Nominees for the 2014 Nigerian Entertainment Awards are out, with three Ghanaian acts including Sarkodie, R2bees and Shatta Wale vying for the African Artist of the Year award. This year marks the 9th edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Other categories such as Best Actress of the Year and Best Actor of the Year, Gospel Artist of the year, Music Producer of the Year, and Best Music Video of the year among others are being contended for. The award is scheduled to take place on August 31, 2014 at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts in Nigeria. Tickets have gone on sale. Voting is now LIVE at www.neaaawards.com and fans are encouraged to vote to ensure that their favorite artiste wins.