Winners for the 16th Headies Awards have been announced!
Held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in the USA, the event was hosted by multi-talented award-winning actress, host, producer and humanitarian Osas Ighodaro and American actor, TV presenter and model Terrence J.
From leading the nominations with 10, Burna Boy picked up Afrobeats Single of The Year, Song of The Year, and R&B Single of The Year.
Asake also picked up the prestigious Next Rated Artist of the Year and Album of The Year.
The 16th Headies Awards also saw performances from Ayra Starr, Rema, Asake, Oxlade, Johnny Drille, Blaqbonez, Spyro, Seyi Vibez, FireBoyDML, KCee, and Victony.
Below is the complete list of winners.
BEST RAP SINGLE – “Declan Rice” by Odumodublvck
BEST ALTERNATIVE SONG – “Tinko Tinko” by Obongjayar
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE) – “Kpe Paso” Wande Coal
BEST MUSIC VIDEO – “Calm Down (Remix)” by Director K
BEST RAP ALBUM – YOUNG PREACHER – BLAQBONEZ
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR – Rexxie (Abracadabra)
BEST MALE ARTISTE – Rema
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR – Odumodublvck
BEST INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE – Eze Ebube – Neon Adejo
SPECIAL RECOGNITION – Sound Sultan
AFROBEATS SINGLE OF THE YEAR – “LAST LAST” – BURNA BOY
DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR – REMA
BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE – SEYI VIBEZ – “CHANCE (NA HAM)”
NEXT RATED – ASAKE
ALBUM OF THE YEAR – MR MONEY WITH THE VIBE – ASAKE
SONG OF THE YEAR – “LAST LAST” – BURNA BOY
BEST COLLABORATION – SPYRO FT. TIWA SAVAGE – “WHO’S YOUR GUY REMIX”
AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR – Rema
BEST WEST AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR – Black Sherif
BEST R&B ALBUM – THE BROTHER’S KEEPER – CHIKE
VIEWERS’ CHOICE – “Soweto” – Victony
INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR – Selena Gomez
BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR – “Soweto” by Victony and Tempoe
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE) – “In Between” Waje
BEST NORTH AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR – MARWA LOUD – MOROCCO
BEST EAST AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR – DIAMOND PLATINUMZ
BEST CENTRAL AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR – LIBIANCA – CAMEROON
BEST SOUTHERN AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR – FOCALISTIC – SOUTH AFRICA
BEST FEMALE ARTISTE – AYRA STARR