Winners Of The 12th Edition Of Headies 2018 Flags Off Their Awards.
For this special edition which has been tagged the C.A.R.E Edition, the organisers have come together to celebrate music from the July 2016 to December 2017 calendar year, the 12th edition of headies award has created a rare experience as the ex bbnaija housemates were in attendant and Tobi Bakre standing tall during the presentation of awards.
Celebrities were glammed up exceptionally in a different look, with others been applauded and awarded for their performances in the Nigeria music industry, after a battle of “who wins”.
A night full of music, fun and laughs; thanks to the hosts Bovi and Seyi Shay and brilliant performances from the amazing artists. Here is the full list of winners.
See Pictures and award of the performance below;
For the best vocal performance male, Nigerian Multi Award Winning Singer-songwriter and Producer, Praiz has been proven worthy for his vocal performance in the Nigerian music industry after all scrutiny. In 2017 he was nominated for the best performance R&B singles.
Praiz was one of the finer vocal additions on the list of performers to serenade the guests present at the Classics edition of 1 Music 1 Sound in Dubai.
The velvety-toned singer employed sonorous melodies from his suave vocal pipes to excite music fans in a sweetly arranged rendition of songs. He opened his show-set with a soft and acoustic performance of ‘Here And Now’ off his 2 Minutes EP to which he just released the official music video for.
He later picked up tempo with songs ‘Show Me Love’, ‘HeartBeat’, ‘Mercy’ and ‘Sisi’ while busting some shaku shaku and shoki moves.
Omawunmi has also been announced as the winner in the category of Best Vocal Performance (Female).
The singer edged her bestie Waje, Simi, Niniola, Niyola and Aramide to win on the night.
In an emotional acceptance speech, Omanumi revealed that she was 8months pregnant when she recorded the song ‘Butterflies’, with which she won the award tonight.
Wizkid, Davido and Simi were the biggest winners at the 2018 Headies awards which took place on Saturday
Wizkid won two solo categories which are : Best Music Video of the year in competition with Tiwa Savage, Humble Smith, Maleek Berry,Sheyi Shay and Davido with his music video “come closer” while he shared two other categories with Tiwa Savage and Daps for best collaboration and best video respectively.
Aramide, is a Nigerian female singer and songwriter. She describes her genre of music as Afro-Soul. Her song “Iwo Nikan” earned her an award for Best Vocal Performance (Female) at the Headies 2015.
In the Headies 12th edition, 2018. she also won for herself “Best Alternative Song” defeating Adekunle Gold, Nonso Amadi, Jonny Drille, Reminisce and Bantu with her song ” Fun mi lowo mi” ft Sound Sultan and Koker though her fans see the award to be one of the foolish awards to give.
For the Best Artiste of the year category, South African rapper, Nasty C bags the award in competition with Sakordie, Sauti Sol, Vanessa Mdee, and Casper Nyovest.
Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, better known by his stage name Reekado Banks, Nigerian recording artist, singer and songwriter has won the Best Hip Hop World Revelation at the headies awards 2018, we recall he is currently signed with Marvins record.
DMW flagship artist Mayorkun snatches the “Next Rated” from other competitors like Maleek Berry, Zoro etc. We can rightly recall that Mayorkun won “Rookie of the Year” at the last edition in 2016. This follows as a double blessing after the successful release of ” BOBO” ft Davido.
Davido wins ” Best Pop Single” for the 12th edition of the Headies 2018. This is indeed a double ASSURANCE for the Nigerian artiste, could we say that Chioma whom he gifted a 45million Porche Suv is part of the blessing following the saying ” give it shall be given unto you”. Congrats
MI who was among the competitors of the “BEST LYRICIST” took away the award from – MI POLITICAL SCIENCE, ERIGGA to emerge the winner tonight though not the favourite for the category as there were also great competitors, He also won ” the Best Rap single” making him the overall winner of the headies award 2018.
Small Doctor which was no small Doctor as among the list of artists for the 2018 BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE has taken home the award. NIGERIA
In this category that Small Doctor won, he contested against the likes of PENALTY – SMALL DOCTOR WO – OLASmall DoctorDE SAI BABA – CDQ SHEPETERI – IDOWEST FT. DAMMY KRANE, SLIM CASE PASS THE AGBARA – SKUKI LEGBEGBE – MR REAL FT. IDOWEST, KELVIN CHUKS, OBADICE to clinch
the overall winner of the awards from headies 2018.