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2022 HEADIES Awards to hold in Atlanta, U.S.A

Organizers of Nigeria’s biggest music award show, The Headies, have announced that the 15th edition of the event will hold in the United States of America.

The award show in past years had been staged in Lagos, Nigeria. However, the organizers took Nigerians by huge surprise when a new location outside the country was revealed.

The anticipated award show, 2022 Headies Awards, themed “Join The Movement”, is scheduled to hold at the COBB Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, USA, on Saturday, July 2, 2022.

They also announced the introduction of new categories, including talent managers and Africa Award, grand showcase of African fashion, and the Headies conference and music festival.

This year, a new category celebrating music executives will also be included in the Headies.

The categories of the award include Headies Hall of Fame, Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year, Viewer’s Choice, Album of the Year, African Artiste Recognition, Special Recognition Award, Music Executive of the Year, Song of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Next Rated.

Other categories are; Artiste of the Year, Recording of the Year, Best Street Hop Artiste, Best Alternative Song, Lyricist on the Roll, Producer of the Year, Best Rap Album, and Best R&B Album.

Others are; Best Collaboration, Best Rap Single, Best African Collaboration, Best International Collaboration, African Artiste of the Year, and International Artiste of the year.

This marks the first time that the Headies Award, formerly known as the Hip Hop World Awards, will hold outside Nigeria since its inception in 2006.

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