14th Headies: ‘Embarrassment’ – Nigerians slam Organisers over technical issues

The 14th edition of The Headies, a Nigerian music awards show held to recognize outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry, will take place on Sunday night.

The ceremony was due to take place in December last year, but due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) it will be held tonight.

The center is located at Tropicana La Campagne Beach Center in Ibeju-Lekki, from 8:00 – 11:00 pm.

Comedian Bovi and TV personality and actress Nancy Isime will be hosting the event through the official Headies website.

The nominees were announced in December last year, with Fireboy DML leading by 9 nominees.

Davido and Wurld went on to nominate 7 nominations each, while Burna Artiste’s Year of the Year rule received 6 nominations.

Some of the key announcements below:

Artist of the year:
Balach Burna, Davido, Wizkid, Mayorkun, Tiwa savage

Song of the Year:
Fem – Davido, No-Dj Neptune Feat. Joeboy and Mr. Eazi, Joro – Wizkid, Mafo-Naira Marley, Duduke – Simi

Album of the Year:
Giant-Burna African Boy, Apollo-Fireboy Dml, Afro Pop Vol. 1 – Adekunle Gold, Buidhe – Brymo, Boo Of The Booless – Chike

Best Rap Album:
Engineering God – Aq, Illy Chapo X – Illbliss, Ypszn2-Psycho Yp, Cult! -Paybac Iboro, The Erigma Ii – Erigga

Producer of the Year:
Pheelz-‘Billionaire ‘Le Teni, Spax-‘Away’ Le Oxlade, Kel P-‘Pull Up ‘Le Burna Boy, Sarz-‘Mad’ Le Sarz & Wurld

Best R&B Album
Daughter, tears and goosebumps-fireboy Dml, I like girls with a trobul – Sarz & Wurld, King – Praiz, Boo Of The Booless – Chike, Celia – Tiwa Savage

Other best album:
Yellow – Brymo, Lucid – Asa, The Light – Bez, Pioneers – Drb Lasgidi, Roots – The Caves

Best Pop Record:
Apoll-Fireboy Dml, African Giant – Burna Boy, good time – Davido, Woman Of Steel – Yemi Alade, Afro Pop Vol. Gold 1-Adekunle

The next step:
Tems, Omah Lay, Oxlade, Bella Shmurda

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