2021 NET Honours People’s Choice Awards: All the nominees

Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET) has announced the nominees for the NET Honours People’s Choice Awards for 2021.

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Simi, who has won multiple awards, leads this year’s nominations with six. Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy are all nominated four times each. PHOTO via @TWITTER

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA — A list of nominees has been announced for the 2021 NET Honours People’s Choice Awards, one of the world’s most prestigious audience awards. The event will take place on June 20, 2021.

As a part of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference Live (NECLive) event, which is organized by ID Africa’s Netng news organization, the NET Honours awards were first introduced in 2013 to recognize deserving performers in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

The awards became the NET Honours People’s Choice Awards in 2016, then went virtual in 2020 due to the pandemic, reaching over 10 million people worldwide.

The NETng and its affiliates, including Neusroom, 234Star and Orin, say the scheme is based on the engagement of over 8 million internet users on the company’s websites, social media channels, and email newsletters.

Simi, a singer from Nigeria, leads the nominations with six, followed by Wizkid, Davido, and Grammy winner Burna Boy, each with four nominations.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s awards will follow a digital format and recognize 100 achievers across 25 categories, including new categories for the most played Nigerian songs.

The NETng will announce the winners via their official website and social media channels, based on music released between June 2020 and May 2021.

Femi Falodun, CEO of ID Africa, said: “NET Honours is unique because it is based solely on data gathered by Netng and its sister platforms throughout the year.

”NET Honours are unique in that they are based solely on the online audience engagement data Netng and its sisters gathered for the year, says ID Africa’s CEO Femi Falodun.

“The variety of categories and nominees paints a good picture of the personalities and conversations that Nigeria’s youth are passionate about; this is invaluable for brands and businesses hoping to understand consumer behavior, media trends and pop culture.”

“The diversity of categories and nominees reveals what Nigerian youths care about and offers valuable insight for brands and businesses trying to understand their audience.”

Here is a list of all the nominees in the 2021 NET Honours People’s Choice Awards

Most Popular Musician (Male)

  • Fela
  • Wizkid
  • Adekunle Gold
  • 2Baba
  • Davido
  • Falz

Most Popular Musician (Female)

Most Searched Musician (Male)

  • Burna Boy
  • Wizkid
  • Olamide
  • Phyno
  • Davido
  • Ajebo Hustlers
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Most Searched Musician (Female)

  • Teni
  • Seyi Shay
  • Simi
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Nissi

Most Played Song (Pop)

  • ‘Duduke’ by Simi
  • ‘Godly’ by Omah Lay
  • ‘Fem’ by Davido
  • ‘The Best’ by Davido ft. Mayorkun
  • ‘Woman’ by Rema

Most Played Song (R&B)

  • ‘Body Hot’ by T.U.C ft. BemiSoul
  • ‘Away’ by Ayra Starr
  • ‘Running To You’ by Chike ft. Simi
  • ‘Smile’ by Wizkid ft. H.E.R
  • ‘Pami’ by DJ Tunez ft. Wizkid, Adekunle Gold & Omah Lay

Most Played Song ( Hip Hop)

  • ‘Zoom’ by Cheque
  • ‘Know You’ by Ladi Poe ft. Simi
  • ‘Loading’ by Olamide ft. Bad Boy Timz
  • ‘KPK (Ko Por Ke)’ by Rexxie ft. Mohbad
  • ‘Lagos Anthem’ by Zlatan

Most Played Song (Street Hop)

  • ‘Cash App’ by Bella Shmurda ft. Zlatan & Lincoln
  • ‘Abule’ by Patoranking
  • ‘High Way’ by DJ Kaywise ft. Phyno
  • ‘KPK (Ko Por Ke)’ by Rexxie ft. Mohbad
  • ‘Lagos Anthem’ by Zlatan

Most Played Song (Alternative)

  • ‘High Way’ by DJ Kaywise ft. Phyno
  • ‘Damages’ by Tems
  • ‘Way Too Big’ by Burna Boy
  • ‘Jerusalema (Remix)’ by Master KG ft. Nomcebo Zikode & Burna Boy
  • ‘Wonderful’ by Burna Boy

Most Searched Actor

  • Aremu Afolayan
  • Jim Iyke
  • Yul Edochie
  • Kunle Afolayan
  • Chimezie Imo

Most Popular Actor

  • Richard Mofe-Damijo
  • Alex Ekubo
  • Efa Iwara
  • Timini Egbuson
  • Swanky JKA

Most Popular Actress

  • Funke Akindele
  • Ini Edo
  • Genevieve Nnaji
  • Venita Akpofure
  • Sharon Ooja
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Most Popular Media Personality (Male)

  • Tobi Bakre
  • Do2dtun
  • Hero Daniels
  • Ebuka
  • Denola Grey

Most Popular Media Personality (Female)

  • Toke Makinwa
  • Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi
  • Nancy Isime
  • Bolanle Olukanni
  • Chigul
  • Hilda Baci

Most Popular Foreign Celebrity (Male) 

Most Popular Foreign Celebrity (Female)

  • Rihanna
  • Cardi B
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Beyonce
  • Becky G

Most Popular People

  • Mercy Eke
  • Mike Edwards
  • Ibidunni Ighodalo
  • Tacha Akide
  • Atiku Abubakar
  • FK Abudu

Most Popular Event

  • The Headies
  • Nigerian Idol
  • MTN Yello Star
  • BBNaija
  • The Voice

Most Popular Comedian

  • Bovi
  • Sydney Talker
  • Mr Macaroni
  • Taaooma
  • Broda Shaggi
  • Josh2Funny

 Most Popular Couple

  • Adesua Etomi and Banky W
  • Simi and Adekunle
  • Funke Akindele and JJC
  • Neo and Vee
  • Ibrahim Suleiman and Linda Ejiofor

Most Popular Big Brother Naija Star

  • Laycon
  • Nengi
  • Kiddwaya
  • Vee
  • Lilo
  • Erica

Most Searched Actress

  • Regina Daniels
  • Moji Afolayan
  • Orisabunmi
  • Tamara Eteimo
  • Funke Akindele

Most Searched Media Personality

  • Toke Makinwa
  • Joro Olumofin
  • Tunde Ednut
  • Nancy Isime

Most Searched Person

  • Israel Adesanya
  • Bose Ogulu
  • Temi Otedola
  • FK Abudu
  • Tacha Akide
  • Rinu Oduala

Most Watched Video

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  • ‘The Cutest Celeb Baby Moments Ever
  • Top 10 Kid Influencers in Nigeria
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