Headies Award 2020

Headies Award 2020 Full Winners List (Live Updates)

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About Headies Award 

The Headies (originally known as the Hip Hop World Awards) is a music award show produced in 2006 by Nigeria’s Hip Hop World Magazine to honor major accomplishments in the music industry in Nigeria. Performances by proven and promising artists are included in the annual ceremony. It is transmitted live to audiences across Nigeria on HipTV.

One of Nigeria’s most revered music award show and a custodian of Nigeria’s music heritage – The Headies Awards is continuously tasked to identify, celebrate and reward hardworking music creators and contributors to the entertainment industry.

This year will mark the fourteenth edition of the Awards, and They have opened doors once again for the submission of all music works released between July 2019 and September 2020, the year-in-review.

After years of consideration, Headies is delighted to announce that they will be including one new nomination categories – “Songwriter of the year”, to bring to the limelight hardworking individuals who have all significantly supported the creation of quality music.


14th Headies Award 2020 Winner’s List

After entries have been made on the Headies website the full list of nominees has been released. Fireboy has the highest nominations this year (7). So far, Fireboy has the highest wins of headies awards in 2020 (5 awards).

Here’s the full winners list of headies award 2020 in Nigeria:

Artiste of the year

1.Burna boy


3.Wizkid – WINNER


5.Tiwa savage

Song Of The Year

1.Fem – Davido

2.Nobody – Dj Neptune Feat. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi

3.Joro – Wizkid

4.Mafo – Naira Marley

5.Duduke – Simi

Album Of The Year

1.African Giant – Burna Boy

2.Apollo – Fireboy Dml – WINNER

3.Afro Pop Vol. 1 – Adekunle Gold

4.Yellow – Brymo

5.Boo Of The Booless – Chike

Best Rap Album

1.God’s Engineering – Aq – WINNER

2.Illy Chapo X – Illbliss

3.Ypszn2 – Psycho Yp

4.Cult! – Paybac Iboro

5.The Erigma Ii – Erigga

Producer Of The Year

1.Pheelz – ‘Billionaire’ By Teni – WINNER

2.Spax – ‘Away’ By Oxlade

3.Kel P – ‘Pull Up’ By Burna Boy

4.Sarz – ‘Mad’ By Sarz & Wurld

Best R&B Album

1.Laughter, Tears And Goosebumps – Fireboy Dml – WINNER

2.I Like Girls With Trobul – Sarz & Wurld

3.King – Praiz

4.Boo Of The Booless – Chike

5.Celia – Tiwa Savage

Best Alternative Album

1.Yellow – Brymo

2.Lucid – Asa

3.The Light – Bez

4.Pioneers – Drb Lasgidi

5.Roots – The Cavemen – WINNER

Best Pop Album

1.Apollo – Fireboy Dml – WINNER

2.African Giant – Burna Boy

3.A Good Time – Davido

4.Woman Of Steel – Yemi Alade

5.Afro Pop Vol. 1 – Adekunle Gold

Next Rated


2.Omah Lay – WINNER


4.Bella Shmurda

Best ‘Alternative’ Song

1.Corner – Lady Donly Feat. Vanjess & The Cavemen

2.I Wonder – Moelogo – WINNER

3.Bitter – Deena Ade

4.Anita – The Cavemen

5.Money Devotion – Gbasky

6.God Save The Queen – Olu

Best Street-Hop Artiste

1.Naira Marley & Young John – Mafo

2.Mayorkun – Geng – WINNER

3.Reminisce Feat. Olamide & Naira Marley – Instagram

4.Rudeboy – Audio Money

5.Ivd & Zlatan – Bolanle

6.Olamide – Pawon

Best Vocal Performance (Female)

1.Simi – No Longer Beneficial

2.Lindsey Abudei – One On The Outside

3.Niniola – Addicted – WINNER

4.J-Dess – Chi Efo

5.Yemi Alade – Lai Lai

6.Imanse – Ajala

Best Vocal Performance (Male)

1. Wurld – Ghost Town

2.Chike – Forgive

3.Praiz – Under The Sky – WINNER

4.Cohbams – Plenti

5.Nonso Amadi – What Makes You Sure

6.Johnny Drille – Count On You

Best Music Video

1. Eli – Fireboy By Clarence Peters

2.1 Milli – Davido By Director K – WINNER

3.Smile – Wizkid By Meji Alabi

4.Billionaire – Teni By Tg Omori

5.Shekere – Yemi Alade By Ovie Etseyatse

Best R&B Single

1.Under The Sky – Praiz

2.Duduke – Simi – Winner

3.Mad – Sarz & Wurld

4.Bad Influence – Omah Lay

5.Tattoo – Fireboy Dml – Winner

6.Dangerous Love – Tiwa Savage

Best Rap Single

1.Ogb4ig – Reminisce

2.Shut Up – Blaqbonez

3.Country – Illbliss

4.Get The Info – Phyno, Falz & Phenom

5.Bop Daddy – Falz Feat. Ms. Banks – WINNER

Songwriter Of The Year

1.Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye (Simi – Duduke) – WINNER

2.Adedamola Adefolahan (Fireboy Dml Dml – Dreamer)

3.Damini Ogulu (Burna Boy – Way Too Big)

4.Stanley Omah Didia (Omah Lay – Bad Influence)

5.Sadiq Onifade (Wurld – Ghost Town)

6.Adekunle Kosoko (1 Milli)

Lyricist On The Roll

1. Aq – Eunice

2. Blaqbonez – Define Rap 2

3. Mi Abaga – Trinity

4. Illbliss – Country – WINNER

5. Phenom – Get The Info

6. Phyno – Speak Life

Best Collabo

1.Know You – Ladipoe Feat. Simi – WINNER

2.Nobody – Dj Neptune Feat. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi

3.Sweet In The Middle – Davido Feat. Naira Marley, Zlatan & Wurld

4.Don’t Call Me Back – Joeboy Feat. Mayorkun

5.Totori – Id Cabasa Feat. Wizkid & Olamide

6.Get The Info – Phyno Ft Phenom, Falz

Best Recording Of The Year

Ozymandias – Brymo – WINNER

Smile – Wizkid Feat. Her

Wonderful – Burna Boy

Dreamer – Fireboy Dml

Ghost Town – Wurld

Headies Revelation

1. Victor Ad

2. Fireboy Dml – WINNER

3. Joeboy

4. Teni

5. Rema

6. Chike

Best Pop Single

1.Billionaire – Teni

2.Nobody – Dj Neptune Feat. Joeboy & Mr. Eazi. – WINNER

3.Lady – Rema

4.Fem – Davido

5.Joro – Wizkid

6.Skeletun – Tekno

Rookie Of The Year


2.Alpha P



5.Bad Boy Timz – WINNER

Headies’ Viewer’s Choice


2.Omah Lay

3.Burna Boy


5.Fireboy Dml


7.Dj Neptune

8.Wizkid – WINNER

African Artiste Recognition

1.Master Kg – WINNER

2.Kuami Eugene

3.Sauti Sol

4.Shatta Wale


Hall Of Fame

King Sunny Ade – WINNER

Eedris Abdulkareem


Skeletun – Tekno

Headies Award 2020 Voting

Currently, Headies award 2020 has passed the nomination stage and if you would like to vote an artist, head over to Theheadies.com

Headies Award 2020 Winners’ List

Due to the pandemic which took the bulk of the year, events and big occasions got delayed but do not worry The headies award winners’ list 2020 would be released after the voting have taken place.Headies Award 2021: Nominees, New category, Voting and Winners

Headies Award 2020 Nomination categories

These are the Nominees’ categories made available for Headies award 2020:

  • Artiste Of The Year
  • Song Of The Year
  • Next Rated
  • Producer Of The Year
  • Album Of The Year
  • Hip Hop World Revelation
  • Best Music Video
  • Headies’ Viewer’s Choice
  • Best R&B/Pop Album
  • Best Pop Single
  • Best R&B Single
  • Best Performer
  • Best Collabo
  • Lyricist On The Roll
  • Best Rap Album
  • Best ‘Alternative’ Song
  • Best Rap Single
  • Best Recording Of The Year
  • Best Street-Hop Artiste
  • Best Vocal Performance(Male)
  • Best Vocal Performer (Female)
  • Rookie Of The Year
  • Songwriter of the year
  • Hall of Fame (2006–present)
  • Special Recognition Award (2015–present)

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Who won highest number of Headies award in Nigeria?

According to statistics, Mode 9 has the highest number of Headies award wins.

Number of awards Artist Category
9 Mode 9 Lyricist on the Roll (7), Best Rap Album, Best Rap Single
8 2 Face Idibia Best R&B/Pop Album (2), Album of the Year, Artiste of the Year, Best Pop Single, Best R&B Single, Hall of Fame, Special Recognition
7 Olamide Artiste of the Year, Best Street Hop Artiste (2), Best Rap Album (2), Album of the Year (2)
7 Wande Coal Next Rated, Album of the Year, Artiste of the Year, Best R&B/Pop Album, Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year, Best Vocal Performance (Male), Best Pop Single
6 P-Square Best R&B/Pop Album (2), Album of the Year (2), Song of the Year, Artiste of the Year
6 M.I Best Rap Album (3), Best Rap Single, Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year, Best Collaboration
5 Wizkid Artiste of the Year, Next Rated, Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year, Best R&B/Pop Album, Song of the Year
5 Davido Next Rated, Best R&B/Pop Album, Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year, Song of the Year, Artiste of the Year
5 Timi Dakolo Best Vocal Performance (Male) (2), Best Recording of the Year (2), Best R&B Single
5 9ice Best Vocal Performance (Male), Artiste of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best R&B/Pop Album
5 Jude Okoye Best Music Video Director (5)
4 D’banj Song of the Year (2), Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year, Artiste of the Year
4 Aṣa Next Rated, Best Recording of the Year, Best Female Vocal Performance, Album of the Year
4 Don Jazzy Producer of the Year (3), Special Recognition
4 Darey Best R&B Single (2), Best Vocal Performance (Male), Best Recording of the Year
4 Vector Best Rap Single (2), Lyricist on the Roll (2)
4 Paul Play Artiste of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Recording of the Year, Best R&B/Pop Album


For more information about The 14th Headies, please visit www.theheadies.com

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