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Headies Awards 2016 : Complete List Of Nominees

The highly-anticipated list of nominees of The Headies awards 2016 has been released. The list comprises of 21 categories which cover different genre of Nigerian.

See Complete List Of Nominees Of Headies Awards.

(YEAR IN REVIEW: JULY 2015 – JUNE 2016)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.

  1. Pheels – ‘Pick Up & Lagos Boys’ – Olamide
    2. Dj Coublon ‘Good Time & Raba’
  2. Legendury Beats – ‘Final – Baba Nla’ Wizkid
    4. Young John – ‘Mama’ – Kiss Daniel
    5. Mastakraft – ‘Fada Fada’, ‘Connect’ – Phyno
    6. Oscar Herman-Ackah – ‘Pray For Me’ – Darey

 BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

A non-voting category for the best single recording by an artiste or group in the year under review.

  1. Pray For Me – Darey Feat. Soweto Choir
    2. Emergency – D’banj
  2. Love Don’t Care – Simi
    4. Something Good Is Happening – Brymo
  3. Orente – Adekunle Gold

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

A voting category for the best conceptualist, best directed and most exciting video in the year under review. This award goes to the video director.

  1. Emergency (D’banj) – Unlimited La
    2. Mary (Seyi Shay) – Meji Alabi
    3. Soldier (Falz Tha Bad Guy) – Clarence Peters
    4. Made For You – Banky W
    5. Bad – Tiwa Savage Feat. Wizkid – Sesan

BEST R&B/POP ALBUM

A category for the best R&B/Pop Album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

  1. Klitoris – Brymo
    2. Wanted – Wande Coal
    3. New Era – Kiss Daniel
    4. Seyi Or Shay – Seyi Shay
    5. Naked – Darey

BEST R&B SINGLE

A category for the best R&B single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).

  1. Pray For Me – Darey
    2. Made For You – Banky W
    3. Super Woman – Wande Coal
    4. Smile – Shaydee
    5. Aduke – Tjan
    6. Love Don’t Care – Simi

BEST POP SINGLE

A category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group)

  1. Final (Baba Nla) – Wizkid
    2. Mama – Kiss Daniel
    3. Osinachi – Humblesmith Feat. Davido
    4. Pick Up – Adekunle Gold
    5. Reggae Blues – Harrysong Feat. Orezi, Iyanya, Olamide, Kcee
    6. Emergency – D’banj
    7. Money – Timaya Feat. Flavour
    8. Fada Fada – Phyno Feat. Olamide

BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE

A category for the best Reggae/Dancehall single in the year under review (by single individual or group).

  1. Jaga Love – Jesse Jagz
    2. Body Hot – Praiz Ft. Jesse Jagz & Stone Bwoy
    3. No Kissing’ – Patoranking Ft Sarkodie
    4. Timaya – I Like The Way
    5. Pam Pam – Ketchup
    6. Olowo – Cynthia Morgan

BEST RAP ALBUM

A Non-Voting Category for the Best Album By A Rap Artiste Or Group In Year Under Review.

  1. Stories That Touch – Falz
    2. Powerful – Ill Bliss
    3. Lil’ Kesh – Yagi
    4. Eyan Mayweather – Olamide

BEST COLLABO

A voting category for the best R&B, Pop or Hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).

  1. Reggae Blues – Harrysong Feat. Orezi, Iyanya, Olamide, Kcee
    2. Soldier – Falz Feat. Simi
    3. Osinachi – Humblesmith Feat. Davido
    4. Money – Timaya Feat. Flavour
    5. No Kissing – Patoranking Feat. Sarkodie
    6. Wait – Solidstar Feat. Tiwa Savage & Patoranking

BEST RAP SINGLE

A voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap.

  1. Jagaban – Ycee
    2. Asamalekun – Reminisce
    3. Eyan Mayweather – Olamide
    4. Chukwu Agozi Gogi – Ill Bliss
    5. Show You Something – Boogey
    6. Agu Ji Ndi Men – A-Q

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE(MALE)

A non-voting category for the single male artiste with the most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album.

  1. Darey Feat. Soweto Choir – Pray For Me
    2. Brymo – Something Good Is Happening
    3. Shaydee – Smile
    4. Ric Hassani – Gentleman
    5. Wande Coal – Super Woman

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.

  1. Aramide Feat. Adekunle Gold – Love Me
    2. Omawumi Feat. Angelie Kidjo – Play Na Play
    3. Simi – Love Don’t Care
    4. Seyi Shay – Right Now

NEXT RATED

This category is a voting category for the most promising upcoming act in the year under review.

  1. Tekno
    2. Ycee
    3. Aramide
    4. Humblesmith
    5. Mr. Eazi

HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION

A voting category for the best new artiste in the year under review.

  1. Lil’ Kesh – Yagi
    2. Seyi Shay – Seyi Or Shay
    3. Runtown – Ghetto University
    4. Kiss Daniel – New Era

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

A non-voting category for the Rap Artiste with the best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album.

  1. Ycee – Jagaban
    2. Reminsce – Asalamaleku
    3. Ill Bliss – Chukwu Agozi Gogi
    4. Boogey – Show You Something
    5. Modenine – No Matter What
    6. A-Q – Agu Ji Ndi Men’

BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

A voting category for the artiste whose songs are inspired by the streets. Such song should captain lingua, which may also be originated by the artiste and popular on the street.

  1. Ajebutter Feat. Falz – Bad Gang
    2. Olamide – Who You Epp
    3. Koker – Ko Le Werk
    4. 2t Boys – Customer Dada Ni
    5. Small Dokta – Gbera
    6. Ycee – Jagaban

BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

A voting category for the artiste whose songs reflect any form or style of music which falls outside the mainstream of recent or past popular musical trends.

  1. Something Good Is Happening – Brymo
    2. Pick Up – Adekunle Gold
    3. You Suppose Know – Bez
    4. Gentleman – Ric Hassani
    5. Wait For Me – Johnny Drille

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

A voting category for the best album (solo or group) in a year under review, that meets judges requirements of excellence (Songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (Sales and popularity).

  1. New Era – Kiss Daniel
    2. Stories That Touch – Falz
    3. Seyi Or Shay – Seyi Shay
    4. Wanted – Wande Coal

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste for the year under review.

  1. Falz
    2. Tiwa Savage
    3. Wizkid
    4. Olamide
    5. Yemi Alade

SONG OF THE YEAR

A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.

  1. Osinachi – Humblesmith Feat. Davido
    2. Final (Baba Nla) – Wizkid
    3. Pick Up – Adekunle Gold
    4. Fada Fada – Phyno Feat. Olamide
    5. Reggae Blues – Harrysong Feat. Olamide, Orezi

AFRICAN ARTISTE

A non-Nigerian award category for an individual African artiste or group with the most outstanding achievement, impact, and infiltration into the Nigerian music scene in the year under review.

  1. Casper Nyovest
    2. Sauti Sol
    3. Dj Maphorisa
    4. Sarkodie
    5. Stonebwoy

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