The Headies Academy has released the nomination list for the 2023 Rookie of the Year in the early hours of Tuesday.
The list features fast-rising rapper Odumodu Blvck who has had an impressive 2023. Other artists on the list include Bloody Civilian who featured in the ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’, Mavin Records’ fast-rising star Bayyani, Singer and Tik Tok sensation Guchi, Eltee Skillz who scored a smash hit with his 2022 record ‘ODG’, and fast-rising act Khaid.
The six artists will be competing in a voting category for the Rookie of the Year who has had a successful year musically, with the absence of an album in the year under review.
The winner will be succeeding Fave who won the 2022 Headies award for Rookie of the Year at the ceremony held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.
Since its inception in 2006, the Headies has played a prominent role in the documentation of the strides recorded in the Nigerian music industry through its award which has now become the biggest prize in Nigerian music.