Nominees for the fifth annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA), have been released by the organisers and leading the pack is talented songtress, Omawumi with five nominations for her debut album, Wonder Woman.

The late rapper, DaGrin, post-humously trails with four nominations along with 2face Idibia and new comer, Kefee.

The awards ceremony scheduled for Saturday, 18 September, 2010 at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Art Centre, New York, will be an all-star event.

Already, voting has begun since 9 July, via www.nigeriaentawards.com and it ends on 31 August, 2010.

The Complete Lists Of The Nominees

BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Mushin 2 Mohits – Wande Coal

CEO- Da Grin
Wonder Woman-Omawumi
Unstoppable-Tuface

HOTTEST SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Kondo- Da Grin
Kokoroko – Kefee ft. Timaya
Omoba- D Prince
Free Madness- Terry G
Bad- Wande Coal

BEST NEW ACT OF THE YEAR
Jaywon
D’Prince
Jesse Jagz
Lami
Omawumi

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
KSB
Kefee
Bouqui
Lara George
Kore

INDIGENOUS ARTIST OF THE YEAR
ASA
Nneka
9ice
Pasuma
Jesse King

BEST POP/R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Banky W
Wande Coal
Chuddy K
Omawumi
P Square

BEST RAP ACT OF THE YEAR
Jesse Jagz
Modenine
M.I.
Da’Grin
Naeto C

BEST COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS
Born Champion- Pype ft. DaGrin , Vector, Naeto C, Sasha & GT
Kokoroko – Kefee ft Timaya
E No Easy  P Square ft J Martins
Nobody- Tuface ft  M.I.
Thank God- DaGrin ft Omawumi

MUSIC PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Don Jazzy
So Sick
J. Sleek
Dokta Frabz
Cobhams

BEST MALE MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
One day- eLDee/eLDee
Fall in love- Dbanj/Sesan
Implication- Tuface/unknown
Lagos Party- Banky/Kemi Adetiba
E no easy- P Square ft. J. Martins/Jude Okoye

BEST FEMALE MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
You know it- Goldie/Clarence Peters
Today na today- Omawumi/Kemi Adetiba
If u want me- Mocheddah/Clarence Peters
Know- Lami/Brandon
Kokoroko – Kefee ft. Timaya/Wudland

BEST ACTOR IN A FILM/SHORT STORY
Ramsey Noauh – Guilty Pleasure
Jim Iyke – The Shepherd / Dream Maker
Femi Adebayo/ Ifederu
Desmond Elliot – Before the light
Kayode Akinbayo/ Bi a ti ko

BEST ACTRESS IN A FILM/SHORT STORY
Nse Etim – Reloaded
Ini Edo – Native son
Genevieve Nnaji- Silent Scandal
Stephanie Okereke-Nnenda
Omotola Jalade – Deepest of dreams

BEST FILM (DIRECTOR)
The Figurine by Kunle Afolayan
Guilty Pleasure – Daniel Adenimokan and Desmond Elliot
Nnenda – Izu Ojukwu
Silent Scandal -T.K. Falope
Behind a Smile -by Frank Rajah Arase

BEST COMEDIAN
Seyi Law
Wale Gate
Jedi
AY
I Go Die

ENTERTAINMENT PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Nduka Obaigbena
Cecil Hammond
Keke and D1
JAJ
Obi Asika

MOST PROMISING ACT TO WATCH
Chuddy K
D’Prince
Eva
Femi Adeyinka
Mo’Cheddah