Last year's Headies awards remained in the news for a long time even after everyone took their bows. The ceremony and the events that took place continued to trend for several reasons, one reason that stood out however was the clash of two record label bosses who believed their nominated star deserved the Next Rated crown.
Not only because it is the only award that comes with a brand new car as gift but also, it is an award that reveals the artiste to the world. The Next Rated award is about the most coveted in the industry among fast rising stars.
We all know it is difficult to make choices where extremely talented people are involved.
The nominees for 2016 Headies in the Next Rated category are 5 multi talented fast rising super stars who have already made names in the entertainment industry.
The nominees are:
- Ycee: the Jagaban and Omo Alhaji crooner, a prominent rapper and songwriter.
- Aramide the Afro Soul entertainer who already has an album under her belt.
- Tekno a songwriter, producer, performer and dancer popular for his Pana single.
- Humblesmith: who was shot into limelight after the release of his single Osinachi featuring Phyno and more recently Davido
- Mr Eazi: A Ghana based Nigerian singer popular for his single Leg Over.