Organizers of the annual urbane music awards, The Headies during the week, unveiled the artists who will be thrilling guests at the upcoming event.
The awards holds at the New Expo Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos on Saturday, October 22, 2011.
Olamide, MI, Flavour, Ice Prince, Brymo, Waje, Muna, Tiwa Savage, Ice prince, Omawumi and Dr Sid are the first set of performers to be announced for this year’s edition.
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 “Strong Tin”. This year, he will be joined on stage by Sound Sultan as they perform fans favorite “Very Good Bad Guy”.
That’s not all! Lyricist Sound Sultan and Flavor will also perform smashing hit single “Orobo” at the Headies 2011.
“These are artistes we are all familiar with. Their involvement with the Headies will guarantee one thing! – This year’s edition will be the best and exciting so far!” Ayo Animashaun who started the awards in 2006 says.
Bringing rap and R&B sound to The Headies stage is former beauty queen Muna and talented singer Waje. The duo has enjoyed an amazing 2011, receiving massive airplay for “So Inspired”.
Mo hits record’s Dr Sid is one of the biggest acts in the country right now. Known for hit tracks like “Something about you”, “Pop something”, “Bamijo” and “Over the moon”. It is likely that Sidney Esiri and Omawumi will be the only acts who would not follow this year’s collaboration theme.
The awards ceremony known for its innovative and trailblazing concepts started in 2006, and celebrates contemporary genres and personalities loved by the youths and young adults all over the country including Rap, R&B, pop and other genres.