The organizer’s of the Headies 2018 Award, Smooth Promotions, have made an update to the nominees list for this year’s award ceremony. In a statement released today, they revealed that some nominations were withdrawn and changes were made in some categories.
The statement reads :
”The Headies secretariat officially write to correct the following nominations which were given in error and are corrected as follows:
”Virtuous Woman’‘ by Flavour was produced by Cobhams not Mastakraft and Selebobo produced ”Rara”, not Tekno.
”Tonight” by Nonso Amadi was removed from ‘Best RnB Single’ and ‘Best Vocal Performance (Male)’ categories because it was released before the period under review.
Mastakraft‘s nomination for Best Producer is ”Yawa” and ”Augment”, while Cobhams is nominated for ”Butterflies” and ”Virtuous Woman”.
The 12th edition of The Headies will hold on May 5, 2018 at Eko Hotel & Suites while the nominees party will happen in Abuja on April 28, 2018.
Nigerian pop superstar Davido leads with six nominations. Singer Simi, Wizkid and rapper Olamide follow with five nominations each.
New categories like The Viewer’s Choice Award, Best Performer category and a special category to recognise the efforts of brands that have supported the entertainment industry for the past 3 years have also been introduced.