The 14th edition of the prestigious Headies 2021: Full list of winners

The 14th edition of the prestigious The Headies award has come and gone but it will be remembered for a long while as it is the first time it went virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the organiser of the award ceremony, Ayo Animashaun, it was difficult yet interesting producing the show virtually.
This edition witnessed fast-rising singers like Fireboy DML, Bad Boy Tims and Omah Lay receive their first plaque.
See full list of winners below:
BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Ozymandias – Brymo – WINNER
Smile- Wizkid Ft. Her
Wonderful – Burna Boy
Dreamer – Fireboy DML
Ghost town – Wurld
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Pheelz – ‘Billionaire’ by Teni – WINNER
Spax – ‘Away’ by Oxlade
Kel p – ‘Pull up’ by Burna Boy
Sarz – ‘Mad’ by Sarz & Wurld
BEST RAP ALBUM
‘God’s Engineering’ – Aq – WINNER
‘Illy Chapo x’ – Illbliss
‘Ypszn2’ – Psycho Yp
‘Cult’ – Paybac Iboro
‘The Erigma II’ – Erigga
BEST R&B ALBUM
‘Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps’ – Fireboy DML – WINNER
‘I Like Girls with Trobul’ – Sarz & Wurld
‘King’ – Praiz
‘Boo of the Booless’ – Chike
‘Celia’ – Tiwa Savage
BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
‘Yellow’ – Brymo
‘Lucid’ – Asa
‘The light’ – Bez
‘Pioneers’ – Drb Lasgidi
‘Roots’ – The Cavemen – WINNER
BEST POP ALBUM
‘Apollo’ – Fireboy DML – WINNER
‘African Giant’ – Burna Boy
‘A Good Time’ – Davido
‘Woman of Steel’ – Yemi Alade
‘Afro Pop Vol. 1’ – Adekunle Gold
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
‘Eli’ (Fireboy) – Clarence Peters
‘1 Milli (Davido) – Director K – WINNER
‘Smile’ (Wizkid) – Meji Alabi
‘Billionaire’ (Teni) – TG Omori
‘Shekere’ (Yemi Alade) – Ovie Etseyatse
BEST R&B SINGLE
‘Under the Sky’ – Praiz
‘Duduke’ – Simi
‘Mad’ – Sarz ft. Wurld
‘Bad Influence’ – Omah Lay
‘Tattoo’ – Fireboy DML – WINNER
‘Dangerous Love’ – Tiwa Savage
BEST COLLABORATION
‘Know You’ – Ladipoe ft. Simi – WINNER
‘Nobody’ – Dj Neptune ft. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi
‘Sweet in the Middle’ – Davido ft. Naira Marley, Zlatan & Wurld
‘Don’t call me back’ – Joeboy ft. Mayorkun
‘Totori’ – ID Cabasa ft. Wizkid & Olamide
‘Get the Info’ – Phyno ft Phenom & Falz
BEST RAP SINGLE


‘OGB4IG’ – Reminisce
‘Shut Up’ – Blaqbonez
‘Country’ – IllBliss
‘Get the Info’ – Phyno ft. Falz & Phenom
‘Bop Daddy’ – Falz ft. Ms. Banks –
WINNER
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)
Wurld – ‘Ghost Town’
Chike – ‘Forgive’
Praiz – ‘Under the Sky’ – WINNER
Cobhams – ‘Plenti’
Nonso Amadi – ‘What makes you sure’
Johnny Drille – ‘Count on You’
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)
Simi – ‘No longer beneficial
Lindsey Abudei – ‘One on the Outside’
Niniola – ‘Addicted’ – WINNER
J-Dess – ‘Chi Efo’
Yemi Alade – ‘Lai Lai’
Imanse – Ajala’
HEADIES REVELATION
Victor AD
Fireboy DML – WINNER
Joeboy
Teni
Remi
Chike
LYRICIST ON THE ROLL
AQ – ‘Eunice’
BlaqBonez – ‘Define Rap’
MI Abaga – ‘Trinity’
IllBliss – ‘Country’ – WINNER
Phenom – ‘Get the Info’
Phyno – ‘Speak Life
BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE
Naira Marley ft. Young John – ‘Mafo’
Mayorkun – ‘Geng’ – WINNER
Reminisce Ft. Olamide & Naira Marley – ‘Instagram’
Rudeboy – ‘Audio Money’
Ivd & Zlatan – ‘Bolanle’
Olamide – ‘Pawon’
BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG
‘Corner’ – Lady Donly Ft. Vanjess & The Cavemen
‘I Wonder’ – Moelogo – WINNER
‘Bitter’ – Deena Ade
‘Anita’ – The Cavemen
‘Money Devotion’ – Gbasky
‘God Save The Queen’ – Olu
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
‘African Giant’ – Burna Boy
‘Apollo’ – FireBoy DML – WINNER
‘Afro Pop Vol. 1’ – Adekunle Gold
‘Yellow’ – Brymo
‘Boo of the Booless’ – Chike
AFRICAN ARTISTE RECOGNITION
Master Kg – WINNER
Kuami Eugene
Sauti Sol
Shatta Wale
StoneBwoy
HEADIES VIEWERS CHOICE
Davido
Omah Lay
Burna Boy
Falz
FireBoy DML
Mayorkun
DJ Neptune
Wizkid – WINNER
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Olakira
Alpha P
Jamopyper
Zinoleesky
Bad Boy Timz – WINNER
BEST POP SINGLE
‘Billionaire’ – Teni
‘Nobody’ – Dj Neptune Ft. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi. – WINNER
‘Lady’ – Rema
‘Fem’ – Davido
‘Joro’ – Wizkid
‘Skeleton’ – Tekno
SONG OF THE YEAR
‘Fem’ – Davido
‘Nobody’ – Dj Neptune Ft. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi
‘Joro’– Wizkid – WINNER
‘Mafo’ – Naira Marley
‘Duduke’ – Simi
NEXT RATED
Tems
Omah Lay – WINNER
Oxlade
Bella Shmurda
ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
Burna Boy
Davido
Wizkid – WINNER
Mayorkun
Tiwa Savage
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye (Simi) – ‘Duduke’ – WINNER
Adedamola Adefolahan (Fireboy DML) – ‘Dreamer’
Damini Ogulu (Burna Boy) – ‘Way Too Big’
Stanley Omah Didia (Omah Lay) – ‘Bad Influence’
Sadiq Onifade (Wurld) – ‘Ghost Town’
Adekunle Kosoko (Adekunle Gold) – ‘1 Milli’
HALL OF FAME
King Sunny Ade

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