All is now set for The Headies Awards 2012 where several top Nigerian acts are competing for various categories of fame. Among the nominees are D’Banj, Psquare, Sarkodie, Wizkid, 2face as well as hit-makers Davido, Ice Prince, Naeto C and Iyanya. Organisers say it is a big day that Lagosians should brace for a world class event, “befitting of our home made super stars.”
The awards will hold on Saturday October 20 2012 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The pre-event activities, comprising Veterans Night and a special CSR project, Help The Children, are part of an exciting line up of events leading to the much-anticipated2012 edition ofThe Headies.
Says the Chief Executive Officer of Hip Hop World and executive producer of The Headies Awards, Ayo Animasahun, “The Headies is not only about rewarding deserving artistes, it has also been responsive to our society in many ways. One new way it intends to do so this year is through a Corporate social responsibility project tagged Help The Children, which aims to bring succour to the less privileged Nigerian children who are suffering from a prevalence of unclean water, low food supplies and diseases such as malaria, pneumonia, measles, whooping cough, tetanus and tuberculosis
To be honoured during the Veterans Night include Ken Caleb Olumese, Tony Okoroji, Daniel Wilson, Oritz Wiliki and Chris Okotie.
Other veterans to be honoured include Daddy Fresh, Stella Monye, Baba Fryo, Edi Lawani, Easy K, Pretty, Fellyx, Alex Zitto, Edmund Spice, and Ras Kimono.
Majek Fashek , Mandators, Edna Ogoli, Bongos Ikwe, Onyeka Onwenu, KWAM 1, Mike Okri and Blackky are also amongst the proud veterans.
Meanwhile, A-List crowd pleasers scheduled to perform on Saturday at The Headies include Grammy nominee Femi Kuti , Bez, Timi Dakolo and Styl Plus.Others are Praiz, Chuddy K, Davido, Eva Alordiah and Brymo.