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Headies 2018: Wizkid, Simi, Davido win big | Full list of winners

Headies 2018: Wizkid, Simi, Davido win big | Full list of winners

The most anticipated award of the year which is the 12th edition of the Headies Music Awards held on Saturday, May 5.

The event which took place at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island Lagos was glamorous with top celebrities and dignitaries from all works of life in attendance

Wizkid, beautiful songstress Simi and the Omo Baba Olowo himself Davido were the biggest winners of the night.

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Wizkid won four awards - Headies Viewers Choice Award (Come Closer), Best Music Video (Come Closer), Best RnB/Pop Album (Sounds From the Other Side), and Best Collabo, for his feature in Tiwa Savage‘s Ma Lo.

Simi on her part grabbed 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.

Also DMW artist Mayorkun won the Next Rated award of the year and was handed over his car keys.

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See full list of winners below:

Rookie of the Year


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


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


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

Album of the Year

Simisola – Simi

Artiste of the Year


Special Recognition Award


Headies Hall of Fame

Chris Ubosi

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