Nigeria’s biggest music award show, that rewards musical excellence, the Headies has come and gone! This year’s show was held outside the shores of Nigeria for the first time since it’s inception.
Nigerian Singers, Olamide, Wizkid, and Adekunle Gold won individual awards at the 2022 Headies held in Atlanta, United States of America.
The Next rated Category is highly coveted and the winner every year goes home with a brand new car.
For this year’s award, it was announced that the winner of said category would drive home in a brand new Bentley.
Nigerian songwriter, Buju BNXN, won the 2022 Headies Next Rated award.
He was nominated alongside Ayra Starr, Zinoleesky, Lojay and Ruger. They’ve all had an amazing year in their career.
See the full list of winners below.
Best Rap Album – Olamide (Carpe Diem)
Best Collaboration – Wizkid feat. Tems (Essence)
Best R ‘n’ B Single – Wizkid feat. Tems (Essence)
Album of the Year – Wizkid (Made in Lagos (Deluxe Edition)
Best Afrobeat Album – Wizkid (Made in Lagos)
Songwriter of the Year – Adekunle Gold (Sinner).
Best Music Video – TG Omori (Champion – Fireboy DML feat. D Smoke)
Artiste of the Year – Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Best Male Artiste – Burna Boy
Digital Artiste of the Year – Davido
Humanitarian Award of the Year – Davido
Best Recording of the Year – Patoranking (Celebrate Me)
Producer of the Year – SARZ (Monalisa – Lojay and SARZ)
Best Alternative Album – Ibeji (Intermission)
Headies’ Viewer’s Choice – Arya Starr (Bloody Samaritan)
Best Afrobeat Single – Fireboy DML (Peru)
Best Reggae and Dancehall Album – Patoranking (Three)