Full list of nominees for 15th HEADIES award edition [see details]

By: Sarkolee / May 25th, 2022 / 39 views

The full list of nominees for the 15th edition of The Headies Award ceremony, which will take place on July 2nd, 2022, can be found below.

The complete list of nominees for the 15th edition of The Headies Awards, which will be held on July 2, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.

The following is the complete list of Headies Award nominees:

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

 

AV

 

FAVE

 

Magixx

 

Portable

 

Ugoccie

 

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

 

“CELEBRATE ME” – Patoranking

 

“ESSENCE” – Wizkid Ft. TEMS

 

“JOY” – Falana

 

“LOVING IS HARDER” – Johnny Drille

 

“MEJI MEJI” – Brymo

 

“SOMEBODY’S SON” – Tiwa Savage Ft. Brandy

BEST R&B SINGLE

FAVE – “BABY RIDDIM”

Ayra Starr Ft. CKay- “BEGGIE BEGGIE”

 

Wizkid ft. TEMS – “ESSENCE”

 

Chike ft. Simi – “RUNNING(TO YOU)”

 

Niniola – “PROMISE”

 

Adekunle Gold ft Lucky Daye – “SINNER”

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

 

Adekunle Gold – “SINNER”

 

Ajebo Hustlers – “LOYALTY”

 

Brymo – “MEJI MEJI”

 

Falana – “JOY”

 

Fireboy DML – “PERU”

 

Omah Lay – “UNDERSTAND”

BEST RAP SINGLE

A-Q ft. Chike – “BREATHE”

 

Vector & MI Abaga ft. Pheelz – “CROWN OF CLAY”

 

Vector ft. Goodgirl LA – “EARLY MOMO”

 

Ladipoe ft BNXN – “FEELING”

 

Show Dem Camp ft Reminisce & Mojo – “TYCOON”

 

Olamide ft. Bad Boy Timz – “LOADING”

BEST ALTERNATIVE SONG

 

Flavour – “DOINGS”

 

Made Kuti – “FREE YOUR MIND”

 

Ibejii – “GONTO”

 

Basketmouth, The Cavemen, Dice Ailes & Bez – “HUSTLE”

 

Brymo – “MEJI MEJI”

 

The Cavemen – “SELENSE”

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

 

Ayra Starr – “TOXIC”

 

Liya – “ALARI”

 

Niniola – “6TH HEAVEN”

 

Simi – ” RUNNING TO YOU”

 

TEMS – “ESSENCE”

 

Waje – “LAST TIME”

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

 

Brymo – “MEJI MEJI”

 

Oxlade – “OJUJU”

 

Johnny Drille – “LOVING IS HARDER”

 

Ric Hassani – “WHEN I AM GONE”

 

Tay Iwar – “PEAKING”

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

 

TG Omori – “CHAMPION” (Fireboy DML FT D Smoke)

 

Meji Alabi – “GINGER” (Wizkid ft. Burna Boy)

 

Pink – “ROJU” (Chike)

 

Ovie Etseyatse – “RAIN” (Yemi Alade ft Mzansi Youth Choir)

 

TG Omori – “BLING” (Blaqbonez ft Amaarae and BNXN)

 

Director K – “RUNNING” (Ladipoe ft Fireboy DML)

BEST COLLABORATION

 

Ayra Starr ft CKay – “BEGGIE BEGGIE”

 

Blaqbonez ft Amaarae & BNXN – “BLING”

 

Vector ft Goodgirl LA – “EARLY MOMO”

 

Wizkid ft TEMS – “ESSENCE”

 

Ladipoe ft BNXN – “FEELING”

 

Chike ft Simi – “RUNNING TO YOU”

BEST STREET HOP ARTISTE

 

Bella Shmurda ft Zlatan & Lincoin – “CASH APP”

 

Mohbad ft Rexxie – “KPK”

 

Mohbad – “FEEL GOOD”

 

Naira Marley – “KOLEYEWON”

 

Nektunez & Goya Menor – “AMENO AMPIANO REMIX”

 

Portable & Poco Lee ft Olamide – “Zazoo Zeh”

AFROBEATS SINGLE OF THE YEAR

 

Ayra Starr – “BLOODY SAMARITAN”

 

Ruger – “BOUNCE”

 

Adekunle Gold ft Davido – “HIGH”

 

Lojay & Sarz – “MONALISA”

 

Reekado Banks – “OZUMBA MBADIWE”

 

Fireboy DML – “PERU”

HEADIES VIEWER’S CHOICE

 

Joeboy – “SIP”

 

Ayra Starr – “BLOODY SAMARITAN”

 

Fireboy DML – “PERU”

 

Lojay & Sarz – “MONALISA”

 

Nektunez & Goya Menor – “AMENO AMPIANO REMIX”

 

Olamide ft Omah Lay – “INFINITY”

 

Rema – “SOUNDGASM”

 

Wizkid ft TEMS – “ESSENCE”

BEST WEST AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

 

Amaarae – (GHANA)

 

Angelique Kidjo -(BENIN)

 

Aya Nakamura – (MALI)

 

Gyakie – (GHANA)

 

KiDi – (GHANA)

 

Nelson Freitas – (CAPE VERDE)

BEST EAST AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

 

Diamond Platinumz

 

Harmonize

 

Meddy

 

Eddy Kenzo

 

Nikita Kering

 

Zuchu

BEST NORTH AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

 

Muhamad Ramadan

 

Emel Mathlouthi

 

Elgrandetoto

 

Latifah

 

Soolking

 

Manal

BEST SOUTHERN AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

 

Black Coffee

 

DJ Tarico

 

Elaine

 

Focalistic

 

Sha Sha

 

Jah Prayzah

BEST AFROBEATS ALBUM

 

Ayra Starr – “19 & DANGEROUS”

 

Davido – “A BETTER TIME”

 

Wizkid – “MADE IN LAGOS”

 

Kizz Daniel – “BARNABAS”

 

Ajebo Hustlers – “KPOS LIFESTYLE”

 

Teni – “WONDALAND”

BEST REGGAE & DANCEHALL ALBUM

 

Timaya – “GRATITUDE”

 

Prettyboy D-O – “LOVE IS WAR”

 

Shank – “RAINBOW RIDDIM”

 

Patoranking – “THREE”

 

Yung L – “YAADMAN KINGSIZE”

BEST R&B ALBUM

 

Johnny Drille – “BEFORE WE FALL ASLEEP”

 

TEMS – “IF ORANGE WAS A COLOUR”

 

Omawunmi – “LOVE DEEP HIGH LIFE”

 

Falana – “RISING”

 

Ric Hassani – “THE PRINCE I BECAME”

 

Tiwa Savage – “WATER AND GARRI”

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

 

Brymo – “9: ESAN”

 

Ibejii – “INTERMISSION”

 

Femi Kuti & Made Kuti – “LEGACY +”

 

The Cavemen – “LOVE AND HIGHLIFE”

 

Wavy The Creator- “P.S THANK YOU FOR WAITING”

 

Basketmouth – “YABASI”

BEST RAP ALBUM

 

Olamide – “CARPE DIEM”

 

Show Dem Camp – “CLONE WARS VOL. 5; THE ALGORYTHM”

 

A-Q – “GOLDEN”

 

Idowest – “MAFIA CULTURE VOL. 2.0”

 

LadiPoe – “PROVIDENCE”

 

Blaqbonez – “SEX OVER LOVE”

SONG OF THE YEAR

 

Patoranking – “CELEBRATE ME”

 

Flavour ft. Phyno – “DOINGS”

 

Wizkid ft. TEMS – “ESSENCE”

 

Adekunle Gold ft Davido – “HIGH”

 

Lojay & Sarz – “MONALISA”

 

Fireboy DML – “PERU”

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE

 

SIMI

 

TEMS

 

TIWA SAVAGE

 

TENI

 

NINIOLA

 

BEST MALE ARTISTE

 

BRUNA BOY

 

ADEKUNLE GOLD

 

WIZKID

 

DAVIDO

 

FLAVOUR

 

OLAMIDE

HEADIES NEXT RATED

 

ZINOLEESKY

 

BNXN

 

LOJAY

 

RUGER

 

AYRA STARR

AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

 

AYA NAKAMURA

 

BURNA BOY

 

BLACK COFFEE

 

DAVIDO

 

DIAMOND PLATINUMZ

 

SOOLKING

 

WIZKID

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

 

BOSE OGULU

 

EFE OMOROGBE

 

SUNDAY ARE

HALL OF FAME

 

ANGELIQUE KIDJO

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTE RECOGNITION

 

AKON

 

DIDDY

 

WYCLEF JEAN

 

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

 

A-Q – “The Last Cypher”

 

BLAQBONEZ – “The Last Cypher”

 

LADIPOE – “Providence”

 

JESSE JAGS – “Viphers”

 

PAYPER CORLEONE – “In Don We Trust”

 

VECTOR – “Crown Of Clay”

HUMANITARIAN AWARD OF THE YEAR

 

DAVIDO

 

DON JAZZY

 

2FACE IDIBIA

 

RUGGEDMAN



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