Mila Yakubu | Abuja
The 2015 edition of the Headies award is inching closer and organisers have unveiled the list of nominees contending for the various categories.
Among artistes who emerged with the most nominations are Wizkid, Olamide and Praiz who have received six nominations while Yemi Alade, Cobhams have been nominated in five categories.
Other nominees include PSquare, Korede Bello, Bez, Timi Dakolo, Asa, Reminisce, Mr 2Kay, Seyi Shay, Cynthia Morgan among many others.
Contending for the artiste of the year category, regarded as the most critical category of the awards, are Olamide, David O, Wizkid, Yemi Alade and P-Square
The Next Rated Category, dedicated to the most promising upcoming act in the year under review has Reekado Bankz, Kiss Daniel, Cynthia Morgan, Korede Bello and Lil’ Kesh while the Best Recording Of The Year, a non-voting category for the best single recording by an artiste or group in the year under review has Ojuelegba (Wizkid), Eyo (Asa), Wish Me Well (Timi Dakolo), There’s A Fire (Bez) and Do the right Thing (Cobhams) in contention.
According to the organisers, this year’s nomination is based on the period in review, July 2014 and June 2015.