Burna Boy, Timini Egbuson, Win Big At Future Awards 2019 | See Full List of Winners
The Future Awards 2019 held at The Balmoral, Federal Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos and saw amazing young people being recognized for doing great things.
2020 Grammy Award nominee, Burna Boy won the biggest awards of the night. He got two awards as the Young Person of the Year and also the Prize for Music at this year’s event themed ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe’.
The nominees represented outstanding young talents, innovators, entrepreneurs, and community advocates who are breaking boundaries in various industries.
The top contenders of the night were Burna Boy, Teni, Falz, and Timini Egbuson.
The awards was hosted by popular musician, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana and actress Toni Tones.
They were ably supported by social media sensation, Taymesan and Khafi of BBNaija 2019 fame.
While music stars Timi Dakolo and Johnny Drille thrilled the audience with great performances, popular music group, Kabusa Oriental Choir, held the audience spellbound with their rendition of popular Nigerian songs. Watch HERE
A BBC journalist, Kiki Mordi, and celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo, also provided one of the highlights of the awards.
Both ladies presented awards and were recognised for “fighting the good fight to end the silence of victims of sexual abuse”.
See the full list of future awards 2019 winners below
- The Future Awards Africa Prize For Young Person Of The Year– Burna Boy
- Prize for Film Making -Dare Olaitan.
- The Future Awards Prize for Business-Emmanuel Ademola Ayilara.
- The winner of the Future Award Prize for Sports-Israel Adesanya.
- The Future Award Prize for Technology- Zang Luka Bot
- The Future Award Prize for Literature -Otosirieze Obi-Young.
- Prize for Professional Service -Bukky Akomolafe.
- The Future Award Prize for Public Service winner -Adetola Onayemi.
- The winner of Future Awards Prize for Journalism – Shola Lawal.
- The winner of the Future Award Prize for Education – Olaseni Cole
- The winner of the Future Award Prize for Arts – Ken Nwadiogbu..
- The Future Award Prize for Photography winner -Tolani Alli.
- The Future Awards Prize for OAP (Audio/Visual) -Simi Drey.
- The winner of the Future Award Prize for Fashion -Tubobereni Sandra.
- The winner of the Future Award Prize for Advocacy – Hamzat Lawal.
- The winner of the Future Award Prize for Music -Burna Boy.
- The Future Awards Prize for Acting -Timini Egbuson.