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Taaooma, Aisha Yesufu, Instablog, Others Make Nominees List For Maiden Trendupp Awards 2021



Nigeria’s first ever influencers and content creators award – Trendupp Awards has officially unveiled the official nominees list for the various categories.

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The maiden edition of the award which is presented by DottsMediaHouse (Nigeria’s foremost digital marketing firm in Africa) is powered by PEPSI NIGERIA and seeks to recognize and celebrate the ingenious endeavours of creatives; from content creators and influencers to brands and organizations who have in various ways contributed to the growth and expansion of the social media space in Nigeria.

Themed  ‘The Force of Influence,’ this maiden edition is set in a total of 16 categories including  the most coveted award of the night, “The Force of Influence”. With over 90+ nominees unveiled – Taaooma, Erica, Mr Macaroni were amongst the content creators who clinched more than one nominations.

The Founder & CEO, Trendupp Africa – Tiwalola Olanubi Jnr noted that transparency was very crucial to the selection and screening processes, Over 31,000+ nominations were received from the general public via the official website https://www.trenduppawards.com/ and for accuracy nominees were reviewed and shortlisted to top six (6) by the Trendupp Awards judging council (a combination of respectable industry leaders)

The full list of nominees can be viewed here.

Speaking on the nominees’ list, Trendupp Awards Judging council member and owner of Kraks TV, Femi Bakre says, “We’re quite impressed with the level of participation from the public in the nominations process. It shows that the public really appreciates the talent and work of creatives in the Nigerian media space and this is a long development from when the general thinking was that being a creative does not pay off. I and the rest of the jury will continue to put in our best to ensure that we pick the very best nominees to be presented at the awards show. May the best creative win.”

For this maiden edition, Trendupp will primarily recognize content creators, influencers as well as brands who have highly impacted the social media space through their various content and campaigns on platforms like Instagram, Tiktok, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

Trendupp Awards is an initiative of Trendupp Africa, a platform where creatives receive support, publish exclusive content and build direct relationships with their fans across Africa. Trendupp Africa is a subsidiary of DottsMediaHouse – Foremost digital marketing firm in Africa – known as the leading force in influencer marketing in Nigeria for the past 5years.

This Maiden edition is sponsored by Pepsi Nigeria.

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