Headies: Nominees And Categories


The nominees for the 13th edition of the Headies Awards has been released.

The Award show that is over a decade old is slated to hold on the 19th of October, 2019 with this year’s award ceremony promising to be very intriguing with various top and upcoming artistes vying for various awards in different categories.

Top Act and music sensation Burna boy leads this years list of most nominations with over 8 nominations while doctor Dolor music act Teni comes in 2nd place with 5 nominations.

This years award ceremony showcases over 23 categories with the toughest categories being

1.Artiste of the year
2.Song of the year
3.Next Rated
4.Best Pop Single

This year’s Artiste of the year Award category proves to be the toughest so far with previous winners Davido, Wizkid, Olamide, and former MAVINS Record 1st Lady Tiwa Savage all been nominated alongside Falz the bahd guy and Burna boy.

Top Record Labels in the industry once again have their Artistes in the “Next Rated” Category with fireboyDML of YBNL in the hunt for the Award alongside MAVINS Records Rema. Completing the list are Lyta, Victor AD, Hot street sensation Zlatan ibile and Joeboy.

The song of the year award category also doesn’t miss out on the competitiveness as Top acts such as Burna boy and Wizkid both have their songs nominated for the award with major surprises coming from fast rising act “joeboy” who has his hit single “Baby” nominated for the award as well.
Other songs include Dumebi by Rema, Wetin we gain by Victor AD, Case by Teni, Legwork by Zlatan, and jealous by FireboyDML .

Other Award Categories include

-Best Recording of the year
-Producer of the year
-Best Rap Album
-Best R&B Pop Album
-Best Music Video
-Best R&B Single
-Best Collabo
-Best Rap Single
-Best Vocal Performance (Male)
-Best Vocal Performance (Female)
-Hip Hop World Revelation
-Lyricist on the roll
-Best Street Hip Hop Artiste
-Best “Alternative” song
-Album of the year
-African Artistes Recognition
-Headies Viewers Choice
-Best Performer
-Rookie Of The year

 

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