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Headies 2018: Davido, Wizkid, Simi win big [see updated full list of winners]

The Headies (previously known as Hip Hop World Awards), since 2006 has been recognizing and celebrating outstanding achievement in Nigeria’s music industry.

The 12th edition of the award show has ended and we have the full list of winners for you.

Wizkid, vocal powerhouse Simi and DMW boss Davido were the biggest winners of the night.

Wizkid won four awards – Headies Viewers Choice Award (Come Closer), Best Music Video (Come Closer), Best RnB/Pop Album (Sounds From the Other Side), and Best Collabo, for his feature in Tiwa Savage‘s Ma Lo.

Simi carted home the Best RnB Single for Smile for Me, the Best Recording of the Year for Joromi, and her album – Simisola – won the Album of the Year.

Davido’s IF won the Best Pop Single and Song of the Year categories, and was also named the Artiste of the Year.

See full list of winners below:

Rookie of the Year

Best Rap Single
You Rappers Should Fix up your Life – M.I

Best Street Hop
Penalty – Small Doctor

Best Pop Single
IF – Davido

Best RnB Single
Smile for Me – Simi

Lyricist on the Roll
You Rappers Should Fix up your Lives – M.I

Best Performer
Yemi Alade

Producer of the Year

Best Collabo
Ma Lo – Tiwa Savage feat. Wizkid

Best Reggae/Dancehall Single
Holy Holy – 2Baba

Best Recording of the Year
Joromi – Simi

Hip Hop World Revelation
Reekado Banks

Next Rated

Best Alternative Song
Fun mi lo wo mi – Aramide feat. Sound Sultan & Koker

African Artiste of the Year
Nasty C.

Headies Viewers’ Choice
Come Closer – Wizkid

Best Music Video
Come Closer – Wizkid. Directed by Daps

Best Vocal Performance (Female)
Butterflies – Omawumi

Best Vocal Performance (Male)
Folashade – Praiz

Best RnB/Pop Album
Sounds from the Other Side – Wizkid

Best Rap Album
El Hadj – Reminisce

Song of the Year
IF – Davido

Album of the Year
Simisola – Simi

Artiste of the Year

Special Recognition Award

Headies Hall of Fame
Chris Ubosi

Awards were also presented to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Globacom, MTN, Nigerian Breweries Plc., and Pepsi, Hennessy.

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