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Headies denies rejecting Wizkid’s ‘More Love, Less Ego’ nominee application



Organisers of the Headies Awards, have debunked rumours that Nigerian superstar singer, Wizkid submitted his latest album, ‘More Love, Less Ego’, for the 16th Headies’ nominations but got declined.

Ayo Animashaun, the CEO of Smooth Promotions, issued the clarification following a viral post suggesting that he turned down Wizzy’s application.

Headies unveiled the nominees for the prestigious award show on Wednesday, with Burna Boy having the most nominations which amounted to 11.

However, Wizkid was missing from the nominees’ list and this sparked reactions on social media with people expressing disappointment.

A Twitter user @DerrickBugatti shared a screenshot of an alleged Instastory post by Animashau, where the CEO allegedly exaplained that Wizkid submitted his album for nomination..

“To everyone complaining, Wizkid’s MLLE album was actually submitted to Headies but got declined because we are not accepting just anything, maybe he should work hard for next year!” the Instastory post read.

In reaction through his verified Instagram page, the Smooth Promotions boss, dismissed the viral report credited to him , adding that it was photoshoped.

Sharing a screenshot of the post, Animashaun wrote; “This is malicious! It’s photoshop. Fake! Not me.”

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