Headies Award, Davido, Wizkid, Olamide top nominee list


The organisers of the Headies have announced that the award will hold on May 5 at Eko Hotel & Suites.

The nominee party will hold on April 28 in Abuja.

Superstar Davido leads the pack with the highest number of nominations – six (6), while Wizkid, Olamide and Adekunle Gold follow with five (5) nominations each.

Tiwa Savage, Kiss Daniel, and Johnny Drille got four (4) nominations each while Flavour, Nonso Amadi, Banky W, Niniola, Runtown, Phyno, Reminisce cupped three nominations respectively.

According to the organisers, the year in review for the award is July 2016 to December 2017.

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This year, the organisers are also introducing new categories to the award show.

The new categories include, The Viewer’s Choice Award, Best Performer category and a special category to recognise the efforts of brands that have supported the entertainment industry for the past three years.

While the ceremony typically takes place in December, last year found them move it to March 24, 2018.

But it never held as Fatima, Aliko Dangote’s daughter wedded Jamil Abubakar, the son of a former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar at the same venue, on the same day.

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