On February 21, 2021, Nigeria’s premier music award show “The Headies” held via virtual and live media due to COVID-19 restrictions.
A lot of the show had been pre-recorded and the live event, featuring nominees held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The red carpet began at 5pm while the main event commenced at 8 pm.
For tonight’s show we have Nigerian comedian Bovi and TV media personality Nancy Isime.
See the complete list of 2021 Headies Awards nominees below.
Best R&B Single – Fireboy DML — Tattoo
Best Recording Of The Year — Brymo – “Ozomandia”
Best Music Video — Davido – One Milli (Director K)
Producer Of The Year — Pheelz (Teni – Billionaire)
Best Vocal Performance (Female) — Niniola – Addicted
Best Vocal Performance (Male) — Praiz – Under The Sky
Best Street Hop — Mayorkun – Geng
Rookie Of The Year — Bad Boy Timz
Best Pop Single — DJ Neptune – Nobody (feat. Joeboy & Mr Eazi)
Best Alternative Song — Moelogo – Wonder
Best Rap Single — Falz – Bop Daddy (feat. Ms. Banks)
Best R&B Album — Fireboy DML – Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps
Best Alternative Album — The Cavemen – Roots
Next Rated — Omah Lay
Songwriter Of The Year — Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye (Simi – Duduke)
Best Pop Album — Fireboy DML – Apollo
Lyricist On The Roll — iLLBliss – Country
African Artist Recognition – Master KG
Headies Viewers Choice – Wizkid
Headies Revelation Award – Fireboy DML
Best Rap Album – AQ “God’s Engineering”
Artist Of The Year – Wizkid