Nigeria’s highly anticipated music awards show ‘The Headies’, has been scheduled to hold on Saturday, 2nd of July, 2022 in Atlanta, United States of America.This was revealed by the show creator during the headies ‘big announcement’ press conference in Lagos which aired via HipTV on Tuesday hosted by actress Nancy Isime.
The award recognises outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry. Several music stars have won this award including Davido, Wizkid and 2Baba.
This is the first time since its inception in 2006 that the Headies awards will hold outside Nigeria.
They also announced that this year’s edition of the awards will see the introduction of a new category for music executives. It will also have a conference and music festival.
The Organizers of the Headies awards have announced a 2022 model Bentley as the prize for the next Rated award category. The nominees of the next rated award are;
Zinoleesky, a signee from Marlians Record Label, Buju , Ruger, signed to D prince as an associate to Mavins Record Label, Ayra starr, signed to Mavins Records .
The award is scheduled to hold at the Cobbs Energy centre Atlanta, USA and will be streamed on CNN and BBCI.
They announced the introduction of new categories including talent managers and Africa award, grand showcase of African fashion and the Headies conference and music festivals.
The categories of the award include: Headies Hall of Fame, Hip Hop world revelation of the year, music executive of the year, Viewer’s choice, Best street Hip Hop artiste, Artiste of the year, Best rap album, Rookie of the year, Next rated, Best music video, Best collaboration, Best rap single, Best international Collaboration among many others.