When The Headies brings the best in Afrobeats and African music and culture to the States on September 4th, it will do so with the help of Emmy Award-nominated actor and host, Anthony Anderson, and Nigerian American actress and co-host, Osas Ighodaro. This A-list trio of dynamic talents will lead the proceedings at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA at 5 PM ET.
The star-studded lineup of performers, includes Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, FireBoyDML, Adekunle Gold, Davido, Flavour, Kcee, Buju, Lojay, Goya Menor, Cohbams, 2Baba, Joeboy, Rugier, Olamide, Asake and more to be announced.
The Headies is the most prestigious Nigerian/Pan African award show, celebrating the best in Afrobeats, African music, and culture with the sounds of north, south, east, and west Africa. This year, the award show boasts three new international categories including Artist of the Year, Best Inspiration Single, and Digital Artist of the Year. Included among the nominees are American artists whose collaborations and contributions highlight African music such as Beyonce, Drake, Nas, and Chris Brown.
The nominees for The International Artist of the Year category, the voting award category for non-African artist(s) or group(s) with the most outstanding achievements and impact on Afrobeats, are Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Justin Beiber, and Nas.
A full list of nominees can be found HERE.
For more details on the 15th annual Headies Awards, please visit https://theheadies.com/.