WIZKID’s 2011 HYUNDAI SONATA
You will recall that Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid was crowned Winner of the Next Rated Award Category at the 2011 edition of The Headies. In keeping with the tradition of handing out Brand New Cars to Winners of this category, Organizers of Nigeria’s Foremost and Most Credible Music Awards Show; THE HEADIES today Friday July 13, 2012 officially handed over a 2011 Hyundai Sonata to Wizkid. The Car presentation ceremony took place at the Foyer of The Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island Lagos.
WIZKID AND GUY MURRAY BRUCE
In attendance were Organizers of the Headies, fans and followers of the Nigerian Music Industry and Guy Murray Bruce who did the honours of presenting Wizkid with his smashing new ride. It was indeed a sight to behold and the atmosphere was festive and jubilant. Wizkid burst onto the music scene with hits like Dont Dull, Gidi Girl, Holla At Ur Boy and Tease Me. Barely three years into his professional music career, Wizkid has won a bevy of Nigerian, Continental and International Awards. In his awards chest is a Headie (Next Rated Winner 2011), A Mobo and A Bet Award amongst others.
Wizkid joins a prestigious list of past winners of the Next Rated Category including ASA, OVERDOSE, OMAWUMI, WANDE COAL and SKUKI. THe Headies Next Rated Category is a voting category for the most promising upcoming officially unreleased act in the year under review. The Next Rated Category has become a sort of fortune teller and so far has accurately predicted which acts were destined for greatness. Going by all Wizkid has achieved so far since he was pronounced Winner at the October 2011 ceremony, it is safe to say that Organizers of The Headies hit the nail on the head with this one.
Good luck Wizkid and enjoy your new ride!
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