Fans of BBNaija star and rapper, Laycon and singer, Omah Lay are fighting for Headies Next Rated Artist award category on Twitter.
This came after Headies announced and opened up it’s doors for nominations and also called on artistes across the country to submit their works ahead of its 14th edition award.
This year will mark the fourteenth edition of the Awards, and we have opened our doors once again for the submission of all music works released between July 2019 and September 2020, the year-in-review. pic.twitter.com/sMIO59ZOA1
— IG: the_headies (@The_Headies) November 10, 2020
After the announcement was made, fans of BBNaija season 5 winner and rapper, Laycon, and singer, Omah started comparing their favorite artists for the Next Rated Artist award category on Twitter.
While Laycon’s fan’s popularly called icons are pushing and stating that Laycon deserves to the Net Rated category award as his EP “Who Is Laycon” which has gained over 10 million streams across music platforms, fans of Omah Lay insist that it will be a disrespect to their favorite artist to a BBNaija star.
Omah Lay’s fan’s are also of the opinion that he has more hit songs and features in the year under review than Laycon.
Following the debate on Twitter, some are of the opinion that entertainment that Headies is not a reality TV show and that Omar Lay deserves it better, while others states that Laycon has a better street hit than Omar Lay.
Meanwhile, other music Laycon are of the opinion that since Headies Next Rated is done by vote, that Laycon might win because of his huge fanbase.
Check out reactions from fans of both artistes below;
Lol. It’s really going to be unfair for Laycon to win Headies Next rated award ahead of Omah Lay.
Very very unfair tbh.
— Cross˚ (@Elcrucifixio) November 15, 2020
Them never release nominations for the Next Rated sef and fear don Dey catch una. Naso winning sure for Laycon reach?? 😂😂
— Duke of Ibadan 🀄️ (@AsiwajuLerry) November 15, 2020
I am sorry to annouce this to y’all but Laycon is here to stay.
— MAVERICK (@_Mavericklad) November 15, 2020
If not for BBN Laycon would have been a nobody so pls let’s talk aright
— Your Mr. Right ❁ (@oga_dannie) November 15, 2020
So everyone is just going to pretend like they don’t remember that Awa fierce was one of the anthems at end sars protest. Okay.#WhoIsLaycon
— 🐺Chi chi 🐺 (@_chi_chiiiii) November 15, 2020