Amidst the unsatisfactory gesture from Industry top names, critics and fans alike regarding their nominees list released few weeks back, The Headies Organizers have went on to announce the award night venue and the host for the night.
According to their unveiling, the award will be anchored by one of the industry A-list name, a comic rapper, comedian, actor and Lawyer (by profession), Folarin Falana, known better by his stage name Falz (the Bahd Guy). Assisting him will be another top name in the industry, but the movie side - Nollywood - actress by name Adesua Etomi.
The organizers made the announcement on their official instagram page (shown below):
This two will get the 11th edition of the Headies Award show rocking at the usual venue of Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.
Falz and Adesua Etomi, will go on to join past celebrity pairs like D’banj and Tana Adelana in 2007, Basketmouth and Dakore Egbuson in 2008, Banky W and Kemi Adetiba in 2009, Rita Dominic and Eldee in 2011, MI Abaga and Omawumi in 2012, Tiwa Savage and Dr Sid in 2013, Basket Mouth and Toke Makinwa in 2014 and Bovi and Kaffy in 2015, who have had the honour of hosting The Headies since inception.
On the announcement, an elated Adesua Etomi had this to say:
"Having to host Nigeria’s biggest music award show is a big deal in itself. I’m humbled and excited to have been chosen to do this. And I get to host with Falz. How exciting is that?"
Falz, on the other hand, got pretty words to say regarding the privilege given to him by the Organizers to anchor such a prestigious award night:
"Apart from being nominated for 5 awards, which is huge, I will be hosting the show alongside the beautiful Adesua Etomi! I can’t express how I feel at the moment. The show will be so mush hemoshional! I can’t wait!"
Rewarding the excellence and ingenuity in Nigerian music, The Headies 2016 promises to be even bigger and better than ever this year. Speaking on the upcoming show, CEO Smooth Promotions, Ayo Animashaun stated that - "The Headies every year rewards originality and this year will not be an exception. The last edition was greeted with an overwhelming applaud and the upcoming edition will stand strong on the premise of credibility, trust and reward."
The classic annual gala will feature spectacular performances from some of Nigeria’s biggest acts.
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