Headies 2023 nomination list: Asake, Rema, Burna Boy, and Ruger takes the front role

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Headies release a full nomination for the 2023 edition, with Burna Boy, Asake, Ruger, and Rema taking the lead.

Since its inception the Global Awards for Afrobeat Music, has Played a vital role in the documentation Of achievements recorded in Nigeria’s music industry, through its award which is the biggest musical award in the country.

Below is a list of the nominees for the 2023 Headies Award.

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

  • Odumodu Blvck
  • Bayyani
  • Guchi
  • Eltee
  • Khaid

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • “ALONE”BURNA BOY
  • “SOWETO” VICTONY & TEMPOE
  • “I’M A MESS”OMAH LAY
  • “KU LO SA” OXLADE
  • “STAND STRONG” DAVIDO FT. SUNDAY SERVICE CHOIR
  • “NO WOMAN, NO CRY”TEMS

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • MAGICSTICKS “SUNGBA REMIX”(ASAKE)
  • PHEELZ “ELECTRICTY” (PHEELZ FT DAVIDO)
  • ANDRE VIBEZ & LONDON“CALM DOWN” (REMA)
  • TEMPOE – “SOWETO” (VICTONY & TEMPOE)
  • KEL-P“KPE PASO” (WANDE COAL & OLAMIDE)
  • REXXIE“ABRACADABRA” (REXXIE, NAIRA MARLEY, SKIIBII & WIZKID)

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

  • SIMI KOSOKO, GODSFAVOUR CHIDOZIE, KOSOKO ADEKUNLE, MARCELAKUNWATA “LOYAL” (SIMI)
  • STANLEY DIDIA, ADEBAJO ADEBANJO “I’M A MESS” (OMAH LAY)
  • TEMS, LUDWIG GORANSSON, ROBYN RIHANNA FENTY, RYAN COOGLER –“LIFT ME UP” (RIHANNA)
  • DAMINI EBUNOLUWA OGULU, AUSTIN JNR IORNONGU IWAR, PEACE OREDOPE, LUDWIG GORANSSON“ALONE” (BURNA BOY)
  • DANIEL BENSON “IN MY MIND” (BNXN)
  • FUAYEFIKA MAXWELL “EARTH SONG”(WIZARD CHAN)

BEST R&B SINGLE

  • “FOR MY HAND” BURNA BOY FT. ED SHEERAN
  • “MMADU”CKAY
  • “JUST 4 U” DAMI ONIRU
  • “RED WINE”PREYE
  • “HARD TO FIND” CHIKE – FT. FLAVOUR
  • “LOYAL” SIMI FT. FAVE

BEST RAP SINGLE

  • “HUSTLE”REMINISCE
  • “BIG ENERGY”LADIPOE
  • “BACK IN UNI” BLAQBONEZ
  • “BANDO DIARIES”PSYCHOYP
  • “DECLAN RICE” ODUMODUBLVCK
  • “MY BRO”JERIQ FT. PHYNO         BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG
  • “EARTH SONG” WIZARD CHAN
  • “FINAL CHAMPION”CRUEL SANTINO
  • “THE TRAVELLER”BASKETMOUTH FT THE CAVEMEN
  • “IN A LOOP”BOJ FT MOLIY & MELLISSA
  • “GAME CHANGER” (DIKE) FLAVOUR
  • “TINKO TINKO” OBONGJAYAR

    BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

    • NINIOLA“MEMORIES”
    • SIMI “LOYAL”
    • WAJE “IN BETWEEN“
    • LIYA“ADUA REMIX”
    • PREYE“RED WINE”
    • DAMI ONIRU “JUST 4 U”

    BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE(MALE)

    • OXLADE“KU LO SA”
    • RIC HASSANI“MY ONLY BABY”
    • MAGIXX “LOVE DON’T COST A DIME”
    • CHIKE “SPELL REMIX”
    • PRAIZ “RECKLESS”
    • WANDE COAL “KPE PASO”

    BEST MUSIC VIDEO

    • BLAQBONEZ & Perliks“BACK IN UNI”
    • TG OMORI“PBUY” (ASAKE)
    • DIRECTOR PINK “SPELL REMIX”(CHIKE & OXLADE)
    • TG OMORI “BANDANA” (FIREBOY & ASAKE)
    • DIRECTOR K “COMMON PERSON” (BURNA BOY)
    • DIRECTOR K “CALM DOWN” (REMA

    BEST COLLABORATION

    • ASAKE FT. BURNA BOY“SUNGBA REMIX”
    • BNXN FT KIZZ DANIEL & SEYI VIBEZ“GWAGWALADA”
    • PHEELZ FT BNXN“FINESSE”
    • SPYRO FT. TIWA SAVAGE“WHO’S YOUR GUY REMIX”
    • PHEELZ FT DAVIDO “ELECTRICITY”
    • WANDE COAL FT. OLAMIDE – “KPE PASO”

    BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

    • REXXIE FT. NAIRA MARLEY & SKIIBII“ABRACADABRA”
    • SEYI VIBEZ “CHANCE (NA HAM)”
    • ASAKE “JOHA”
    • ZLATAN FT. YOUNG JONN“ASTALAVISTA”
    • POCO LEE & HOTKID “OTILO”
    • MOHBAD “PEACE”

    INTERNATIONAL ARTISTE RECOGNITION

    • SEAN ‘LOVE’ COMBS

    HALL OF FAME

    • YOUSSOU N’DOUR

    SPECIAL RECOGNITION

    • SOUND SULTAN
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Omachi Agnes
Omachi Agnes is a Tourism Studies graduate, a professional tour operator, and an actress, She is a core believer that kindness saves the day. If Agnes is not blogging, you can find her exploring the world and taking beautiful pictures while at it.

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