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Top Yoruba Actors Battle To Win At The Yoruba Movie Academy Awards + Full List Of Nominees

May 27, 2013

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Actors and Actresses of the Yoruba sector ofNollywood are set to slog it out in the Yoruba Movie Academy Awards, YMAA.

The award ceremony will hold in Ibadan, theOyo State capital. The date is yet to be announced.

Muyiwa Ademola, Yomi Fash Lanso, Femi Adebayo, Odunlade Adekola, Ibrahim Chatta, and Muka Eyiwinmi were nominated for the Best Actor in leading role, while fuji music stars; Wasiu Alabi Pasuma, Saheed Osupa, Ajoke Cinderella, Sule Alao Malaika, Salawa Abeni got nominated for the Best Musician in an Acting Role.

The organisers of the awards will also pay tribute to some of the Yoruba movie icons in its Honorary Award category.

Professor Akinwunmi Ishola, Late Duro Ladipo, Late Kola Ogunmola, Lanre Hassan (Iya Awero) and Adebayo Faleti all got on the Honorary awards list.

See the full list of the YMAA nominees.

Best Actor in leading role

Muyiwa Ademola (Tangiri)

Yomi Fashlanso (Eja Tutu)

Femi Adebayo (Aiyekoto)

Odunlade Adekola (Mufu Olosa Oko)

Ibrahim Chatta (Onidajo)

Muka Eyiwinmi (Asiru Ejire)

Best Actress in leading role

Lizzy Anjorin (Kofo Tinubu)

Ayo Adesanya (Amope Alasela)

Funke Akindele (Ife Gbona)

Bimbo Oshin (Faderera)

Iyabo Ojo (Arinzo)

Fathia Balogun (Opo)

Best Actor in Supporting Role

Akin Lewis (Obayeje)

Antar Laniyan (Ibinu Oba)

Taiwo Hassan (Eni Jogun)

Olaiya Igwe (Ile Alayo)

Aina Gold (Ika kan)

Dele Odule (Feranmi)

Best Actress in Supporting Role

Joke Muyiwa (Ayitale)

Ayo Mogaji (Mama Insurance)

Dupe Jaiyesimi (Oloja Ere)

Rose Odika (Tori Ogun)

Aishat Abimbola (Mulika Nkako)

Iyabo Ojo (Ile Alayo)

Best Cross-Over Actor

Mercy Aigbe (Osas Omoge Benin)

Kelvin Ikeduba (Adanikan Rin)

Doris Simeon (Gucci Girls)

Ricardo Agbor (Iyo Aye)

Toyin Aimakhu (Jejeloye)

Best Musician in an Acting Role

Wasiu Alabi Pasuma (Irawo Meji)

Saheed Osupa (Labake Omo Oko)

Ajoke Cinderella (Shakyra)

Sule Alao Malaika (Aminatu Papa)

Salawa Abeni (Asiru Ejire)

Best Comedy Film

Ile Alayo

Ijewuru

Olojojo

Iyawo Gbajumo

Alani Baba Labake

Best Comedy Actor

Afonja Olaniyi Sanyeri (Amisu)

Wale Akorede Okunnu (Ile Alayo)

Adekola Tijani Kamilu (Jonathan)

Tayo Amokade (Kofo Tinubu)

Ronke Ojo (Awa Meje)

Hafiz Oyetoro Saka (Asiru Ejire)

Most Promising Actor

Gabriel Afolayan (Aba Meta)

Tunde Owokoniran (Penkelemesi)

Damola Olatunji (Adetutu)

Bigval Jokotoye (Ika Kan)

Austine Emmauel (Agbara)

Korede Wealth (Arole Are)

Most Promising Actress

Memunat Yinusa (Mimiano)

Titi Oludipe (Aran)

Misola Iyun (Adetutu)

Tayo Sobola (Arewa Onijogbon)

Olaitan Ogunbile (Ona Wura)

Best Cultural Movie

AramotuTangiri

Adayeba OteIgba Oro

Abeni Alagbo Oru

Best Marketer

Toymax Holding

Olasco Films

Corporate Pictures

Almaroof

Zainab Ventures

Lawlah

His Grace

Achievement in Directing

Saidi Balogun (Alami Ayemi)

Adebayo Tijani (Aiyekoto)

Abiodun Olanrenwaju (Arinzo)

Niji Akanni (Aramotu)

Kunle Afod (Ika Kan)

Muyideen Ayinde (Amope Alasela)

Best Picture

Arinzo

Aramotu

Alami AyemiIka Kan

Amope

Alasela

Achievement in Cinematography

Irawe

Gucci Girls

Jejeloye

Arole Are

Ona Abayo

Richie Richie

Achievement in Editing

Iyo Aye by Taiwo Olajire

Eja Tutu by Shola Ayorinde

Arire Oko Deola by Hakeem Lawal

Owu by Biodun Adeoye

Ile Alayo by Riliwan Adebayo

Adetutu by Adebayo Aranisola

Honorary Award

Prof. Akinwunmi Ishola

Late Duro Ladipo

Late Kola Ogunmola

Lanre Hassan (Iya Awero)

Adebayo Faleti

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