The 2021 Headies Awards is virtual (of course) this year with great performances from BBNaija 2020 winner, Laycon, alongside, DJ Neptune and Joeboy, Fireboy DML, the Cavemen and many others.
The Headies is one of the most anticipated & glamourous music award ceremonies many looked forward to. From all the glitz & glam from the special red carpet reception, the memorable appearances from performing artiste to announcing the winners, attendees were definitely prepared for an interesting indulgence of undiluted entertainment.
The Headies celebrates the best in music with incredible and historic wins. Some of your faves celebrities, like Wizkid, Falz, Pheelz, Simi and Mayorkun, picked up golden statues for performances in the year’s best music.
Bovi and Nancy Isime hosted the ceremony, which kicked off on Sunday night.
Fireboy DML secured several awards, including bigs wins for Best Pop Album and Best R&B single.
For a full list of the winners, see below.
BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAROZYMANDIAS – BRYMO
PRODUCER OF THE YEARPHEELZ – ‘BILLIONAIRE’ BY TENI
BEST RAP ALBUMGOD’S ENGINEERING – AQ
BEST R&B ALBUMLAUGHTER, TEARS AND GOOSEBUMPS – FIREBOY DML
BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUMROOTS – THE CAVEMEN
BEST POP ALBUMAPOLLO – FIREBOY DML
BEST MUSIC VIDEO1 MILLI – DAVIDO BY DIRECTOR K
BEST R&B SINGLETATTOO – FIREBOY DML
BEST COLLABORATIONKNOW YOU – LADIPOE FEAT. SIMI
BEST RAP SINGLEBOP DADDY – FALZ FEAT. MS. BANKS
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (Male)PRAIZ – UNDER THE SKY
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (Female)NINIOLA – ADDICTED
HEADIES REVELATIONFIREBOY DML
LYRICIST ON THE ROLLILLBLISS – COUNTRY
BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTEMAYORKUN – GENG
BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONGI WONDER – MOELOGO
ALBUM OF THE YEARAFRICAN GIANT – BURNA BOY APOLLO – FIREBOY DML AFRO POP VOL. 1 – ADEKUNLE GOLD YELLOW – BRYMO BOO OF THE BOOLESS – CHIKE
AFRICAN ARTISTE RECOGNITIONMASTER KG
HEADIES’ VIEWER’S CHOICEWIZKID
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR:BAD BOY TIMZ
BEST POP SINGLENOBODY – DJ NEPTUNE FEAT. JOEBOY & MR. EAZI
SONG OF THE YEARFEM – DAVIDO NOBODY – DJ NEPTUNE FEAT. JOEBOY & MR. EAZI JORO – WIZKID MAFO – NAIRA MARLEY DUDUKE – SIMI
NEXT RATEDOMAH LAY
ARTISTE OF THE YEARWIZKID
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR:SIMISOLA BOLATITO OGUNLEYE (SIMI – DUDUKE)
HALL OF FAMEKING SUNNY ADE
SPECIAL RECOGNITION:EEDRIS ABDULKAREEM