The Headies Award Is Coming Back Home!

The Headies Awards, after successfully hosting the 2022 and 2023 editions in the United States is now ready to return to its roots in Nigeria for its upcoming edition. This decision was made in response to the overwhelming desire to bring the award show back to its home country.

Established in 2006 by the Hip Hop World Magazine of Nigeria, the Headies Awards aims to recognize and celebrate outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry. Each year, the ceremony showcases breathtaking performances by both established and promising artists.

The 16th edition of the Headies Awards took place at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, U.S. It featured an impressive lineup of Nigeria’s top artists and prominent personalities from the music and entertainment industry.

In an exciting announcement on their official Instagram page, the Headies expressed their pride in the global success of Afrobeats music. They acknowledged how the genre has transcended borders, accumulating billions of streams, dominating international charts, and becoming the soundtrack to countless online videos. African collaborations have also achieved remarkable success, with our stars selling out the biggest arenas worldwide.

The Headies Awards has always been at the forefront of recognizing and celebrating Nigerian music talents even before they conquered the world stage. They understand the significance of spreading the good news of great music to new frontiers. Hence, the 2022 and 2023 editions were held in the United States, allowing the world to witness the brilliance of our global stars and future talents.

Now, in 2024, the Headies Awards is bringing the world back home. They are returning to the place that birthed the captivating sound that has compelled everyone to hit the dancefloor, launched viral videos, and placed our continent at the heart of global pop culture. It’s a homecoming celebration that promises to be unforgettable.