‘Headies’ Music Awards 2014 opens for entries

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LAGOS – 2014 edition of “ Headies Awards”, has opened for entries to materials released between July 2013 and June 2014.

organisers, Smooth Promotions, which made disclosure Lagos on Tuesday, said entry commenced on July 22 and would close on Aug. 30.

Chief Executive of Smooth Promotions, Mr Ayo Animashaun, said awards which was its ninth year would continue to maintain its high standards.

He said that artists had contributed their quota to the nation’s growth and deserved to be recognised and rewarded.

“There is no better way to reward these deserving artists where they are not only appreciated by their country but also celebrated on a aligned with international brands.


“The honour of receiving this prestigious award their country, that is recognised on an international level, is of the many things Smooth Promotions aims to achieve with this year’s awards,’’ he said.

He added that there would be a new category, “Best Alternative Song’’ and that the live premiere of “The Headies’’ would hold on Oct. 25.

The Headies since its inception in 2006, has recognised the distinguished achievements of artists and entertainers in various categories.

These include Rap, RnB, Dancehall and Alternative , making it of the biggest events in Nigeria’s calendar.

The Headies which was previously known as the Hip Hop World Awards, has recognised some of the biggest artists, including D’banj, P-Square, Dr Sid, Wande Coal and Wizkid. (NAN)