The next rated category has been the most out-looked category in the Headies award. this category is meant for the young artist who just had a major breakthrough in the Nigerian music industry.
Having produced previous winners such as Asa, Wande Coal, Wizkid, Davido, Patoranking, Reekado Banks, Mr Eazi, Myourkun, and Rema, winners of this category are expected to become highly successful in the music industry.
The headies awards nominees list is compiled from music works released between July 2019 and September 2020. This year next rated nominees are Oxlade, Tems, Bella Shmurda, and Omah Lay.
Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman popularly known as Oxlade was born April 22 1997 in Lagos state Nigeria. Oxlade started to sing at the age of 10 according to him he has been pursuing his music career from secondary days even when his father wasn’t in support of this at first.
His album OXYGENE was released this year which was a big hit and he has been nominated for the headies award.
- BELLEH SHMURDA
Belleh Shmurda is a Nigerian fast-growing music star and a songwriter, he rose to fame when he remixed his song vision 2020 with Olamide.
His song Cashapp has been a massive hit this year and he has been nominated for the headies award.
- OMAH LAY
Stanley Omah Didia popularly known as Omah Lay is 23years old. he is a songwriter and singer. he was born in the city of port Harcourt.
According to the singer, he started his music career at the age of 15 when he was a producer for a very long time before he started singing again.
Omah Lay style of music is a fusion of Burna boy mixing with the Wizkid vibe in one voice. he calls his style Afro-fusion.
His sigless on HELLO BROTHER and DON NOT DISTURB which was released in the year 2019 started his emergence into the music scene but got everybody’s attention with YOU and BAD INFLUENCE which was off his debut EP GET LAYD.
He has just been nominated for the Headies award as next rated, do you think he is capable of winning?
Tems, whose full name is Temilade Openiyi, is a Nigerian R&B singer, songwriter, and record producer.
she was born on 11 June 1995 (age 25 years) in Lagos. she studies at Dowen college, Tems began her music career at age 20 years old. Her first single ” Mr. Agitator” was generally welcomed and had appreciated gigantic airplay. as a youngster, Tems adored Beyonce and Destiney’s child, she felt fretfulness and powerfulness and a powerful urge to sing.
Her album for broken ers was a beautiful one this year and she has been nominated for the headies award next rated, do you see her as the winner?
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