Headies Award Winners Full List (14 Edition)

We present the full lists of the 14th Edition winners of the 2021 Headies Award Nominations.

The awards academy released the winners list for the 14th edition on Sunday February 21 after listing the nominees after Shortlisting thousands of entries submitted in the year under review from July 2019 and August 2020.

A non-voting category for the best recording (that meets the judges’ requirements of excellence; songwriting, production, rendition) by an artiste or group in the year under review.

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Headies award best recording of the year
Headies award best recording of the year

OZYMANDIAS – BRYMO (Winner)

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SMILE – WIZKID FEAT. HER

WONDERFUL – BURNA BOY

DREAMER – FIREBOY DML

GHOST TOWN – WURLD

 

BEST POP SINGLE

A voting category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group).

Headies award best pop single of the year
Headies award best pop single of the year

BILLIONAIRETENI

NOBODY – DJ NEPTUNE FEAT. JOEBOY & MR. EAZI.(Winner)

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LADY – REMA

FEM – DAVIDO

JORO – WIZKID

SKELETUN – TEKNO

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.

FEM – DAVIDO

NOBODY – DJ NEPTUNE FEAT. JOEBOY & MR. EAZI

JORO – WIZKID(Winner)

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MAFO – NAIRA MARLEY

DUDUKE – SIMI

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.

Headies award producer of the year
Headies award 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

A non-voting category for the best album by a rap artiste or group in year under review.

Headies award best rap album of the year
Headies award best rap album of the year

GOD’S ENGINEERING – AQ(Winner)

ILLY CHAPO X – ILLBLISS

YPSZN2 – PSYCHO YP

CULT! – PAYBAC IBORO

THE ERIGMA II – ERIGGA

 

BEST R&B ALBUM

A category for the best r&b album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

Headies award best r&b album of the year
Headies award best r&b album of the year

LAUGHTER, TEARS AND GOOSEBUMPS – FIREBOY DML(Winner)

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I LIKE GIRLS WITH TROBUL – SARZ & WURLD

KING – PRAIZ

BOO OF THE BOOLESS – CHIKE

CELIA – TIWA SAVAGE

 

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

A category for the best Alternative album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

Headies award best alternatives album of the year
Headies award best alternatives album of the year

YELLOW – BRYMO

LUCID – ASA

THE LIGHT – BEZ

PIONEERS – DRB LASGIDI

ROOTS – THE CAVEMEN(Winner)

 

BEST POP ALBUM

A category for the best pop album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

Headies award best pop album of the year
Headies award best pop album of the year

APOLLO – FIREBOY DML(Winner)

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AFRICAN GIANT – BURNA BOY

A GOOD TIME – DAVIDO

WOMAN OF STEEL – YEMI ALADE

AFRO POP VOL. 1 – ADEKUNLE GOLD

 

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.

Headies award best music video of the year
Headies award best music video of the year

ELI – FIREBOY DML BY CLARENCE PETERS

1 MILLI – DAVIDO BY DIRECTOR K(Winner)

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SMILE – WIZKID BY MEJI ALABI

BILLIONAIRE – TENI BY TG OMORI

SHEKERE – YEMI ALADE BY OVIE ETSEYATSE

 

BEST R&B SINGLE

A category for the best r&b single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).

Headies award best r&b single
Headies award best r&b single

UNDER THE SKY – PRAIZ

DUDUKE – SIMI

MAD – SARZ & WURLD

BAD INFLUENCE – OMAH LAY

TATTOO – FIREBOY DML(Winner)

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DANGEROUS LOVE – TIWA SAVAGE

 

BEST COLLABORATION

A voting category for the best r&b, pop or hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).

KNOW YOU – LADIPOE FEAT. SIMI(Winner)

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NOBODY – DJ NEPTUNE FEAT. JOEBOY & MR. EAZI

SWEET IN THE MIDDLE – DAVIDO FEAT. NAIRA MARLEY, ZLATAN & WURLD

DON’T CALL ME BACK – JOEBOY FEAT. MAYORKUN

TOTORI – ID CABASA FEAT. WIZKID & OLAMIDE

GET THE INFO – PHYNO FEAT. PHENOM & FALZ

 

BEST RAP SINGLE

A voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap song.

Headies award best rap single of the year
Headies award best rap single of the year

OGB4IG – REMINISCE

SHUT UP – BLAQBONEZ

COUNTRY – ILLBLISS

GET THE INFO – PHYNO, FALZ & PHENOM

BOP DADDY – FALZ FEAT. MS. BANKS(Winner)

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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.

WURLD – GHOST TOWN

CHIKE – FORGIVE

PRAIZ – UNDER THE SKY(Winner)

COHBAMS – PLENTI

NONSO AMADI – WHAT MAKES YOU SURE

JOHNNY DRILLE – COUNT ON YOU

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.

Headies award best vocal performance female
Headies award best vocal performance female

SIMI – NO LONGER BENEFICIAL

LINDSEY ABUDEI – ONE ON THE OUTSIDE

NINIOLA – ADDICTED(Winner)

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J-DESS – CHI EFO

YEMI ALADE – LAI LAI

IMANSE – AJALA

 

NEXT RATED

This category is a voting category for the most promising act in the year under review.

Headies award next rated
Headies award next rated

TEMS

OMAH LAY(Winner)

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OXLADE

BELLA SHMURDA

 

HEADIES REVELATION

A voting category for the best new artiste with a debut album adjudged to be outstanding in terms of artistic quality and impact within the year under review.

Headies award headies revelation
Headies award headies revelation winner

VICTOR AD

FIREBOY DML(Winner)

JOEBOY

TENI

REMA

CHIKE

 

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.

Headies award lyricist on the roll
Headies award lyricist on the roll

AQ – EUNICE

BLAQBONEZ – DEFINE RAP 2

MI ABAGA – TRINITY

ILLBLISS – COUNTRY(Winner)

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PHENOM – GET THE INFO

PHYNO – SPEAK LIFE

 

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.

Headies award best street pop artist
Headies award best street pop artist

NAIRA MARLEY & YOUNG JOHN – MAFO

MAYORKUN – GENG(Winner)

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REMINISCE FEAT. OLAMIDE & NAIRA MARLEY – INSTAGRAM

RUDEBOY – AUDIO MONEY

IVD & ZLATAN – BOLANLE

OLAMIDE – PAWON

 

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.

Headies award best alternative song
Headies award best alternative song

CORNER – LADY DONLY FEAT. 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

A voting category for the best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges’ requirements of excellence (songwriting, production, rendition and impact).

Headies award album of the year
Headies award album of the year

AFRICAN GIANT – BURNA BOY

APOLLO – FIREBOY DML(Winner)

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AFRO POP VOL. 1 – ADEKUNLE GOLD

YELLOW – BRYMO

BOO OF THE BOOLESS – CHIKE

 

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste in the year under review.

Headies award artist of the year
Headies award artist of the year

BURNA BOY

DAVIDO

WIZKID(Winner)

MAYORKUN

TIWA SAVAGE

 

AFRICAN ARTISTE RECOGNITION

A non-Nigerian award category for an individual African artiste or group with the most outstanding achievement, impact and infiltration into the Nigerian music scene in the year under review.

Headies award African artist recognition
Headies award African artist recognition

MASTER KG(Winner)

KUAMI EUGENE

SAUTI SOL

SHAATA WALE

STONEBWOY

 

HEADIES’ VIEWER’S CHOICE

A voting category to award the fan’s favorite artiste with the most digital tractions (downloads, views, streams) in the year under review.

Headies viewers choice
Headies viewers choice

DAVIDO

OMAH LAY

BURNA BOY

FALZ

FIREBOY DML

MAYORKUN

DJ NEPTUNE

WIZKID(Winner)

 

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR:

A voting category for the rookie of the year who has had a successful year musically, with the absence of an album in the year under review.

Headies award Rockie of the year
Headies award Rockie of the year

OLAKIRA

ALPHA P

JAMOPYPER

ZINOLEESKY

BAD BOY TIMZ(Winner)

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR:

A non-voting category for the writer of a song (that meets the judges’ requirements of excellence, composition, arrangement, rendition) in the year under review.

Headies award song writer of the year
Headies award song writer of the year

SIMISOLA BOLATITO OGUNLEYE (SIMI – DUDUKE)(Winner)

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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 (1 MILLION – DAVIDO)

 

SPECIAL RECOGNITION:

A special recognition to an individual(s) for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.

EEDRIS ABDULKAREEM

TIMAYA

 

HALL OF FAME:

A special recognition to an individual for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.

KING SUNNY ADE

 

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