2022 Headies Awards: Wizkid Makes History As BNXN Wins Next-Rated

Headies Awards which was held on Sunday at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

The Headies awards was Hosted by Nollywood actress Osas Ighodaro and Hollywood Actor Anthony Andersen.

Wizkid won two of his four awards in the album categories; Best Afrobeat Album(Made in Lagos) and Album of the year (Made in Lagos-Deluxe Edition).

His other two Headies awards came from his single ‘Essence’ featuring Tems, winning the Best Collaboration, Best R&B Single and Song of the year award respectively.

Nigerian artistes, producers, directors and managers dominated most of the 38 categories created by the award organizers.

Beginning the award show, Rapper Olamide won in the Best Rap Album category with his seventh studio Album ‘Carpe Diem’ released in June 2021.

Tems ‘If Orange was a place’ won the best R&B Album category in a nomination.

Burna Boy received the Best Male Artiste Award and also the Best African Artist of the Year Awards.

Davido won the Digital Artist of the Year and Humanitarian Award of the year.

TG Omori (Boy Director) won the Best Music Video Award for directing the music Video shoot of ‘Champion’ by Fireboy DML featuring D Smoke.

Mavins, Arya Starr won the Headies Viewers Choice Category for her single ‘Arya Starr’.

BNXN (FKA Buju) won the Next rated category, For winning the category on Monday, BNXN goes home with the 2022 Bentley Bentayga.

Read Also:Kanye West Declares Wizkid’s Essence Best Song In History

Portable, was also nominated in the category before his disqualification on the grounds of him being unruly and an advocate for violence.

It was an incredible night with lot of African superstars in attendance ,with a lot of awards won by many artists.


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