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Seun Kuti, Damian Marley, Winning Jah, Queen Ifrica Others Top Obaland Awards 2018



All is now set for the prestigious Obaland Award after the announcement of the honorees of the  year 2018 as published by Obaland Academy’s vice president , Chief Aiwansoba of Uselu and Collins Omede Nosayaba, a palace chief, both from the revered Benin Kingdom.

According to information made available to LEADERSHIP, many international and local artistes were among the shortlisted after voting from fans on who deserves the award.

The awardees are as follows:

1 Queen Ifrica – Montego Bay  – Best Female Humanitarian, Best International female Reggae artist- 2018 , Mother of good message (Honour)

2 Jah Cure – The Cure – Most played in Benin city 2018 (Honour)

3 Chronixx – Chronology – Best Obaland Artist -2018 (Honour)

4 Capleton – More Fire  – Best  Obaland Reggae legend – 2018 (Honour)

5 Damian Marley – Stony Hill – Best song of King Ewuare II & wives -.2018- (Honour)

6 Shatta Wale – Shatta Story – Best song of King Ewuare II – 2018 (Honour)

7, Ziggy Marley -Ziggy Marley (Most famous Artist in Benin city) – (Honour)

8, The Mandators – Power of the People – Africa Reggae Legend – (Honour)

9, Busy Signal – Reggae Music Again – Most inspiring artiste in Africa (Honour)

10 Sean Paul – Dutty Rock – Most famous Dancehall legend in Africa – 2018 (Honour)

11, Jah9 – 9 –  International Best Female reggae artist 2018 (Honour )

12, Christopher Martin – Big Deal – Best  Inspiring Artist – 2018 (Honour)

13, Romain Virgo – Lifted – Best lovers rock singer 2018 (Honour)

14, Anthony B –   Most downloaded Reggae in Benin City – Honour 2018

15, Sizzla: Rastafari – Jamaica most played artist in Edo State 2018- Honour

16, Matthew Iduoriyekemwen – Best Edo State Philanthropist of the year

17, Capt. Dr Hosa Wells Okunbo JP – Edo State Peace Ambassador – Honour

18: Ben Priest – Yes You Can – Nigeria best reggae songwriter  2018 -(Honour)

19, Winning Jah – To Whom It May Concern –  (Best Edo state/Diaspora Philanthropist, Best africa reggae artiste -2018 (Honour)

20, Dyckoy- Gbogbotigbo –  Africa Best Rapper- Honour  2018 (Honour)

21, Naxis Dg – Ese – Best Nigeria Afrobeat song writer 2018- Honours

  1. Daddy Fresh – Thank You Jehova – Africa best  vocal  2018 – (Honour)

23, Eedris Abdulkareem – Africa Best Peace Activist -2018 (Honour)

24, Megalpoint TV – Best Diaspora Entertainment Company (Torino) 2018 – (Honour)

25, Sonia Aimy – Edo State/Diaspora  best female humanitarian (Honour)

26, OBA Of Benin – Ewuare II of Benin – Father of the year (Honour)

27,Lucky Omosigho (Obaland Magazine) Best reporter  (Honour)

28,Stephen Marley – Made In Africa ft. Wale, The Cast of Fela -(Best Educating Reggae Artist) 2018 (Honour)

29,Maja Spencer-  Best Inspiring author, best serbian singer 2018 (Honour)

30,VP Records – Best International record label -2018 (Honour)

40,Oligbese – Nigeria Best artist manager 2018 (Honour)

41,Amb. Osayomore Joseph – Best Africa Highlife musician 2018 (Honour)

42, Seun Kuti – Nigeria best Afrobeat, Africa most creative singer- 2018 (Honour)

43, Evi Edna Ogholi – Happy Birthday – Africa best female reggae legend -2018 (Honour)


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