Nigerian superstars, Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid, and Olamide, have been nominated in the best male Artiste category in the 15th Headies Awards list.

The big four, as they are collectively referred to, are joined on the nomination list by other artists whose music stood out in the year in view.⁣

The Headies awards founder and Executive Producer, Ayo Animashaun, on Tuesday, 1st  March, 2022,  announced that the 2022 Headies will be leaving the shores of Nigeria. The 15th installment of the biggest prize in Nigerian music is set to hold on 4th September 2022 in Atlanta Georgia. The announcement sparked debate and reignited interest in what is likely to be the most keenly contested Headies award yet.⁣

On Sunday, 22nd May 2022, Animashaun announced via his private Twitter account that the nomination list for the 2022 Headies award will be revealed on Tuesday, 24th May 2022. The announcement had fans guessing which of the numerous materials released in the year in view will make the nomination list.⁣

Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Olamide have all scored nominations at the 2022 Headies Awards. Their nominations shouldn’t come as a surprise to music fans as they all released materials in the year in view and enjoyed wide success.

Flavour and Adekunle Gold are also part of the nominees.⁣

Story: Asma’u Sani