Posted by News Express | 6 May 2018 | 1,929 times
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:
Best Music Video
Viewer’s Choice Award
Best Pop/RnB Album
Album of the Year
Recording of the Year
Best RnB Song
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
Headies Hall of Fame: Chris Ubosi
Special Recognition: Kaffy
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