Olamide, Davido, Iyanya top Headies Award 2013 nomination

Donjazzy, Sarz miss out from producer of the year.

Popular rapper, Olamide, alongside pop singers, Davido and Iyanya, top this year’s nomination list of the Headies Awards.

The Headies award, organized by Ayo Animashaun led Smooth Promotions, has its year in view for this year’s edition as March 2012 to June 2013.

Olamide got seven nominations for: “Song of the Year”, “Artiste of the Year”, “Album of the Year”, “Lyricist on the Roll”, “Best Collabo”, “Best Rap Single” And “Best Rap Album”.

Pop singer, Davido, bags 5 nominations while Iyanya got 4 nominations. Davido was nominated for: Artiste Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Revelation Of The Year, Pop Single And Best Pop Album; while Iyanya was nominated for; Song Of The Year, Artiste Of The Year, Pop Single Of The Year, Best R&B /Pop Album Of The Year.

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Sean Ttizzile, alongside, Burna boy, Phyno, Seyi Shay and Dammy Krane were nominated for the prestigious and the only gift attached category, Next Rated. The winner of the Next Rated will drive home a brand new car.

The awards will hold on Boxing Day, December 26 at a yet to be named venue. PREMIUM TIMES sources revealed that the award might hold at the Expo hall of the Eko Hotels despite the organisers plan to stage the award at Oriental hotel, Lekki, Lagos.

See the nominees list below:

Best Recording of the year

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Waje – I Wish

Brymo – Good Morning

Soundsultan – Natural Something

Jay Won – This Year


Producer Of The Year

Pheelz – Durosoke

D’tunes – Shoo Lee

Del B – Limpopo

Leriq – Like To Part

Legendury Beatz – Emi Ni Baller


Best Music Video

Clarence Peters/Jude Engees – Alingo

Sesan/Oliver Twist

Aje /Gaga Cracy

Moe Musa / Azonto

Clarence Peters/ Yes No

Best R&B/Pop Album

Iyanya – Desire

Davido – Obo

Banky W – R&Bw

2face –  Away & Beyond

Flavour -Blessed


Best R&B Single


Capital Femi – Don’t Let Go

Banky W – Good Good Loving

Burna Boy – Like To Party

Praiz – Rich And Famous

Ese Peters – Omote


Best Pop Single

2face – Ihe Neme/ Dance Floor

Wande Coal ft Don Jazzy – The Kick

Davido – Gobe

Tunde Ednut – Catching Cold

Iyanya – Ur Waist

D’prince – Goody Bag


Best Raggae Dancehall

Waje – I Wish

Orezi – Rihanna

General Pype – Give It To Me

Baba Dee  – Go Down


Best Rap Album

Illbliss – Oga Boss

Vector – The Second Coming

Olamide – Ybnl

Remininsce – Book Of Rap Stories


Best Rap Single

Phyno – Man Of The Year

Illbliss X Phyno – Anam Achi Kwanu

Olamide – Durosoke

Reminisce – 2mussh

Phyno – Ghost Mode


Best  Collabo

Phyno X Olamide- Ghost Mode

Naeto C X D’banj – Tony Montana

Lynxxx X Phyno X Illbliss X Ikechukwu- Eziokwu

Chidinma X Tha Suspect X Ill Bliss – Emi Ni Baller

Wizkid, Skales, Banky W – Baddest Boy

2face X Sir Victor Olaiya – Baby Jowo

Best Vocal Performance (Male)

Praiz – Rich And Famous

Ese Peters – Omote

Capital Femi – Don’t Let Go

Banky W – Yes No


Best Vocal Performance (Female)

Waje – I Wish

Niyola – Toh Bad

Seyi Shay – Itawo

Zaina – Totally Yours

Nikki Laoye – Only You


Next Rated

Sean Tizzle

Burna Boy


Seyi Shay

Dammy Krane


Revelation Of The Year

D’prince – Frenzy

Davido – Obo

Capital Femi – The Year Of R&B


Lyricist On The Roll

Olamide – Voice Of The Street

Boogey – Sanctum

Phyno – Man Of The Year


Best Alternative

Blackmagic – Repete

Ajebutter22 – Omo Pastor

Sdc – Feel Alright

Jay Won – This Year


Album Of Year

Flavour – Blessed

Olamide – Ybnl

Davido – Obo


Artiste Of The Year





Ice Prince


Song Of The Year

Olamide – Durosoke

Kcee – Limpopo

P Square – Alingo

Iyanya – Ur Waist

Sean Tizzle – Shoo Lee


African Artiste Of The Year


Liquid Deep



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