The 2016 Headies awards, has officially kicked off as the nominees list has been released.



This year’s award is set around 21 categories, with Wizkid and Wande Coal, snagging three nominations each.

A non-voting category for the best single recording by an artiste or group in the year under review.

BEST RECORDINGOF THE YEAR

    EMERGENCY – D’BANJ
    PRAY FOR ME – DAREY FEAT. SOWETO CHOIR
    LOVE DON’T CARE – SIMI
    ORENTE – ADEKUNLE GOLD
    SOMETHING GOOD IS HAPPENING – BRYMO

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.

    DJ COUBLON ‘GOOD TIME & RABA’
    PHEELS – ‘PICK UP & LAGOS BOYS’ – OLAMIDE
    LEGENDURY BEATS – ‘FINAL – BABA NLA’ WIZKID
    YOUNG JOHN – ‘MAMA’ – KISS DANIEL
    MASTAKRAFT – ‘FADA FADA’, ‘CONNECT’ – PHYNO
    OSCAR HERMAN-ACKAH – ‘PRAY FOR ME’ – DAREY

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

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.

    EMERGENCY (D’BANJ) – UNLIMITED LA
    MARY (SEYI SHAY) – MEJI ALABI
    SOLDIER (FALZ THA BAD GUY) – CLARENCE PETERS
    MADE FOR YOU – BANKY W
    BAD – TIWA SAVAGE FEAT. WIZKID – SESAN

BEST R&B/POP ALBUM

A category for the best R&B/Pop Album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

    NEW ERA – KISS DANIEL
    WANTED – WANDE COAL
    KLITORIS – BRYMO
    4. NAKED – DAREY
    SEYI OR SHAY – SEYI SHAY

BEST R&B SINGLE

A category for the best R&B single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).

    LOVE DON’T CARE – SIMI
    MADE FOR YOU – BANKY W
    SUPER WOMAN – WANDE COAL
    PRAY FOR ME – DAREY
    ADUKE – TJAN
    SMILE – SHAYDEE

BEST POP SINGLE

A category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group)

    MAMA – KISS DANIEL
    FINAL (BABA NLA) – WIZKID
    PICK UP – ADEKUNLE GOLD
    OSINACHI – HUMBLESMITH FEAT. DAVIDO
    REGGAE BLUES – HARRYSONG FEAT. OREZI, IYANYA, OLAMIDE, KCEE
    EMERGENCY – D’BANJ
    FADA FADA – PHYNO FEAT. OLAMIDE
    MONEY – TIMAYA FEAT. FLAVOUR

BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE

A category for the best Reggae/Dancehall single in the year under review (by single individual or group).

    1. NO KISSING’ – PATORANKING FT SARKODIE
    BODY HOT – PRAIZ FT. JESSE JAGZ & STONE BWOY
    JAGA LOVE – JESSE JAGZ
    OLOWO – CYNTHIA MORGAN
    PAM PAM – KETCHUP
    TIMAYA – I LIKE THE WAY

BEST RAP ALBUM

A Non-Voting Category for the Best Album By A Rap Artiste Or Group In Year Under Review.

    EYAN MAYWEATHER – OLAMIDE
    POWERFUL – ILL BLISS
    STORIES THAT TOUCH – FALZ
    LIL’ KESH – YAGI

BEST COLLABO

A voting category for the best R&B, Pop or Hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).

    SOLDIER – FALZ FEAT. SIMI
    REGGAE BLUES – HARRYSONG FEAT. OREZI, IYANYA, OLAMIDE, KCEE
    OSINACHI – HUMBLESMITH FEAT. DAVIDO
    WAIT – SOLIDSTAR FEAT. TIWA SAVAGE
    NO KISSING – PATORANKING FEAT. SARKODIE
    MONEY – TIMAYA FEAT. FLAVOUR


BEST RAP SINGLE

A voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap.

    EYAN MAYWEATHER – OLAMIDE
    ASAMALEKUN – REMINISCE
    JAGABAN – YCEE
    CHUKWU AGOZI GOGI – ILL BLISS
    AGU JI NDI MEN – A-Q
    SHOW YOU SOMETHING – BOOGEY

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE(MALE)

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

    BRYMO – SOMETHING GOOD IS HAPPENING
    DAREY FEAT. SOWETO CHOIR – PRAY FOR ME
    SHAYDEE – SMILE
    WANDE COAL – SUPER WOMAN
    RIC HASSANI – GENTLEMAN

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.

    SIMI – LOVE DON’T CARE
    SEYI SHAY – RIGHT NOW
    ARAMIDE FEAT. ADEKUNLE GOLD – LOVE ME
    OMAWUMI FEAT. ANGELIE KIDJO – PLAY NA PLAY

NEXT RATED

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

    YCEE
    TEKNO
    MR. EAZI
    HUMBLESMITH
    ARAMIDE

HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION

A voting category for the best new artiste in the year under review.

    KISS DANIEL – NEW ERA
    SEYI SHAY – SEYI OR SHAY
    LIL’ KESH – YAGI
    RUNTOWN – GHETTO UNIVERSITY

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

A non-voting category for the Rap Artiste with the best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album.

    ILL BLISS – CHUKWU AGOZI GOGI
    REMINSCE – ASALAMALEKU
    YCEE – JAGABAN
    BOOGEY – SHOW YOU SOMETHING
    A-Q – AGU JI NDI MEN’
    MODENINE – NO MATTER WHAT

BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

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.

    OLAMIDE – WHO YOU EPP
    AJEBUTTER FEAT. FALZ – BAD GANG
    KOKER – KO LE WERK
    YCEE – JAGABAN
    SMALL DOKTA – GBERA
    2T BOYS – CUSTOMER DADA NI

BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

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.

    PICK UP – ADEKUNLE GOLD
    SOMETHING GOOD IS HAPPENING – BRYMO
    YOU SUPPOSE KNOW – BEZ
    WAIT FOR ME – JOHNNY DRILLE
    GENTLEMAN – RIC HASSANI

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

A voting category for the best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges requirements of excellence (Songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (Sales and popularity).

    STORIES THAT TOUCH – FALZ
    NEW ERA – KISS DANIEL
    WANTED – WANDE COAL
    SEYI OR SHAY – SEYI SHAY


ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste for the year under review.

    WIZKID
    TIWA SAVAGE
    FALZ
    YEMI ALADE
    OLAMIDE

SONG OF THE YEAR

A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.

    FINAL (BABA NLA) – WIZKID
    OSINACHI – HUMBLESMITH FEAT. DAVIDO
    PICK UP – ADEKUNLE GOLD
    REGGAE BLUES – HARRYSONG FEAT.
    FADA FADA – PHYNO FEAT. OLAMIDE

AFRICAN ARTISTE

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.

    SAUTI SOL
    CASPER NYOVEST
    DJ MAPHORISA
    STONEBWOY
    SARKODIE


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