By Tambaya Julius, Abuja
Nigeria’s premier talent management company, The Plug, has emerged as a dominant force in the list of nominees for the 16th edition of the Headies Awards.
The culture advisory company confirmed this following the announcement of nominations by the award organizers on Wednesday.
Davido Leads the Pack
Leading the pack from The Plug’s impressive roster is Afrobeats heavyweight Davido, who secured five nominations.
He received two nominations each for his songs ‘Stand Strong’ and his feature on ‘Electricity.’
The multi-talented superstar, currently embarking on a tour, also earned a nomination for his latest album, ‘Timeless,’ in the prestigious Best Album category.
Victony’s Rising Star
Rising star Victony, who recently released two captivating singles, ‘My Darling’ and ‘Angelus,’ garnered four nominations.
His track ‘Soweto’ received nods in the ‘Best Recording of the Year’ and ‘Viewers Choice’ categories.
Additionally, Victony is vying for the ‘Album of the Year’ and highly coveted ‘Next Rated’ awards, where he will face fierce competition from other talented artists.
Other Notable Nominees
The Plug’s influence extends beyond Nigeria, as internationally acclaimed afro-fusion sensation Ckay has been nominated in the ‘Best R&B Single’ category for his hit track ‘MMADU.’ South African sensation Focalistic has received a nomination for ‘Best Southern African Artiste of the Year,’ while Alte music trailblazer BOJ secured nominations for ‘Best Alternative Song’ and ‘Best Alternative Album.’