The Headies ( formerly known as HIP HOP WORLD AWARDS), which started since 2006 has been recognising and celebrating outstanding achievement in Nigeria’s music industry.
Davido has won the Artist of the Year award at the 12th edition
of the Headies Awards held on Saturday night at the Eko
Convention Centre , Victoria Island , Lagos State .
The ‘ Fia ’ crooner also won the Best Pop Single of the Year as well
as Song of the Year awards.
Star boy , Wizkid , won two awards in different categories
comprising ; Viewers Choice, Best Music Video and Best R&B and
Pop Album awards.
Simi was not left out in the big moment as she also bagged
awards in the category of Best R& B Single, Best Recording of the
Year and Album of the Year.
The 12th edition of the award show has come to an end and here is the full list of winners:
*Rookie of the Year- TENI
*Best Rap Single (You Rappers Should Fix up your Life )– M.I
*Best Street Hop (Penalty) – Small Doctor
*Best Pop Single (IF)– Davido
*Best RnB Single (Smile for Me) – Simi
*Lyricist on the Roll (You Rappers Should Fix up your Lives) – M.I
*Best Performer -Yemi Alade
*Producer of the Year -Kiddominant
*Best Collabo (Ma Lo) – Tiwa Savage feat. Wizkid
*Best Reggae/Dancehall Single (Holy Holy)– 2Baba
*Best Recording of the Year (Joromi)– Simi
*Hip Hop World Revelation- Reekado Banks
*Next Rated – Mayorkun
*Best Alternative Song (Fun mi lo wo mi) – Aramide feat. Sound Sultan & Koker
*African Artiste of the Year – Nasty C
*Headies Viewers’ Choice (Come Closer) – Wizkid
*Best Music Video (Come Closer) – Wizkid. Directed by Daps
*Best Vocal Performance “Female” (Butterflies) – Omawumi
*Best Vocal Performance “Male” (Folashade) – Praiz
*Best RnB/Pop Album (Sounds from the Other Side) – Wizkid
*Best Rap Album (El Hadj) – Reminisce
*Song of the Year (IF) – Davido
Special Recognition Award…
*Album of the Year (Simisola)– Simi
*Artiste of the Year – Davido
Headies Hall of Fame -Chris Ubosi.
Awards were also presented to the Federal Inland Revenue Service
(FIRS), Globacom, MTN, Nigerian Breweries Plc., and Pepsi, Hennessy.