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Thank You BellaNaijarians; We Won at the Beatz Awards 2.0! Kiss Daniel, DJ Cuppy, Cobhams Asuquo & More also Emerge Winners – See Full List



We are always super excited to be nominated and win awards for our work on BellaNaija and last weekend when the Beatz Awards 2.0 held, BN won the award for “Best Blog of the Year”.

Thank you to our amazing BN readers that voted and especially to those that keep coming back to the BN platform to be part of our community. We love you.

Other winners of the night include Masterkraft (with the most awards for the night), Kiss Daniel, DJ Cuppy, Cobhams Asuquo, DJ Coublon, DJ Spinall, DJ Altims, Sess, Olaitan Dada and more. The event was hosted by Seyilaw and Angel Ufuoma.

See the full list of winners below.

  • Best Producer: Masterkraft – Finally
  • New Discovery Producer: Sess the Problem Kid – Softwork
  • Best Afro Pop Producer: DJ Altims – Oluwa Ni
  • Best Afro Beat Producer: DJ Coublon – Good Time
  • Best Afro R&B Producer: Mystro – Type of Woman
  • Best Afro Hip-Hop Producer: Sess the Problem Kid – Bad Baddo Baddest
  • Best Afro Highlife Producer: Masterkraft – Jombo
  • Best Afro Rock Producer: Rotimi Keys – Deliverer
  • Best Afro Soul Producer: Cobhams Asuquo – Aduke
  • Best Afro Dancehall Producer: Gospel on D Beat – No Kissing
  • Best Afro Jazz Producer: Femi Leye – Ayo
  • Best Afro Gospel Producer: Rotimi Keys – Nani Gi (Mairo)
  • Best New Discovery DJ: DJ Classic
  • Best DJ Male: DJ Spinnall
  • Best DJ Female: DJ Cuppy
  • Best Mixing & Mastering Engineer: Olaitan Dada – Pray For Me (Darey)
  • Best Radio Station: The Beat99.9FM
  • Best Entertainment Station Award (Terrestrial): STV
  • Best Entertainment Station Award (Cable): HipTV
  • Best Artist Manager: Sunday Are – Wizkid
  • Best Music Video Director: Ajefilm Works – Jumbo (Kiss Daniel)
  • Best Live Band: Shuga Band
  • Best OAP: Elvina Ibru
  • Best Record Company (Marketer): Uba Pacific Music
  • Best Record Label: StarBoy
  • Best Blog: BellaNaija
  • Best Online Music Platform: Tooxclusive
  • Best Song Writer: Kiss Daniel – Mama
  • Best Choreographer: Lovette

There was also a special Recognition Award for MTN Nigeria for their outstanding contributions to the Entertainment Industry and Obi Asika was also honored as the industry professional of the year award.


  1. Mo'Diva

    December 20, 2016 at 11:35 am

    Well deserved award BN, keep the good work

  2. NG

    December 20, 2016 at 2:18 pm

    BN Congrats!!!!

  3. LL

    December 20, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    Big congrats BN

  4. for where?

    December 20, 2016 at 2:34 pm

    BN, in your mind of mind, you know you dont deserve it….

    What is on BN? what content have you got? what inclusion? what freedom of speech and comment?

    Let me just leave it at that

  5. for where?

    December 20, 2016 at 2:35 pm

    oh i am surprised my comment got posted immediately. Every other comment on any other article doesnt get posted till kingdom come

    phuck you all at BN

  6. bruno fierce two

    December 21, 2016 at 2:18 am

    Kudos to SESS!!!! Falz thank you for introducing this guy, he is FIRE!!! I feel he should be given a chan ce to produce for more artists like Kiss Daniels ETC. He seems young, energetic and very enthusiastic about his work.

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