2018 Headies Award Nominees List Is Out – “Davido, Wizkid & Simi Leads

The 12th edition of the Headies nominees list is out with Davido, Simi, Wizkid and Olamide dominating with multiple nominations.

 

According to the organisers, the year in review for the award is July 2016 to December 2017.

 

No information has been released on this year’s host.

 

See the full list of nominee below:-

 

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

 

BUTTERFLIES – OMAWUMI

HALLELUYAH – FUNBI

PONMILE – REMINISCE

HEAVEN – BANKY W

JOROMI – SIMI

 

BEST POP SINGLE

 

MAD OVER YOU – RUNTOWN

ALL OVER – TIWA SAVAGE

YEBA – KISS DANIEL

ISKABA – WANDE COAL AND DJ TUNEZ

IF– DAVIDO

FIA – DAVIDO

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

 

(FALL, MAMA) KIDOMINANT

(ISKABA, MALO) SPELLZ

(IF, RARA) TEKNO

(MARADONA, COME CLOSER) SARZ

YAWA, VIRTUOUS WOMAN- MASTERKRAFT

 

BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE

 

LOVE YOU DIE – PATORANKING FT. DIAMOND PLATNUMZ

DANCE – TIMAYA FT. RUDEBOY

HOLY HOLY – 2BABA

ROCK YOUR BODY – BURNA BOY

COME CLOSER – WIZKID

SOFA – KISS DANIEL

 

BEST RAP ALBUM

 

27 – FALZ

TRIP TO THE SOUTH – ERIGGA

EL HADJ – REMINISCE

THE PLAYMAKER – PHYNO

THE GLORY – OLAMIDE

ROSE – AQ

 

BEST R&B/POP ALBUM

 

SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER SIDE – WIZKID

TIMELESS – OMAWUMI

SIMISOLA – SIMI

GOLD – ADEKUNLE GOLD

IJELE THE TRAVELLER – FLAVOR

THIS IS ME – NINIOLA

 

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

 

MA LO – TIWA SAVAGE FT WIZKID (MEJI ALABI)

FOCUS- HUMBLE SMITH (CLARENCE PETERS)

COME CLOSER – WIZKID (DAPS)

BEEN CALLING – MALEEK BERRY (MEJI ALABI)

YOLO – SEYI SHAY (MEJI ALABI)

LIKE DAT – DAVIDO (DAPS)

 

BEST R&B SINGLE

 

TONIGHT – NONSO AMADI

FOLASHADE – PRAIZ

LET ME KNOW – MALEEK BERRY

ROMEO & JULIET – JOHHNY DRILLE

LOVE YOU BABY – BANKY W

SMILE FOR ME – SIMI

 

BEST COLLABO

 

MA LO – TIWA SAVAGE FT WIZKID

TEMPER REMIX – SKALES FT BURNA BOY

JUICE – YCEE FT MALEEK BERRY

NO FORGET – ADEKUNLE GOLD FT. SIMI

COME CLOSER – WIZKID FT. DRAKE

 

BEST RAP SINGLE

 

YOU RAPPERS SHOULD FIX UP YOUR LIVES – MI

SOMETHING LITE – FALZ FT YCEE

LINK UP – PHYNO FT. BURNA BOY, M.I.

UP TO YOU – SHOW DEM CAMP FT FUNBI

ME VERSUS ME – ICE PRINCE

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

 

A NON-VOTING CATEGORY:

 

PERFECT WOMAN – FAZE

FOLASHADE – PRAIZ

ROMEO & JULIET – JOHNNY DRILLE

TONIGHT – NONSO AMADI

LOVE YOU BABY – BANKY W

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

 

A NON-VOTING CATEGORY FOR THE SINGLE FEMALE ARTISTE

 

IN THE AIR – WAJE

GONE FOR GOOD – SIMI

JOWO – ARAMIDE

SARO – NINIOLA

WHERE’S THE LOVE – NIYOLA FT. ADEKUNLE GOLD

BUTTERFLIES – OMAWUMI

 

NEXT RATED

 

MALEEK BERRY

MAYORKUN

DICE AILES

JOHNNY DRILLE

ZORO

 

HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION

 

NINIOLA

ADEKUNLE GOLD

MR. EAZI

REEKADO BANKS

 

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

 

YOU RAPPERS SHOULD FIX UP YOUR LIVES – MI

POLITICAL SCIENCE – AQ

LIQUOR NIGHT – BOOGEY

INDUSTRY NITE – ERIGGA

 

BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

 

PENALTY – SMALL DOCTOR

WO – OLAMIDE

SAI BABA – CDQ

SHEPETERI – IDOWEST FT. DAMMY KRANE, SLIM CASE

PASS THE AGBARA – SKUKI

LEGBEGBE – MR REAL FT. IDOWEST, KELVIN CHUKS, OBADICE

 

BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

 

MONEY – ADEKUNLE GOLD

RADIO – NONSO AMADI

ROMEO & JULIET – JOHNNY DRILLE

PONMILE – REMINISCE

FUN MI LOWO MI – ARAMIDE FT. SOUND SULTAN £& KOKER

LAGOS BARBIE – BANTU

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

SIMISOLA – SIMI

GOLD – ADEKUNLE GOLD

KLITORIS – BRYMO

IJELE THE TRAVELER – FLAVOUR

SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER SIDE – WIZKID

THE PLAYMAKER – PHYNO

 

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

 

DAVIDO

WIZKID

OLAMIDE

SIMI

TIWA SAVAGE

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

 

PENALTY – SMALL DOCTOR

WO – OLAMIDE

IF- DAVIDO

YEBA – KISS DANIEL

MAD OVER YOU – RUNTOWN

FIA – DAVIDO

 

AFRICAN ARTISTE

 

SARKODIE

CASPER NYOVEST

NASTY C

SAUTI SOL

VANESSA MDEE

 

HEADIES’ VIEWER’S CHOICE

 

COME CLOSER- WIZKID

IF- DAVIDO

WO -OLAMIDE

MAD OVER YOU – RUNTOWN

YEBA- KISS DANIEL

YAWA -TEKNO

 

INDUSTRY BRAND SUPPORTER

 

MTN

PEPSI

GLO

HENNESSY

FIRS

NIGERIA BREWERIES

LAGOS STATE

 

BEST PERFORMER

 

FLAVOUR

FALZ

M.I.

2BABA

YEMI ALADE

TIWA SAVAGE

 

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR:

 

UNDER REVIEW.

 

KIDI

AIR BOY

TENI

JUNIOR BOY

PERUZZI

 

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

 

KAFFY

HALL OF FAME

CHRIS UBOSI

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