The Headies 2013 Full Nominees List

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Culled from hiphopworldmagazine

We are thrilled to unveil the shortlist for our 8th
annual Headies Awards – a superb combination
featuring the very best artists across a broad range
of categories. The winners are in your hands…
Voting commences shortly.

(YEAR IN REVIEW: MARCH 2012 – JUNE 2013)

1. BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR
A non-voting category for the best single recording
by an artiste or group in year under review.

1. I WISH – WAJE
2. GOOD MORNING – BRYMO
3. NATURAL SOMETHING – SOUND SULTAN
4. THIS YEAR – JAYWON

2. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
An individual responsible for producing the most
acclaimed song or album in the year under review.

1. PHEELZ – DUROSOKE
2. DTUNES – SHO LEE
3. DEL B – LIMPOPO
4. LERIQ – LIKE TO PARTY
5. LEGENDURY BEATS – EMI NI BALLER

3. BEST MUSIC VIDEO
A voting category for the best conceptualist, best
directed and most exciting video in the year under
review. This award goes to the video director.

1. ALINGO – JUDE OKOYE/CLARENCE PETERS
2. OLIVER TWIST – SESAN
3. GAGA CRAZY – AJE FILM WORKS
4. AZONTO– MOE MUSA
5. YES/NO – CLARENCE PETERS

4. BEST R&B/POP ALBUM
A category for the best R&B/Pop Album in the year
under review (by single individual or group).

1. IYANYA VS. DESIRE – IYANYA
2. O.B.O. – DAVIDO
3. R&BW – BANKYW
4. BLESSED – FLAVOUR
5. AWAY & BEYOND – 2FACE

5. BEST R&B SINGLE
A category for the best R&B single in year under
review (by single individual or group).

1. DON’T LET GO – CAPITAL FEMI
2. GOOD GOOD LOVING – BANKYW
3. LIKE TO PARTY – BURNA BOY
4. RICH & FAMOUS – PRAIZ
5. OMOTE – ESE PETERS

6. BEST POP SINGLE
A category for the best pop single in year under
review (by single individual or group)

1. IHE NE ME – 2FACE
2. The KICK – WANDE COAL FT DON JAZZY
3. GOBE – DAVIDO
4. CATCHING COLD – TUNDE EDNUT
5. UR WAIST – IYANYA
6. GOODY BAG – D’PRINCE

7. BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE
A category for the best Reggae/Dancehall single in
year under review (by single individual or group).

1. I WISH – WAJE
2. RIHANNA – OREZI
3. GIVE IT TO ME – GENERAL PYPE
4. GO DOWN – BABA DEE

8. BEST RAP ALBUM
A Non-Voting Category for the Best Album By A
Rap Artiste Or Group In Year Under Review.

1. OGA BOSS – ILL BLISS
2. THE SECOND COMING – VECTOR
3. YBNL – OLAMIDE
4. BOOK OF RAP STORIES – REMINISCE

9. BEST COLLABO
A voting category for the best R&B, Pop or Hip-
hop collaborative track (including cameos).

1. GHOST MODE – PHYNO FT. OLAMIDE
2. TONY MONTANA (REMIX) – NAETO C FT. D’BANJ
3. BADDEST BOY – EME FT. WIZKID, SKALES &
BANKYW
4. EZIOKU – LYNXXX FT. IKECHUWKU, ILL BLISS &
PHYNO
5. EMI NI BALLER – CHIDINMA FT. SUSPECT & ILL
BLISS
6. BABY MI DA (REMIX) – DR. VICTOR OLAIYA FT.
2FACE

10. BEST RAP SINGLE
A voting category for a single (released on-air)
recording of a rap.

1. MAN OF THE YEAR – PHYNO
2. ANAM ACHI KWANU – ILL BLISS FT. PHYNO
3. DUROSOKE – OLAMIDE
4. 2 MUSSHH – REMINISCE
5. GHOST MODE – PHYNO FT OLAMIDE

11. BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)
A non-voting category for the single male artiste
with the most outstanding vocal performance on a
single song or album.

1. RICH AND FAMOUS – PRAIZ
2. OMOTE – ESE PETERS
3. DON’T LET GO – CAPITAL FEMI
4. YES/NO – BANKYW

12. BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)
A non-voting category for the single female artiste
with most outstanding vocal performances on a
single song or album.

1. I WISH – WAJE
2. TOH BAD – NIYOLA
3. IRAWO – SEYI SHAY
4. TOTALLY YOURS – ZAINA
5. ONLY YOU – NIKKI LAOYE

13. NEXT RATED
This category is a voting category for the most
promising upcoming officially unreleased (or signed)
act in the year under review.

1. SEAN TIZZLE
2. DAMMY KRANE
3. BURNA BOY
4. SEYI SHAY
5. PHYNO

14. HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION
A voting category for the best new artiste in the
year under review.

1. W.A.J.E – WAJE
2. OMO BABA OLOWO – DAVIDO
3. FRENZY – D’PRINCE
4. THE YEAR OF R’N’B – CAPITAL FEMI

15. LYRICIST ON THE ROLL
A non-voting category for the Rap Artiste with the
best lyrical depth and performance on a single song
or album.

1. OLAMIDE – VOICE OF THE STREETS
2. BOOGEY – SANCTUM
3. MODE 9 – LET IT GO
4. PHYNO – MAN OF THE YEAR

16. BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE
A voting category for the artiste whose songs are
inspired by the streets. Such song should captain
lingua, which may also be originated by the artiste
and popular on the street.

1. TERRY G – RUN MAD
2. DUROSOKE – OLAMIDE
3. MY DEAR – DAMMY KRANE
4. SKIBO – SOLID STAR
5. ALAYE – LKT

17. BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG
A voting category for the artiste whose songs
reflect any form or style of music which falls
outside the mainstream of recent or past popular
musical trends.

1. REPETE – BLACKMAGIC
2. OMO PASTOR – AJEBUTTER FT. BOJ
3. FEEL ALRIGHT – SHOW DEM CAMP FT. BOJ &
POE
4. THIS YEAR – JAYWON

18. ALBUM OF THE YEAR
A voting category for the best album (solo or group)
in year under review, that meets judges
requirements of excellence (in every realm:
Songwriting, production, rendition and promotion)
and acceptability (Sales and popularity).

1. IYANYA VS. DESIRE– IYANYA
2. O.B.O. – DAVIDO
3. R&BW – BANKYW
4. BLESSED – FLAVOUR
5. YBNL – OLAMIDE

19. ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in
the year under review. Overall most successful
artiste for the year under review.

1. IYANYA
2. DAVIDO
3. WIZKID
4. FLAVOUR
5. OLAMIDE
6. ICE PRINCE

20. SONG OF THE YEAR
A voting category for the most popular song in the
year under review. This category is usually decided
by voting.

1. DUROSOKE – OLAMIDE
2. UR WAIST – IYANYA
3. ALINGO – P-SQUARE
4. SHO LEE – SEAN TIZZLE
5. LIMPOPO – KCEE

21. BEST AFRICAN ARTISTE
A non-Nigerian award category for an individual
African artiste with the most outstanding album
and astonishing achievements in year under review.

1. R2BEES
2. MAFIKIZOLO
3. LIQUID DEEP
4. SARKODIE
5. MICASA

22. HALL OF FAME
Special recognition for excellence and outstanding
impact to the entertainment industry.

ONYEKA ONWENU

So before the winners are announced (Dec. 26),you guys can release your own winner list(ie who you think deserves the awards)

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