The award ceremony for the Headies Awards, which was supposed to take place at the Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta, US, has a new date, according to the organizers.
The event, which was originally scheduled for July 2nd, 2022, has been moved to September 4th, 2022, at the same venue in the US.
Three additional categories have also been added to the list of awards to be given out at the event, according to the event’s organizers.
The inclusion of these categories was motivated by a desire to foster inclusivity, according to the Headies’ organizers. The Best Inspirational Single, International Artist of the Year, and Digital Artist of the Year are the three new categories.
In an announcement posted on the award’s website, the organizers verified the new date and categories.
IN THE SPIRIT OF INCLUSIVITY, THE HEADIES AWARDS ADDS THREE (3) NEW NOMINATION CATEGORIES TO ITS FORTHCOMING 15TH EDITION.
THIS LATEST AMENDMENT IS BIRTHED FROM CRITICAL DISCUSSIONS WITH KEY MUSIC AND CREATIVE INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN SECTORS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY IN ORDER TO ENSURE AN HOLISTIC AND WELL-ROUNDED CELEBRATION OF DESERVING MUSIC INDUSTRY TALENTS.
The Nominees in these categories include:
INTERNATIONAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
BEST INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE
Cultural Praise vol 1 – Kcee & Okwesili Eze Group
Everything (Amen) – Timi Dakolo
Jehovah Overdo – Chidinma
Onyedikagi – Mercy Chinwo featuring Glowrie
Yah – Dunsin Oyekan
You Are Mighty/Olorun Agbaye – Nathaniel Bassey featuring Oba & Chandler Moore
DIGITAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR