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Full List of Headies Awards 2019, Burna Boy dominates list with 8 nominations

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Full List of Headies Awards 2019, Burna Boy dominates list with 8 nominations

 

The Headies has released the list of nominees for the 2019 Headies Awards. The Headies had on September 21, 2019, opened its doors to receive entries for its 13th music award with this year’s edition themed ‘The Power of A Dream’. The award show is scheduled to hold on October 19th, 2019 and it would be featuring 23 categories in recognition of Africa’s finest artiste. See the list of nominees below;

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR A non-voting category for the best recording (that meets the judges’ requirements of excellence; songwriting, production, rendition) by an artiste or group in the year under review. 1. Adekunle Gold – Ire 2. Patoranking – Heal D World 3. Brymo – Olanrewaju 4. Teni – Uyo Meyo 5. Burna Boy – Ye

BEST POP SINGLE A category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group). 1. ‘Ye’ – Burna Boy 2. ‘Wetin We Gain’ – Victor AD 3. ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid 4. ‘Case’ – Teni 5. ‘Jealous’ – Fireboy DML 6. ‘Baby’ – Joeboy

 

 PRODUCER OF THE YEAR An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review. 1. Phantom – ‘Ye’ b Burna Boy 2. Ozedikus – ‘Dumebi’ by Rema 3. Spellz – ‘Askamaya’ by Teni 4. Killertunes – ‘Fake Love’ by Starboy ft Duncan Mighty and Wizkid 5. Kel-P Vibes – ‘Killing Dem’ by Burna Boy ft Zlatan

 

 BEST RAP ALBUM A non-voting category for the best album by a rap artiste or group in year under review. 1. ‘Moral Instruction’ – Falz 2. ‘Crown’ – AQ and Loose Kaynon 3. ‘A Study On Self Worth: Yxng Dxnzl’ – M.I Abaga 4. ‘Clone Wars, Vol. IV (These Buhari Times)’ – Show Dem Camp

5. BEST R&B/ POP ALBUM A category for the best r&b/pop album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

 

1. GoodGirl LA – ‘Bless me’ 2. Waje – ‘Udue’ 3. Teni – ‘Uyo Meyo’ 4. Tems – ‘Mr Rebel’ 5. Falana – ‘Repeat’

NEXT RATED This category is a voting category for the most promising act in the year under review. 1. Rema 2. Joeboy 3. Fireboy DML 4. Victor AD 5. Lyta 6. Zlatan

HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION A voting category for the best new artiste with a debut album adjudged to be outstanding in terms of artistic quality and impact within the year under review. 1. Odunsi 2. Mayorkun 3. Wurld 4. Humblesmith

 

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. 1. YCEE – ‘Balance’ 2. Boogey – ‘Implode’ 3. Paybac – ‘Implode’ 4. Ghost – ‘Crown’ 5. Tec – ‘Crown’ 6. AQ – ‘Crown’

 

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. 1. Erigga – ‘Motivation’ 2. Chinko Ekun – ‘Able God’ 3. Zlatan – ‘Leg Work’ 4. Barry Jhay – ‘Aiye’ 5. Lyta – ‘Time’

 

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. 1. ‘Cash’ – Lady Donli 2. ‘Mr Rebel’ – Tems 3. ‘Finding Efe’ – Johnny Drille 4. ‘Heya’ – Brymo 5. ‘Ire’ – Adekunle Gold

 

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 impact). 1. About 30 – Adekunle Gold 2. Outside – Burna Boy 3. Moral Instruction – Falz 4. No Bad Songz – Kizz Daniel

 

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste in the year under review. 1. Burna Boy 2. Wizkid 3. Davido 4. Tiwa Savage 5. Falz

 

SONG OF THE YEAR A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review. 1. ‘Ye’ – Burna Boy 2. ‘Dumebi’ – Rema 3. ‘Wetin We Gain’ – Victor AD 4. ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid 5. ‘Case’ – Teni 6. ‘Leg work’ – Zlatan 7. ‘Baby’ – Joeboy 8. ‘Jealous’ – Fireboy DML

AFRICAN ARTISTE RECOGNITION 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. 1. Master KG – Skeleton Moves (SOUTH AFRICA) 2. Afro B – Drogba (Joanna) (IVORY COAST) 3. Sauti Sol – Melanin (KENYA) 4. King Promise – CCTV (GHANA) 5. DJ Maphoriza – iWalk Ye Phara (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

HEADIES’ VIEWER’S CHOICE A voting category to award the fan’s favorite artiste with the most digital tractions (downloads, views, streams) in the year under review. 1. Mr Eazi 2. Burna Boy 3. Teni 4. Fireboy DML 5. Rema 6. Joe Boy 7. Wizkid 8. Davido

 

BEST PERFORMER A non-voting category for the artistes whose stagecraft, showmanship and performance routines are exceptionally conceptualized and executed in the year under review with consideration of live performances. 1. Falz 2. Tiwa Savage 3. Brymo 4. Yemi Alade 5. Adekunle Gold

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: A voting category for the rookie of the year who has had a successful year musically, with the absence of an album in the year under review. 1. Crayon 2. Buju 3. Barry Jhay 4. Oxlade

 

 

 

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