2023 Headies Award Winners Full List

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16th Headies Award Celebrates Nigerian Music Excellence in Atlanta, Georgia.

The complete list of winners at the 2023 Headies Award Winners, recognizing the top talents in the Nigerian music industry. From Best Artist to Breakout Stars, get all the details here.

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By: Grace Ogheneyoma, Entertainment Correspondent.

The 16th Headies Award, one of Nigeria’s most prestigious music awards, once again took the spotlight, this time in Atlanta, Georgia, for the second consecutive year. Since its inception in 2006, the Headies has played a pivotal role in recognizing and celebrating the remarkable achievements in the Nigerian music industry, making its award one of the most coveted prizes in Nigerian music

Rema Shines Bright as the Biggest Winner

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At this year’s ceremony, Mavin star Rema emerged as the biggest winner of the night, walking away with an impressive three awards. However, it was not just his victories but also his impassioned speech on the renaissance of Nigerian music that stole the show and left a lasting impression on the audience.

Asake Clinches the Coveted Next Rated Award

Another standout winner of the evening was Asake, who claimed two awards, including the highly coveted Next Rated Award. This recognition catapults Asake into the limelight and signifies his potential for a bright future in the Nigerian music scene.

Burna Boy’s Double Triumph

Burna Boy, who has consistently been a force to be reckoned with in the music industry, secured two significant awards at the 16th Headies. He was honored with the Afrobeat Single of the Year and the Best R&B Song awards, cementing his status as a versatile and influential artist.

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The Full Winners List:

While the stars of the evening celebrated their victories, here’s the complete list of winners from the 16th Headies Award.

See Headies Award 2023 Nominees Full List: Event holds, USA

BEST RAP SINGLE

Declan Rice’ by ODUMODUBLVCK

BEST MALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE

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‘Kpe Paso’ by Wande Coal

BEST ALTERNATIVE SONG

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‘Tinko Tinko’ by Obong Jayar

BEST VIDEO DIRECTOR

Calm Down’ by Director K (Rema)

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BEST RAP ALBUM

‘Young Preacher‘ by Blaqbonez

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

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Flytalk Only’ by Payper Corleone

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

‘Abracadabra’by Rexxie

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Headies Award: Best Artist of the Year

BEST MALE ARTIST

Rema

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

ODUMODUBLVCK

BEST INSPIRATIONAL SONG

‘Eze Ebube’ by Neon Adejo

AFROBEATS SINGLE OF THE YEAR

‘Last Last’ by Burna Boy

SPECIAL RECOGNITION’

Sound Sultan

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

‘Calm Down’ by Rema 

BEST STREET HIP-HOP ARTISTE

‘Chance (Na Ham)’ by Seyi Vibez

NEXT-RATED

Asake

2023 Headies Award: ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ by Asake

BEST COLLABORATION

‘Who’s Your Guy Remix’  by Spyro, Tiwa Savage

AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR  

Rema (Nigeria)

BEST WEST AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR 

Black Sherif (Ghana)

BEST R&B Album

‘The Brother’s Keeper’ by Chike 

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Selena Gomez

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

‘Soweto’ by Victony, Tempoe

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

In Between by Waje

BEST CENTRAL AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Libianca (Cameroon)

HEADIES VIEWERS’ CHOICE

‘Soweto’ by Victony

BEST EAST AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Diamond Platinumz (Tanzania)

BEST NORTH AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

El Grande Toto (Morocco)

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

‘Loyal’ by Simi Kosoko, Goodsfavour Chidozie, Kosoko Adekunle, Marcel Akunwata

BEST R&B SINGLE

“For my hand’ by Burna Boy 

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE

Ayra Starr

BEST SOUTHERN AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Focalistic (South Africa)

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

‘Gbagada Express’ by BOJ 

HALL OF FAME

Youssou N’dour.

The 16th Headies Award proved to be a memorable night for Nigerian music, honoring the outstanding talents and contributions that continue to shape the country’s vibrant music landscape. As artists, fans, and the industry at large celebrate these achievements, the Headies remains a vital platform for recognizing and celebrating the very best in Nigerian music. Congratulations to all the winners!

 

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