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Monday, May 7, 2018

Simi, Mayorkun, Wizkid, Davido win Big at the #12thHeadies


Nigerian Entertainers Earn Their Accolades As the 12th edition of  the Headies Returned With A Bang

On Saturday 5th of April, Africa’s forement Entertainment awards platform, the Headies returned to continue its rich tradition of celebrating the very best in the Nigerian entertainment scene. From the opening performance by Falz to the final performance by Davido, the headies set out to create a rare experience.


Major highlights of the night included Mr. Real’s performance to the street hop jam “Legbegbe”, an amazing throwback performance by “Danfo Drivers” which got everyone off their feet and an epic speech by Davido on accepting his Artiste of the year award.



Bovi on making a return to hosting duties, masterfully compered the show alongside the ever delightful Seyi Shay. Their quips and jabs at various pop culture issues made for some of the greatest laughs of the night.


With Simi, Wizkid and Davido winning big on the night, the headies didn’t disappoint in giving the much deserved accolades to these entertainers who have worked to deliver amazing musical content over the course of the year in review.


In the award categories, four new categories were introduced and they include; ‘Headies Viewer’s Choice’, ‘Industry Brand Supporter’, ‘Best Performer’, and ‘Best Songwriter of the year’. These categories further celebrated some previously unsung heroes in Nigerian entertainment scene.


See full list of winners below:

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

Album of the Year
Simisola – Simi

Artiste of the Year
Davido

Special Recognition Award
Kaffy

Headies Hall of Fame
Chris Ubosi


Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Globacom, MTN, Nigerian Breweries Plc., Pepsi and Hennessy were awarded the Industry Brand supporters of the year.





















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