The Headies 2021: Full list of winners

Written by on February 22, 2021

The Headies 2021: Full list of winners

The 14th edition of the Headies award took place on February 21 which saw several guests who were in attendance, observing social distance with many showing up in masks.

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 the full list of winners below:

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BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Ozymandias – Brymo – WINNER

Smile- Wizkid Ft. Her

Wonderful – Burna Boy

Dreamer – Fireboy DML

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Ghost town – Wurld

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Pheelz – ‘Billionaire’ by Teni – WINNER

Spax – ‘Away’ by Oxlade

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Kel p – ‘Pull up’ by Burna Boy

Sarz – ‘Mad’ by Sarz & Wurld

BEST RAP ALBUM

‘God’s Engineering’ – Aq – WINNER

‘Illy Chapo x’ – Illbliss

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‘Ypszn2’ – Psycho Yp

‘Cult’ – Paybac Iboro

‘The Erigma II’ – Erigga

 

BEST R&B ALBUM

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‘Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps’ – Fireboy DML – WINNER

‘I Like Girls with Trobul’ – Sarz & Wurld

‘King’ – Praiz

‘Boo of the Booless’ – Chike

‘Celia’ – Tiwa Savage

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BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

‘Yellow’ – Brymo

‘Lucid’ – Asa

‘The light’ – Bez

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‘Pioneers’ – Drb Lasgidi

‘Roots’ – The Cavemen – WINNER

 

BEST POP ALBUM

‘Apollo’ – Fireboy DML – WINNER

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‘African Giant’ – Burna Boy

‘A Good Time’ – Davido

‘Woman of Steel’ – Yemi Alade

‘Afro Pop Vol. 1’ – Adekunle Gold

 

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BEST MUSIC VIDEO

‘Eli’ (Fireboy) – Clarence Peters

‘1 Milli (Davido) – Director K – WINNER

‘Smile’ (Wizkid) – Meji Alabi

‘Billionaire’ (Teni) – TG Omori

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‘Shekere’ (Yemi Alade) – Ovie Etseyatse

 

BEST R&B SINGLE

‘Under the Sky’ – Praiz

‘Duduke’ – Simi

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‘Mad’ – Sarz ft. Wurld

‘Bad Influence’ – Omah Lay

‘Tattoo’ – Fireboy DML – WINNER

‘Dangerous Love’ – Tiwa Savage

 

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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

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‘Totori’ – ID Cabasa ft. Wizkid & Olamide

‘Get the Info’ – Phyno ft Phenom & Falz

 

BEST RAP SINGLE

‘OGB4IG’ – Reminisce

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‘Shut Up’ – Blaqbonez

‘Country’ – IllBliss

‘Get the Info’ – Phyno ft. Falz & Phenom

‘Bop Daddy’ – Falz ft. Ms. Banks – WINNER

 

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BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

Wurld – ‘Ghost Town’

Chike – ‘Forgive’

Praiz – ‘Under the Sky’ – WINNER

Cobhams – ‘Plenti’

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Nonso Amadi – ‘What makes you sure’

Johnny Drille – ‘Count on You’

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

Simi – ‘No longer beneficial

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Lindsey Abudei – ‘One on the Outside’

Niniola – ‘Addicted’ – WINNER

J-Dess – ‘Chi Efo’

Yemi Alade – ‘Lai Lai’

Imanse – Ajala’

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HEADIES REVELATION

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Fireboy DML – WINNER

Joeboy

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Teni

Remi

Chike

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

AQ – ‘Eunice’

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BlaqBonez – ‘Define Rap’

MI Abaga – ‘Trinity’

IllBliss – ‘Country’ – WINNER

Phenom – ‘Get the Info’

Phyno – ‘Speak Life

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BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

Naira Marley ft. Young John – ‘Mafo’

Mayorkun – ‘Geng’ – WINNER

Reminisce Ft. Olamide & Naira Marley – ‘Instagram’

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Rudeboy – ‘Audio Money’

Ivd & Zlatan – ‘Bolanle’

Olamide – ‘Pawon’

 

BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

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‘Corner’ – Lady Donly Ft. Vanjess & The Cavemen

‘I Wonder’ – Moelogo – WINNER

‘Bitter’ – Deena Ade

‘Anita’ – The Cavemen

‘Money Devotion’ – Gbasky

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‘God Save The Queen’ – Olu

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

‘African Giant’ – Burna Boy

‘Apollo’ – FireBoy DML – WINNER

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‘Afro Pop Vol. 1’ – Adekunle Gold

‘Yellow’ – Brymo

‘Boo of the Booless’ – Chike

 

AFRICAN ARTISTE RECOGNITION

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Master Kg – WINNER

Kuami Eugene

Sauti Sol

Shatta Wale

StoneBwoy

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HEADIES VIEWERS CHOICE

Davido

Omah Lay

Burna Boy

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Falz

FireBoy DML

Mayorkun

DJ Neptune

Wizkid – WINNER

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ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Olakira

Alpha P

Jamopyper

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Zinoleesky

Bad Boy Timz – WINNER

 

BEST POP SINGLE

‘Billionaire’ – Teni

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‘Nobody’ – Dj Neptune Ft. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi. – WINNER

‘Lady’ – Rema

‘Fem’ – Davido

‘Joro’ – Wizkid

‘Skeleton’ – Tekno

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SONG OF THE YEAR

‘Fem’ – Davido

Nobody’ – Dj Neptune Ft. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi

‘Joro’– Wizkid – WINNER

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‘Mafo’ – Naira Marley

‘Duduke’ – Simi

 

NEXT RATED

Tems

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Omah Lay – WINNER

Oxlade

Bella Shmurda

 

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

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Burna Boy

Davido

Wizkid – WINNER

Mayorkun

Tiwa Savage

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SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye (Simi) – ‘Duduke’ – WINNER

Adedamola Adefolahan (Fireboy DML) – ‘Dreamer’

Damini Ogulu (Burna Boy) – ‘Way Too Big’

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Stanley Omah Didia (Omah Lay) – ‘Bad Influence’

Sadiq Onifade (Wurld) – ‘Ghost Town’

Adekunle Kosoko (Adekunle Gold) – ‘1 Milli’

 

HALL OF FAME

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