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The Headies Award 2018 – Wizkid, Davido, Simi and Mayorkun Performance



The Winners list of 12th edition of the prestigious Headies Awards is finally Here .
The Headies awards 2018 went down earlier tonight, and we’ve got all the winners from the award ceremony.
It’s been an interesting year in music, and Nigeria generally and it’s been reflected in the award ceremony. A good number of prominent artists were absent including Olamide, Adekunle Gold, Lil Kesh, Don Jazzy and a host of others.
Check out all the winners below!
1. BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR
A non-voting category for the best single recording by an artiste or group in the year under review.
WINNER:- Simi wins “BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR”
2. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.
WINNER:- Kiddominant wins “BEST PRODUCER”
3. BEST MUSIC VIDEO
A voting category for the best conceptualist, best directed and most exciting video in the year under review. This award goes to the video director.
WINNER:- Wizkid wins “BEST MUSIC VIDEO”
4. BEST R&B/POP ALBUM
A category for the best R&B/Pop Album in the year under review (by single individual or group).
WINNER:- Wizkid wins “BEST R&B/POP ALBUM”
5. BEST R&B SINGLE
A category for the best R&B single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).
WINNER:- Simi wins “BEST R&B SINGLE”
6. BEST POP SINGLE
A category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group)
WINNER:- Davido wins “BEST POP SINGLE”
7. BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE
A category for the best Reggae/Dancehall single in the year under review (by single individual or group).
WINNER:- 2face Idibia wins “BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE”
8. BEST RAP ALBUM
A Non-Voting Category for the Best Album By A Rap Artiste Or Group In Year Under Review.
WINNER:- Reminisce wins “BEST RAP ALBUM”
9. BEST COLLABO
A voting category for the best R&B, Pop or Hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).
WINNER:- Tiwa Savage wins “BEST COLLABO” (Featuring Wizkid on Ma Lo).
10. BEST RAP SINGLE
A voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap.
WINNER:- M.I Abaga wins “BEST RAP SINGLE”
11. BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE(MALE)
A non-voting category for the single male artiste with the most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album.
WINNER:- Praiz wins “BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)”
12. BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)
A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.
WINNER:- Omawumi wins “BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)”
13. NEXT RATED
This category is a voting category for the most promising upcoming act in the year under review.
WINNER:- Mayorkun wins “NEXT RATED”
14. HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION
A voting category for the best new artiste in the year under review.
WINNER:- Reekado Banks wins “HIPHOP WORLD REVELATION OF THE YEAR”
15. LYRICIST ON THE ROLL
A non-voting category for the Rap Artiste with the best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album.
WINNER:- M.I Abaga wins “LYRICIST ON THE ROLL”
16. BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE
A voting category for the artiste whose songs are inspired by the streets. Such song should captain lingua, which may also be originated by the artiste and popular on the street.
WINNER:- Small Doctor wins “BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE“
17. BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG
A voting category for the artiste whose songs reflect any form or style of music which falls outside the mainstream of recent or past popular musical trends.
WINNER:- Aramide wins “BEST ALTERNATIVE SONG”
18. ALBUM OF THE YEAR
A voting category for the best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges requirements of excellence (Songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (Sales and popularity).
WINNER:- Simi wins “ALBUM OF THE YEAR”
19. ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste for the year under review.
WINNER:- Davido wins “ARTISTE OF THE YEAR”
20. SONG OF THE YEAR
A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.
WINNER:- Davido wins “SONG OF THE YEAR”
21. SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD – KAFFY
22. ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
WINNER:- Teni wins “ROOKIE OF THE YEAR”
23. BEST PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
WINNER:- Yemi Alade wins “BEST PERFORMER”
24. AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
WINNER:- Nasty C wins “AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR”
25. HEADIES VIEWERS CHOICE
WINNER:- Wizkid wins “HEADIES VIEWERS CHOICE”
26. BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR
WINNER:- Wizkid wins “BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR”

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