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    Davido, Wizkid, Small Doctor, others win 2018 Headies awards

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    Naija247news Media, New York
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    Popular entertainers Davido and Small Doctor are among the numerous artistes that won the 2018 Headies awards early on Sunday.

    While millionaire Davido won the award as Best Pop single and artist of the year, Small Doctor won the 2018 best street hop artiste.

    Others are MI- Best rap single; Teni- Rookie of the year; Reminisce- Best rap album.

    Others are – Innocent Idibia (2face) and Ayodeji Balogun (Wizkid).

    The awards on Saturday night, stretching into the early hours of Sunday were given at the 12th edition of HEADIES which took place at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

    NAN also reports that Headies award formerly known as the Hip Hop World Awards was established in 2006 by the Hip Hop World Magazine of Nigeria to recognise outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry.

    It usually features performances by established and promising artists.

    Small Doctor
    Wizkid received the best music video award, the best R and B pop album award and the viewers’ choice award for his song ” Come closer”.

    2face had the best reggae dancehall single award for his song ” Holyholy”.

    Other winners are Mayorkun with next rated award; Omawumi- female best vocal performance; Praiz- male best vocal performance; Nasty C- Africa artiste of the year; Aramide- Best Alternative Song.

    Simi- Best recording of the year; Yemi Alade- Best Performer; Tiwa Savage- Best collabo; Kidominant- Producer of the year; MI- Lyricist on the roll.

    Lagos State and some companies were recognised as industry brand ambassadors.

    They were MTN, Globacom, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigerian Breweries, Pepsi, and Hennessey.

    The Headies Highest Winners:

    Wizkid 4:
    Best Collabo
    Best Music Video
    Viewer’s Choice Award
    Best Pop/RnB Album

    Simi 3
    Album of the Year
    Recording of the Year
    Best RnB Song

    Davido 3
    Song of the Year
    Artiste of the Year
    Best Pop Single

    *All the Winners:

    Best Recording of The Year

    Joromi – Simi

    Best Pop Single

    If – DavidO

    Producer of the Year

    Kidominant – Fall, Mama

    Best Reggae/DanceHall Single

    Holy Holy – 2Baba

    Best Rap Album

    El Hadj – Reminisce

    Best RnB/Pop Album

    Sounds From The Other Side – Wizkid

    Best Music Video

    Come Closer – Wizkid (DAPS)

    Best RnB Single

    Smile For Me – Simi

    Best Collaboration

    Malo – Tiwa Savage Ft. Wizkid

    Best Rap Single

    You Rappers Should Fix Up Your Lives – M.I.

    Best Vocal Performance (Male)

    Praiz – Folashade

    Best Vocal Performance (Female)

    Omawumi – Butterflies

    Next Rated


    HipHop World Revelation

    Reekado Banks

    Lyricist On The Roll

    You Rappers Should Fix Your Live – M.I.

    Best Street-Hop Artiste

    Small Doctor – Penalty

    Best Alternative Song

    Fun Mi Lowo Mi – Aramide Ft. Sound Sultan & Koker

    Album of the Year

    Simisola – Simi

    Artiste Of The Year


    Song Of the Year

    If – Davido

    African Artiste of the Year

    Nasty C

    Headies Viewer’s Choice

    Come Closer – Wizkid

    Best Performer

    Yemi Alade

    Rookie of the Year


    Brand Supporter






    Nigeria Breweries

    Lagos State

    Headies Hall of Fame

    Chris Ubosi

    Special Recognition


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