The Headies award 2021: Full list of winners

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The 14th edition of the prestigious The Headies award has come and gone but it will be remembered for a long while as it is the first time it went virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the organiser of the award ceremony, Ayo Animashaun, it was difficult yet interesting producing the show virtually.

This edition witnessed fast-rising singers like Fireboy DML, Bad Boy Tims and Omah Lay receive their first plaque.

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See full list of winners below:

 

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Ozymandias – Brymo – WINNER

Smile- Wizkid Ft. Her

Wonderful – Burna Boy

Dreamer – Fireboy DML

Ghost town – Wurld

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Pheelz – ‘Billionaire’ by Teni – WINNER

Spax – ‘Away’ by Oxlade

Kel p – ‘Pull up’ by Burna Boy

Sarz – ‘Mad’ by Sarz & Wurld

 

BEST RAP ALBUM

‘God’s Engineering’ – Aq  – WINNER

‘Illy Chapo x’ – Illbliss

‘Ypszn2’ – Psycho Yp

‘Cult’ – Paybac Iboro

‘The Erigma II’ – Erigga

 

BEST R&B ALBUM

‘Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps’ – Fireboy DML  – WINNER

‘I Like Girls with Trobul’ – Sarz & Wurld

‘King’ – Praiz

‘Boo of the Booless’ – Chike

‘Celia’ – Tiwa Savage

 

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

‘Yellow’ – Brymo

‘Lucid’ – Asa

‘The light’ – Bez

‘Pioneers’ – Drb Lasgidi

‘Roots’ – The Cavemen – WINNER

 

BEST POP ALBUM

‘Apollo’ – Fireboy DML – WINNER

‘African Giant’ – Burna Boy

‘A Good Time’ – Davido

‘Woman of Steel’ – Yemi Alade

‘Afro Pop Vol. 1’ – Adekunle Gold

 

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

‘Eli’ (Fireboy) – Clarence Peters

‘1 Milli (Davido) – Director K  – WINNER

‘Smile’ (Wizkid) – Meji Alabi

‘Billionaire’ (Teni) – TG Omori

‘Shekere’ (Yemi Alade) – Ovie Etseyatse

 

BEST R&B SINGLE

‘Under the Sky’ – Praiz

‘Duduke’ – Simi

‘Mad’ – Sarz ft. Wurld

‘Bad Influence’ – Omah Lay

‘Tattoo’ – Fireboy DML  –  WINNER

‘Dangerous Love’ – Tiwa Savage

 

BEST COLLABORATION

‘Know You’ – Ladipoe ft. Simi  –  WINNER

‘Nobody’ – Dj Neptune ft. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi

‘Sweet in the Middle’ – Davido ft. Naira Marley, Zlatan & Wurld

‘Don’t call me back’ – Joeboy ft. Mayorkun

‘Totori’ – ID Cabasa ft. Wizkid & Olamide

‘Get the Info’ – Phyno ft Phenom & Falz

 

BEST RAP SINGLE

‘OGB4IG’ – Reminisce

‘Shut Up’ – Blaqbonez

‘Country’ – IllBliss

‘Get the Info’ – Phyno ft. Falz & Phenom

‘Bop Daddy’ – Falz ft. Ms. Banks  – WINNER

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

Wurld – ‘Ghost Town’

Chike – ‘Forgive’

Praiz – ‘Under the Sky’  –  WINNER

Cobhams – ‘Plenti’

Nonso Amadi – ‘What makes you sure’

Johnny Drille – ‘Count on You’

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

Simi – ‘No longer beneficial

Lindsey Abudei – ‘One on the Outside’

Niniola – ‘Addicted’  –  WINNER

J-Dess – ‘Chi Efo’

Yemi Alade – ‘Lai Lai’

Imanse – Ajala’

 

HEADIES REVELATION

Victor AD

Fireboy DML – WINNER

Joeboy

Teni

Remi

Chike

 

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

AQ – ‘Eunice’

BlaqBonez – ‘Define Rap’

MI Abaga – ‘Trinity’

IllBliss – ‘Country’  – WINNER

Phenom – ‘Get the Info’

Phyno – ‘Speak Life

 

BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

Naira Marley ft. Young John – ‘Mafo’

Mayorkun – ‘Geng’  –  WINNER

Reminisce Ft. Olamide & Naira Marley – ‘Instagram’

Rudeboy – ‘Audio Money’

Ivd & Zlatan – ‘Bolanle’

Olamide – ‘Pawon’

 

BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

‘Corner’ – Lady Donly Ft. Vanjess & The Cavemen

‘I Wonder’ – Moelogo  – WINNER

‘Bitter’ – Deena Ade

‘Anita’ – The Cavemen

‘Money Devotion’ – Gbasky

‘God Save The Queen’ – Olu

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

‘African Giant’ – Burna Boy

‘Apollo’ – FireBoy DML – WINNER

‘Afro Pop Vol. 1’ – Adekunle Gold

‘Yellow’ – Brymo

‘Boo of the Booless’ – Chike

 

AFRICAN ARTISTE RECOGNITION

Master Kg  – WINNER

Kuami Eugene

Sauti Sol

Shatta Wale

StoneBwoy

 

HEADIES VIEWERS CHOICE

Davido

Omah Lay

Burna Boy

Falz

FireBoy DML

Mayorkun

DJ Neptune

Wizkid – WINNER

 

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Olakira

Alpha P

Jamopyper

Zinoleesky

Bad Boy Timz  – WINNER

 

BEST POP SINGLE

‘Billionaire’ – Teni

‘Nobody’ – Dj Neptune Ft. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi.  – WINNER

‘Lady’ – Rema

‘Fem’ – Davido

‘Joro’ – Wizkid

‘Skeleton’ – Tekno

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

‘Fem’ – Davido

‘Nobody’ – Dj Neptune Ft. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi

‘Joro’– Wizkid – WINNER

‘Mafo’ – Naira Marley

‘Duduke’ – Simi

 

NEXT RATED

Tems

Omah Lay  – WINNER

Oxlade

Bella Shmurda

 

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Burna Boy

Davido

Wizkid  – WINNER

Mayorkun

Tiwa Savage

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye (Simi) – ‘Duduke’  – WINNER

Adedamola Adefolahan (Fireboy DML) – ‘Dreamer’

Damini Ogulu (Burna Boy) – ‘Way Too Big’

Stanley Omah Didia (Omah Lay) – ‘Bad Influence’

Sadiq Onifade (Wurld) – ‘Ghost Town’

Adekunle Kosoko (Adekunle Gold) – ‘1 Milli’