This year's Hip Hop World Awards (The Headies) will hold at the New Expo Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites In Lagos on Saturday, October 22, 2011. It is going to be hosted by the stunning Rita Dominic & eLDee The Don.
Organizers of the Annual Urban music awards The Headies (Hip Hop World Awards) have revealed the first set of artistes who will be thrilling guests and delivering series of remarkable performances at the upcoming event.
Fast rising female sensation Tiwa Savage and Coded Tunes act Olamide are the first set of artistes booked to perform at this yearâs show while Chocolate Cityâs Ice Prince and Brymo will be performing one of Nigeriaâs favorite songs âOlekuâ on their first Hip hop world Awards debut. MI and Flavor will also make their mark as MI makes an appearance on the Headies stage for the second time, after an exciting performance at the 2009 edition held in Abuja.
Smooth R&B Powerhouse Banky W has always brought a new dimension to stage craft. In 2008, he performed at the 3rd edition of Hip hop world Awards held at Planet One Maryland Lagos. In 2009, he made another appearance at the International Conference Centre Abuja where he opened the show and thrilled attendees as he performed âStrong Tinâ. This year, he will be joined on stage by Sound Sultan as they perform fans favorite âVery Good Bad Guy.Sound Sultan and Flavor will also perform smashing hit single âOroboâ.
Bringing rap and R&B sound to The Headies stage is former beauty queen Muna and talented singer Waje, the duo have enjoyed an amazing 2011 receiving massive airplay for âSo Inspiredâ.
Mo Hits recordâs Dr Sid is one of the biggest acts in the country right now, known for hit tracks like âSomething about youâ, âPop somethingâ, âBamijoâ and âOver the moonâ. It is likely that Sidney Esiri and Omawumi will be the only acts who would not follow this yearâs collaboration theme.
The awards ceremony known for its innovative and trail blazing concepts started in 2006, and fast became one of the top events in Nigeriaâs annual music calendar. Organizers have single-handedly revolutionized the approach and manner awards are organized and structured in the country.
Ayo Animashaun who started the awards in 2006 said âThese are artistes we are all familiar with. Their involvement with the Headies will guarantee one thing!. This yearâs edition will be the best and exciting so far!â
The awards celebrate contemporary genres and personalities loved by the youths and young adults all over the country including Rap, R&B, pop and other genres urging Nigerian musicians to âStandout, Surpass, Break from the norm.
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