2022 Headies Awards: Full List of Winners

All the victors from a night dedicated to celebrating Nigerian and African excellence in music.

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Wizkid led the way with 11 nominations at the 2022 Headies Awards, followed by Ayra Starr and Tems with 8. Wizkid’s 11 nominations ensured he went home as the biggest winner on the night (5). This year, the Headies held on foreign soil, as organizers continue to expand the show and cash in on the industry’s recent impressive run of universal stateside appearance.

Emmy-nominated actor Anthony Anderson and renowned Nigerian-American actress Osas Ighodaro dazzled as co-anchors, lighting up the stage at the Cobbs Energy Arena in Atlanta, USA. There were also several performances, including an electrifying one from YBNL up-and-coming singer Asake.

Here’s the list of all the winners from the 2022 Headies Awards, a special night for Afrofusion and Nigerian pop culture.

Best Rap Album – Olamide (Carpe Diem)

Best Collaboration – Wizkid feat. Tems (Essence)

Best R ‘n’ B Single – Wizkid feat. Tems (Essence)

Album of the Year – Wizkid (Made in Lagos (Deluxe Edition)

Best Afrobeat Album – Wizkid (Made in Lagos)

Songwriter of the Year – Adekunle Gold (Sinner).

Best Music Video – TG Omori (Champion – Fireboy DML feat. D Smoke)

Artiste of the Year – Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Best Male Artiste – Burna Boy

Digital Artiste of the Year – Davido

Humanitarian Award of the Year – Davido

Best Recording of the Year – Patoranking (Celebrate Me)

Producer of the Year – SARZ (Monalisa – Lojay and SARZ)

Best Alternative Album – Ibeji (Intermission)

Headies’ Viewer’s Choice – Arya Starr (Bloody Samaritan)

Best Afrobeat Single – Fireboy DML (Peru)

Best Reggae and Dancehall Album – Patoranking (Three)

Best Vocal Performance (female) – Waje (Last Time)

Best Vocal Performance (Male) – Oxlade (Ojuju)

Lyricist on The Roll – A-Q (The Last Cypher)

Best Streethop Artiste – Goya Menor & Nektunez (Amenor Amapiano remix)

Best Rap Single – Ladipoe feat BNXN (Feeling)

Best Alternative Single – Flavour (Doings)

Rookie of the Year – Fave

Next Rated — BNXN fka Buju

Best Inspirational Single – Kcee & Okwesili Eze group (Cultural Praise)

Special Recognition -Dbanj (Talent)

Hall of fame – Angelique Kidjo

International Artiste Special Recognition – Akon & Wycle Jean

Best Central African Artiste of the Year – Innoss’B

Best East African Artiste of the Year – Diamond Platinumz

Best North Africas Artiste of the Year – Latifa (Tunisia)

Best South African Artiste of the Year – Focalistic (South Africa)

Best West African Artiste of the Year – Gyakie

Special Recognition – Efe Omorogbe, Sunday Are, and Bose Ogbulu

Also check some Red Carpet action from the show below.

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