Social media is buzzing, all thanks to photos of celebrities arriving at Eko Hotel, Lagos for the 14th edition of The Headies Awards.
Erica Nlewedim, Bovi, Chike, Iyabo Ojo, Nancy Isime, Niniola, Lilian Afegbai, Annie Idibia, Sound Sultan, Deyemi Okanlawon, Laycon, Tobi Bakre, Alex Unusual and other music lovers, are part of the exclusive group of people joining the showcase physically due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Themed ‘XPLORE’, this year’s edition aims to beam the spotlight on the new tribe of musicians who are pushing the Nigerian and African culture through their music. Viewers and music lovers from all over the world can catch the live show on all Headies’ social media platforms and HipTV.
With 29 categories, Fireboy leads the pack this year with nine nominations followed closely by Wizkid and Wurld with seven nods and Burna Boy with six. This year’s edition also has Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy and Mayorkun contending for ‘artist Of The Year’ while new entrants Omah Lay, Tems, Oxlade and Bella Shmurda go head to head for one of the most coveted awards, ‘Next Rated’.
Eedris Abdulkareem and Timaya will be given special recognitions for their contributions to excellence and outstanding impact in the entertainment industry while the ineffable Highlife Legend, King Sunny Ade will be inducted into the Headies hall of Fame.
In addition to the existing 29 categories, the organisers have introduced the Songwriter of the Year category to “bring to the limelight hardworking individuals who have all significantly supported the creation of quality music.” The Album category, Pop/R&B have also been split into two different categories.
See glam photos of some of your favourite celebrities below.
Bovi & Nancy Isime- Hosts of the show
Victoria Adeyele aka Vee
More Official Photos
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