VALENTINE TO SET THE STAGE ON FIRE AT BEFFTA AWARDS 2014

VALENTINE PERFORMING LIVE AT BEFFTA 2014

VALENTINE PERFORMING LIVE AT BEFFTA 2014

New to the Afrobeats scene, the unsigned Cameroonian singer/songwriter and dancer is ready to set BEFFTA UK stage on fire with his electrifying and intensive performances. Compared with the likes of P Square, Usher and Chris Brown, he recently opened up for Davido and was one of the main act at Africa Fashion Week London. The energetic star is ready to entertain.

The 6th BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) awards is on 24th and 25th October at The Hippodrome. Stars from US, Africa, Canada, UK the Caribbean and the rest of Europe are expected to turn up in large number. BEFFTA awards honours and celebrates talented personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.

BEFFTA UK 2014 NOMINEES

BEFFTA UK 2014: 24TH AND 25TH OCTOBER AT HIPPODROME GOLDERS GREEN

BEFFTA UK 2014: 24TH AND 25TH OCTOBER AT HIPPODROME GOLDERS GREEN

BEFFTA UK voting will begin on Wednesday 15th and close on Wednesday 22nd October.

Music

  1. Best Female Act: Debra Debs, Debbie Aramide, Emeli Sande, Beverly Knight, Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke,
  2. Best Male Act: Afrikan Boy, Errol Reid, Akala, J unity, Rough Copy, Jermain Jackman Wiley, Skepta, Dizzie Rascal, Fuse ODG, John Hectic, Sway, Lemar, Wretch 32
  3. Best Gospel Act: Annette Bee, Israel Allen, Chris De Ambassada, Compozers, Syvia Ajayi, Adam & Kid, The Anointed UK, David Watchman Williams, Divine Impact, Lyrical Soldier, one Legacy, Isabella, Open Heavens Choir, David Keigh, Darren Evan Henry, Dolly P, Guvna B, Sam Adebanjo & DTWG, victizzle, Shola Victor- Shajowa, Sandra Godley, Meleke, Royal Destiny, New Rivers Choir, Lurine Cato, Muyiwa and Riversongz,
  4. Best Unsigned Act: Che Lingo, Lorraine LionHeart, Moe Makaya, Native Sun, Valentine, Starboy Nathan, 3RA, J Appiah, Vicky Sola, Duane Flame, Kersha Bailey, Young O, Lydia Maddix, Justified Prince, Lovella Ellis, Ragz CV, Wilson, Marvel, Shylo Soulstar, Melody Keys , Ayo Dele, Belinda Kae, Mazey banks, Lifford david Shillingford, Roucheon, Razor, Ellapaige, Che Lingo
  5. Best International Act: Nature, Rhihanna, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Jay Z, Kanye West, Alicia Keys
  6. Best UK AfroBeats Act: Flava & Kwamz, LDNC, Lola Rae, Vj Oj, Aina More, Weray ent, Moelogo, Mista Silva, Fuse ODG, May7ven, Dola Billz, Dizzy Vocal Chameleone, Musik Maestro, Honey B, Afrika Boy, Shiikane, Izeal, Big Tizzy, RDC Soldier, Vibe squad, Adasnoop, Hyper hype, Vicky Sola,
  7. Best Newcomer UK Afrobeats Act: Valentine, Temple, Be Lynda, Sona, Cool H, Zafi B, Jeff Jones, Docta Dee, D soul, Jayce, Mr Jayvic
  8. Best UK Caribbean Act: Don Campbell, Ken Martin, Empress Imani, Roger Robin, Sandra Cross, Maxi Priest, Lloyd Brown, Vivian Jones, Stylo G, Chevelle Franklyn
  9. Best International African Act: Tay Grin, Zahara, Atumpan, Davido, Wizkid, R2bees, Sarkordie, P Square, Timaya, Olamide, Eddy Kenzo, Tillaman, Dr Sid, Radio & Weasal, Omawunmi, Wande Coal, Davido, Wiz Kid, Awilo Longomba, Tiwa Savage, Emma Nyra, VVIP, Burna Boy, Sautisol, Shatta Wale, Samini, Nathalie Makoma
  10. Best International Caribbean Act: Nature, Aidonia, Popcaan, Beenie Man, Gyptian, Shabba Ranks
  11. Best Music Producer: P2J, Don Jazzy, Ayo Beatz, Akala, Dilly, Hypertone, OY, Rymez, J Weathers, Davinche, Mafia and Fluxy
  12. Best Video Director: Charlz Archibong, Vertex, Moe Musa, Uvi Orugon, Dego Visionz, Elmino DaGreat, Spaceship C, AJE Filmworks, Antoine Dixon-Bellot, Clarence Peters, Femi Best Touch, Global Faction, Christabell Video TV Network, Rick Frost
  13. Best Music Video Producer: Grime Daily, Nang TV, Link UP TV, Staple House, Luti Media, Christabell Video TV Network
  14. Best Music Video DOP: Aaron reid, Nang TV, Elmino, Charlz Archibong, Christabell Video TV Network, Rick Frost
  15. Best Music Video: Doro Bucci,(Marvin Records), Jambole(Eddy Kenzo and Ghetto Kids), Khona(Mafikizolo ft Uhuru), Wale Wale(Jose Chameleone), The Beach(Tay Grin), I love Africa(Mr Jayvic), Happy- We are From Luton(Pharrell Williams)
  16. Best UK Reggae Act: Empress Amani, Winston Francis, Little Roy, Michael Prophet, Donna Marie, Stylo G, Lovella Ellis
  17. Best International Gospel Act: Kay Morris, Emmy Kosgey, Redemption Voices, Nathaniel Bassey, Uche, Henrisoul, Preachers
  18. Best Record Label: Marvin Records, FERO Records, Zoe Records, Goody Goody Records, Blue Jeanz Records, Stringray Records, Babycamp Records, Just Bounce Records, Boy Better Know, Dcypha Productions
  19. Best Musician: Lele T Boy Saxangel, Stephen Asamoah-Duah, Paul Reid, Nicky Brown, Orville Pinnock, Collin Peters, Noel Robinson, Patrick White, Jerry Brown, Lekan Shobiyi, John Thompson, Leon Dixon

Dance

  1. Best Dance Act: Fernando Montano, I am Movement, Unity Gang, Ghetto Kids, D3 DANCERS, DANKIRA, Unique silver dancers, MotherLand Dancers, GOP, Project G , CEO Dancers. FDC Ladies, High Rollaz, ICSN dance troupe, Yaye Dib Sabar
  2. Best Dance Choreographer: Ezinne Asinugo, Kendrick Sandy, Ezekiel Koleosho, Sherrie Silver, Vanessa Adekola, Sharma Jay, Sir Loui, Zena Bland, Kemi Durosinmi

Comedy

  1. Best Comedian: Melanie Gayle, A dot, Obonjo, Anne Kasiime, Wale Gates, Richard Blackhood, Don’t Jealous Me, Anne Kansiime, Eddie Kadi, Babatunde, Funmbi, Ola the comedian

Radio

  1. Station of the year: Pamtengo, Roots FM, Tropical FM, Voice of Africa Radio, Guess Radio, Bang Radio, Colourful Radio, Premier Gospel, London Christian radio, Inspiration fm, Rinse FM, Musicnetradio.com, Zimonline Radio, Unity 101, AltarSound Worship radio, East African Voice online radio
  2. Radio personality of the year: Jenni Steele, Princess Ifem Enwerem, Dotun Adebayo, Richard Oluyinka, Wayne Boucaud,Tony Fanandez, Simbarashe Nyanhanga, Kojo, Veronica Gordon, Andrea Graham, Lady Bimma, David P, Neptizzle, Jam Jam, Afro B, Abrantee Boateng

Newspapers/Magazines/Blogs

  1. Best Community Newspaper: Afro News, Trumpet, The Voice, Nigerian Watch
  2. Magazine of the year: Ten 2 Teens, Pause Mag, African Dazzle, Keep The Faith, Heritage Magazine, New African Woman, Zen, Tropics, OK! Nigeria, African Cuisine Magazine, Nu People magazine,Itsblackcurrant.com, Afropulp, SoulCulture, C. HUB, Pride Magazine, Fab Afrique, Black Hair Magazine, Black Beauty and Hair, Fab Magazine, Ethio Beauty Magazine, Panache Magazine, New African Magazine
  3. Journalist of the year: Phina Chich Ikeji, Julius Mbaluto, Alice Ukoko, Regina Jere Malanda, Rodney Hinds, Stephen Ogongo, Gakuru Macharia, David Roberts, Noellin Imoh, Vinjeru Mkandawire
  4. Blog of the year: BABSO.ORG, Simply Glamorous, African Dazzle, Fashion Police, We Plug Good Music, BooshBingBang, Not Just Ok, Kickin’ it with the Kinks, Simply Glamorous Fashion, Ronnie J Health and Beauty, Chizy’s Spyware, The Bespoke Black Book, Gistfactory.com, Bella Naija, Jestinageorge.com, De Avenue, Pappzd, Eka Start Up Cooperation
  5. Best Community News Website: CaribDirect, ItzCaribbean, AfroNews, Eco Media, Ugandan Buzz, Misterseed.com, Madnewsuk.com, uk africans

Events

  1. Best Events Promoter: The Boss Brothers, Lift Effects, Romiam PR and Management, Women 4 Africa, DJA Media, Theodora PR, UK Unsigned Hype, Raj PR, Focus Organisation, Euphema Promotions, Hawkeye Promotion, Orlando Gittens, Ghana UK Fashion Show, Triforce Promotions, Kizomba UK, Joyful Noise, Cams pro UK, Atoss Entertainment, 6060 Music Group, Kush Promotions, Mahogany Bridal, Africa Fashion Week, Smade, Cokobar.com, Bashment Vibez, ABM Promotions, Kasiluv Productions, Disk & Jockey Media, Play Entertainment, Open The Gate, L’Afrique Festival, Haylee Venus

DJ

  1. DJ of the year: Dj Sonique Dj Mento, Dj Ace, Dj Billy, Dj 279, Dj Alexo, Dj Lanre, Dj Wil Johnson, Dj Mac Pro, Dj Fabio, Dj Gabe, Dj Slipa, Frankie Prazer, Dj Bayo, Dj Tallest, Dj Kashif Da Flash, Dj Omo White, Dj Whatever, Dj Unbeetable, Dj Daddy Ernie, Dj Abrantee, Dj Kumbi, Dj Jerry, Dj Edu, Dj Neptune Oladuni, Dj Yung Milli, Dj Homeboy, DJ French Kiss, DJ Lady G2, Dj Field, Dj Mkhukhwini, Dj Natty B, Dj Neptizzle, Dj T-ROY Broadcite, Dj Papa Minnie, Dj General, Dj Ranking Merva, JP Kairo, P-Nicholls, Golden Tshuxs

Photographers

  1. Best Events Photographer:
    Aron Dunworth, Erik Erxon, Josh Daniels, Sync Photos, iSmiles Photos, TiDG Visuals, CLO Photography, Michael Tubes, Vivida, Ade Adetayo, Zan The Photographer, Simon Frederick, The Atunbi Experience, Fabian Jones, Benjamin Bin-Meh, Karlton Chambers, JP Esso
  2. Best Fashion Photographer: Karl Lake, Abi Oshodi, Emerzy Coby, TiDG Visuals, Kush photography

Fashion Designers

  1. Best Male Fashion Designer: Ade Bakare, Alecool Clothing, Ade Bakari, Kitoko, DK Darlington, Kwame Koranteng, Sola Cash, Obiora Ichiebuka, Zerkaraya Solomon, Flylander Couture, Taibo Bacar
  2. Best Female Fashion Designer: Ijeve Designs, Simply Glamorous, Fabrayan, Josh & Nicol, Vero Luke, Agata Reis, House of Adjeiwaah, Hasifah Kigozi, House of Aranu, LinmiR Millinery, Giberky, Sylvia Fumudo, Zuwa Re, Liiber London,House Of Aranu, Established Beautique, Desiri Couture, Tina Lobondi, Clariscia Gill Couture, Korlekie, Jessica Baah, Petiz Fashion Accessories, Veneka Fashion, Afriqan Apeiron, Kiyana Wraps, Preline, Safari Jewel, Mary Martin

Stylists

  1. Best Hair Stylist: Keisha Des Vignes, Dionne Smith, House of JDFK, Purely Natural Hair, Libeks beauty consultant, Adeola Olase, Charlene Cumberbatch, Adeyinka Adekogbe, Rachel Akanni, Afrofusion Hair and beauty, Michelle Grande,
  2. Best Wardrobe Stylist: Thiaba Diallo, Style Check by Dee, A.Y.O Clothing, Crystal Deroche, Yemisi Adedipe, Potential U, Wale Adewale, Marcus Swaga Don, Afi Boateng, Viennty, Naomi Gray, Lauraine Bailey,

Make-up Artists

  1. Best Make-up Artist: Ray Jeweled Beauty, Jay Ashraf, Marieka Hall, Beauty Boudoir, Valerie Saint-Amand, Joy Adenuga, OTS Beauty, Christina Erduado, Siniorita Lutete, Sophia Taylor, Bolanle Okusanya Feyita, ABIZART, House of JDFK, Semire MUA, Mink, DJE Make Up, Rochelle Carty, Libeks Beauty Consultant, Ganga Bahambra, Rashida Blair, CSG Make-up and beauty, Bimtan Elufowoju of Faces of Bodin, Pretty Woman by Tosin Makinwa, Moi MUA, Tu Sei Bella, Lola Maja – Okojevoh, Pauline Briscoe, Nance Kabasele, Jessie Barker, Marco Antonio,

Fashion Choreographers

  1. Best Fashion Choreographer: Sola Oyebade, Reuben Joseph, Malisha Da Queen, Nadim Saleem, Katelyn Namiiro

Models

  1. Best male model: Tashian Shaw, Giuseppe Nkansah, Adrian Vincent, Jeremy Osei Tutu, Ebrima Sey, Adjoa Mensah, Maria Borges, Michael Moonchild, Martins Igbinedion, Dudley O’Shaughnessy, Hassan Resse, Guetan, Tee Cleishy, Devante Huntley, Jeremy Boateng, Salisu Abdulai, Adonis O’Holi, Julius Rueben
  2. Best female model: Betty Adewole, Elaine Nturo, Toyin Toni, Tameka Ashanti, Amie Mustapha Joof, Shakira Nabakooza, Nana Afua Antwi, Vanessa agyman, Lisette Mibo, Adunni Haruna, Paula Okunzuwa, Grace Bol, Malaika Firth, Cleopatra Wood, Maggie Sarai, Vicky Tjirimuje, Maurisa S Coleman, Amelia Lola, Layia Johnson, Latesha Wilson, Samar Khoury, Alexandra Gondora, Estelle Digridi, Symara Templeman, Gayle Thompson, Edma Ohemaa Lawer, Vanessa NM, Aneeka Williams, Cynthia Chisom, Ayoola Bakare, Abigirl AM Isaac, Estelle Met, Shanelle Banton, Anita Exstasy Siobhan C Ridguard, Nyasha Matohondze, Nelly Defaut, Angela Nakisozi
  3. Best Modelling Agency: GTM Models, Face4Music, Mahogany Models, Demus Castings

Beauty Pageants

  1. Best Beauty Pageant: Miss Teen Caribbean UK, The Commonwealth Pageants, Miss Congo UK, Miss Black Africa UK, Miss Ghana UK, Miss Trinidad and Tobago, Miss Uganda UK, Miss Nubian UK, Miss Jamaica UK, Miss Cameroon UK, Mr and Miss Black Beauty Universal, Miss Malawi UK, Miss Jamaica UK, Miss Guyana UK
  2. Best Beauty Queen: Miss Teen Commonwealth International( Karinah Phenyo), Miss Jamaica UK 2014(Cherelle Rose-Patterson), Miss Uganda UK 2014, Miss Malawi UK 2014, (Inkra Debelle)Miss Nubian UK, Miss Black Africa UK 2014, Miss Cameroon UK, Miss Commonwealth Caribbean (Simone Fairweather), Miss Commonwealth Africa(Malkia Kassu), Tameka Ashanti, Miss Nubian Teen UK Jennifer Jideofor
  3. Best Former Beauty Queen: Shakira Nabakooza, AlexSandra Gondora, Ruvombo Chinzou, Alexina Phiri, Chelsea Mandizha, Amelia Lola, Gloria Elongo, Gladys Kyotungire, Michelle Esther Vigan, Samaia Tchapesseka, Chanice Thompson
  4. Best Beauty Pageant Director: Boikanyo Trust Penyo, Jacqueline Wabara, Mrs Biggz, Dele Onabowu, Frankos Tshimpuki, Jaiho Asiheigbu, Sherika Miller

Film Category

  1. Best director: Ikechukwu Onyeka, Yinka Ayinde, Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun, Obi Emelonye, Ruke Amata, Michael Buffong , Ice Neal, Destiny Ekaragha, Steve McQueen, MA Benson, Titi Jacobs-Aseroma, Pastor Aiah Momoh, Michael Ibiayo
  2. Best Actor: OC Ukeje, Mike Omoriegbe, Lenny Henry, Lanre Balogun, Kevwe Ogunje, Lateef Lovejoy, Peter Silva, Eric Kolelas, Kevwe Ugunje, M3NSA, Darrell LasQuevas, Ken smart, Benjamin Conteh
  3. Best Actress: Golda John, Alice Fofana, Vicky Sola, Tonya Joy Bolton, Ngozi Thompson, Moji Bamtefa, Adi Alfa, Helen Gold Osabutey, Isha Bangura, Jane Cole, Zeeza Sadiq
  4. Best Supporting Actor: Malachi Kirby, Chucky Venn, Fred Aseroma, Collins Archie-Pearce, Theo Angua, Ayo Ogundipe
  5. Best Supporting Actress: Shanika Warren-Markland, Mabel Osabutey, Tolulope Yesufu
  6. Best International Film: 12 Years A Slave, Mandela, Half of A Yellow Sun, Coz Ov Moni 2
  7. Best UK Film: Gone Too Far, Urban Rhythm, Eva’s Diamond
  8. Best UK Nollywood Film: Invasion 1897, The Devil In Free Town, 18 Carat Gold, Enye Ozi(The Messenger), Ortega and His Enemies, Heartless Carer, At Home Abroad
  9. Best Nollywood Film: Enye Ozi(The messenger), Flower Girl, Brother’s Keeper
  10. Best Newcomer Actress(Nollywood): Toyin Moore, Nnenna Ani, Abiye Tobin-Spiff
  11. UK Nollywood Rising Star: Marie Gomez, Adi Alfa, Kevwe Ogunje, Nonso Nwaiwu
  12. Nollywood Rising Star: Alex Ekubo, Tope Tedela, Lynda Ojiofor, Dabota Lawson, Calista Okoronkwo, Lala Akindoju
  13. International rising star: John Boyega, Lupita Nyongo, Barkhad Abdi, Arnold Oceng
  14. Best screenwriter/Scriptwriter: Bola Agbaje, , Samuell Benta, Steve McQueen, Ice Neal, Helen Gold Osabutey, Pastor Aiah Momoh
  15. Best theatre production: Egusi Soup, Oliva Tweest, Holy and Horny, Meet The Adebanjos, Metamorphosis, Moon on A Rainbow Shawl, All My sons, Rudy’s Rare Records, The real Housewives of Brixton, Skeen,
  16. Best Cinematographer: Charlz Archibong, Nelson Spyke, Aaron Reid, magnus Mbanu
  17. Best Producer: Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun, Verve Pictures, Collins Archie Pearce, M A Benson, Denton Chikura, Yvone Phillip , Ice Neal, Godwin Osabutey

TV Category

  1. Best Actress: Tameka Empson, Moji Bamfeta, Chizzy Akudolu, Freema Agyemam, Antonia Thomas, Diane Parish, Romeena Beri,
  2. Best Actor: Nitin Ganatra, Rudolf Walker, Khalil Madovi, David Ajala, Jimmy Akingbola, Chucky Venn, Ashley Walters, Samuell Benta, Wil Johnson, Wale Ojo, Nathan Stewart Jarrett , Andy Ubera, Himesh Patel
  3. Best TV Station: OH TV, BEN TV, VOX AFRICA, THE AFRICAN CHANNEL, ABN, NOLLYWOOD MOVIES SKY 329, ARISE TV
  4. Best TV Show: Arise News(ARISE TV), Focus on Africa(BBC), SWISH HQ(ABN), The Woman(BEN TV) The Sporah Show(VOX AFRICA), The Magazine Show(BEN TV), Real Talk(OH TV), Time To Shine(OH TV), Naija Bites(OH TV), BBS(BEN TV), Sports360(VOX AFRICA), AFRO BUZZ(VOX AFRICA), Breakfast Show With Yemi Balogun(Olive TV)
  5. Best TV personality; Juliet Foster, AJ Odudu, Funmi Adeyi, Kalisha Johnson, Lola Ogunbadejo, Sporah Njau, Mary Shittu, Yemi Balogun, Priscilla Nwikpo, Femi Amusan,
  6. Best presenter: Uncle and Mistar, Franny Oprah, Sporah Njau, Mary Shittu, Trish Adudu, Nena Huntaz, Avida Buyombi, Natalia Roni, Femi Amusan, James Sherwood, Mimi Fawaz, Adesope Olajide, Kome Adeosun, Gemma Feare, Franny Oprah, Frankie Prazer
  7. Best Webseries: 2 sides, An African City, Meet The Adebanjos, Trim, All about McKenzies, Venus Vs Mars, Unfamous, Redemptions, Brothers With No Game, Reckless,
  8. Best online TV: Sankofa TV, Black Visions TV, Uncle & Mistar, Factory 78, iROKO TV, Fusion TV, SBTV, Disk&Jockey Media, 2HBTV , Cut The Chat, SMETV, SoulCulture TV, Tropical FM TV
  9. Best Voice Over Artist: Natalyia Roni, Patrick McKenzie, Faridah Rimmer, Bola-Wola Makinde

ART Category

  1. Best Spoken Word Artist/Poets: Gallant, El Crisis, Amen Noir, Suli Breaks, Lyrical HEALER, George The Poet, Kat Francois, We are poets, Shakara, Oneness Sankara, Alim Kamara, Nat NYE, Dean Atta, Breis, Samuel King, Mutombo Da Poet, Lyric L
  2. Best Art Director: Reuben Joseph, Sola Oyebade, Ola Shobowale, Julius Reuben
  3. Best Author: Dumisani King Kas Moyo, Chioma Nnani, Onyi Anyado, Fredericka Charles, Fikelephi Jackson, Deji Yusuf, Tony Fernandez, Ferdinand Lawson, Winsome Duncan, Julian Hall, Diane Hall, Moral Harrison, Ian T Sebas, Scotty Unfamous, Ella December, JC Johnson, Opy Onas, Everald Williams, Femmy Koya, Epi Mabika, Cezanne Poetess, Bernie Karr, Emmanuel Woyome, Richard Oluyinka, Gamel Sankarl, Maureen Elizabeth Worrell, Andea Zoe Onah, Emmanuel Ansah, Ernest Moses, Onye Kingsly

BEFFTA YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD

Youth Leader Of The Year

1. Sonia Meggie

2. Jermaine Jackman

3. Jahmain King

4. Natasha Benjamin

5. Nasilele Ailola

6. Ragz CV

REGGAE LEGENDS TRADITION RECEIVE SPECIAL BEFFTA HONORARY AWARD

REGGAE LEGENDS TRADITIONS

REGGAE LEGENDS TRADITIONS

BEFFTA awards is pleased to honour Reggae legends Traditions with a special Honorary award: The BEFFTA Excellence award. The 6th BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) awards is on 24th and 25th October at The Hippodrome. Stars from US, Africa, Canada, UK the Caribbean and the rest of Europe are expected to turn up in large number. BEFFTA awards honours and celebrates talented personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.

Tradition formed in Brent, North West London in 1976, initially as Special. The original line up comprised Chris “Buff Head” Henry(bass guitar), Paul ‘Echo’ Thompson(Keyboards, Vocals), Tony ‘Drummie’ Matthews(drums), Les Trooper Mc Neil(guitar and vocals) Paul Dawkins(Vocals). In 1977 the band signed to Venture Records and released early singles including Moving on and Summertime. They were also headline acts at Anti-Nazi League’s Rock-Against Racism tour. They won best single award from Echoes in 1978 for the song Breezin and were signed to RCA the same here. Tradition still perform today and have new material to be released shortly.

FASHION DESIGNER MARY MARTIN IS THE RECIPIENT OF THE SPECIAL BEFFTA EXCELLENCE AWARD

MARY MARTIN LONDON WALKING THE RUNWAY

MARY MARTIN LONDON WALKING THE RUNWAY

BEFFTA awards is proud to honour Mary Martin with a special award the BEFFTA Excellence Award. Having started her career as an artist over 3 decades ago and being the first British female signed by Profiles record label in USA, Mary Martin rose in ranks as she worked with established international artists such as Susie and The Banches, Loose Ends, Frankie Paul, Jazzy B and many more. Over the years Mary took over other roles including managing , promoting and styling other artists. She developed a keen interest in fashion and today Mary Martin London is one of the biggest fashion brands that stand out.

The 6th BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) awards is on 24th and 25th October at The Hippodrome. Stars from US, Africa, Canada, UK the Caribbean and the rest of Europe are expected to turn up in large number. BEFFTA awards honours and celebrates talented personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.

GEORGE MICHAEL’S GUITARIST MIKE BROWN RECEIVES BEFFTA EXCELLENCE AWARD

Mike Brown lead guitarist for George Michael

Mike Brown lead guitarist for George Michael

Legendary musician Mike Brown who started his career at the tender age of seven with the help of his father is the recipient of the special honorary BEFFTA Excellence Award. Mike brown started from humble beginnings in church and rose up in ranks becoming the guitarist for world famous artists like Sir Cliff Richard, Quincy Jones, Leona Lewis, Damage, Michelle Gayle and many more. However his permanent residency is with George Michael since 2003 to present time. He has toured the world with George Michael including appearing on Oprah Winfrey show and playing at World Music Awards performing the hit song Amazing.

The 6th BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) awards is on 24th and 25th October at The Hippodrome. Stars from US, Africa, Canada, UK the Caribbean and the rest of Europe are expected to turn up in large number. BEFFTA awards honours and celebrates talented personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.

THE JACKSONS RECEIVE BEFFTA PLATINUM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

THE JACKSONS RECEIVE BEFFTA PLATINUM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

THE JACKSONS RECEIVE BEFFTA PLATINUM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Musical genius and legends The Jacksons are the recipients of BEFFTA Platinum Lifetime Achievement award for their generous contributions to the music industry for over four decades. The Jacksons currently consisting of Marlon, Tito, Jackie and Jermaine are the first family of music performing since the 60′s with their late brother Michael Jackson.

The Jacksons were one of the biggest phenomenons in pop  music during the early 70′s and the last great group to come out of Motown hit-making machine before Marvin Gaye and Stevie wonder shifted the label’s focus to more individual vision.

BEFFTA(Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) Awards is happy to honour and celebrate the legends. BEFFTA founder Pauline Long who has previously met Jermaine Jackson said, “The Jacksons have been an inspiration to many and have touched lives positively. We salute them.”

THE LEGEND QUINCY JONES RECEIVES BEFFTA GLOBAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Music Mogul and Legend Quincy Jones receives BEFFTA GLOBAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD presented to him by BEFFTA founder Pauline Long

Music Mogul and Legend Quincy Jones receives BEFFTA GLOBAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD presented to him by BEFFTA founder Pauline Long

As Europe’s biggest award ceremony BEFFTA launches it’s 6th year anniversary on the first day of Black History month in Mayfair,  the legendary music mogul Quincy Jones received BEFFTA GLOBAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at a private ceremony in London. The LA based musical genius was in London for an intimate gig called An Audience With Quincy Jones. The star who developed music for many legends including Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles and many more was thrilled to receive the BEFFTA award presented to her by the founder Pauline Long.  ”This is beautiful, this award means a lot to me, it is great to be appreciated, thank you,” said Quincy Jones.

The 6th BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) awards is on 24th and 25th October at The Hippodrome. Stars from US, Africa, Canada, UK the Caribbean and the rest of Europe are expected to turn up in large number. BEFFTA awards honours and celebrates talented personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.

Pauline Long presents quincy Jones with award

Pauline Long presents Quincy Jones with award

Pauline Long presents Quincy Jones with award

Pauline Long presents Quincy Jones with award

Pauline Long presents Quincy Jones with award

Pauline Long presents Quincy Jones with award

XFACTOR STAR TEN SENAH TO PERFORM AT BEFFTA AWARDS ON 24TH OCTOBER

TEN SENAH PERFORMING LIVE AT BEFFTA 2014

TEN SENAH PERFORMING LIVE AT BEFFTA 2014

Guests at the 6th annual BEFFTA  awards UK are looking forward to be entertained by the very talented Xfactor star Ten Senah on the first day of BEFFTA awards celebration Friday 24th October at The Hippodrome. BEFFTA((Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) awards is Europe’s biggest ceremony for black and ethnic personalities honouring personalities in showbiz including musicians, actors, producers, dancers, script writers, authors, TV personalities, journalists, radio personalities, fashion designers and many more all under one roof.

Xfactor contestant Ten Senah who wowed the judges in her auditions with her original song 15 minutes is  the one to watch.

MEDIA PERSONALITIES ABRANTEE BOATENG AND PAULINE LONG TO HOST THE 6TH ANNUAL BEFFTA UK

CAPITAL XTRA RADIO PRESENTER ABRANTEE BOATENG AND BEN TV PRESENTER PAULINE LONG - BEFFTA HOSTS

CAPITAL XTRA RADIO PRESENTER ABRANTEE BOATENG AND BEN TV PRESENTER PAULINE LONG - BEFFTA HOSTS

Top media personalities Abrantee Boateng of Capital Xtra radio and Pauline Long a TV presenter on Sky Channel 182 BEN TV are set to host Europe’s biggest award ceremony for black and ethnic personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts. The two celebrities friends have a great chemistry hosting together. Last year they did a fantastic job presenting BEFFTA 2014. This year we expect even a much greater performance.

The 6th BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) awards is on 24th and 25th October at The Hippodrome. Stars from US, Africa, Canada, UK the Caribbean and the rest of Europe are expected to turn up in large number. BEFFTA awards honours and celebrates talented personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.

THE VOICE WINNER JERMAIN JACKMAN TO PERFORM LIVE AT BEFFTA UK 2014

JERMAIN JACKMAN PERFORMING LIVE AT BEFFTA 2014

JERMAIN JACKMAN PERFORMING LIVE AT BEFFTA 2014

The winner of BBC series The Voice is set to perform live at the prestigious 6th annual BEFFTA awards UK. The extremely talented star who is currently signed to Will.i.am Music Group is set to entertain guests with his phenomenal performance that won the hearts of millions in the UK.

Also hailed as the singing Prime Minister, the youth leader is involved with a number charities and mentors several youth.

The 6th BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) awards is on 24th and 25th October at The Hippodrome. Stars from US, Africa, Canada, UK the Caribbean and the rest of Europe are expected to turn up in large number. BEFFTA awards honours and celebrates talented personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.