THE 15TH ANNUAL HEADIES: BIG ANNOUNCEMENT
"Since ages past, the sound of music has ran through times: seasons and culture, the culture in African music has closely knitted over 250,000+ diverse ethnics groups in Nigeria to one harmony -AFROBEATS! But there was a problem, The sweet sound of FUJI, The JUJU of ROCK and The uplifting tempo of HIGHLIFE eralded by warriors of heritage was void of global accolades. Consequently, the need to add spice to African music arose; this birthed the glamorous award or International standard -THE HEADIES represented futurism for new, bodying and existence talents in the Nigerian Music industry.
The HEADIES with the sponsor of other cooperates in Nigeria,motivated and inspired music enthusiast to step into the new light that shone on the nooks and cranny of Afrobeats once covered in International oblivion."
In fourteen years, the nation's most prestigious music night has been hosted in cities across Nigeria and now ..HEADIES is taking the glory of Afrobeats culture to the musical capital of the world.
As paradise of urban culture and the most followed music TV network covering 44 countries -SMOOTH PROMOTIONS gleefully presents: The 15th ANNUAL HEADIES AWARDS Night with the theme: JOIN THE MOVEMENT!
It's time to move up the ladder and show the world -we are on top!
Welcome to HEADIES, Live in the city of ATLANTA.
The HEADIES is back!
On the 1st of March, A press conference called THE INTRODUCTION OF THE 15TH HEADIES, held at THE EKO HOTEL OF SUITES VICTORIA AND SLAND LAGOS. The event was well attended by musical artistes, industrial moguls, sponsors and well wishers. Such as; DBANJ, BANKY W, BUJU, KAFFY, BOVI, OKEY BAKASI, DAYO ADENEYE, DEE ONE, KENNY OGUNBE, BABA KEKE, OBI ASIKA, BRODA SHAGGI, YINKA ADEBAYO, STEPHEN IBELLI, DEBOLA WILLIAMS and many more esteems. AYO ANIMASHAUN made the big announcements.
Theme for this year is: JOIN THE MOVEMENT #jointhemovement
The 15th HEADIES is calling on everyone to join the movement and the rest of Africa to showcase the best of African music to the rest of the world.
Visit www.theheadies.com to submit all music works released within the year in review. From October 2020 to December 2021, this way every submission will stand a chance to be nominated in the 32 Award Categories at NIGERIA’s and AFRICA’s most consistent and prestigious music awards on the world’s entertainment stage. Entries closes on the 8th of April 2022!
To begin the journey of the 15th HEADIES, a music talent hunt is introduced and a star will be discovered through the show that will be called “MIC HUNT” where unseen talents will be through searched for and scrutinized within the 36 states of the country and the standing music act will be crowned winner.
KAFFY and her crew performed at the conference.
The 15th Annual HEADIES as added to it’s award categories. The new categories are:
1) Music Executive Of The Year.
2) Best Afrobeat Pop Single (Nigeria).
3) Best Afrobeat Pop Album (Nigeria).
4) Best African Collaboration.
5) Best International Collaboration.
6) African Artiste Of The Year.
7) International Artiste Of The Year.
The once 25 categories is now 35.
The winner of the NEXT RATED Category (Nigeria) is receiving a BENTLEY BENTAYGA. (Wande Coal was the first ever NEXT RATED winner!)
NANCY ISIME and BOVI will host the 15th Annual Headies.