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TooXclusive Presents: Nominations List For TX Awards 2017

Posted by Jim Donnett on January 16, 2018 in HOT!!, News · 18 Comments


TooXclusive returns with the 6th edition of her annual online music awards.

The nominations list has been officially released, and it previews all the nominees featured in the various voting categories for the 2017 TX Awards.

The year 2017 showed a lot of dynamism-in-prospect with talents and new terrains in music being explored. This is what gave rise to two new categories featured on this season’s nominations list, which was to allow for a more robust experience in recognizing the forms of talent shown in their either unusual design or individualistic order.

The viewing of this list has been made possible sequel to the critical review of the category selections made by the music team, a cross vetting from our in-house and associate editors, and final approval from the company’s managing board.

Find the full list below and please note that period for the year under review is September 2016 – October 2017.

 

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

This is a category for the overall best and most dynamic artiste with astounding career exploits experienced in the year under review.

  • Davido
  • Wizkid
  • Tiwa
  • Simi
  • Olamide

 

MALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

This is a category for the best dynamic male artiste particularly with astounding career exploits experienced in the year under review.

  • Ycee
  • Falz
  • Davido
  • Wizkid
  • Olamide

 

FEMALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

This is a category for the best dynamic female artiste particularly with astounding career exploits experienced in the year under review.

  • Tiwa Savage
  • Yemi Alade
  • Simi
  • Aramide
  • Niniola

 

NEXT RATED ACT

This is a category for an outstanding prospective male or female artiste with the most career growth exploits experienced in the year under review.

  • Mayorkun
  • Humblesmith
  • Maleek Berry
  • Dice Ailes
  • Nonso Amadi

 

BEST NEW ACT

This is a category for the best rookie male or female artiste with the most promising career growth exploits experienced in the year under review.

  • Jon Ogah
  • Teni Entertainer
  • DNA
  • Zlatan Ibile
  • Demmie Vee

 

AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

This is a non-Nigerian award category for an individual African artiste or group with the most astounding endeavours especially in penetrating the Nigerian music industry in the year under review.

  • Diamond Platnumz
  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Sarkodie
  • Nasty C
  • Becca
  • Vanessa Mdee
  • Sauti Sol
  • Stonebwoy
  • Eddy Kenzo
  • Toofan

 

LYRICAL TITAN

This is a category for the most dynamic rap artiste or spoken word musician showing creative versatility and lyrical depth on a music single/album/freestyle performance done in the year under review.

  • Falz
  • Yung6ix
  • Poe
  • Reminisce
  • Vector

 

SUPER RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR

This is a category awarding the most outstanding record label housing a variety of music talents and experiencing collective growth exploits in the year under review.

  • Davido Music Worldwide
  • X3M Music
  • Mavin Records
  • HKN
  • Tinny Entertainment

 

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

This is a category for the best music single released as a collaborative effort by an artiste or music group in the year under review.

  • Juice – Ycee ft. Maleek Berry
  • Malo – Tiwa Savage ft. WizKid & Spellz
  • Uncle Suru – Jon Ogah ft. Adekunle Gold & Simi
  • Come Closer – Wizkid ft. Drake
  • Temper Remix – Skales ft. Burna Boy

 

PRODUCER GENIUS OF THE YEAR

This is a category for an individual/duo/group with credits for the production of a song or album having the most public reception in the year under review.

  • Masterkraft
  • Kiddominant
  • Adey
  • Sarz
  • Young John

 

OSCAR DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

This is a category for an individual/duo/company with tested credits on creative excellence in the directing of a music video or visual single released in the year under review.

  • Ani James (Aje Films)
  • Clarence Peters (CAPital Dream Pictures)
  • Unlimited LA (Msayc Productions)
  • Daps
  • Meji Alabi (JM Films)

 

BEST ALTERNATIVE SONG

This is a category for the most commercially received non-Afro/popular music single released either individually or as a collaborative effort by an artiste or music group in the year under review.

  • Ponmile – Reminisce
  • Uncle Suru – Jon Ogah ft. Adekunle Gold & Simi
  • Joromi – Simi
  • Romeo & Juliet – Johnny Drille
  • You Suppose Know (Remix) – Bez ft. Yemi Alade

 

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BEST STREET-HOP TRACK

This is a category for the best music single made viral based on street appeal/acceptance released either individually or as a collaborative effort by an artiste or music group in the year under review.

  • Penalty – Small Doctor
  • Irapada – Junior Boy ft. 9ice
  • Wo!! – Olamide
  • Pass The Agbara – Skuki
  • Adoyoyo – Yomi Sars

 

CERTIFIED BANGER OF THE YEAR

This is a category for the overall best and most popular music single recorded by an artiste or music group in the year under review.

  • IF – Davido
  • Mad Over You – Runtown
  • Come Closer – Wizkid ft. Drake
  • Wo!! – Olamide
  • Penalty – Small Doctor

 

EXTRAORDINAIRE VOCAL PERFORMANCE

This is a category for the most dynamic vocal showoff by a male or female vocalist on a recorded music single/album/live performance done in the year under review.

  • Timi Dakolo – Medicine
  • Omawumi – Butterflies
  • Banky W – Heaven
  • Waje – Mountains
  • Praiz – Folashade

 

DJ ON THE WHEELS

This is a category for an individual who has excelled based on skill shown and other career exploits experienced in the popular craft of disc jockeying in the year under review.

  • DJ Spinall
  • DJ Xclusive
  • DJ Kaywise
  • DJ Neptune
  • DJ Consequence

 

BEST R&B TRACK

This is a category for the best R&B music single recorded by an artiste or music group in the year under review.

  • Folashade – Praiz
  • Tonight – Nonso Amadi
  • Heaven – Banky W
  • Only You – Ric Hassani
  • Smile For Me – Simi

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

This is a category for the best and most dynamic solo album satisfying both creative and commercial demands released in the year under review.

  • Simisola – Simi
  • The Playmaker – Phyno
  • Sounds From The Other Side (SFTOS) – Wizkid
  • Accra To Lagos – Mr Eazi
  • Ijele (The Traveler) – Flavour

 

EP OF THE YEAR

This is a category for the most commercially received extended play/mini album/music compilation project released either individually or as a collaborative effort by an artiste or music group in the year under review.

  • Sugar Cane – Tiwa Savage
  • Last Daze Of Summer (LDOS) – Maleek Berry
  • Palm Wine Music – Show Dem Camp (SDC)
  • The First Wave – Ycee
  • Signature – Iyanya

 

VIDEO WONDER OF THE YEAR

This is a category for the best and most dynamic concept(s) applied in the directing of a music video or visual single released in the year under review.

  • Romeo & Juliet – Johnny Drille  (Dir. By Mex)
  • Fall – Davido (Dir. By Daps)
  • No Forget – Adekunle Gold ft. Simi (Dir. By Clarence Peters)
  • Ponmile – Reminisce (Dir. By Clarence Peters)
  • Folashade – Praiz (Dir. By Clarence Peters)

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18 total comments on this postSubmit yours
  1. Come I no understand why runtown is so overlooked in this industry..SMH

  2. where is Erigga on the list? was he not active 2017???

    • I Jst tire for dis people….dem nor sabi music I swear down

  3. Sounds from the other side is ep please not an album

    • Sounds from the other side is an Ep…and where is tekno…and Reekado banks.
      Ojoro again

      • please where is tekno

  4. Smh

  5. He was, please fix him up

  6. davido number one

  7. How do we vote?

  8. What of the category for TX fresh face?

  9. Too many error for dis list

  10. Simi on the list of Artist of the year no Runtown. Who are ur analyst. this is fraud.

    • please tell them

  11. how do we vote please?

  12. N whr is Spotlight the album by reekado? u had to put Lagos to Accra up dere? More reason ur awards will be everly underrated…

  13. Tekno nd runtown overlooked in the Artiste of the year category

  14. y is runturn,tekno,timaya always underlooked in the industry


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