Winners of Headies 2019 Award – Voting & Non-Voting

Winners of Headies 2019 Award – Voting & Non-Voting.

The 2019 Headies award results are in as fans are curious to know the winners in each of the categories, most notably the Next rated category, which has Rema, Fireboy DML, Joe Boy, Victor AD, Zlatan, and Lyta.

The voting was successfully computed and independently verified by a forensic body. We have carefully published the winners in all the Voting and Non-voting categories for the 2019 Headies award.

WINNER FOR HEADIES 2019 BEST POP SINGLE:

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

  1. ‘Ye’ – Burna Boy
  2. ‘Wetin We Gain’ – Victor AD
  3. ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid
  4. ‘Case’ – Teni‘
  5. Jealous’ – Fireboy DML
  6. ‘Baby’ – Joeboy

THE WINNER IS: CASE – TENI

WINNER FOR HEADIES 2019 PRODUCER OF THE YEAR:

An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.

  1. Phantom – ‘Ye’ by Burna Boy
  2. Ozedikus – ‘Dumebi’ by Rema
  3. Spellz – ‘Askamaya’ by Teni
  4. Killertunes – ‘Fake Love’ by Starboy ft Duncan Mighty and Wizkid
  5. Kel-P Vibes – ‘Killing Dem’ by Burna Boy ft Zlatan

THE WINNER IS: KILLERTUNES

WINNER FOR HEADIES 2019 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. ‘rare.’ – Odunsi (The Engine)
  2. ‘Outside’ – Burna Boy
  3. ‘No Bad Songz’ – Kizz Daniel
  4. ‘Mayor of Lagos’ – Mayorkun
  5. ‘About 30’ – Adekunle Gold

THE WINNER IS: MAYOR OF LAGOS – MAYORKUN

WINNER FOR HEADIES 2019 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. ‘Dangote’ (Burna Boy) – Clarence Peters
  2. ‘Available’ (Patoranking) – Clarence Peters
  3. ‘Ire’ (Adekunle Gold) – Aje Films
  4. ‘Talk’ (Falz) – Prodigeezy
  5. ‘Jaiye’ (Ladipoe) – 88 Factor

THE WINNER IS: DANGOTE – CLARANCE PETERS

WINNER OF THE HEADIES 2019 BEST R&B SINGLE:

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

  1. ‘Tipsy’ – Odunsi ft. RAYE
  2. ‘Serenade’ – Funbi
  3. ‘Uyo Meyo’ – Teni
  4. ‘Wishes and Butterflies’ – Wurld
  5. ‘Gimme Love’ – Seyi Shay ft. Runtown

THE WINNER IS: UYO MEYO – TENI

WINNER OF THE HEADIES 2019 BEST COLLABO:

A voting category for the best R&B, pop or hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).

  1. ‘Like’ – Reekado Banks Ft. Tiwa Savage, Fiokee
  2. ‘One Ticket’ Kiss Daniel ft. Davido
  3. ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid
  4. ‘Killin’ Dem – Burna Boy Ft. Zlatan
  5. ‘Amaka’ – 2baba Ft. Peruzzi

THE WINNER IS: KILLIN DEM – BURNA BOY FT ZLATAN

WINNER OF THE HEADIES 2019 BEST RAP SINGLE:

A voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap song.

  1. ‘Talk’ – Falz
  2. ‘We Don’t Do That Over Here’ – Hotyce
  3. ‘40ft Container’ – Illbliss ft. Olamide
  4. ‘Sacrifice’ – Payper Corleone Ft. Alpha Ojini
  5. ‘Gang Gang’ – AQ and Loose Kaynon

THE WINNER IS: TALK – FALZ

WINNER OF THE HEADIES 2019 NEXT RATED:

This category is a voting category for the most promising act in the year under review.

  1. Rema
  2. Joeboy
  3. Fireboy DML
  4. Victor AD
  5. Lyta
  6. Zlatan

THE WINNER IS: REMA

HEADIES 2019 WINNER OF HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION:

A voting category for the best new artiste with a debut album adjudged to be outstanding in terms of artistic quality and impact within the year under review.

  1. Odunsi
  2. Mayorkun
  3. Wurld
  4. Humblesmith

THE WINNER IS: MAYORKUN

HEADIES 2019 WINNER OF 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. Erigga – ‘Motivation’
  2. Chinko Ekun – ‘Able God’
  3. Zlatan – ‘Leg Work’
  4. Barry Jhay – ‘Aiye’
  5. Lyta – ‘Time’

THE WINNER IS: ABLE GOD – CHINKO EKUN

HEADIES 2019 WINNER OF 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. ‘Cash’ – Lady Donli
  2. ‘Mr Rebel’ – Tems
  3. ‘Finding Efe’ – Johnny Drille
  4. ‘Heya’ – Brymo
  5. ‘Ire’ – Adekunle Gold
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THE WINNER IS: FINDING EFE – JOHNNY DRILLE

HEADIES 2019 WINNER OF ALBUM OF THE YEAR:

A voting category for the best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges’ requirements of excellence (songwriting, production, rendition and impact).

  1. ‘About 30’ – Adekunle Gold
  2. ‘Outside’ – Burna Boy
  3. ‘Moral Instruction’ – Falz
  4. ‘No Bad Songz’ – Kizz Daniel

THE WINNER IS: MORAL INSTRUCTION – FALZ

HEADIES 2019 WINNER OF ARTISTE OF THE YEAR:

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste in the year under review.

  1. Burna Boy
  2. Wizkid
  3. Davido
  4. Tiwa Savage
  5. Falz

THE WINNER IS: BURNA BOY

HEADIES 2019 WINNER OF SONG OF THE YEAR:

A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.

  1. ‘Ye’ – Burna Boy
  2. ‘Dumebi’ – Rema
  3. ‘Wetin We Gain’ – Victor AD
  4. ‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft Duncan Mighty, Wizkid
  5. ‘Case’ – Teni‘Leg work’ – Zlatan
  6. ‘Baby’ – Joeboy
  7. ‘Jealous’ – Fireboy DML

THE WINNER IS: YE – BURNA BOY

AFRICAN ARTISTE RECOGNITION:

A non-Nigerian award category for an individual African artiste or group with the most outstanding achievement, impact and infiltration into the Nigerian music scene in the year under review.

  1. Master KG – Skeleton Moves (SOUTH AFRICA)
  2. Afro B – Drogba (Joanna) (IVORY COAST)
  3. Sauti Sol – Melanin (KENYA)
  4. King Promise – CCTV (GHANA)
  5. DJ Maphoriza – iWalk Ye Phara (SOUTH AFRICA)

THE WINNER IS: Laoding 90%

HEADIES’ VIEWER’S CHOICE 2019:

A voting category to award the fan’s favorite artiste with the most digital tractions (downloads, views, streams) in the year under review.

  1. Mr Eazi
  2. Burna Boy
  3. Teni
  4. Fireboy DML
  5. Rema
  6. Joe Boy
  7. Wizkid
  8. Davido

THE WINNER IS: TENI

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR IN 2019 HEADIES:

A voting category for the rookie of the year who has had a successful year musically, with the absence of an album in the year under review.

  1. Crayon
  2. Buju
  3. Barry Jhay
  4. Oxlade

THE WINNER IS: BARRY JHAY

BEST RAP ALBUM

A non-voting category for the best album by a rap artiste or group in year under review.

  1. ‘Moral Instruction’ – Falz
  2. ‘Crown’ – AQ and Loose Kaynon
  3. ‘A Study On Self Worth: Yxng Dxnzl’ – M.I Abaga
  4. ‘Clone Wars, Vol. IV (These Buhari Times)’ – Show Dem Camp

 THE WINNER IS: MORA INSTRUCTION- FALZ

WINNER OF THE 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. Tay Iwar– ‘Utero’
  2. Johnny Drille – ‘Finding Efe’
  3. Nonso Bassey – ‘411’
  4. Funbi – ‘Serenade’
  5. Wurld – ‘Wishes & Butterfly’

THE WINNER IS: WISHES AND BUTTERFLY – WURLD

WINNER OF THE 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. GoodGirl LA – ‘Bless me’
  2. Waje – ‘Udue’
  3. Teni – ‘Uyo Meyo’
  4. Tems – ‘Mr Rebel’
  5. Falana – ‘Repeat’

THE WINNER IS: UYO MEYO – TENI

WINNER OF THE 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. YCEE – ‘Balance’
  2. Boogey – ‘Implode’
  3. Paybac – ‘Implode’
  4. Ghost – ‘Crown’
  5. Tec – ‘Crown’
  6. AQ – ‘Crown’

THE WINNER IS: CROWN – AQ

WINNER OF THE BEST PERFORMER

A non-voting category for the artistes whose stagecraft, showmanship and performance routines are exceptionally conceptualized and executed in the year under review with consideration of live performances.

  1. Falz
  2. Tiwa Savage
  3. Brymo
  4. Yemi Alade
  5. Adekunle Gold

THE WINNER IS: YEMI ALADE

This year’s event, which was held on the 19th of October 2019 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, has about 77 nominees in 25 categories.

However, some categories were not voted for as a panel of judges selected the winners. Others were a combination of both votes and the judges’ discretion, while some others were strictly by voting.

Some of the popular categories that was judge by voting are: Headies’ viewers award, Rookie of the Year, Best Alternative Song, Album of the year, Best street-hop artiste, Hip Hop World Revelation, Next Rated Artiste, Best Rap Single, Best Collabo, Best Music Video and the almighty award for the Song of the Year.

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