The 15th edition of The Headies Awards held on Sunday night at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia with Wizkid and Tems dominating winning big

Emmy-nominated actor Anthony Anderson and Award-winning Nigerian actress Osas Ighadoro served as host of the 2022 Headies Awards.

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L-R: Anthony Anderson and Osas Ighodaro

“Essence”, a collaboration between Nigerian music superstar, Wizkid and rising voice Tems won song of the year and best R&B single. Wizkid also won album of the year for Made in Lagos (Deluxe Edition), while Tems won best female artiste and best R&B album for If Orange Was a Place.

Patoranking, Burna Boy, FireBoyDML, Ayra Starr each won two awards. Bnxn fought off stiff competition from Ruger, Zinoleesky, Lojay and Ayra Starr to take home the most coveted Next Rated award of the night, which came with a 2022 Bentley Bentayga SUV.

This year’s edition was the first to take place outside of Nigeria since its inception. Since 2006, the Headies have always taken place in Nigeria; honoring excellence in music from West African nations and the continent at large.

Here are the full list of winners at the 2022 Headies Award.

Best Recording of the year

CELEBRATE ME – PATORANKING

Lyricist on the Roll

A-Q – THE LAST CYPHER

Best Rap Single

FEELING – LADIPOE FEAT. BNXN

Best Vocal Performance (Female)

WAJE – “LAST TIME”

Best Music Video

DIRECTED BY TG OMORI – CHAMPION (FIREBOY DML FEAT. D SMOKE)

Best Street Hop Artiste

GOYA MENOR & NEKTUNEZ – AMENOR AMAPIANO REMIX

Best Rap Album

CARPE DIEM – OLAMIDE

Album of the year

MADE IN LAGOS (DELUXE EDITION) – WIZKID

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Song of the Year

ESSENCE – WIZKID FEAT. TEMS

Humanitarian Award of the year

DAVIDO

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Digital Artiste of the Year

DAVIDO

Best Reggae and Dancehall Album

THREE – PATORANKING

Producer of the year

SARZ – “MONALISA” (LOJAY & SARZ)

Best Inspirational Single

CULTURAL PRAISE – KCEE & OKWESILI EZE GROUP

Songwriter of the Year

ADEKUNLE GOLD – “SINNER”

Best R n B Single

ESSENCE – WIZKID FEAT. TEMS

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Best Afrobeat Single

PERU – FIREBOY DML

Best Alternative Single

DOINGS – FLAVOUR

Best Alternative Album

INTERMISSION – IBEJII

Best Central African Artiste

INNOSS’B

SPECIAL RECOGNITION (OUTSTANDING IMPACT ON THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY)

EFE OMOROGBE

SUNDAY ARE

BOSE OGULU (play video drop)

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Special Recognition (Talent)

D’Banj

Headies’ Viewers Choice

AYRA STARR – BLOODY SAMARITAN

Next Rated

BNXN

Best Vocal Performance (Male)

OXLADE – OJUJU

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Best R n B Album

IF ORANGE WAS A PLACE – TEMS

Best Male Artiste

BURNA BOY

Rookie of the year

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FAVE

Best West African Artiste of the year

GYAKIE

Best North African Artiste of the year

LATIFA (TUNISIA)

Best Southern African Artiste of the year

FOCALISTIC (SOUTH AFRICA)

Best East African Artiste of the Year

DIAMOND PLATINUMZ

African Artiste of the year

BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)

Best Collaboration

ESSENCE – WIZKID FT. TEMS

Best Afrobeats Album

MADE IN LAGOS – WIZKID

Best R&B Single

ESSENCE – WIZKID FEAT. TEMS

Hall of Fame

ANGELIQUE KIDJO

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International Artiste Special Recognition

AKON

WYCLEF JEAN

Photo credit: The HEADIES.

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