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The Headies Award 2019- The 13th Annual Headies Awards- Power of a Dream| Hip-Hop Award

This list is being updated live as the winners are announced. The host of this years award is Nancy and Reminisce.

Highest Award Winner| Award Count| Headies 2019

  1. Teni won 4 Headies Awards.
  2. Falz  won 3 Headies 2019 Awards.
  3. Burna Boy won 3 Awards in the 2019 Headies Award.
  4. Mayorkun won 2 Headies Awards.

Rema won the Next Rated Award in the 2019 Headies Award.

Headies 2019 Rookie of the Year Winner- Headies 2019

The rookie of the year for the 2019 Headies is Barry Jhay.

This is a voting category for musicians who has had a successful year musically, even without an album.

The Nominees are

  • Oxlade
  • Crayon
  • Buju
  • Barry Jhay

Best Vocal Performance (Female) Winner- Headies 2019

Teni came out the winner of the 13th Annual Headies Award for Best vocal Performance Female.

This is a non-voting category

The nominees are

  • GoodGirl LA – ‘Bless me’
  • Waje – ‘Udue’
  • Teni – ‘Uyo Meyo’
  • Tems – ‘Mr Rebel’
  • Falana – ‘Repeat’

Best Vocal Performance (Male) Winner- Headies 2019

Wurld won this category with his wishes and butterfly track.

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

  • Tay Iwar – ‘Utero’
  • Johnny Drille – ‘Finding Efe’
  • Nonso Bassey – ‘411’
  • Funbi – ‘Serenade’
  • Wurld – ‘Wishes & Butterfly’

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Best Street-Hop Artiste Winner- Headies 2019

Chinko Ekun won the Best Street Hop Artiste with his hit track Able God.

This is 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.

  • Erigga – ‘Motivation’
  • Chinko Ekun – ‘Able God’
  • Zlatan – ‘Leg Work’
  • Barry Jhay – ‘Aiye’
  • Lyta – ‘Time’

Best Recording of the Year Winner- Headies Award 2019

Teni won the Headies Award 2019 for best recording of the year with her Uyo Meyo track. No doubt the song was a hit, loved by all.

This is 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.

  • Adekunle Gold – Ire
  • Heal D World – Patoranking
  • Olanrewaju – Brymo
  • Uyo Meyo – Teni
  •  Ye – Burna Boy

Best Rap Single Winner- Headies 2019

The best rap single for the Headies Award 2019 is Falz the Bahd Guy with his Talk track.

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

The Nominees are-

  • ‘Talk’ – Falz
  • ‘We Don’t Do That Over Here’ – Hotyce
  • ‘40ft Container’ – Illbliss ft. Olamide
  • ‘Sacrifice’ – Payper Corleone Ft. Alpha Ojini
  • ‘Gang Gang’ – AQ and Loose Kaynon

Best ‘Alternative’ Song Winner- Headies 2019

Johnny Drille won the award for Best Alternative Song in the 2019 Headies Award with his song Finding Efe.

This is 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.

The nominees are-

  • ‘Cash’ – Lady Donli
  • ‘Mr Rebel’ – Tems
  • ‘Finding Efe’ – Johnny Drille
  • ‘Heya’ – Brymo
  • ‘Ire’ – Adekunle Gold

Best Rap Album Winner- Headies 2019

The winner for the Headies 2019 award for best rap album is Falz with his Moral Instruction Album.

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

The nominees are-

  • ‘Moral Instruction’ – Falz
  • Crown’ – AQ and Loose Kaynon
  • ‘A Study On Self Worth: Yxng Dxnzl’ – M.I Abaga
  • ‘Clone Wars, Vol. IV (These Buhari Times)’ – Show Dem Camp

Lyricist on the Roll Winner| Headies 2019

The winner for Lyricist on the roll is AQ with the Crown track.

This is a non-voting category for the rap artiste with the best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album.

The Nominees are-

  • YCEE – ‘Balance’
  • Boogey – ‘Implode’
  • Paybac – ‘Implode’
  • Ghost – ‘Crown’
  • Tec – ‘Crown’
  • AQ – ‘Crown’

Best Collabo Award Winner| Headies 2019

The winner of this category is Killin Dem by Burna Boy featuring Zlatan Ibile

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

The Nominees are-

  • ‘Like’ – Reekado Banks Ft. Tiwa Savage, Fiokee
  • ‘One Ticket’ Kiss Daniel ft. Davido
  • ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid
  • ‘Killin’ Dem – Burna Boy Ft. Zlatan
  • ‘Amaka’ – 2baba Ft. Peruzzi

Best Performer Award Winner | Headies 2019

The winner of the 2019 Headies Award for best performer goes to Yemi Alade.

This is a non-voting category for the artistes whose stagecraft, showmanship and performance routines are exceptionally conceptualized and executed in the year under review with consideration of live performances.

The nominees are-

  • Falz
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Brymo
  • Yemi Alade
  • Adekunle Gold

Best R&B Single Winner | Headies 2019

The winner of the Best R&B Headies Award 2019 is Seyi Shay featuring Runtown in Gimme Love.

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

The nominees are-

  • ‘Tipsy’ – Odunsi ft. RAYE
  • ‘Serenade’ – Funbi
  • ‘Uyo Meyo’ – Teni
  • ‘Wishes and Butterflies’ – Wurld
  • ‘Gimme Love’ – Seyi Shay ft. Runtown

Best Pop Single Award Winner- Headies 2019

Teni emerged the winner of the #Headies2019 best pop single category with the hit track case.

This award category is for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group).

The Nominees are-

  • ‘Ye’ – Burna Boy
  • ‘Wetin We Gain’ – Victor AD
  • ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid
  • ‘Case’ – Teni
  • ‘Jealous’ – Fireboy DML
  • ‘Baby’ – Joeboy

Best R&B/ POP Album Winner- Headies 2019

The winner for the 2019 Headies best R&B / POP Album is Mayor of Lagos by Mayorkun.

This is a category for the best r&b/pop album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

The nominees are-

  • ‘rare.’ – Odunsi (The Engine)
  • ‘Outside’ – Burna Boy
  • ‘No Bad Songz’ – Kizz Daniel
  • ‘Mayor of Lagos’ – Mayorkun
  • ‘About 30’ – Adekunle Gold

Headies’ Viewer’s Choice Winner| Headies 2019

The winner of this category is Teni the Entertainer. This is her 4th Award for the night.

This is a voting category to award the fan’s favorite artiste with the most digital tractions (downloads, views, streams) in the year under review.

The nominees are-

  • Mr Eazi
  • Burna Boy
  • Teni
  • Fireboy DML
  • Rema
  • Joe Boy
  • Wizkid
  • Davido

Best Music Video Winner| Headies 2019

The winner for the Best music video goes to Clarence Peters in Dangote by Burna Boy (African Giant).

This is 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.

The nominees are-

  • ‘Dangote’ (Burna Boy) – Clarence Peters
  • ‘Available’ (Patoranking) – Clarence Peters
  • ‘Ire’ (Adekunle Gold) – Aje Films
  • ‘Talk’ (Falz) – Prodigeezy
  • ‘Jaiye’ (Ladipoe) – 88 Factor

Hip Hop World Revelation Winner| Headies 2019

The winner of the Hip Hop world revelation is Mayorkun.

This is a voting category for the best new artiste with a debut album adjudged to be outstanding in terms of artistic quality and impact within the year under review.

The nominees are-

  • Odunsi
  • Mayorkun
  • Wurld
  • Humblesmith

Album of the Year Winner- Headies 2019

The winner of this category is Moral Instruction by Falz.

This is a voting category for the best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges’ requirements of excellence (songwriting, production, rendition and impact).

The nominees are-

  • ‘About 30’ – Adekunle Gold
  • ‘Outside’ – Burna Boy
  • ‘Moral Instruction’ – Falz
  • ‘No Bad Songz’ – Kizz Daniel

Best Producer of the Year Award Winner- Headies 2019

The winner for producer of the year is Killertunes in Fake Love by Starboy featuring Duncan Mighty and Wizkid.

This award is for an individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.

The nominees are-

  • Phantom – ‘Ye’ by Burna Boy
  • Ozedikus – ‘Dumebi’ by Rema
  • Spellz – ‘Askamaya’ by Teni
  • Killertunes – ‘Fake Love’ by Starboy ft Duncan Mighty and Wizkid
  • Kel-P Vibes – ‘Killing Dem’ by Burna Boy ft Zlatan

Special Recognition Award Winner| Headies 2019

The special recognition award goes to Paul Okoye aka Paulo.

Next Rated Award Winner- Headies 2019

The Next Rated winner in the 2019 Headies is Rema from the Mavin Family. Kudos boy.

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

The nominees are-

  • Rema
  • Joeboy
  • Fireboy DML
  • Victor AD
  • Lyta
  • Zlatan

Artiste of the Year Winner| Headies 2019

The winner for the Headies 2019 Artiste of the year is Burna Boy.

This category is for the most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste in the year under review.

The nominees are-

  • Burna Boy
  • Wizkid
  • Davido
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Falz

Song of the Year Winner| Headies 2019

Burna Boy won the award for the song of the year with his amazing track Ye.

This is a voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.

The nominees are-

  • ‘Ye’ – Burna Boy
  • ‘Dumebi’ – Rema
  • ‘Wetin We Gain’ – Victor AD
  • ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid
  • ‘Case’ – Teni
  • ‘Leg work’ – Zlatan
  • ‘Baby’ – Joeboy
  • ‘Jealous’ – Fireboy DML

African Artiste Recognition Award Winner| Headies 2019

This is 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.

  • Master KG – Skeleton Moves (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • Afro B – Drogba (Joanna) (IVORY COAST)
  • Sauti Sol – Melanin (KENYA)
  • King Promise – CCTV (GHANA)
  • DJ Maphoriza – iWalk Ye Phara (SOUTH AFRICA)

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