Nigerian singer Tekno has been disqualified from the Headies Awards.
The ‘Pana’ singer was nominated for the ‘Next Rated’ Award Category has been removed from the list.
Although an official statement has not been made by the organizers of the awards, inside sources reveal that the singer was kicked off the list due to his unsavoury comments about the awards and his refusal to show support for the awards.
It is expected that nominees will attend promo activities for the awards as well as take part in promotion for category sponsor, Hyundai. Tekno was unavailable for promo photo shoots. To dd salt to injury, the singer had rubbished the awards when he was announced in the category. He posted on Instagram: “‘Next rated after how many years! Let’s be honest pls”.
Ths development leaves the battle for the ‘Next Rated’ Awards category between Ycee, Mr Eazi, Humblesmith and Aramide.