Fans of Nigerian singer Wizkid are reacting online after he was not nominated for a Headies Award, despite releasing an album in 2023. Some speculate that Wizkid willingly did not submit his album for nomination, while others believe it was snubbed because it was considered a mid-album with low quality. This marks the first time Wizkid has not been nominated for a Headies Award, although he is the most-awarded artist in the award show’s history. Wizkid has yet to comment on the situation as the controversy continues to unfold on social media.
Online reactions have been sparked by the latest Headies Award nominations that took place on July 11, 2023.
The Headies Award Board nominated Burna Boy and Davido for their incredible 2023 albums, but snubbed Wizkid’s ‘More love less Ego’.
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His fans were not happy about this and speculated that the Nigerian Afrobeat Giant deliberately didn’t submit his album for a possible nomination, giving room for the new generation to shine.
Other sources revealed that the ‘Caro’ crooner did submit his album but was snubbed due to its perceived low quality as it was considered a mid-album deserving no recognition.
This is the first time the Nigerian music mogul failed to secure a nomination in any category at the Headies Annual Music Awards. However, he is still the most-awarded artist in Headies Award history with 20 plaques.
In the midst of the controversy, Wizkid has yet to comment as the saga continues to unfold on social media.