Davido, Wizkid, others shine at 2018 Headies awards (See full list)

Posted by News Express | 6 May 2018 | 1,929 times

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•Davido and Wizkid during a performance

Popular entertainers Davido and Small Doctor are among the numerous artistes that won the 2018 Headies awards early on Sunday.

While millionaire Davido won the award as Best Pop single and artist of the year, Small Doctor won the 2018 best street hop artiste.

Others are MI – Best rap single; Teni – Rookie of the year; Reminisce – Best rap album.

Among other winners were Innocent Idibia (2face) and Ayodeji Balogun (Wizkid).

The awards on Saturday night, stretching into the early hours of Sunday, were given at the 12th edition of HEADIES which took place at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

NAN also reports that Headies award formerly known as the Hip Hop World Awards was established in 2006 by the Hip Hop World Magazine of Nigeria to recognise outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry.

It usually features performances by established and promising artists.

Wizkid received the best music video award, the best R and B pop album award and the viewers’ choice award for his song “Come closer”.

2face had the best reggae dancehall single award for his song “Holy Holy”.

Other winners are Mayorkun with next rated award; Omawumi – female best vocal performance; Praiz – male best vocal performance; Nasty C – Africa artiste of the year; Aramide – Best Alternative Song.

Simi – Best recording of the year; Yemi Alade – Best Performer; Tiwa Savage – Best collabo; Kidominant – Producer of the year; MI – Lyricist on the roll.

Lagos State and some companies were recognised as industry brand ambassadors.

They were MTN, Globacom, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigerian Breweries, Pepsi, and Hennessey.

The Headies Highest Winners:

WIZKID 4:

Best Collabo

Best Music Video

Viewer’s Choice Award

Best Pop/RnB Album

SIMI 3:

Album of the Year

Recording of the Year

Best RnB Song

DAVIDO 3:

Song of the Year

Artiste of the Year

Best Pop Single

ALL THE WINNERS:

Best Recording of The Year:  Joromi – Simi

Best Pop Single: If – Davido

Producer of the Year:  Kidominant – Fall, Mama

Best Reggae/DanceHall Single: Holy Holy – 2Baba

Best Rap Album: El Hadj – Reminisce

Best RnB/Pop Album

Sounds From The Other Side – Wizkid

Best Music Video: Come Closer – Wizkid (DAPS)

Best RnB Single: Smile For Me – Simi

Best Collaboration: Malo – Tiwa Savage Ft. Wizkid

Best Rap Single: You Rappers Should Fix Up Your Lives – M.I.

Best Vocal Performance (Male): Praiz – Folashade

Best Vocal Performance (Female): Omawumi – Butterflies

Next Rated: Mayorkun

HipHop World Revelation: Reekado Banks

Lyricist On The Roll: You Rappers Should Fix Your Live – M.I.

Best Street-Hop Artiste

Small Doctor – Penalty

Best Alternative Song: Fun Mi Lowo Mi – Aramide Ft. Sound Sultan & Koker

Album of the Year: Simisola – Simi

Artiste of The Year: Davido

Song of the Year: If – Davido

African Artiste of the Year: Nasty C

Headies Viewers’ Choice: Come Closer – Wizkid

Best Performer: Yemi Alade

Rookie of the Year: Teni

Brand Supporter

MTN

Pepsi

Glo

Hennessy

FIRS

Nigeria Breweries

Lagos State

Headies Hall of Fame: Chris Ubosi

Special Recognition: Kaffy


Source: News Express

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