The long-awaited biggest and most prestigious music award in Nigeria, The Headies was held late yesterday night at the Eko Convention Center, Victoria Island, Lagos. The 11th edition of The Headies Awards 2016, had several top celebrities stars such as Don Jazzy & the Marvin Crew, Olamide, Bez and many others shun the award ceremony yesterday.
The 2016 Headies Awards saw Kiss Daniel snagging three awards out of five nomination, the YBNL honcho Olamide and rap star Illbliss snags 2 awards respectively, Nigerian pop star Wizkid wins ” Artiste of the Year ” category, while Mr Eazi wins the ” Next Rated ” category.
The Headies has come and gone but history will remember yesterday event as the most ever boring award show in Nigeria, one thing that clearly stood out at the glamourous event was the fact that Nigerian artistes boycotted the 2016 Headies in their numbers.
Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi, and artiste, Falz, anchored the award show, which ended end in the early hours of Friday.
Below is the Full List of Winner at The Headies Awards 2016 ;
- Best Recording of the Year: Pray For Me – Darey feat. Soweto Choir
- Producer of the Year: Young John – Mama – Kiss Daniel
- Best Music Video: Soldier (Falz Tha Bad Guy) – Clarence Peters
- Best R&B/Pop Album: New Era – Kiss Daniel
- Best R&B Single: Pray For Me – Darey
- Best Pop Single: Reggae Blues – Harrysong feat. Orezi, Iyanya, Olamide, Kcee
- Best Reggae/Dancehall Single: No Kissing – Patoranking Ft Sarkodie
- Best Rap Album: Powerful – Ill Bliss
- Best Collabo: Soldier – Falz feat. Simi
- Best Rap Single: Eyan Mayweather – Olamide
- Best Vocal Performance (Male): Shaydee – Smile
- Best Vocal Performance (Female): Simi – Love Don’t Care
- Next Rated: Mr. Eazi
- Hip Hop World Revelation: Kiss Daniel – New Era
- Lyricist on the Roll: Ill Bliss – Chukwu Agozi Gogi
- Best Street-Hop Artiste: Olamide – Who You Epp
- Best ‘Alternative’ Song: You Suppose Know – Bez
- Album of the Year: New Era – Kiss Daniel
- Artiste of the Year: Wizkid
- Song of the Year: Fada Fada – Phyno Feat. Olamide
- Hall of Fame: Music Producer, Laolu ‘Akins’ Akintobi
- Special Recognition Award: Flavour