With the official release of the nominees’ list for the 2015 edition of the Hip-Hop World Awards or ‘The Headies’ as it is popularly called, Nigeria’s leading record label; YBNL Nation emerged tops on the list with a cumulative eleven nominations going to acts under the label.
Label boss Olamide led the pack with seven nominations, Lil’ Kesh got two, Adekunle Gold was nominated once while their producer; Young John also got one nomination.
While Olamide got nominations for Best Pop Single with ‘Bobo’, Best Rap Album with ‘Street OT’, Best Street Hop with ‘Bobo’, Album of the Year with ‘Street OT’, Artiste of the Year, and Song of the Year with ‘Bobo’, another YBNL star; Lil’ Kesh had his nominations in the ‘Next Rated’ category and also Best Collabo category with ‘Shoki’ remix featuring Olamide.
Also on the list is Adekunle Gold in the Best Alternative Song category with the hit song;‘Sade’, and ace Producer, Young John also made the cut with a nomination for Producer of the Year with Olamide’s ‘Bobo’.
For collaborations however, Olamide is also nominated alongside Reminisce for Best Collabo with ‘Local Rapper’ and Lil Kesh’s ‘Shoki’ remix in the same category.
With this development, YBNL boss; Olamide tops the Headies nominationslist with a total of eight nominations.