Hilarious: Afia Schwarzenegger, Bishop Obinim, others nominated for Viasat1’s Jigwe Awards 2014

Nominees for the maiden edition of ‘The Jigwe Awards’ have been unveiled with personalities such as Bishop Obinim, Kwesi Pratt Jr., Tweaa DCE , and Afia Schwarzenegger making the list.

The Jigwe Awards, which will air LIVE on This Morning on Tuesday, 23rd December 2014, aims at awarding some key personalities that have not only appeared on the show but individuals, organisations and events that have attracted the most headlines and have been the most talked about for various reasons this year.

This Morning resident medical doctor, Dr. Senyo Misroame, has been inducted into the Jigwe Hall of Fame together with the editor of Insight newspaper Kwesi Pratt Jr., Citi FM boss Samuel Attah Mensah, The Finder Editor Elvis Darko, Kofi Kapito of Consumer Protection Agency, Entertainment blogger Francis Doku and Radio presenter Mikki Osei Berko.

Battling for the Spiritual Headliner of the Year award are Archbishop Duncan Williams, Pastor Mensah Otabil, Bishop Obinim, Kwaku Bonsam, and Rev. Owusu Bempah.

Entertainment icons Jeremie van-Garshong, Naa Ashorkor, Chris Attoh, and Black Boy are all in the category for the Jigwe Locally Acquired Foreign Accent (LAFA) category.
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See the full list of nominees below:

SPIRITUAL HEADLINER OF THE YEAR
Archibishop Duncan Williams
Pastor Mensah Otabil
Bishop Obinim
Kwaku Bonsam
Rev. Owusu Bempah

JIGWE HALL OF FAME
Kwesi Pratt
Samuel Attah Mensah
Elvis Darko
Kofi Kapito
Dr Senyo
Francis Doku
Mikki Osei-Berko

MOST JIGWE L.A.F.A
Jeremie van Gershong
Naa Ashorkor
Chris Attoh
Black Boy

JIGWE COMEDIAN/ COMEDIENNE
Funny Face

DKB
Kalybos
Lil Win
Afia Schwarzenegger
Kyeiwaa
Hogan

JIGWE BEST DRESSED CELEBRITY (MALE & FEMALE)
Joselyn Dumas
Yvonne Nelson
Lydia Forson
KOD
Kofi Kapito
Jon Jermaine
Kojo Frempong

JIGWE ACTOR/ ACTRESS
Yvonne Nelson
Jackie Appiah
Juliet Ibrahim
Gloria Sarfo
Emefa Adeti
Nana Ama Macbrown
Lil Win
Kofi Adjorlolo
Adjetey Anang
James Gardiner

JIGWE MUSICIAN (MALE & FEMALE)
Noella Wiyaala
Mz Vee
Efya
Edem
Manifest
Fuse ODG
Sarkodie
DL
Samini
Shatta Wale

MOST OPINIONATED JIGWE GUEST
Kofi Kapito
Elvis Darko

JIGWE HEADLINER OF THE YEAR
Victoria Hammah
Tweaa DCE
Elvis Afriyie Ankrah
The Ghana Football Association
The Black Stars
Nayele Ametefe (Cocain Saga)
Lauretta Vivian Lamptey (CHRAJ Boss)

JIGWE SERVICE OF THE YEAR
ECG
Ghana Water
NPA

JIGWE SPORTS ICONS OF THE YEAR
Bukom Banku
Ayittey Powers
Martha Bissah

JIGWE VIEWERS
Laurie Frempong
Mohammed Rafiu Fishbone
Giuseppina Baafi
Mildred Vanderpuije
Samuel Agyeman
Vera Doeyo Asante

TELEVISION MORNING SHOW OF THE YEAR
This Morning
This Morning
This Morning
This Morning
This Morning

MOST JIGWE SMILE
Bianca Buckman
Jessica Opare Saforo
Bobbie Osei
D Cryme

JIGWE COPY CAT OF THE YEAR
TV3
GhOne
Etv
Utv

The Jigwes will be broadcasted LIVE on This Morning on Tuesday, 23rd December 2014 at 7am.

Meanwhile, producers of the show have also announced that, this year’s Christmas story which will feature some celebrities will come off on 24th December, 2014 at 7am. Last year’s show featured M.anifest as Angel Gabriel, the FOKN bois as the Shepherds, James Gardiner as Joseph and Michelle McKinney Hammond as Mary. The show also saw cameo appearance by Sarkodie and Rock Band from Nigeria.

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