Fireboy, Burna Boy, Davido Lead 2020 Headies Nominations
Fireboy, Burna Boy, Davido and Wizkid were among the list of nominees for the 14th edition of The Headies, Nigeria’s prestigious music award show.
The organisers of the event, which recognises and celebrates outstanding achievements in the country’s music industry, released the list covering twenty-one categories on Friday.
According to the awarding body, the year in review is for all works released from July 2019 to September 2020. ‘Songwriter of the Year’, a new award category was added.
FireBoy, a YBNL records-signed artist, clinched eight nominations including for categories like ‘Album of the Year’, ‘Headies Viewers Choice’ and ‘Songwriter of the Year’.
Burna Boy followed closely with seven nominations while Davido and Wizkid had six and five nominations respectively.
Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Mayorkun, and Tiwa Savage are to compete for the ‘Artist of the Year’ category while ‘Next Rated’ category includes Tems, Omah Lay, Oxlade, and Bella Shmurda.