The 14th Edition of the biggest Award show in Nigeria, Headies which took place on the 21st of February has left some viewers with a sour taste over some of its winners.
One of the categories that is deeply debated on Twitter is the ‘Album of the Year’ category which was won by Fireboy DML with his 2020 album, “Apollo‘.
The album was nominated in the category alongside Burna Boy’s “African Giant“, Adekunle Gold‘s “Afropop Vol 1″, Chike‘s “Boo of The Booless“, Brymo‘s “yellow“.
While some praised Fireboy’s win, others criticized it, With most of the preferred choice being on the side of Burna Boy’s grammy-nominated “African Giant“.
Fireboy was the biggest winner of the 14th edition of Headies, clinching five wins out of his nine nominations.
He also became the first artist in the history of the show to have two of his albums win their respective categories.
Check out the full winners’ list here
Check out some of the reactions;
But how did Apollo beat African Giant to album of the year?
— Fire_Trendz (@Fire_Trendz) February 22, 2021
Album of the year and Apollo was picked over African Giant?
The disrespect Burna receives in this country is worse than that gotten by Wiz and OBO put together and despite being the 1st quarter of 2021, Burna is projected to be even more disrespected this year.#14thHeadies
— I.K.E.N.N.A (@evraaikay40) February 22, 2021
Wait some people actually think Apollo >>>> African Giant??????
— Item 7.1SucreBabacita HOE OF OKEODO (@Smallmalik01) February 22, 2021
Apollo over African Giant??😂
— Mr We$t (@musaxv) February 21, 2021
“Apollo is better than African Giant”
Wallahi, no be everybody suppose dey vote. some people dense.
— H🐙 (@Hoekage77) February 21, 2021
The only fuck at the award is Apollo winning over African Giant 😤
— ` (@VDdraker) February 22, 2021
Guy “African Giant” no award
Asin the album no win anything?
— Roviel 😏 (@ObongRoviel) February 22, 2021