by Chi Ibe
It was a victory for Nigeria’s new breed of young, powerful record label owners at the Headies.
Record labels Square Records, Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) and Mavin Records emerged big winners yesterday as their artistes Psquare, May D and Banky W, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal swept major awards at the 2012 edition of The Headies.
Square Records logged the biggest win with four awards for Psquare.
Even Don Jazzy squeezed one in with D’banj’s ‘Oliver Twist’ win, which he produced.
See full list below:
Best RnB Singer – May D – Soundtrack
Best Pop Single – Iyanya – Kukere
Best Rap Single – Angeli -Vector ft 9ice
Best RnB/Pop Album – Psquare – Invasion
Best Street Hop – Chuddy K
Best RnB Pop Album – Psquare – Invasion
Best Rap Album – Ice Prince – E.L.I
Best Vocal Performance (Male) – Wande Coal – Private Trips
Best Vocal Performance (Female) – Tiwa Savage – Love Me Love Me Love Me
Best Collaboration – Sound Sultan ft Excel and Flavour – Orobo
Revelation of the Year – Wizkid
Recording of the Year – Brymo – Ara
Best Label Head – Banky W
Producer of the Year – TY Mix – Super C Season (Naeto C)
Lyricist on the Roll – Vector – Angeli
Next Rated – Davido
African Artist of the Year – Sarkodie (Ghana) Azonto
Artiste of the Year – Wizkid
Album of the Year – Psquare – The Invasion
Best Music Video (Director) – Jude Okoye – Chop My Money
Song of the Year – D’banj – Oliver Twist
Headies Hall of Fame – Femi Kuti
Congratulations to the winner and more updates soon!