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Netizens React As Headies Snub Wizkid First Time In 12 Years

For the first time since 2011, the famous afrobeat superstar singer,  Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has been snubbed by the 16th edition of the headies award 2023.

New Telegraph had on Wednesday reported that the organizers of the annual event announced the names of nominees for 2023 award and checks from our correspondent shows that Wizkid bagged no nomination this year.

But the likes of Burna Boy, Rema, Oxlade, Davido, Asake, Odumodublvck, Spyro, Bnxn and many others were nominated in different categories for the upcoming event except Wizkid.


Although Wizkid had the highest number of awards from the organizers, with a total number of 20 Headies awards over the years of his booming music career, despite not being nominated for this year award.

With the recent development on the Headies awards, fans and music lovers all over Nigeria have dropped their take on the controversy trailing the organizers of the event.

Reactions trailing Wizkid snub at 2023 Headies Awards;

Hermzerh4 said: “No doubt Wiz is a flop in recent time.. man keep increasing at a decreasing rate”

Tr0ubleXela opined: “Normally ‘More Gba Less Hits’ no suppose get any nominations, that album too flop, reason why he’s struggling to sell out Tottenham stadium”

justtruth001 stated: “his career is coming to an end. sad to see tbh.”

MideRaphael penned: “If na you drop stinker album and stinker feature dem go nominate you?”

YoRhage wrote: “He’s basically carried by FANBASE now, Let’s be honest, his music is on a decline. Wizkid wasn’t putting in work on his artistry tbh, since EME, it’s like he was fine with the level of music he makes so he just keeps recycling the same thing. We know Wiz for the beginning”

SundayAmaechi17 said: “Man fell down so badly good luck on your next project, you still our own nor matter what. Thanks burna boy for carrying Afrobeat all this while.”

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