Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid Tipped By Headies

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The organisers of the Headies have released the list of nominees for the 14th edition of the music awards.

The award ceremony is aimed at recognizing outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry.

This year’s edition features 27 categories to acknowledge and celebrate the work of various artistes and other professionals in the industry.

Davido, Omah Lay, Burna Boy, Falz, Fireboy DML, Mayorkun,  DJ Neptune, Wizkid will battle for the Viewers Choice award while Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid, Mayorkun, and Tiwa Savage will battle for the Artiste Of The Year award.

The headies will also be presenting an award of special recognition to King Sunny Ade for excellence and impact on the entertainment industry.

See full nomination list:

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

A non-voting category for the best recording (that meets the judges’ requirements of excellence; songwriting, production, rendition) by an artiste or group in the year under review.

Ozymandias- Brymo
Smile-Wizkid ft HER
Wonderful- Burna Boy
Dreamer- Fireboy DML
Ghost Town- Wurld

BEST POP SINGLE

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

Billionaire- Teni
Nobody- DJ Neptune ft Joeyboy & Mr. Eazi
Lady- Rema
Fem – Davido
Joro – Wizkid
Skeletun– Tekno

SONG OF THE YEAR

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

Fem – Davido
Nobody- DJ Neptune ft Joeyboy & Mr. Eazi
Joro – Wizkid
Mafo – Naira Marley
Duduke – Simi

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

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

Pheelz – ‘Billionaire’ by Teni
Spax– ‘Away’ by Oxlade
Kel P – ‘Pull up’ by Burna Boy
Sarz – ‘Mad’ BY Sarz & WURLD

BEST RAP ALBUM

A non-voting category for the best album by a rap artiste or group in year under review.

God’s Engineering -AQ
Illy Chapo X- Ill bliss
YPSZN2 – Psycho YP
Cult! – Paybac Iboro
The Erigma II – Erigga

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BEST R&B ALBUM

A category for the best r&b album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps – Fireboy DML
I like girls with trobul – Sarz & Wurld
King – Praiz
Boo of the Booless – Chike
Celia – Tiwa Savage

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

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

Yellow – Brymo
Lucid – Asa
The light– Bez
Pioneers – DRB Lasgidi
Roots– The Cavemen

BEST POP ALBUM

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

Apollo– Fireboy DML
African Giant – Burna Boy
A good time – Davido
Woman of Steel – Yemi Alade
Afro Pop VOL. 1 – 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.

Eli – Fireboy DML by Clarence Peters
1 Milli – Davido by Director K
Smile – Wizkid by Meji Alabi
Billionaire – Teni by TG Omori
Shekere– Yemi Alade by Ovie Etseyatse

BEST R&B SINGLE

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

Under the Sky – Praiz
Duduke – Simi
Mad – Sarz& Wurld
Bad Influence – Omah Lay
Tatto– Fireboy DML
Dangerous Love – Tiwa Savage

BEST COLLABORATION

A voting category for the best r&b, pop or hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).

Know You –  Ladipoe ft Simi
Nobody- DJ Neptune ft Joeyboy & 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 and Olamide
Get the info – Phyno ft Phenom & Falz

BEST RAP SINGLE

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

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OGB4IG – Reminisce
Shutup –Blaqbonez
Country– Illbliss
Get the info – Phyno, Falz & Phenom
Bop Daddy – Falz ft MS. Banks

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.

Wurld – Ghost Town
Chike– Forgive
Praiz – Under the sky
Cohbams– Plenti
Nonso Amadi – What makes you sure
Johnny Drille – Count on you

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

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

Simi – No longer beneficial
Lindsey Abudei– One on the outside
Niniola – Addicted
J-Dess– Chi Efo
Yemi Alade – Lai Lai
Imanse – Ajala

NEXT RATED

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