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Entertainment of Wednesday, 15 June 2022


Headies Academy announces 3 additional categories for the forthcoming awards

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The Headies Academy has announced the addition of three new categories to the forthcoming awards in 2022.

"In the spirit of inclusivity, The Headies Awards adds three (3) new nomination categories to its forthcoming 15th edition," the post read on its official Instagram account on Tuesday, June 14.

The Academy revealed that the decision to add the extra three categories was inspired by the need for inclusiveness.

"This latest amendment is birthed from critical discussions with key music and creative industry stakeholders to include certain sectors of the Entertainment industry in order to ensure a holistic and well-rounded celebration of deserving music industry talents," the post further read revealing the intention behind the decision.

The Academy will announce the three new categories in the coming weeks while it failed to reveal the areas of the industry that will get the nomination.

The nomination list for the 2022 Headies Awards was announced on 24 May, 2022 and the three additional categories will expand the awards to 38 categories.

The award is set to hold on Sunday 4th September 2022 in Atlanta, United States.