The 14th edition of the Headies Awards took place at the Eko Hotel and Suites on Sunday, February 21, but had limited attendees due to COVID-19 restrictions. The red carpet began at 5pm while the main event commenced at 8 pm Fireboy DML was the biggest winner of the night after he clinched five awards to equal the records of Wande Coal and Psquare (Paul & Peter Okoye) for the most wins in one night. The singer clinched the BEST R&B ALBUM with LAUGHTER, TEARS, AND GOOSEBUMPS. He also won the ‘Best POP Album’ with his second album titled APOLLO. Fireboy clinched the BEST R&B SINGLE award with his song titled Tatoo, and later appeared on stage again to claim the HEADIES REVELATION awards. For his last award, the singer won the Album of The Year award. The event was hosted by TV personality, Nancy Isime and comedian, Bovi. See the full list of winners below; (Winners are higlighted) 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.OZYMANDIAS – BRYMOSMILE – WIZKID FEAT. HERWONDERFUL – BURNA BOYDREAMER – FIREBOY DMLGHOST TOWN – WURLDBEST POP SINGLEA voting category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group).BILLIONAIRE – TENINOBODY – DJ NEPTUNE FEAT. JOEBOY & MR. EAZI.LADY – REMAFEM – DAVIDOJORO – WIZKIDSKELETUN – TEKNOSONG OF THE YEARA voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.FEM – DAVIDONOBODY – DJ NEPTUNE FEAT. JOEBOY & MR. EAZIJORO – WIZKIDMAFO – NAIRA MARLEYDUDUKE – SIMIPRODUCER OF THE YEARAn individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.PHEELZ – ‘BILLIONAIRE’ BY TENISPAX – ‘AWAY’ BY OXLADEKEL P – ‘PULL UP’ BY BURNA BOYSARZ – ‘MAD’ BY SARZ & WURLDBEST RAP ALBUMA non-voting category for the best album by a rap artiste or group in year under review.GOD’S ENGINEERING – AQILLY CHAPO X – ILLBLISSYPSZN2 – PSYCHO YPCULT! – PAYBAC IBOROTHE ERIGMA II – ERIGGABEST R&B ALBUMA category for the best r&b album in the year under review (by single individual or group).1. LAUGHTER, TEARS AND GOOSEBUMPS – FIREBOY DML2. I LIKE GIRLS WITH TROBUL – SARZ & WURLD3. KING – PRAIZ4. BOO OF THE BOOLESS – CHIKE5. CELIA – TIWA SAVAGEBEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUMA category for the best Alternative album in the year under review (by single individual or group).YELLOW – BRYMOLUCID – ASATHE LIGHT – BEZPIONEERS – DRB LASGIDIROOTS – THE CAVEMENBEST POP ALBUMA category for the best pop album in the year under review (by single individual or group).APOLLO – FIREBOY DMLAFRICAN GIANT – BURNA BOYA GOOD TIME – DAVIDOWOMAN OF STEEL – YEMI ALADEAFRO POP VOL. 1 – ADEKUNLE GOLDBEST MUSIC VIDEOA voting category for the best conceptualist, best directed and most exciting video in the year under review. This award goes to the video director.1. ELI – FIREBOY DML BY CLARENCE PETERS2. 1 MILLI – DAVIDO BY DIRECTOR K3. SMILE – WIZKID BY MEJI ALABI4. BILLIONAIRE – TENI BY TG OMORI5. SHEKERE – YEMI ALADE BY OVIE ETSEYATSEBEST R&B SINGLEA category for the best r&b single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).UNDER THE SKY – PRAIZDUDUKE – SIMIMAD – SARZ & WURLDBAD INFLUENCE – OMAH LAYTATTOO – FIREBOY DMLDANGEROUS LOVE – TIWA SAVAGEBEST COLLABORATIONA voting category for the best r&b, pop or hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).KNOW YOU – LADIPOE FEAT. SIMINOBODY – DJ NEPTUNE FEAT. JOEBOY & MR. EAZISWEET IN THE MIDDLE – DAVIDO FEAT. NAIRA MARLEY, ZLATAN & WURLDDON’T CALL ME BACK – JOEBOY FEAT. MAYORKUNTOTORI – ID CABASA FEAT. WIZKID & OLAMIDEGET THE INFO – PHYNO FEAT. PHENOM & FALZBEST RAP SINGLEA voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap song.OGB4IG – REMINISCESHUT UP – BLAQBONEZCOUNTRY – ILLBLISSGET THE INFO – PHYNO, FALZ & PHENOMBOP DADDY – FALZ FEAT. MS. BANKSBEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE(MALE)A non-voting category for the single male artiste with the most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album.WURLD – GHOST TOWNCHIKE – FORGIVEPRAIZ – UNDER THE SKYCOHBAMS – PLENTINONSO AMADI – WHAT MAKES YOU SUREJOHNNY DRILLE – COUNT ON YOUBEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.SIMI – NO LONGER BENEFICIALLINDSEY ABUDEI – ONE ON THE OUTSIDENINIOLA – ADDICTEDJ-DESS – CHI EFOYEMI ALADE – LAI LAIIMANSE – AJALANEXT RATEDThis category is a voting category for the most promising act in the year under review.TEMSOMAH LAYOXLADEBELLA SHMURDAHEADIES REVELATIONA 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.VICTOR ADFIREBOY DMLJOEBOYTENIREMACHIKELYRICIST ON THE ROLLA non-voting category for the rap artiste with the best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album.AQ – EUNICEBLAQBONEZ – DEFINE RAP 2MI ABAGA – TRINITYILLBLISS – COUNTRYPHENOM – GET THE INFOPHYNO – SPEAK LIFEBEST STREET-HOP ARTISTEA 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.NAIRA MARLEY & YOUNG JOHN – MAFOMAYORKUN – GENGREMINISCE FEAT. OLAMIDE & NAIRA MARLEY – INSTAGRAMRUDEBOY – AUDIO MONEYIVD & ZLATAN – BOLANLEOLAMIDE – PAWONBEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONGA 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.CORNER – LADY DONLY FEAT. VANJESS & THE CAVEMENI WONDER – MOELOGOBITTER – DEENA ADEANITA – THE CAVEMENMONEY DEVOTION – GBASKYGOD SAVE THE QUEEN – OLUALBUM OF THE YEARA voting category for the best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges’ requirements of excellence (songwriting, production, rendition and impact). AFRICAN GIANT – BURNA BOYAPOLLO – FIREBOY DMLAFRO POP VOL. 1 – ADEKUNLE GOLDYELLOW – BRYMOBOO OF THE BOOLESS – CHIKEARTISTE OF THE YEARMost critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste in the year under review.BURNA BOYDAVIDOWIZKIDMAYORKUNTIWA SAVAGEAFRICAN ARTISTE RECOGNITIONA 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.MASTER KGKUAMI EUGENESAUTI SOLSHAATA WALESTONEBWOYHEADIES’ VIEWER’S CHOICEA voting category to award the fan’s favorite artiste with the most digital tractions (downloads, views, streams) in the year under review.DAVIDOOMAH LAYBURNA BOYFALZFIREBOY DMLMAYORKUNDJ NEPTUNEWIZKIDROOKIE 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.OLAKIRAALPHA PJAMOPYPERZINOLEESKYBAD BOY TIMZSONGWRITER OF THE YEAR:A non-voting category for the writer of a song (that meets the judges’ requirements of excellence, composition, arrangement, rendition) in the year under review.SIMISOLA BOLATITO OGUNLEYE (SIMI – DUDUKE)ADEDAMOLA ADEFOLAHAN (FIREBOY DML – DREAMER)DAMINI OGULU (BURNA BOY – WAY TOO BIG)STANLEY OMAH DIDIA (OMAH LAY – BAD INFLUENCE)SADIQ ONIFADE (WURLD – GHOST TOWNADEKUNLE KOSOKO (1 MILLION – DAVIDO)SPECIAL RECOGNITION:A special recognition to an individual(s) for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.EEDRIS ABDULKAREEMTIMAYAHALL OF FAME:A special recognition to an individual for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.KING SUNNY ADEThe post #The14thHeadies: Here is the complete list of winners appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.