Headies 2021: Omah Lay Wins Next Rated Ahead Of Bella, Wizkid Wins Artiste Of The Year(Full List)


Headies 2021: Omah Lay Wins Next Rated Ahead Of Bella, Wizkid Wins Artiste Of The Year(Full List)

2021 14th Headies Awards Hosted by TV personality/Actress Nancy Isime and comedian Bovi took place last night February 21, 2021 at The La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort in Ibeju-Lekki with selected attendance And also done virtually for fans to Stream and watch. This in compliance with the state’s laid down Covid-19 restriction.

The 2021 Headies night was a successful one with guest attendance of Comedian AY, actress Iyabo Ojo, Honourable Desmond Elliot and all nominated & performing artistes. Nigeria’s No. 1 Starboy, Wizkid was also in attendance.

It is no longer a surprise that the fastest rising singer in the History of Nigerian Music, Omah Lay won the 2021 – 14th Headies Next Rated Award ahead of Bella Shmurda, Tems and Oxlade who were in the same category with the Bad Influence crooner.

See full list of 14th Headies 2021 Winner below;

Best R&B Single

Fireboy DML

Best Recording of The Year


Best Music Video of The Year

1 Milli – Davido By Director K

Producer of The Year

Pheelz – Billionaire by Teni

Best Vocal Performance (Female)

Niniola – Addicted

Best Vocal Performance (Male)

Praiz – Under The Sky

Best Street Hop Artiste

Mayorkun – Geng

Rookie of The Year

Bad Boy Tims – MJ

Best Pop Single

Nobody – DJ Neptune feat Joe Boy and Mr Eazi

Best Collabo

Ladipoe and Simi – Know you

Best Alternative song

Moelogo – I wonder

Best Rap Single

Falz – Bop Daddy feat. MS Banks

Best R&B Album

Fireboy DML – Tears, laughter and goosebumps

Best Alternative Album

Roots – The Cavemen

Next Rated

Omah -Lay

Viewers Choice Award


Songwriter of the Year

Simi – Duduke

Best Pop Award

Fireboy – Apollo

Lyricist on The Roll

Ilbliss Goretti – Country

African Artiste Recognition Award

Master KG

Headies Revelation

Fireboy DML

Best Rap Album

God’s Engineering – AQ

Song of The Year

Nobody- DJ Neptune feat. Joeboy and Mr Eazi

Artiste of The Year


In this 14th Headies Award, 2021 we also saw Wizkid taking over the likes of Burna Boy (the current champion), Davido, Tiwa Savage and Mayorkun to snag the Artiste Of The Year award. With this Win, Wizkid Made History by becoming the first artiste to win the Artiste Of The Year Award Three times (2012, 2016 and 2020). This took Wizkid ahead of Davido who also has two Artiste Of The Year Award (2014 & 2018).

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MUNIRUDEEN Kareemat Olamide
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