Headies 2015: Olamide, Wizkid dominate Nominees list

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The headies has over the years built up reputation and last year’s event was said to be the best kind Nigeria has ever witnessed thereby billing it as our very own Grammys.

YBNL boss, Olamide leads with the highest number of nominations in this year’s Headies followed closely by Starboy boss, Wizkid. With hits like bobo, ojuelegba and chart topping albums from these two, it’s no surprise. They both go head-to-head also in the biggest award of the night, Artist of the Year category, along side Yemi Alade, Davido and P-Square.

Lil Kesh, Cynthia Morgan, Kiss Daniel, Korede Bello and Reekado Banks slug it out for a chance to drive home a brand new car in the Next Rated category.

Living legend, 2face Idibia is also to be presented with the Hall of Fame Award in recognition of a stellar career and contribution to Nigerian music industry joining a list of Nigeria’s most elite musicians past and present.

Here are the nominees

BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

Reminisce – Skillashi
Olamide – Bobo
Small Doctor – Mosquito Killer
Mastakraft feat.Olamide, CDQ and Davido –
Indomie
Falz The Bad Guy Feat. Yemi Alade & Poe- Marry me

BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

Di’Ja – Awwwwww
Bez – There’s A Fire
Asa – Satan Be Gone
Adekunle Gold – Sade
Ugovinna – Rain On Me
Simi – Tiff

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Rich n Famous – Praiz
King of Queens – Yemi Alade
Street OT – Olamide
Chairman – M.I
A.Y.O. – Wizkid
Double Trouble – P Square

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Olamide
Davido
Wizkid
Yemi Alade
P-Square

SONG OF THE YEAR

Ojuelegba – Wizkid
Godwin – Korede Bello
Kiss Daniel – Woju
Olamide – Bobo

AFRICAN ARTISTE

Diamond Platnumz
Cassper Nyovest
Sarkodie
Uhuru
AKA‎

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Ojuelegba – Wizkid
Eyo – Asa
Wish Me Well – Timi Dakolo
Bez – There’s A Fire
Cobhams – Do the right Thing

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Don Jazzy – Godwin (Korede Bello)
Mastakraft – Wiser (Flavour)
Young John – Bobo (Olamide)
Shizzi – Fans Mi (DavidO)
Legendury Beatz – Ojuelegba
Cobhams – There’s A Fire (Bez)

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Jamb Question (Simi) – Mex
Crazy (Seyi Shay) – Meji Alabi
The Sound (DavidO Feat. Uhuru & Dj Buckz) – Sesan
Katapot (Reekado Banks) – UnLimited LA

Jollof (Solid Star Feat. Tiwa Savage) – Clarence Peters

BEST R&B/POP ALBUM

Bed of Stone – Asa
A.Y.O. – Wizkid
King of Queens – Yemi Alade
Rich & Famous – Praiz
Double Trouble – Psquare

BEST R&B SINGLE

Heartbeat – Praiz
Baby Daddy – Iyanya
Say You Love Me – Leriq ft. Wizkid
Do the Right Thing – Cobhams Ft. Bez
Wish Me Well – Timi Dakolo

BEST POP SINGLE

Ojuelegba – Wizkid

Collabo – P-Square Feat. Don Jazzy
My Woman, My Everything – Patoranking Feat. Wande Coal
Woju – Kiss Daniel
Godwin – Korede Bello
Bobo – Olamide

BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE

German Juice – Cynthia Morgan
Sanko – Timaya
My Body – Solid Star Feat. Timaya
Daniella Whyne – Patoranking
Cheques and Balance – Burna Boy
Bad Girl Special (Remix) – Mr. 2Kay feat.Cynthia Morgan & Seyi Shay

BEST RAP ALBUM

Baba Hafusa – Reminisce
Street OT – Olamide
Chairman – M.I.
Above Ground Level – Modenine

BEST COLLABO

Local Rapper – Reminisce Feat. Olamide & Phyno
Hold on – Joe El Feat. 2Face Idibia
Bad Girl Special (Remix) – Mr. 2Kay Feat.Cynthia Morgan & Seyi Shay
Shoki (Remix) – Lil’Kesh Feat. Olamide & Davido

Do The right Thing – Cobhams ft. Bez
Sisi – Praiz ft. Wizkid

BEST RAP SINGLE

King Kong – Vector
Bad Belle – M.I
Bank Alert – Ill Bliss
Local Rapper – Reminisce Feat. Olamide, Phyno & Stomrex
G.O.D – T.R

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

Praiz – If I fall
Shaydee – High
Timi Dakolo – Wish Me Well
Cobhams – Do The Right Thing
Bez – There’s A Fire

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

Waje – Coco Baby
Aramide – Iwo Nikan
Asa – Bed of Stone
Simi – Tiff
Yemi Alade – Duro Timi

NEXT RATED

Reekado Bankz
Kiss Daniel
Cynthia Morgan
Korede Bello
Lil’ Kesh

HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION

Praiz – Rich n Famous
Yemi Alade – King of Queens
Skales – Man of the Year

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

Ill Bliss – Bank Alert (remix) Feat. Ice Prince, Eva Alordiah & Phyno
Vector – King Kong
Reminisce – Baba Hafusa
G.O.D – T.R

HALL OF FAME

2Face Idibia

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