NEAs 2016: Why Wizkid, Olamide, Lil Kesh and Tiwa Savage didn't show up?

Why Wizkid, Olamide, Lil Kesh and Tiwa Savage didn't show up? Find out from the article!


Many Nigerian celebrities didn’t turnout for the occasion which began at the back of time table. As it has emerge as odd with almost each occasion held in Nigeria, the 2016 Nigerian entertainment Awards in New York had an ‘African time’ extend. The annual award ceremony’s eleventh model, which was once scheduled to at 11pm (Nigerian time) didn’t until a few minutes earlier than 3am.
In contrast to final yr’s occasion that had top entertainment personalities in attendance, a few acts like Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, Lil Kesh, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Falz and plenty of extra who bagged nominations in various classes didn’t flip up for the award ceremony.

Even as many celebrities went to their social media pages to solicit for votes from their lovers when the nominations had been introduced, very little mention was made about being on the event on the day as the venue used to be left almost empty. YBNL singer Adekunle Gold who won the award for ‘best New Act’ and Niniola were among the many few celebs in attendance.

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The event held just a day after Saturday’s triumphant Buckwyld ‘n’ Breathless live performance, headlined through 2face Idibia and M.I Abaga, which had a few amusement personalities in attendance. This additional raises earlier held questions on why an award ceremony for Nigerian entertainers wishes to keep in the USA.

Perhaps, the skyrocketing alternate rate might had been a purpose for the absence, or maybe they simply don’t regard the award ceremony important ample for their time and presence.

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