Wizkid and YBNL rising star Fireboy DML carted home the biggest prizes at the 14th edition of the Headies Award. Fireboy won four awards for Best R&B Single, Best R&B Album, Best Pop Award and Best Headies Revelation.

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Bovi & Nancy Isime, Hosts of he 14th Headies Ceremony

Wizkid won Artiste of the year and Viewers Choice Award amongst other Big artiste like Davido, Burna Boy and Tiwa Savage.

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Wizkid – Artiste of the Year

The award show was held mostly offline to keep with Covid 19 restrictions for Lagos, but a lot of people were able to follow the proceedings on YouTube and other streaming platforms. Comedian and MC Bovi Ugboma and actress Nancy Isime were the host for this year’s edition. Bovi came on stage dressed in a bloody Nigerian flag t-shirt, to pay tribute to the #EndSars protesters and everyone loved it. He then said;

“There are some things that dont need to be spoken but seen”

At this point, he got a resounding round of applause and Twitter has been trending on this patriotic note. While some are happy with this, others are against it. They are saying it is against the law and he went too far. what do you think?

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Headies Host; Bovi Ugboma in silent protest for the #Endsars Killings

King Sunny Ade was also inducted into the Headies Hall of Fame.

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Laycon during his amazing performance

The performances at the headies are also worthy of note. Laycon command thrilled the crowd and even added an additional verse to the award winning “Nobody” song win which he was featured. Falz who won an award for best Rap record for BOP Daddy gave an amazing performance highlighting the #EndSars protests well.

Full List of Winners below;

Best R&B Single

Fireboy DML

Best Recording of The Year


Best Music Video of The Year

1 Milli – Davido By Director K

Producer of The Year

Pheelz – Billionaire by Teni
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Best Vocal Performance (Female)

Niniola – Addicted

Best Vocal Performance (Male)

Praiz – Under The Sky

Best Street Hop Artiste

Mayorkun – Geng

Rookie of The Year

Bad Boy Tims – MJ
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Fireboy DML – Star of the Night

Best Pop Single

Nobody – DJ Neptune feat Joe Boy and Mr Eazi

Best Collabo

Ladipoe and Simi – Know you

Best Alternative song

Moelogo – I wonder

Best Rap Single

Falz – Bop Daddy feat. MS Banks

Best R&B Album

Fireboy DML – Tears, laughter and goosebumps

Best Alternative Album

Roots – The Cavemen

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Omah -Lay

Viewers Choice Award


Songwriter of the Year

Simi – Duduke

Best Pop Award

Fireboy – Apollo

Lyricist on The Roll

Ilbliss Goretti – Country

African Artiste Recognition Award

Master KG

Headies Revelation

Fireboy DML

Best Rap Album

God’s Engineering – AQ

Song of The Year

Nobody- DJ Neptune feat. Joeboy and Mr Eazi

Artiste of The Year

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