Full list of nominees for the 2016 Headies Awards

Organisers of the Headies Awards, Hip TV has released its nominees for the 2016 edition.

There are 21 categories in this year’s awards focusing on activities between July 2015 to June 2016.

See full list of nominations below:

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  1. Emergency – D’banj
  2. Pray For Me – Darey Feat. Soweto Choir
  3. Love Don’t Care – Simi
  4. Orente – Adekunle Gold
  5. Something Good Is Happening – Brymo

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  1. Dj Coublon – ‘Good Time & Raba’
  2. Pheels – ‘Pick Up & Lagos Boys’ – Olamide
  3. Legendury Beats – ‘Final – Baba Nla’ Wizkid
  4. Young John – ‘Mama’ – Kiss Daniel
  5. Mastakraft – ‘Fada Fada’, ‘Connect’ – Phyno
  6. Oscar Herman-Ackah – ‘Pray For Me’ – Darey

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

  1. Emergency (D’banj) – Unlimited La
  2. Mary (Seyi Shay) – Meji Alabi
  3. Soldier (Falz Tha Bad Guy) – Clarence Peters
  4. Made For You – Banky W
  5. Bad – Tiwa Savage Feat. Wizkid – Sesan

BEST R&B/POP ALBUM

  1. New Era – Kiss Daniel
  2. Wanted – Wande Coal
  3. Klitoris – Brymo
  4. 4. Naked – Darey
  5. Seyi Or Shay – Seyi Shay

BEST R&B SINGLE

  1. Love Don’t Care – Simi
  2. Made For You – Banky W
  3. Super Woman – Wande Coal
  4. Pray For Me – Darey
  5. Aduke – Tjan
  6. Smile – Shaydee

BEST POP SINGLE

  1. Mama – Kiss Daniel
  2. Final (Baba Nla) – Wizkid
  3. Pick Up – Adekunle Gold
  4. Osinachi – Humblesmith Feat. Davido
  5. Reggae Blues – Harrysong Feat. Orezi, Iyanya, Olamide, Kcee
  6. Emergency – D’banj
  7. Fada Fada – Phyno Feat. Olamide
  8. Money – Timaya Feat. Flavour

BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE

  1. No Kissing’ – Patoranking Ft Sarkodie
  2. Body Hot – Praiz Ft. Jesse Jagz & Stone Bwoy
  3. Jaga Love – Jesse Jagz
  4. Olowo – Cynthia Morgan
  5. Pam Pam – Ketchup
  6. Timaya – I Like The Way

BEST RAP ALBUM

  1. Eyan Mayweather – Olamide
  2. Powerful – Ill Bliss
  3. Stories That Touch – Falz
  4. Lil’ Kesh – Yagi

BEST COLLABO

  1. Soldier – Falz Feat. Simi
  2. Reggae Blues – Harrysong Feat. Orezi, Iyanya, Olamide, Kcee
  3. Osinachi – Humblesmith Feat. Davido
  4. Wait – Solidstar Feat. Tiwa Savage
  5. No Kissing – Patoranking Feat. Sarkodie
  6. Money – Timaya Feat. Flavour

BEST RAP SINGLE

  1. Eyan Mayweather – Olamide
  2. Asamalekun – Reminisce
  3. Jagaban – Ycee
  4. Chukwu Agozi Gogi – Ill Bliss
  5. Agu Ji Ndi Men – A-Q
  6. Show You Something – Boogey

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE(MALE)

  1. Brymo – Something Good Is Happening
  2. Darey Feat. Soweto Choir – Pray For Me
  3. Shaydee – Smile
  4. Wande Coal – Super Woman
  5. Ric Hassani – Gentleman

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

  1. Simi – Love Don’t Care
  2. Seyi Shay – Right Now
  3. Aramide Feat. Adekunle Gold – Love Me
  4. Omawumi Feat. Angelie Kidjo – Play Na Play

NEXT RATED

  1. Ycee
  2. Tekno
  3. Mr. Eazi
  4. Humblesmith
  5. Aramide

HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION

  1. Kiss Daniel – New Era
  2. Seyi Shay – Seyi Or Shay
  3. Lil’ Kesh – Yagi
  4. Runtown – Ghetto University

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

  1. Ill Bliss – Chukwu Agozi Gogi
  2. Reminsce – Asalamaleku
  3. Ycee – Jagaban
  4. Boogey – Show You Something
  5. A-Q – Agu Ji Ndi Men’
  6. Modenine – No Matter What

BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

  1. Olamide – Who You Epp
  2. Ajebutter Feat. Falz – Bad Gang
  3. Koker – Ko Le Werk
  4. Ycee – Jagaban
  5. Small Dokta – Gbera
  6. 2t Boys – Customer Dada Ni

BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

  1. Pick Up – Adekunle Gold
  2. Something Good Is Happening – Brymo
  3. You Suppose Know – Bez
  4. Wait For Me – Johnny Drille
  5. Gentleman – Ric Hassani

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  1. Stories That Touch – Falz
  2. New Era – Kiss Daniel
  3. Wanted – Wande Coal
  4. Seyi Or Shay – Seyi Shay

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

  1. Wizkid
  2. Tiwa Savage
  3. Falz
  4. Yemi Alade
  5. Olamide

SONG OF THE YEAR

  1. Final (Baba Nla) – Wizkid
  2. Osinachi – Humblesmith Feat. Davido
  3. Pick Up – Adekunle Gold
  4. Reggae Blues – Harrysong Feat.
  5. Fada Fada – Phyno Feat. Olamide

AFRICAN ARTISTE

  1. Sauti Sol
  2. Casper Nyovest
  3. Dj Maphorisa
  4. Stonebwoy
  5. Sarkodie
Oludolapo Adelana :Dolapo is a writer and journalist who works with YNaija. He has interests in Christianity, politics and sports.