The Headies (previously known as Hip Hop World Awards), since 2006 has been recognizing and celebrating outstanding achievement in the Nigerian music industry.
The 12th edition of the award show has just come to an end (as at the time of reporting this) and below is the Headies 2018 Winners List.
Wizkid, Simi and DMW boss Davido were the biggest winners of the night.
Wizkid won four awards – Headies Viewers Choice Award (Come Closer), Best Music Video (Come Closer), Best RnB/Pop Album (Sounds From the Other Side), and Best Collabo, for his feature in Tiwa Savage‘s Ma Lo.
Simi carted home the Best RnB Single for Smile for Me, the Best Recording of the Year for Joromi, and her album – Simisola – won the Album of the Year.
Davido’s IF won the Best Pop Single and Song of the Year categories, and was also named the Artiste of the Year.
See Below the Headies 2018 Winners ListRookie of the Year: TENI
Best Rap Single: You Rappers Should Fix up your Life – M.I
Best Street Hop: Penalty – Small Doctor
Best Pop Single: IF – Davido
Best RnB Single: Smile for Me – Simi
Lyricist on the Roll: You Rappers Should Fix up your Lives – M.I
Best Performer: Yemi Alade
Producer of the Year: Kiddominant
Best Collabo: Ma Lo – Tiwa Savage feat. Wizkid
Best Reggae/Dancehall Single: Holy Holy – 2Baba
Best Recording of the Year: Joromi – Simi
Hip Hop World Revelation: Reekado Banks
Next Rated: Mayorkun
Best Alternative Song: Fun mi lo wo mi – Aramide feat. Sound Sultan & Koker
African Artiste of the Year: Nasty C
Headies Viewers’ Choice: Come Closer – Wizkid
Best Music Video: Come Closer – Wizkid. Directed by Daps
Best Vocal Performance (Female): Butterflies – Omawumi
Best Vocal Performance (Male): Folashade – Praiz
Best RnB/Pop Album: Sounds from the Other Side – Wizkid
Best Rap Album: El Hadj – Reminisce
Song of the Year: IF – Davido
Album of the Year
Simisola – Simi
Artiste of the Year:
Special Recognition Award:
Headies Hall of Fame
Awards were also presented to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Globacom, MTN, Nigerian Breweries Plc., and Pepsi, Hennessy.