ICYMI: 2019 Headies Awards, Davido’s Son, Legwork

October 21, 2019

In case you went under the rock this weekend then you MISSED. There was a lot of excitement for our Nigerian superstar musicians and the spotlight was on them, big time.

From the much anticipated Headies award, to the birth of Davido’s son, Naira Marley’s legwork and his subtle shade at the organizers of the Headies, here’s what you might have missed:

The Headies Award:

Teni , Falz, Burna Boy, Johnny Drille, Rema and others had big wins at the 13th edition of the Headies Award, which held on Saturday at the Eko Conventional Centre, Lagos.

Emerging as the biggest winner this year, Teni snagged four awards, which include; Best Recording of the Year, Best Pop Single,  Best Vocal Performance and the Viewers Choice Awards.

Meanwhile other winners included; Barry Jhay (Rookie Artiste of the Year), Wurld (Best Vocal Performance. Male), ChinkoEkun (Best Street Hip-Hop Artiste), Falz (Best Rap Single, Best Rap Album, Album of the Year), Johnny Drille (Best Alternative Song), AQ (Lyricist on the Roll), Burna Boy & Zlatan (Best Collabo), Yemi Alade (Best Performer), Seyi Shay & Runtown (Best R&B Single), Mayorkun (Best R&B Album, Hip Hop World Revelation), Clarence Peters (Best Music Video), Killertunes (Producer of the Year), Burna Boy (Artiste of the Year, Song of the Year)

Davido Jr is Here!

Nigerian musician, Davido couldn’t contain his joy at finally holding his son in his arms. He took to Twitter to share the good news with his fans, while announcing the birth of his first son, named, David Adedeji Ifeanyi Adeleke Jr I.

David Jr is Davido’s third child and his first child with his fiancee, Chioma. Meanwhile, hours after his birth, about 200 fake Instagram accounts have been created in his name.

Naira Mairley Throws Shade at The Headies Award:

One of the highlights of Wizkid’s Starboy Fest in the 02 Arena, London was Naira Marley’s display of his major legwork skills.

Afterwards, he tweeted that, “legwork is bigger than Headies 2019”. Considering that Naira Marley is a close friend of Zlatan, who sang Zanku (which the legwork dance originated from), that statement was most likely a shade from the Soapy crooner to the Headies for giving Rema the Next Rated award instead of Zlatan.

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