Davido and Wizkid

Davido, Wizkid And Olamide Lead As 2018 Headies Takes Centre Stage

Adebare Akinwale

After months of shortlisting thousands of submitted entries, the nominees list for the 12th edition of Nigeria’s biggest and most prestigious music award show, The Headies, is finally out.

Music 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 3 Nominations respectively.

This year, the organizers 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 recognize the efforts of brands that have supported the entertainment industry for the past 3 years.

Olamide has won the most number of Headies awards (10), closely followed by TuBaba (7), Wizkid (6), Davido (4) and Clarence Peters (4).The Nominees’ party for the 12th edition of The Headies holds 29th of April in Abuja while the main event is scheduled for 5th of May 2018 at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.