The organizers of the prestigious All Youths Tush Awards (AYTA), TDA Multimedia has released the Categories of nominations for the 8th edition of the event which has been fixed for Sunday, December 11, 2016 somewhere in Lagos to be revealed soon.
According to a statement released by the Director of Media and External Affairs, Mr. Bello Opeyemi, the release of the categories for this year’s edition which is a yearly practice signifies the start of activities for the 8th successive edition. It includes 20 Youths and Celebrities categories, 15 Student Categories and 5 Role Model Award Categories.
The statement further revealed the date for the start of nominations which is live on its website (www.tushawards.com/nominate). This is planned to run for 4 weeks and ends on October 2nd, 2016 from where voting starts. The Tertiary Institution Activities for this 8th year running will also start this month.
The youths company also announced the creation of another brand, the AYTALive, a Youths Economic Conference with the theme “I am Proud, I am A Nigerian” which seeks to discuss ways by which the youths of the country can contribute meaningfully, beyond the social media, to the development of our country.
The maiden edition of the Youths Economic Conference which has been fixed for December 8 and 9 will form part of the series of Pre awards activities for this 8th edition of the AYTA.
The categories are as listed below:
AYTA2016- Student Categories (14)
MOST POPULAR MALE
MOST POPULAR FEMALE
STUDENT FASHIONISTA OF THE YEAR
STUDENT ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
STUDENT BRAND OF THE YEAR
STUDENT COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR
MOST ENTERPRISING STUDENT OF THE YEAR
STUDENT MODEL OF THE YEAR
MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT OF THE YEAR (nominated by the school)
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
STUDENT MEDIA PERSONALITY (OAP, BLOGGERS, SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS)
YOUTHS & CELEBRITIES CATEGORY (20)
NEXT RATED ACT (Comedy)
NEXT RATED ACT (Music)
NEXT RATED ACT (Movie)
BEST YOUTH ACT (Comedy)
Best Youth Act (Music)
BEST YOUTH ACT (Movie)
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
ON-SCREEN PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
YOUTH MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA/ADVOCACY
BEST NIGERIAN DJ
MUSIC PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
BEST YOUTH DESIGNER (FASHION)
YOUTH ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
YOUTH FRIENDLY BRAND OF THE YEAR
BEST CLUB HOUSE
YOUTH OF THE YEAR
YOUTH JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR
Disclaimer- The people under review who are fit to be nominated for the All Youths Tush Awards are youths who have been active in the past 12 months adding value to the society and who are less than 32 years.