Falz won in the ‘Best Rap Single’ and ‘Best Rap Album’ categories among others while Teni emerged winner in the ‘Best Vocal Performance’, ‘Best Recording For The Year’ and ‘Best Pop Single’ categories among others.
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Other artistes who won are: Johnny Drille; Burna Boy, Barry Jhay, Yemi Alade, Burna Boy and Zlatan Ibile.
The award ceremony took place on Saturday night at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island Lagos.
The 13th edition of the Headies, formerly known as the Hip Hop World award, was hosted by Nancy Isime, an actress and TV host; and Reminisce, renowned rap star.
Below are the winners (in bold):
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE) A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.
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.
Crayon Buju Barry Jhay (WINNER) Oxlade
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.
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.
Adekunle Gold – Ire Heal D World – Patoranking Olanrewaju – Brymo Uyo Meyo – Teni (WINNER) Ye – Burna Boy
BEST RAP SINGLE A voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap song.
‘Talk’ – Falz (WINNER) ‘We Don’t Do That Over Here’ – Hotyce ‘40ft Container’ – Illbliss ft. Olamide ‘Sacrifice’ – Payper Corleone Ft. Alpha Ojini ‘Gang Gang’ – AQ and Loose Kaynon
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.
BEST COLLABO A voting category for the best r&b, pop or hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).
‘Like’ – Reekado Banks Ft. Tiwa Savage, Fiokee ‘One Ticket’ Kiss Daniel ft. Davido ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid ‘Killin’ Dem – Burna Boy Ft. Zlatan (WINNER) ‘Amaka’ – 2baba Ft. Peruzzi
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.
Falz Tiwa Savage Brymo Yemi Alade (WINNER) Adekunle Gold
BEST R&B SINGLE A category for the best r&b single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).
‘Tipsy’ – Odunsi ft. RAYE ‘Serenade’ – Funbi ‘Uyo Meyo’ – Teni ‘Wishes and Butterflies’ – Wurld ‘Gimme Love’ – Seyi Shay ft. Runtown (WINNER)
BEST POP SINGLE A category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group).
‘Ye’ – Burna Boy ‘Wetin We Gain’ – Victor AD ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid ‘Case’ – Teni (WINNER) ‘Jealous’ – Fireboy DML ‘Baby’ – Joeboy
BEST R&B/ POP ALBUM A category for the best r&b/pop album in the year under review (by single individual or group).
‘rare.’ – Odunsi (The Engine) ‘Outside’ – Burna Boy ‘No Bad Songz’ – Kizz Daniel ‘Mayor of Lagos’ – Mayorkun (WINNER) ‘About 30’ – Adekunle Gold
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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.
Mr Eazi Burna Boy Teni (WINNER) Fireboy DML Rema Joe Boy Wizkid Davido