Top 6 music acts to look out for in 2016 - Gidifans

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They are hot, they are trending and we expect their reign to come in 2016! Judging by music authority Hiptv, Ycee, Base One, Young GreyC, Pepenazi, Koker and Humble smith are the hottest act to watch out for in the coming year.

These five acts have been nominated for “Rookie of The Year” at the 2015 Headies Award set to hold on Friday 1st Of January 2016.

In 2012, it was Burna Boy and Dammy Krane who emerged as the winner of this powerful category. While in 2013, Ink Edwards won.

Last year (2014), the top three finalists were Naija Ninja signee, Young GreyC, Slyde and Mavin Records act Reekado Banks. All three finalists performed on the big stage, followed by another round of votes which saw Reekado Banks emerge as the winner of the 2014 Rookie of the Year.

This year, public nominations have come to an end and the top 6 finalists have emerged as opposed to the usual Top 5 with very close ties. Making the list are YCee, Pepenazi, Young GreyC, Koker, Humblesmith and Base One.

Ycee, Tinny Entertainment signee, is popular for his hit track, “Jagaban” which has since its premiere and remix with Olamide.

Also, featured on the Top Rookie list is Ecleftic Entertainment act, Pepenazi, who also featured YBNL artiste, Olamide on his club banger – “Illegal”.

For the second time in a row, Naija Ninja female act, Young GreyC joins for another shot at being The Headies Rookie of the Year.

Base One, the Aquila Record’s artiste known for his song “Werey Re O” also poses as another strong contender for this Headies title.

Chocolate City signee and Juju-inspired act, Koker also makes this list with the impacts of his song, “Do Something”.

Humblesmith has drawn a lot of attention to himself and music with this “Osinachi” track featuring indigenous rapper, Phyno. Making him another legible Rookie nominee.

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