Nigerian Music stars dominate Headies Award nominations


Nigerian music stars including; Burna Boy, Teni, Adekunle Gold, Rema, are among top nominees for the 2019 Headies Award.

Rema, Burna Boy, Joeboy and Fireboy will also battle for the viewers choice award this year, alongside song of the year category.

The organisers of the Headies-also called the Hip Hop World Awards, released the list of the 13th music award nominees with the theme ‘The Power of A Dream’.

Last year, rap star Olamide, had the highest number of nominations (10). He was closely followed by Tuface (7), Wizkid (6), Davido (4), and Clarence Peters (4).

The organisers said the names were shotlisted from thousands of entries submitted in the year under review (January 2018 – June 2019).