Music star personalities like Wizkid, Lil Kesh, Falz and O.C Ukeje, including others have emerged nominees for the 2016 Outstanding Young Achievers (OYA) awards as shown in the full list of nominations recently unveiled.

They were nominated by the general public into various categories. Of the 20 categories listed, 19 were open for nominations by the public. OYA awards, however, reserves the right to arbitrarily nominate candidates for one category (Person of the Year).

For the 19 open categories, thousands of entries were received across the country and already voting started immediately via the awards’ website and will end on November 10, 2016.

Themed MOVING FORWARD, the 2016 OYA awards is its second edition, with the aim of the awards being not only to create a platform that celebrates the most outstanding young achievers in Nigeria and beyond (under 35 years of age), but also to support these individuals and many others in more ways than one.