The 2016 edition of The Headies; Nigeria’s biggest and most prestigious Music Awards was held yesterday 22nd December, 2016.

Kiss Daniel who failed to win the Next Rated award in 2015 emerged the biggest winner of the night, clinching three awards, Ill Bliss and Darey won two awards each. Wizkid was named artiste of the year while Olamide won for ‘best rap single’ and ‘best streethop’.

Full list of winners:

  1. Best video

Clarence Peters (Soldier)


2. Best R& B/Pop album

Kiss Daniel (New Era)


3. Best R&B

Darey Art-Alade


4. Recording of the Year

Darey Art-Alade (Pray For Me)


5. Hip Hop World revelation

Kiss Daniel


6. Lyricist on the Roll

Ill Bliss


7. Best Rap Single

Olamide (Eyan Mayweather)


8. Best Rap Album

Ill Bliss


9. Best Streethop



10. Special Recognition Award



11. Album of the Year

Kiss Daniel


12. Artiste of the Year



13. Next Rated

Mr Eazi


14. Reggae/Dancehall

Patoranking Best Alternative song – Bez


15. Best Vocal Performance (female)



16. Producer of the Year

Young John


17. Hall of Fame

Laolu Akins


18. Best Vocal Performance (Male)



19. Best Collaboration

Falz featuring Simi – Soldier


20. Best Pop Single

Reggea Blues – Harrysong ft Olamide, Orezi, Iyanya, KCee.