Headies 2016 Winners: Complete List of Winners

Headies 2016 Winners – The most prestigious and most consistent musical award show in the African continent known as The Headies held her 2016 edition of the award show on 22nd December, 2016 at the Eko Hotels Convention centre and it was indeed full of thrill, emotion, nostalgia, euphoria and many more feelings  that words can never really express.

Headies 2016 Winners

The Eko Hotels Convention Centre being the venue for Headies 2016 was fully packed with celebrities and entertainment lovers, you could feel the nostalgia in the air as award winners were announced for each category.

Last year, there was a lot of drama especially as regards the Next Rated category, we saw Olamide Flip the script when Reekado Banks won the nest rated award as against Lil Kesh. This year, for the Next Rated category, we had Ycee, Tekno, Mr. Eazi, Humblesmith and  Aramide all going head-to-head for the same award.

Kiss Daniel amazingly went home with the highest number of awards having won 3 awards in the Headies 2016.

Next to Kiss Danile was Ill Bliss, Olamide and Dare Art Alade who grabbed 2 awards each from the 2016 Headies.

WIzkid still remains the artiste of the year while Olamide won for Best Rap Single and Best street hip hop

Here’s the complete list of Headies 2016 winners:

Song of the Year

Fada Fada (Ghetto Gospel) – Olamide, Phyno

Producer of the Year

Young John – Mama

Best Collabo

Soldier – Falz, Simi

Best Rap Album

#Powerful – Illbliss

Best Music Video

Soldier – Clarence Peters

Best Recording of the Year

Pray for Me (Gbadura Fun Mi) – Darey, Soweto Gospel Choir

Best R&B Single

Pray for Me (Gbadura Fun Mi) – Darey, Soweto Gospel Choir

Best Pop Single

Reggae Blues – Olamide, Iyanya, Kcee, Harrysong

Best Street Hop Artiste

Who You Epp – Olamide

Best Rap Single

Eyan Mayweather – Olamide

Best Vocal Performance (Male)

Smile – Shaydee

Best Vocal Performance (Female)

Love Don’t Care – Simi


Best Reggae/Dancehall Single No Kissing Baby

Sarkodie, Patoranking

Lyricist on the Roll

Illbliss – Chukwu Agozigo Gi

Best Alternative Song

You Suppose Know – Bez


Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year

New Era – Kiss Daniel

Artiste of the Year



Album of the Year

New Era – Kiss Daniel

Best R&B/Pop Album

New Era – Kiss Daniel

Special Recognition Award

Flavour N’abania

The Headies Hall of Fame Award

Laolu Akins

Next Rated Award

Mr Eazi


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