginjah Ur Swaggah – Season 1

Producer: Terry G

Record Label: Bluemoon Entertainment, TGP Recordz

“ALANTA”

Artiste: Art Quake

Album: Art Work

Producer(s): Puffy T, Del B, Austin Beat, Cheefo & Soso Beats

Record Label: K.I.P Entertainment

RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Best single recording (on-air only or released) by artiste or group in year under review. Originality and production very essential

“STRONG TING”

Album – THE W EXPERIENCE

Artiste – Banky W

Producer – Cobhams Asuquo

Record Label – Empire Mates Entertainment

“I LOVE U”

Album – DANGER

Artiste – P-Square

Producer(s) – Paul Okoye

Record Label – Square Records

“HEAVEN PLEASE”

Album – TIMI (Unreleased)

Artiste – Timi Dakolo

Producer – Cobhams Asuquo

Record Label – (Unreleased)

“KEEPER OF MY DREAMS”

Album – Lara George

Artiste – Lara George

Producer(s) – Wole Oni

Record Label – Soforte Entertainment

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

The individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed songs/album in the year under review. His CV for the year includes top notch tracks and production credits no one can fault.

TEE-Y MIX

Album/Song Title – “More”, “Love Truly

Artiste(s) – DAREY ART ALADE, IYANYA

COBHAMS

Album/Song Title – “Strong Ting”, “No Stars”

Artiste(s) – Banky W, Darey Art Alade

DON JAZZY

Album/Song Title – “Banana's”, “U Bad”

Artiste(s) – Wande Coal

SOSSICK

Album/Song Title – “Everyday”, “Igboro”

Artiste(s) – Dagrin

DOKTA FRABZ

Album/Song Title – “Thank God”, “Ako Mi Ti Poju”

Artiste(s) – Dagrin, Naeto C

BEST MUSIC VIDEO (AWARD GOES TO DIRECTOR)

Best conceptualised, best edited, best picture, best directed and most exciting video in year under review as voted by fans and decided by the jury.

JUDE OKOYE

Music Video Title – “DANGER”

Artiste – P Square

WUDI AWA

Music Video Title – “Kokoroko”

Artiste – Keffe

CLARENCE PETERS

Music Video Title – “Finest”

Artiste – Knight House Ft. Sauce Kid & Teeto

BOBBY BOULDERS

Music Video Title – Ako Mi Ti Poju

Artiste – Naeto C

MEX

Music Video Title – “Safe”

Artiste – M.I

BEST R 'N' B SINGLE

Best R&B single in year under review (by single individual or group)

“STRONG TING”

Artiste(s) – Banky W

Producer – Cobhams Asuquo

“NEVER FELT A LOVE”

Artiste(s) – Femi

Producer – Sure Fire Group USA.

“I LOVE YOU”

Artiste(s) – P-Square

Producer – Paul Okoye

“NO STARS”

Artiste(s) – Darey Art Alade

Producer – Cobhams Asuquo

“OVERKILLIN”

Artiste(s) – Djinee

Producer – Jesse Jagz

BEST POP SINGLE

Best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group)

“YORI YORI”

Artiste(s) – Bracket

Producer – Dekumzy

“U BAD”

Artiste(s) – Wande Coal

Producer – Don Jazzy

“KOKOROKO”

Artiste(s) – Keffe

Producer – K Solo

“DANGER”

Artiste(s) – P-Square

Producer – Paul Okoye

“HOTTER THAN FIRE”

Artiste(s) – Dr. Pat and Sheyman

Producer – Sheyman

BEST R 'N' B/ POP ALBUM

Best R&B or pop album in year under review (by single individual or group)

MUSHIN 2 MO'HITS

Artiste- Wande Coal

Producer(s) – Don Jazzy

Record Label- Mo Hits Records

DANGER

Artiste- P-Square

Producer(s) – Paul Okoye, Peter Okoye, J Martins, Effrenzy

Record Label – Square Records

LEAST EXPECTED

Artiste- Bracket

Producer(s) – Dekumzy, J Martins, Phino

Record Label- Ape Planet

UN.DAREY.TED

Artiste – Darey Art Alade

Producer(s) – Tee Y-Mix, Cobhams

Record Label – Soul Muzik

BEST RAP SINGLE

Best single released on-air recording of a rap song

“AKO MI TI POJU”

Artiste(s) – Naeto C

Producer – Dokta Frabz

“OWO ATI SWAGGER”

Artiste(s) – Catiair

Producer – J Sleek

“FINEST”

Artiste(s) – Knight House ft. Sauce Kid & Teeto

Producer – Knight House

“SAMPLE Remix”

Artiste(s) – Terry Tha Rapman Ft. Stereo Man & Pherowshuz

Producer – Pherowshuz

“SOMEBODY WANTS TO DIE”

Artiste(s) – M.I

Producer – M.I

BEST RAP ALBUM

Best album by a rap artiste or group in year under review

CEO

Artiste – Dagrin

Producer(s) – Sossick, T-Frizzle, Dokta Frabz, Sarz

Record Label – Missofunyin Entertainment

DAT IBO BOY

Artiste – Ill Bliss

Producer(s) – Micworx, Osh, Suspect, Terry G, Frenzy, Tee Y-Mix, Elajoe, Paul Play, XYZ

Wazbeat, M.I, Jonah the Monarch

Record Label – Gorretti Records

MORE THAN RAP MUSIC

Artiste – Cartiair

Producer(s) – J Sleek, Spanky, Sossick, WC, Mic-On, Kid Connect

Record Label – Magic Records

THE INVESTMENT

Artiste – Kel

Producer(s) – Suspect, Jesse Jags, Tee Y-Mix

Record Label – Capital Hills

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

Rap Artiste with best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album

M.I

Song Title – Somebody's Wants To Die

Album Title – (Unreleased)

Record Label – Chocolate City

MODENINE

Song Title – Bad Man

Album Title – Da Vinci Mode (Not released in year under review)

Record Label – Red Eye Music

OD

Song Title – Got To Love Me

Album Title – (Unreleased)

Record Label – X3M Music

PHEROWSHUZ

Song Title – Sample Remix (Featured by Terry Tha Rapman)

Album Title – Boys Are Not Smiling (Unreleased)

Record Label – Megaphunk

BEST COLLABO

Best R&B, Pop or hip hop collaborative track (including cameos) in year under review

“KOKOROKO”

Artistes – Kefee Ft. Timaya

Producer – K Solo

“FINEST”

Artistes – Knight House Ft. Sauce Kid & Teeto

Producer – Knight House

“AYE PO GAN”

Artistes – Ill Bliss Ft. Terry G

Producer – Terry G

“SAMPLE Remix”

Artistes – Terry Tha Rapman Ft. Stereo Man & Pherowshuz

Producer – Pherowshuz

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

Single male artiste with most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album

DARE ART ALADE

Song Title – “NO STARS”

Producer- Cobhams

BANKY W

Song Title – “STRONG TING”

Producer- Cobhams

WANDE COAL

Song Title – “BANANA”

Producer- Don Jazzy

GT THE GUITARMAN

Song Title – “KINIMATISE”

Producer(s) – Gospelondebeat

TIMI DAKOLO

Song Title – “HEAVEN PLEASE”

Producer- Cobhams

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

Single female act with most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album

IBIYEMI

Song Title – “DON'T LEAVE ME”

Producer – Ross Oscar

KEFEE

Song Title – “KOKOROKO”

Producer – K Solo

LARA GEORGE

Song Title – “KEEPER OF MY DREAMS”

Producer – Wole Oni

WAJE

Song Title – “Kolo”

Producer – 37

EVA

Song Title – “NO CRY”

Producer – Wole Adesanya

BEST STREET HOP

The most popular street-hop single in year under review

“FREE MADNESS Pt. 2”

Artiste(s) – Terry G

“IGBORO TI DARU”

Artiste(s) – Klever J Ft. Eedris Abdul Kareem

“FILE BE”

Artiste(s) – Jaywon

“ALANTA”

Artiste(s) – Art Quake

“ONE BY ONE”

Artiste(s) – Side One

NEXT RATED

Most promising upcoming officially unreleased act in the year under review

GENERAL PYPE

Song Title – “CHAMPION”

MO CHEDDAH

Song Title – “IF YOU WANT ME”

JESSE JAGZ

Song Title – “WETIN DEY”

D'PRINCE

Song Title – “OMOBA”

SKUKI

Song Title – “BANGER”

HIPHOP WORLD REVELATION OF THE YEAR

Best New artiste in the year under review

WANDE COAL

Real Name(s): OJOSHIPE WANDE JNR.

Album Title: Mushin 2 Mo'Hits

Record Label: Mo'Hits Record

KEL

Real Name(s): KELECHI OHIA

Album Title: The Investment

Record Label: Capital Records

DJINEE

Real Name(s): NOSA OSAYAMWEN

Album Title: Djinee

Record Label: None

ILL BLISS

Real Name(s): Tobechukwu Ejiofor

Album Title: Dat Ibo Boy

Record Label: Gorretti

OMAWUMI

Real Name(s): Omawumi Megbele

Album Title: Super Woman

Record Label: OMA Records

HIP HOP WORLD HALL OF FAME

Non competitive category

To be announced.

Story by nollywoodgists.com