2022 Headies Awards: Full Winners’ List

2022 Headies Awards_-_Full Winners List
2022 Headies Awards_-_Full Winners List

The 2022 Headies Awards has just concluded at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta, Georgia.

The excitement was at fever pitch with all your favourite names, both home and abroad, jostling it out for bragging rights.

Wizkid seemed to have won too many of those rights as ran home with 5 awards on the night.

BNXN won the ‘Next Rated’ Award category ahead of Ayra Starr, Lojay, Ruger and Zinoleesky.

For his efforts, he was gifted a 2022 Bentley Bentayga!

BNXN (Next Rated)
BNXN (Next Rated)

Below are the rest of the award winners and their categories:

Best West African Artiste of the Year: Gyakie

Producer of the Year: SARZ (Monalisa- Lojay & SARZ)

Best Rap Album: Olamide (Carpe Diem)

Best Alternative Album: Ibeji (Intermission)

Headies’ Viewers Choice: Ayra Starr (Bloody Samaritan)

Best Afrobeat Single: Fireboy DML (Peru)

Olamide (Best Rap Album)
Olamide (Best Rap Album)

Best Reggae and Dancehall Album: Patoranking (Three)

Best Vocal Performance (Female): Waje (Last Time)

Best Vocal Performance (Male): Oxlade (Ojuju)

Lyricist on The Roll: A-Q (The Last Cypher)

Best Streethop Artistes: Goya Menor & Nektunes (Amenor Amapiano Remix)

Best Rap Single: Ladipoe Ft BNXN (Feeling)

Best Alternative Single: Flavour (Doings)

Rookie of the Year: Fave

Best Inspirational Single: KCEE & Okwesili Eze Group (Cultural Praise)

Special Recognition – DBanj (Talent)

Adekunle Gold (Songwriter of The Year)
Adekunle Gold (Songwriter of The Year)

Hall of Fame: Angelique Kidjo

International Artiste Special Recognition: Akon & Wyclef Jean

Best Central African Artiste of the Year: Innoss’B

Best East African Artiste of The Year: Diamond Platinumz

Best North African Artiste of The Year: Latifa (Tunisia)

Best South African Artiste of the Year: Focalistic (South Africa)

Best Music Video: TG Omori (Champion – Fireboy DML Ft. D Smoke)

Artiste of the Year: Burna Boy

Best Male Artiste of The Year: Burna Boy

Digital Artiste of The Year: Davido

2022 Headies Awards_-_Full Winners List
2022 Headies Awards_-_Full Winners List

Humanitarian Award of The Year: Davido

Best Recording of The Year: Patoranking (Celebrate Me)

Best Collaboration: Wizkid Ft Tems (Essence)

Best R ‘n’ B Single: Wizkid Ft Tems (Essence)

Best Album of The Year: Wizkid (Made In Lagos – Deluxe Edition)

Best Afrobeat Album: Wizkid (Made In Lagos)

Wizkid & Tems (Best R&B Single)
Wizkid & Tems (Best R&B Single)

Songwriter of the Year: Adekunle Gold (Sinner)

Special Recognition: Efe Omorogbe, Sunday Are, Bose Ogbulu.

Kesandu Egburonu

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