Headies 2018: The winners are

Singer Davido and vocal powerhouse Simi, were the biggest winners at the 12th Headies Awards on Saturday.

The Headies (previously known as Hip Hop World Awards), since 2006 has been recognising and celebrating outstanding achievement in Nigeria’s music industry.

Simi carted home the Best RnB Single for Smile for Me, the Best Recording of the Year for Joromi, and her album – Simisola – won the Album of the Year.

Davido’s IF won the Best Pop Single and Song of the Year categories, and was also named the Artiste of the Year.

Awards were also presented to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Globacom, MTN, Nigerian Breweries Plc., and Pepsi,Hennessy.

See full list of winners below:

Rookie of the Year                  TENI

Best Rap Single             You Rappers Should Fix up your Life – M.I

Best Street Hop             Penalty – Small Doctor

Best Pop Single             IF – Davido

Best RnB Single             Smile for Me – Simi

Lyricist on the Roll        You Rappers Should Fix up your Lives – M.I

Best Performer               Yemi Alade

Producer of the Year      Kiddominant

Best Collabo                  Ma Lo – Tiwa Savage feat. Wizkid

Best Reggae/Dancehall Single           Holy Holy – 2Baba

Best Recording of the Year               Joromi – Simi

Hip Hop World Revelation               Reekado Banks

Next Rated                                        Mayorkun

Best Alternative Song                       Fun mi lo wo mi – Aramide feat. Sound Sultan & Koker

African Artiste of the Year               Nasty C

Headies Viewers’ Choice                            Come Closer – Wizkid

Best Music Video                              Come Closer – Wizkid. Directed by Daps

Best Vocal Performance (Female)     Butterflies – Omawumi

Best Vocal Performance (Male)                  Folashade – Praiz

Best RnB/Pop Album                       Sounds from the Other Side – Wizkid

Best Rap Album                               El Hadj – Reminisce

Song of the Year                               IF – Davido

Special Recognition Award

Album of the Year                                      Simisola – Simi

Artiste of the Year                                      Davido

Special Recognition Award               Kaffy

Headies Hall of Fame                        Chris Ubosi.

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