Opeyemi Famakin, Veekee James, VeryDarkMan, Others, Makes the List of Nominees for Trendupp Awards 2024

Trendupp Africa
4 min readJun 5, 2024


The moment you have been anticipating is here as Trendupp Awards, foremost award for Influencers and Content Creators, has announced nominees for its fourth edition. On the 1st of June 2024, organizers of Trendupp Awards unveiled the 102 audacious nominees across 17 categories.

Among these nominees, 17 winners will emerge with the help of our Trendupp Awards 2024 Judging Council which consist of renowned media personalities and thought leaders across Africa. They include Busola Tejumola, Do2DTun, Denrele Edun, Yinka Adebayo, Aisha Augie among others. See our previous post for the full list of this year’s jury and their biography. The winner’s selection process is based on three main criteria: creativity, engagement, and consistency.

Two exciting new categories have been introduced into this year’s awards: “Force of The Pod” and “Force of Influence (International).” The “Force of The Pod” category celebrates influencers and content creators who harness the power of podcasts to educate, engage, and make an impact. Also, the “Force of Influence (International)” category honors creators who exert the greatest influence across the global social media space.

Check out all the 17 awards categories for 2024 in this article.

And to the reason you are here… See the full list of some of your faves that made the Trendupp Awards 2024 nominees list.

  1. Force of Instagram: @tomike_a, @its.priscy, @opeyemifamakin, @kie_kie__, @enioluwaofficial, @neo_akpofure

2. Force of Virality: @timiagbaje, @unusualphyna, @symply_tacha, @iamnasboi, @liquorose X @sagadeolu, @tolanibaj

3. Force of X (Twitter): @aproko_doctor, @arojinle1, @jon_d_doe, @bod_republic, @DanielRegha, @_AsiwajuLerry

4. Force of Lifestyle Content: @bellaokagbue, @veekee_james, @apet_modella, @yhemo_lee @beautytukura, @larryhector_ [Endowed by Tramango]

5. Force of Collaboration (Brands): @aquafinanigeria, @1xbet.nigeria, @goldberg_ng, @tecnomobileng, @flyingfishng, @vivaplusdetergent [Endowed by DottsMediaHouse]

6. Force of Social Good: @tunde_onakoya (chessintheslum), @verydarkblackman, @aproko_doctor, @seyi_oluyole (dreamcatchersda), @ositapopcorn, @kokunfoundation

7. Force of Tech Content: @fisayofosudo, @kagantech, @eric_gugua, @valorreviews, @misstechy, @iamcypher

8. Force of The Pod: @thehonestbunchpodcast, @isaidwhatisaidpod, @isbae_u (Curiousity Made Me Ask), @menismspod, @bahdandboujeepod, @survivinglagospod

9. Force of YouTube: @SamSpedy, @Sirbalostudios, @TayoAinaFilms, @BrainJotterComedian, @bimboademoyetv, @MrMacaroni

10. Force of Comedy Skits: @woliagba x @deleomowoli_, @josh2funny, @gilmooree, @layiwasabi, @taaooma, @sydneytalker

11. Force of Online Sensation: @yhemo_lee, @officialdoyin_, @nons_miraj, @shankcomics, @_ola_of_lagos_, @jayonair

12. Force of TikTok: @khloes_gram, @agentoflaughter, @crispdal, @realjadrolita, @iphie._a, @beeautygoddess

13. Emerging Force: @_omo.oba_ , @asherkine, @justkingphoebe___, @thepastorpikin, @king__mitchy, @peller089

14. Force of Creative Arts: @willy_kanga, @h_a_u_w_a, @stevenndukwu, @iamedemvictor, @jude.oc, @ibquake [Endowed by MTV Base]

15. Force of Food Content: @hildabaci, @diaryofakitchenlover, @omoyecooks, @opeyemifamakin, @thekitchenmuse, @ifys.kitchen

16. Force of Influence (Nigeria): @taaooma, @aproko_doctor, @tunde_onakoya, @enioluwaofficial, @kie_kie__, @iyaboojofespris [Endowed by Pepsi]

17. Force of Influence (International): @blessednjugush (Kenya), @fatboykenya (Kenya), @ghettokids_tfug (Uganda), @endurancegrand (Ghana), @yessjamal (Tanzania), @majimb.o (Kenya)

To find out more about Trendupp awards and the nominees, visit our official website or social media platforms @thisistrendupp.

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