The Headies is one of the most controversial award ceremonies in the Nigerian music industry. The prestigious award organized by the popular Hip TV channel recently released a full nominees list for her 12th edition which will take place at the Eko Convention Center on the 5th of May 2018.
As expected, all eyes have focused keenly on the Next Rated award category, with many wondering who will emerge as the winner of the highly coveted title.
The nominees for the Next Rated category include; British-born Nigerian producer and recording artiste, Maleek Berry, DMW flagship act, Mayorkun, Choc City’s Dice Ailes, Mavin Records alternative producer-artiste, Johnny Drille and Eastern rap sensation, Zoro.
Maleek Berry was a shock winner at the Soundcity MVP Award Festival having won in the Best New Artist category, defeating Mayorkun, Dice Ailes and Small Doctor.
With all the attention on Maleek Berry and Mayorkun, the question strumming on the lips of everyone now is; who will win this year’s Next Rated award?