Since receiving the exciting news of The 15th Annual Headies Awards Show coming to America this year, the world’s most prestigious Nigerian/Pan African awards show has decided to launch three (3) new categories, including International Artist of the Year, Best Inspirational Single, and Digital Artist of the Year. This year’s list of nominees include Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, and Nas.
This latest amendment is birthed from critical discussions with key music and creative industry stakeholders to include certain sectors of the Entertainment industry in order to ensure an holistic and well-rounded celebration of deserving music industry talents, and the categories are:
INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
A voting award category for a non-African artist or group with the most outstanding achievement and impact on Afrobeats.
- Chris Brown
- Ed Sheeran
- Justin Bieber
BEST INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE
A voting award category for the best inspirational single in year under review (by an individual or group).
- Cultural Praise vol 1 – Kcee & Okwesili Eze Group
- Everything (Amen) – Timi Dakolo
- Jehovah Overdo – Chidinma
- Onyedikagi – Mercy Chinwo featuring Glowrie
- Yah – Dunsin Oyekan
- You Are Mighty/Olorun Agbaye – Nathaniel Bassey featuring Oba & Chandler Moore
DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
A voting award category for an individual Nigerian artiste or group with the most outstanding achievement and impact digitally in the year under review.
- Burna Boy
For more information on this year’s Headies Awards, visit theheadies.com.