For five years now, popular and premium music brand, tooXclusive has contributed to growing and rewarding basking talents of the ever-flourishing Nigerian music industry.
This is a feat they have continued to achieve by the medium of gifting awards to artistes/music brands who excel in their works to the delight of Africa’s wide society as well as general music fans all over the world. The year period under review for the 2016 edition of tooXclusive awards is September 2015 – October 2016 and it sees BET award winner, Falz being heralded as the biggest nominee this year.
Falz leads with 8 nominations in the categories for album of the year, video wonder, lyrical titan, best street-hop, collaboration of the year, best male artiste and overall artiste of the year. Phyno and Kiss Daniel follow after, tieing with 5 nominations each in the categories for best street-hop, album of the year, certified banger of the year, video wonder, collaboration of the year, best male artiste and overall artiste of the year while Tiwa Savage keeps it real (and for the ladies too) with 4 nominations.
This announcement won’t be complete without the mention of fast-rising artistes Ycee, Mayorkun, Humblesmith, Niniola, Tjan, Koker and Terry Apala, all slugging it out for the coveted titled of next rated. Other topshots featured on this year’s listing include Olamide, Lil Kesh, Wande Coal, Cassper Nyovest, Simi, Banky W, Stonebwoy, Adekunle Gold, Mr Eazi, Sarkodie, Vanessa Mdee, Vector, Reminisce, CDQ, Waje, Yemi Alade, Sauti Sol, Diamond Platnumz, Darey, Tekno, Reekado Banks, Seyi Shay, Patoranking, Korede Bello and Ric Hassani. In the same vein, Clarence Peters, Mex, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Don Jazzy, DJ Coublon, Young John, Pheelz, Mex and Director Q are some in-loco music personnel that are also featured on this year's nominations list.
The awards shall be holding exclusively online. Voting will run for a two-week period via the website; www.tooxclusive.com after which eventual winners shall be presented accordingly with award plaques gifted to them. You can visit the website to see the fullnominees list.